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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

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Senate Background Check Debate Starts Next Week

The first hurdle cleared with deceptive ease, the Senate turns to the heart of the battle over curbing gun violence next week when it considers a proposal to expand required federal background checks to gun shows and online firearms sales.

04/12/2013

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Obama Sequester Warning: Carriers Will Sit Idle When They Should Deploy to Persian Gulf

President Barack Obama is arguing that looming government-wide spending cuts could idle military resources like naval aircraft carriers, while Republicans are criticizing the president for taking his arguments outside Washington instead of staying to work out a plan before Friday’s deadline.

02/26/2013

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Collins Says She’ll Oppose Hagel Confirmation

A moderate Republican senator said Wednesday she’ll oppose the confirmation of Chuck Hagel to become President Barack Obama’s secretary of defense, while other GOP senators signaled they may delay a floor vote on the nomination unless the White House provides more information about the deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya.

02/13/2013

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US Chamber Makes Immigration Overhaul Top Priority

The president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce said Thursday that the “door to the American dream must always remain open” as he announced a broad coalition of business, labor, faith organizations, law enforcement and ethnic groups intent on overhauling the nation’s immigration system.

01/10/2013

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Palin: Racist, Sexist Claims Distract From Susan Rice Competency

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin ridiculed media discussion of U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice’s handling of the Sept. 11 Benghazi attack, saying it should have nothing to do with racism or sexism.

12/03/2012

Conservative anti-tax activist Grover Norquist compared President Obama's tax theories to "pink unicorn" fantasies, in an interview with NPR.  (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Norquist: Obama Placing ‘Left-Wing Fantasies’ Above American Families

Founder and president of Americans for Tax Reform, Grover Norquist, dismissed discussion of GOP defections from his “no new taxes” pledge, and President Obama’s tax theories, as pure fantasy.

11/28/2012

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Opinion: Susan Rice’s Meeting With GOP Leaders Made Benghazi Matters Worse

Now that the Obama White House and senior intelligence officials have reportedly admitted that they approved Susan Rice’s inaccurate talking points about the Benghazi terrorist attack being the reaction to a protest about a film rather than a terrorist attack, the investigation must go on.

11/28/2012

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Graham: Fair To Put Raising Revenue On Table To Avoid ‘Fiscal Cliff’

A Republican senator said Sunday “it’s fair to ask my party to put revenue on the table” as part of the solution to avoid the looming automatic tax increases and across-the-board spending cuts known as the “fiscal cliff.”

11/25/2012

CIA officers revealed a clash over how quickly they should go help the besieged U.S. ambassador during the 2012 attack on an outpost in Libya, and a standing order for them to avoid violent encounters, according to a congressman and others who heard their private congressional testimony or were briefed on it. (Photo credit: GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Why Benghazi Matters

As the politicians on the “left” and other persons on the political “left” insist that the election is over and that is why the rest of Americans should move on and drop the Benghazi, Libya controversy, those “leftists” need to understand exactly why the truth about the Benghazi terrorist attack needs to come out.

11/20/2012

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