Shield Law Backers Sense Momentum After House VoteSupporters 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.
House Chairman Rejects 'Special' Citizenship PathThe 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.
House GOP, Dems Continue Clash Over ImmigrationHouse 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.
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.
Study: Two-Thirds Of Legal Mexican Immigrants Are Not US CitizensNearly two-thirds of legal Mexican immigrants who live in the U.S. are not American citizens.
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.
GOP Senate Nomination, 6 House Races On Virginia BallotFormer 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.