Bob Goodlatte

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Shield Law Backers Sense Momentum After House Vote

Supporters of legislation to protect reporters from being compelled to name confidential sources are claiming new momentum after a recent surprise vote in the GOP-controlled House and in advance of a possible Senate debate this summer.

06/03/2014

Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) (R), Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, and Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) speak about immigration during a news conference on Capitol Hill, April 25, 2013 in Washington, DC.  (credit: (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

House Chairman Rejects ‘Special’ Citizenship Path

The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee on Monday rejected the idea of giving immigrants in the U.S. illegally a special pathway to citizenship, and said the Housemust chart its own course on immigration even if it never results in a bill President Barack Obama can sign.

08/19/2013

House Republicans took a tentative step toward offering citizenship to some unauthorized immigrants Tuesday, but hit an immediate wall of resistance from the White House on down as Democrats said it wasn't enough. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

House GOP, Dems Continue Clash Over Immigration

House Republicans took a tentative step toward offering citizenship to some unauthorized immigrants Tuesday, but hit an immediate wall of resistance from the White House on down as Democrats said it wasn’t enough.

07/23/2013

File photo of Rep. Bob Goodlatte of Virginia. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

House GOP Chairman Goodlatte Sees Path To Legalization

The Republican chairman of the House Judiciary Committee says he sees the need to bring illegal immigrants already in this country into legal status, and potentially allow some of them to eventually obtain citizenship — though not through any special pathway.

02/27/2013

Nearly two-thirds of the 5.4 million Mexican immigrants living in the U.S. are not American citizens. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Study: Two-Thirds Of Legal Mexican Immigrants Are Not US Citizens

Nearly two-thirds of legal Mexican immigrants who live in the U.S. are not American citizens.

02/05/2013

File photo of President Barack Obama speaking about immigration reform yesterday in Las Vegas. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

House Members Negotiate A Proposal On Immigration

A group of a half-dozen House members, equally divided between Democrats and Republicans, is nearing completion of wide-ranging immigration legislation similar to proposals by Senate negotiators and President Barack Obama, including a pathway to legal immigration status for 11 million illegal immigrants already in the U.S.

01/30/2013

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GOP Senate Nomination, 6 House Races On Virginia Ballot

Former Sen. George Allen, trying to recapture the Senate seat he lost six years ago, enters Tuesday’s Virginia primary as a strong favorite over three lesser-known Republicans.

06/12/2012

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