12 hrs ago
The Washington Post
Even the protesters have given up on Congress
Fifteen minutes after the rally's scheduled start and here's what we have outside the Russell Senate building: one pink fedora, one pink sunhat and a half dozen pink T-shirts.
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16 hrs ago
Perry seeks second chance in wide-open 2016 Republican primary
Texas Governor Rick Perry, seeking political redemption in Iowa, spent his weekend waiting almost two hours in a school cafeteria to speak to Republican activists, attending local church services and eating barbecue with fellow veterans.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Right Wing News
House Resolution calls on Border State Governors to Deploy the National Guard
Rep. Steve King has introduced a bill which calls on governors of the border states to deploy the National Guard in order to stop the influx of illegal immigrants.
Rep. King: Putin Acting Like a 'Mafia Guy' Over Plane Attack
Russian President Vladimir Putin has shown he is "incapable of functioning in the civilized world" as evidence comes forward that accuses Russia of supplying militants with the weaponry to attack Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, New York Republican Rep. Peter King said Sunday.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
WHO-TV Des Moines
Rick Perry Brings Crowd to Its Feet in Iowa
ALGONA, Iowa-Texas Governor Rick Perry may have found a way back into the presidential conversation: immigration.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Cybercast News Service
House Resolution Calls on Border State Governors to Deploy National Guard Forces
Rep. Steve King has introduced a resolution calling on border state governors to deploy the National Guard to stop the influx of illegal immigrants, since Pres.
Hundreds of protests planned this weekend across US over border crisis
Hundreds of protests over the U.S. government's handling of a staggering number of unaccompanied minors from Central America who have crossed the border illegally are taking place around the country Friday and Saturday.
Rand Paul Coming to Okoboji
Kentucky Senator Rand Paul will join Congressman Steve King for a fundraiser at 6:30 Monday, August 4th at the Barefoot Bar in Okoboji.
Ted Cruz, Steve King, others flood Congress with bills to fix the border
Republicans in the House and Senate introduced several new legislative proposals aimed at fixing the humanitarian crisis at the southern U.S. border - including plans to enforce the border, speed up the process of deporting illegal immigrant children, and remove the incentives that the GOP believes are enticing Central American children to cross ... (more)
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Christie: N.J. may consider housing kids from southern border influx
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie blamed the Obama administration for the influx of immigrant children at the southern border, but didn't rule out the prospect of accepting children in New Jersey on a case-by-case basis.
Colorado Political News
Steve King Running Out of Timecards to Punch
Republican State Sen. Steve King officially withdrew from the race for Mesa County Sheriff on Tuesday, a decision that had become largely unavoidable and may end up being just the beginning of a larger investigation.
Conaway helps friends in Ag bid
Mike Conaway has quietly emerged as a Republican rainmaker, building some major political capital in advance of his likely run for chairman of the House Agriculture Committee in the next Congress.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Immigrants who have been caught crossing the border illegally are...
Immigrants who have been caught crossing the border illegally are housed inside the McAllen Border Patrol Station in McAllen, Texas.
US News & World Report
Highway Bill Shows Conservative Groups Losing Influence On the Hill
Transit workers rally at the U.S. Capitol in support of the Highway Trust Fund. The House passed a bill to replenish the fund Wednesday despite opposition from some conservative groups.
Media Matters for America
"Conspiratorial" Right-Wing Media Claim Obama "Deliberately" "Planned" Border Crisis
Conservative media are pushing the conspiracy theory that the Obama administration deliberately created the humanitarian immigration crisis on the Southern border for political reasons.
Joni Ernst, meet your Snake River Canyon
With all that bread-bagging of shoes and hog castrating on the farm, life for a young Joni Ernst surely didn't afford a lot of time for leisurely television.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Ahead of Iowa visit, conservative group slams Chris Christie
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie addresses the Faith and Freedom Coalition's 'Road to Majority' Policy Conference at the Omni Shoreham hotel June 20, 2014 in Washington, DC.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
SEIU targets 4 House Republicans
The Service Employees International Union will launch a new ad campaign Tuesday pummeling four House Republican lawmakers over their chamber's inaction on immigration reform this year - part of a broader attempt to wield the political influence of Latinos in key congressional races.
Driver's licenses for the undocumented: Problems still remain
When California legislators passed a law last year allowing undocumented immigrants to obtain driver's licenses, they seemed to think implementing the law would be straight-ahead simple.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Christie's travels help him connect in states key to 2016
Governor Christie has already visited eight states with early presidential contests, and he will be in Iowa this week and South Carolina and Michigan in coming months - crucial trips if he plans to enter the 2016 race.