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Days after House Republicans unveiled a roadmap for an overhaul of the nation's broken immigration system, one of its backers said legislation is unlikely to pass during this election year. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Ryan: ‘We Don’t Trust The President To Enforce’ Immigration Laws

Days after House Republicans unveiled a roadmap for an overhaul of the nation’s broken immigration system, one of its backers said legislation is unlikely to pass during this election year.

02/02/2014

Cantor said that while immigration reform is an important and divisive issue it is not more pressing than the US economy and job growth for the middle class, citing that “75 percent of Americans are living paycheck to paycheck.” (credit: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Cantor: ‘Distrust’ Of Obama’s Ability To Enforce Current Laws Halts Immigration Reform

Cantor said that House Republicans will not take up a Senate bill on the issue, and stated that immigration reform doesn’t have a comprehensive fix, but instead requires a “step-by-step approach.”

02/02/2014

Cantor said that while immigration reform is an important and divisive issue it is not more pressing than the US economy and job growth for the middle class, citing that “75 percent of Americans are living paycheck to paycheck.” (credit: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Cantor: Attitude Toward Iran Should Be ‘Mistrust And Verify’

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is assailing the new nuclear deal with Iran, saying he believes it “bodes very, very ominously for the region and U.S. security.”

11/25/2013

The lingering federal shutdown is transforming a musty debate over the role of government in America into a coast-to-coast, prime-time reality show. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Pre-Shutdown Rule Change Prevents House Members From Calling Vote on Clean CR

A video posted on Representative Chris Van Hollen’s (D-Md.) YouTube account Oct. 12 has gone viral as the government shutdown and Congressional impasse continues. Entitled “The GOP’s little rule change they hoped you wouldn’t notice,” the video features Van Hollen, who represents Maryland’s 8th District discussing a House Rules Committee change that was put in place on Sept. 30.

10/15/2013

President Barack Obama sits with Speaker of the House John Boehner. (credit: Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

White House Meeting Ends With No Deal

No deal was struck after House Republicans met with President Obama proposing to raise the debt limit for six weeks.

10/10/2013

Congress will likely approve a measure ensuring furloughed federal workers receive back pay. (Getty Images)

Congress Likely To Give Shutdown Workers Back Pay

A partial government shutdown enters its fifth day, with Congress convening for a session that promises no progress in breaking the impasse but will at least offer back pay to furloughed federal workers.

10/05/2013

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) and Speaker of the House John Boehner

GOP Slates Vote To Give Federal Workers Back Pay

House Republicans have scheduled a vote on legislation backed by some of the chamber’s top Democrats to give federal workers furloughed in the ongoing partial shutdown their missed pay when the government reopens.

10/03/2013

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

Framing a new argument against President Barack Obama's health care law, congressional GOP leaders called Tuesday for a delay in the law's requirement that individual Americans carry health insurance. ( YURI GRIPAS/AFP/Getty Images)

GOP Wants Delay In Health Law’s Individual Mandate

Framing a new argument against President Barack Obama’s health care law, congressional GOP leaders called Tuesday for a delay in the law’s requirement that individual Americans carry health insurance.

07/09/2013

Speaker of the House John Boehner speaks during a press conference on Capitol Hill, on July 9, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Boehner: ‘Outrageous’ For President To Delay Obamacare For Businesses But Not Individuals

Top Republican leaders are calling for President Barack Obama to move back the Affordable Care Act’s requirement that individuals carry health insurance a week after the White House declared a one-year delay for businesses to implement the employer mandate.

07/09/2013

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