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The Senate voted 68-32 Thursday to pass historic immigration bill, send measure to House. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Senate Passes Immigration Reform Bill, Vote Heads To House

The Senate voted 68-32 Thursday to pass historic immigration bill, send measure to House.

06/27/2013

President Barack Obama speaks during a meeting with business leaders on immigration reform. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Immigration Bill On Track For Senate Passage

Historic immigration legislation is on track to clear the Senate by week’s end following a successful test vote.

06/25/2013

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks during a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on June 19, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Cruz: Lawmakers ‘Very Much Want A Fig Leaf’ On Border Security To Justify Immigration Vote

Historic immigration legislation cleared a key Senate hurdle with votes to spare on Monday, pointing the way to near-certain passage within days for $38 billion worth of new security measures along the border with Mexico and an unprecedented chance at citizenship for millions living in the country illegally.

06/25/2013

The No. 2 Republican in the House says Congress is "perplexed" about government eavesdropping and wants more answers from the Obama administration. (NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Cantor: Congress Is ‘Perplexed’ About Government Eavesdropping, Obama Needs To Answer

The No. 2 Republican in the House says Congress is “perplexed” about government eavesdropping and wants more answers from the Obama administration.

06/10/2013

President Barack Obama spoke at a Democratic fundraiser in Chicago on Wednesday. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: Dem-Control Of House Would Solve Obstacles

Returning to the town that launched his political career, President Barack Obama gave a boost Wednesday to Democrats chasing control of the House, telling donors he’s still seeking compromise with Republicans — but if that fails, it’s up to Democrats to finish the job.

05/29/2013

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

President Barack Obama speaks at the southern site of the Keystone XL pipeline on March 22, 2012 in Cushing, Okla. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

House Passes GOP Bill To Bypass President To Speed Approval Of Keystone XL Oil Pipeline

House Republicans pushed through a bill Wednesday to bypass the president to speed approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada to Texas. Democrats criticized the legislation as a blatant attempt to allow a foreign company to avoid environmental review.

05/23/2013

President Barack Obama arrives at the White House in Washington on May 5, 2013 upon his return from Columbus, Ohio. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

AP: Obama ‘Owes’ Hispanic Voters Following Re-Election Campaign

This may be the year Congress decides what to do about the millions of immigrants living illegally in the U.S. After years of gridlock, there are ideas whizzing all around Washington.

05/06/2013

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

File photo of the U.S. Capitol. (credit: Kris Connor/Getty Images)

GOP Faces Senate Recruitment Woes In Key States

Republicans are struggling to recruit strong U.S. Senate candidates in states where the party has the best chances to reclaim the majority in Washington.

04/27/2013

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