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Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., said on Tuesday that she “felt ashamed” of the U.S. for the way the country is handling an ongoing influx of unaccompanied immigrant children illegally crossing the Mexican border into America.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Dem Rep To Immigrant Minors: ‘I Felt Ashamed’ Of America

Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., said on Tuesday that she “felt ashamed” of the U.S. for the way the country is handling an ongoing influx of unaccompanied immigrant children illegally crossing the Mexican border into America.

07/30/2014

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speaks during her weekly press briefing on Capitol Hill on July 10, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Pelosi Opposes Bill Allowing Border Patrol To Turn Back Immigrants After Saying Last Week It Would Not Be ‘Deal-Breaker’

Democratic opposition increased Wednesday to legal changes that would speed removals of young Central American migrants, jeopardizing President Barack Obama’s call for $3.7 billion in emergency border spending to deal with the remarkable surge of unaccompanied youths at the South Texas border.

07/17/2014

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid answers reporters' questions during a news conference to announce that Democrats will fast-track new legislation to prevent for-profit employers from refusing to cover health benefits for religious reasons at the U.S. Capitol on July 10, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Reid: ‘I’m Not Going To Block Anything’

Outlines of a possible compromise that would more quickly deport minors arriving from Central America emerged Thursday as part of President Barack Obama’s $3.7 billion emergency request to address the immigration crisis on the nation’s southern border.

07/11/2014

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi holds her weekly news conference at the U.S. Capitol on May 22, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Pelosi: ‘We’re Not Running On Or From The Affordable Care Act’

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says Democrats will make a judgment call on whether or not to run on Obamacare during this year’s midterm elections.

05/27/2014

Making a weaving string of comments on immigration reform at the Peter G. Peterson Foundation economic summit in Washington, the California Democrat said that “as a country, we cannot, let me say, we cannot prohibit a path to citizenship” for illegal immigrants.  (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Pelosi: ‘As A Country, We Cannot Prohibit A Path To Citizenship’ For Illegal Aliens

Making a weaving string of comments on immigration reform at the Peter G. Peterson Foundation economic summit in Washington, the California Democrat said that “as a country, we cannot, let me say, we cannot prohibit a path to citizenship” for illegal immigrants.

05/15/2014

Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., said that the Thursday House vote to establish a select committee on the 2012 Benghazi terrorist attack is of little concern to Americans outside of the Republican Party, and that people are not “going to lose sleep” over the issue. (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)

Rangel: Americans Not ‘Going To Lose Sleep Over Benghazi’

Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., said that the Thursday House vote to establish a select committee on the 2012 Benghazi terrorist attack is of little concern to Americans outside of the Republican Party, and that people are not “going to lose sleep” over the issue.

05/09/2014

This file photo taken on September 11, 2012 shows an armed man waving his rifle as buildings and cars are engulfed in flames after being set on fire inside the U.S. consulate compound in Benghazi. (credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Kerry: I Will ‘Cooperate’ With Benghazi Subpoena, ‘Have Absolutely Nothing To Hide’

Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday during a news conference that he will cooperate with the House Oversight Committee’s hearing on the 2012 Benghazi attack, a day after the State Department stated he would not appear.

05/07/2014

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks during a stop of the "Give America a Raise" bus tour at the U.S. Capitol Building on April 3, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Pelosi Wants Benghazi Select Committee To Be Bipartisan So It Can ‘Be Fair’

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is calling on the select committee to investigate the Benghazi terror attack that killed four Americans to be bipartisan.

05/06/2014

Sen. Angus King (I-Maine) said that he was “stunned” at former Vice President Dick Cheney’s defense of torture techniques, saying that if Cheney doesn’t believe the controversial practice is torture – he should give a try himself. (Getty)

US Sen. ‘Stunned’ By Cheney Torture Denials, Suggests He ‘Sit In A Waterboard’ Himself

Sen. Angus King (I-Maine) said that he was “stunned” at former Vice President Dick Cheney’s defense of torture techniques, saying that if Cheney doesn’t believe the controversial practice is torture – he should give a try himself.

04/07/2014

The Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) will present House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi with their highest award on Thursday for her contributions to women’s reproductive rights and health care. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images)

Pelosi To Receive Highest Award From Planned Parenthood For Women’s Health Care Work

In a statement issue through Planned Parenthood’s website, the group’s president lauded Pelosi for her role in passing the Affordable Care Act and her ongoing commitment to ensuring “the promise of the law is realized for millions of women as the greatest advancement for women’s health in a generation.”

03/24/2014

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