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US Senate approves immigration reform

Source: Politics Balla | Jun 28 2013, 1:50am CDT | by Luigi Lugmayr

US Senate approves immigration reform
Washington, June 28 (IANS/EFE) The US Senate voted 68-32 Thursday to approve the biggest immigration reform since 1986, opening the way for legalization and possible citizenship for an estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants.
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Rick Perry: The West Must Aggressively Defend Its Values Abroad

Oct 14 2014 5:59pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) ventured far from the Lone Star State Tuesday, delivering a foreign policy address in London that was widely interpreted as an attempt to burnish his credentials ahead of a 2016 presidential run. Perry positioned himself as an advocate of strong U.S. intervention in regions like the Middle East, yet struck a slightly different tone than his predecessor in the Texas governor's seat, George W. Bush. Perry emphasized that Western nations ...
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Immigrant Women, Native American Women and Rape

Oct 13 2014 11:09am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Co-authored by Amanda Moore, writer of Women's Groups protesting SCOMM in front of City Hall in San Francisco As the NFL scandals keep breaking and a greater degree of attention is placed on violence against women, it is my hope that groups which do not get much attention in this conversation are brought more to the forefront: Native American and immigrant women, two groups who not only face the usual obstacles of shame and other socia ...
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Rubio: Coalition Including US Special Forces Needed to Defeat ISIS

Oct 13 2014 10:44am CDT | Source: Big Government

In an appearance on Fox News Channel’s “America’s Newsroom” on Monday, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) warned that making policy decisions regarding the threat of ISIS in the Middle East, particularly the use of ground troops, will not accomplish policy goals. “This is what happens when your decisions are driven by politics, domestic politics rather than what is the in the best interest of the outcome, which ...
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Florida Polls Are Missing the Latino Vote and Thus the True Statewide Spread Between Crist and Scott

Oct 13 2014 8:23am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

By Gary M. Segura and Matt A. Barreto On October 8, WFLA-TV in Tampa Bay released a poll conducted by Survey USA on the Florida governor's race between incumbent Republican Rick Scott and Democrat Charlie Crist. The poll found Crist leading Scott 44% to 42%, with eight percent undecided and six percent for the Libertarian candidate. Like their NBC-11 Georgia poll a week earlier, this Survey USA poll has some questionable ...
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Republicans Hint At Another Government Shutdown Over Obamacare. Seriously.

Oct 8 2014 9:42pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- Less than a year after House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) called the 2013 government shutdown over funding for Obamacare a “predictable disaster,” Republicans are hinting they might be willing to do it again in a few months. A group of 14 Republicans, led by Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) wrote to Boehner on Wednesday identifying a provision of the Affordable Care Act that a Government Accountability Offi ...
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GOP's big idea: Let's not have a wave election

Oct 8 2014 6:39pm CDT | Source: WND

On Monday, the Washington Times reported on the Homeland Security inspector general’s finding that detention facilities for illegal border-crossers are teeming with diseases because the guests don’t know how to take medicine or use toilets. By Tuesday, there were more than 1,000 comments. That’s a lot of comments. Articles on ISIS usually get between five and 100 comments. True, a month ago, a CNN poll reported that 9 ...
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Republicans Plan Obamacare Showdown in Lame Duck

Oct 8 2014 2:46pm CDT | Source: Taegan Goddard's Political Wire

"A group of Senate Republicans have their eye on another Obamacare showdown in the lame-duck session," according to Roll Call. "The 14 Republicans, led by Marco Rubio of Florida, wrote a letter urging Speaker John A. Boehner to "prohibit the Obama administration" from spending money on an 'Obamacare taxpayer bailout.' They point to a legal opinion from the Government Accountability Office that said additional funding authority would be needed to mak ...
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GOP Rep. Duncan Hunter Claims 'At Least' Ten ISIS Fighters Apprehended On Texas Border

Oct 8 2014 2:38pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) claimed Tuesday that "at least" ten Islamic State fighters were apprehended while attempting to enter the U.S. at its southern border. The San Diego Republican said that U.S. Border Patrol "sources" told him that "at least 10 ISIS fighters have been caught coming across the Mexican border in Texas." "If you really want to protect Americans from ISIS, you secure the southern border — it’s that simple," he said. ...
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