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Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., speaks at a press conference prior to the first vote on gun reform in the U.S. Senate surrounded by members of families of victims of gun violence at the U.S. Capitol on April 11, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Schumer: ‘Another Gang Of Eight’ Will Look To Set Rules On How Leaks About Gov’t Secrets Are Investigated

Sen. Chuck Schumer said Sunday a group of eight senators will look at setting rules on how leaks about government secrets are investigated.

05/27/2013

For all the soothing words she heard from fellow Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Mazie Hirono of Hawaii never had a chance to win a relatively modest change to far-reaching immigration legislation. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

‘Gang Of Eight’ Senators Tightly Control Immigration Debate

For all the soothing words she heard from fellow Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Mazie Hirono of Hawaii never had a chance to win a relatively modest change to far-reaching immigration legislation.

05/25/2013

File photo of Fla. Sen. Marco Rubio. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Rubio: Immigration Bill Will ‘Struggle To Pass’ In Senate

Sen. Marco Rubio has some serious doubts as to whether the “Gang of Eight” immigration bill will hold up in the House or the Senate.

05/02/2013

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano testifies during a House Homeland Security Committee hearing, on April 18, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Napolitano Invited To Testify At Immigration Bill Senate Hearing

A far-reaching new immigration bill is getting its first test at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, where opponents of the legislation will be able to face off with its authors.

04/19/2013

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., heads to the weekly Senate Republicans policy luncheon on March 19, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Lawmakers Ready To Unveil Immigration Deal

A bipartisan group of senators is almost ready to share with colleagues and voters an immigration overhaul crafted over several months.

04/15/2013

File photo of the U.S. Capitol building. (credit: Getty Images)

Source: Immigration Bill Could Exclude Many

A bipartisan immigration bill soon to be introduced in the Senate could exclude hundreds of thousands of immigrants here illegally from ever becoming U.S. citizens, according to a Senate aide with knowledge of the proposals.

04/12/2013

file photo of Sen. Chuck Schumer (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Schumer: We Do Not Have Adequate Technology To Guard Border

A bipartisan group of senators crafting a sweeping immigration bill vowed Wednesday that they would be ready to unveil it when Congress reconvenes in less than two weeks after getting a firsthand look at a crucial component of their legislation: security along the U.S.-Mexico border.

03/28/2013

Sens. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., take part in Politico's Playbook Breakfast series on Jan. 30, 2013 at the W Hotel in Washington, D.C. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Members Of Gang Of Eight To Tour US-Mexico Border

A group of U.S. senators who will be influential in shaping and negotiating details of an immigration reform package is traveling to the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona to get a firsthand look at issues affecting the region.

03/27/2013

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., talks with reporters on his way to the weekly Senate Republicans policy luncheon on March 19, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

McCain: ‘You Are Not Going To Be Completely Happy’ With Immigration Bill

Sen. John McCain worked to lower expectations surrounding his plan for immigration reform and hinted at difficult disagreements in Congress during an emotional town hall meeting in his home state of Arizona on Monday that saw people on both sides of the debate exchange fiery insults.

03/26/2013

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