The congressman’s remarks were a head-slapper for a party that has sought this year to mend its frayed relationship with Latinos.
Google isn’t the quirky, idealistic upstart it once was, and hasn’t been for a while now
The Senate’s giant step forward has collided with the brick wall of the Republican-controlled House
Republican Senators have been boasting about spending $46 billion to enhance border security, but as the bill moves to the House, the excess is beginning to look like a liability
Alison Lundergan Grimes, Kentucky’s secretary of state, announced she will challenge the Republican Senate leader
But this may be as far as it goes.
When the debate resumes after the holiday, the action shifts to the House of Representatives, Washington’s legislative killing field.
More money, more fences and more border patrols clear path for reform.
Senate negotiators are closing in on a deal to beef up the border security requirements in the proposed overhaul of U.S. immigration laws.
Passing immigration reform could bolster his party’s dismal relationship with Hispanics, yet much of his caucus appears bent on killing the bill, then proudly flashing the murder weapon.
The two parties have yet to find a sweet spot between tougher security standards and supporters’ insistence on preserving the core of the bill.
Once a partisan brawler, the New York Democrat is becoming a bipartisan force in the Senate.
As another student-loan showdown gets underway, Republicans may be in better position to win the political skirmish.