Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, participates in a reenacted swearing-in with his wife Heidi Nelson Cruz, daughters Caroline and Catherine, and U.S. Vice President Joe Biden in the Old Senate Chamber at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 3, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Sen. Cruz: Immigration Bill ‘Profoundly Unfair’ To Millions Of Legal Immigrants

Side by side, leading Democratic and Republican senators pledged Monday to propel far-reaching immigration legislation through the Senate by summer providing a possible path to citizenship for an estimated 11 million people now in the U.S. illegally.


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Can’t Quit The Place, Senators Back For Second Act

Republican Sen. Dan Coats of Indiana and Democratic Sen. Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey served years in the Senate, bowed out because of a term-limits promise or the frustration of endless fundraising and then discovered they couldn’t quit the place.