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Obama Order Could Mean Refund Checks For Immigrants In U.S. Illegally

Republicans are scrambling to fight a little-known consequence of President Obama’s immigration action.

March 5, 2015
US Speaker of the House John Boehner speaks during a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on July 17, 2014 (AFP Photo/Jim Watson)

Boehner Says House To Vote On Clean DHS Funding

Speaker Boehner is signaling surrender in the GOP’s Homeland Security fight.

March 3, 2015
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Immigration Changes Wouldn’t Solve Health Issues

Millions of immigrants will be protected from deportation under DAPA and DACA — but they won’t be eligible for federal health programs.

March 2, 2015
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Polls Show Most Americans Favor Pathway To Citizenship

Despite what the Tea Party-controlled GOP would have you think, Americans broadly agree on immigration reform.

March 2, 2015
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Rubio On Immigration: I’ve Learned My Lesson

Marco Rubio won’t make the mistake of trying to pass an immigration bill again.

February 27, 2015
US Senate leaders struck a deal to avert an ugly shutdown and fund homeland security operations through September, but it remained unclear whether lawmakers will agree to the plan before Friday's deadline

Senate OKs Homeland Security Funds, But House Pushes Standoff To Brink

Republicans’ homeland security standoff is coming down to the wire.

February 27, 2015
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Endorse This: A Kiss From John Boehner?

Watch Speaker John Boehner really play hard-to-get with the press corps.

February 26, 2015
President Obama in Miami

In Miami, Obama Vows To Veto Any Bill Blocking His Executive Immigration Action

President Obama is daring Republicans to oppose him on immigration.

February 26, 2015
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5 Reasons The GOP’s Latino Problem Is Even Worse Now Than In 2012

Republicans’ immigration problem isn’t going away — and it’s about to get worse.

February 23, 2015
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Many Republicans Gambling That A New Shutdown Would Not Hurt Their Party

Republicans seem committed to their worst idea yet.

February 23, 2015
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Obama Administration To Ask Judge To Lift Block On Immigration Actions

The White House will make its next move in the immigration battle on Monday.

February 20, 2015
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How Republican ‘Success’ Could Sink The GOP Presidential Nominee

Republicans are beating Obama on immigration reform — and their reward may be President Hillary Clinton.

February 19, 2015
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Boehner Offered Free Pass Out Of Shutdown Mess, But He Doesn’t Want To Take It

Republicans appear fully committed to another shutdown crisis.

February 17, 2015
U.S. President Obama meets with a group of young undocumented immigrants - DC

White House To Appeal Ruling Blocking Obama’s Immigrant Protections

The fight over President Obama’s immigration policy is just heating up.

February 17, 2015
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Judge Blocks Obama Policy To Defer Deportation Of Millions

A Texas judge has halted President Obama’s immigration policy. Now what?

February 17, 2015
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5 Policies That Republicans Loved (Until Obama Did, Too)

The easiest way to turn Republicans against an idea is to tell them that Obama is for it.

February 13, 2015
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Republicans Have (Another) Government Shutdown Problem

Republicans are staring a Department of Homeland Security shutdown in the face — and they seem to be out of ideas to stop it.

February 10, 2015
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Senate Democrats’ Unity Strategy Will Face Tough Tests

Democrats are still getting used to being a minority in the Senate.

February 10, 2015
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Coming Out Of The Shadows

Many eligible undocumented immigrants aren’t seeking deportation relief.

February 9, 2015
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Standoff Continues On Homeland Security; Ted Cruz Denies He’s To Blame

As Ted Cruz shifts the blame, the Department of Homeland Security is inching closer to a shutdown.

February 9, 2015
Jeh Johnson

Homeland Security Chief: Funding Should Not Be ‘Political Football’ In Immigration Fight

Jeh Johnson has a stern message for Republicans who would play games with Homeland Security funding.

January 29, 2015
John Boehner

Boehner Plans To Authorize House Lawsuit Against Obama Over Immigration

House Republicans are getting ready to sue the president. Again.

January 27, 2015
Raul Labrador

Conservatives Take Credit For Derailing Border Security Bill

The new Congress presents the same old problems for John Boehner.

January 27, 2015
Steve King

Republicans Still Have An Immigration Problem, And It’s Getting Worse

Republicans’ ever-increasing hostility towards immigrants will come back to haunt them.

January 23, 2015
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‘Toughest Border Security Bill Ever’ Sets Table For Piecemeal Strategy

Even the “toughest border security bill ever” doesn’t go far enough for some House Republicans.

January 22, 2015