Although many Republicans are optimistic about their chances in this year’s elections, some of Washington’s leading conservatives gathered Thursday to privately vent frustrations about what kind of party they will be left with after November.
Mayor de Blasio declared himself “unabashedly pro-Israel” Monday and said he believes the mayor of New York has a special obligation to defend the Jewish state.
WASHINGTON — For the first time in weeks, lawmakers voiced some optimism Friday that they could reach a deal with the White House to reopen the government and avoid an economy-shattering default on U.S. debts.
After House GOP leaders rolled out their immigration principles last week, many Republicans struck back, arguing embracing reform now is folly because, well, #OBUMMER and #OBUMMER. They said acting now could trample on gains Republicans will enjoy from Obamacare’s certain collapse and that … Continue reading
Washington — With Republicans expected to retain control of the US House in 2014, strategists warn Democrats must scramble to preserve their Senate majority — or risk a miserable finale to Barack Obama’s presidency.
President Obama indicated Friday that he’s open to a plan that would provide legal status for illegal immigrants, like the one House GOP leaders just proposed, signaling a potential election-year compromise for Democrats and Republicans.
Haven’t we heard this before? This was the visceral reaction of the immigrant community to President Obama’s brief remarks about reform during his State of the Union speech last Tuesday.
Opponents of immigration reform say it has no chance of passing in an election year. History suggests they are wrong.
(Reuters) – Republicans will be unlikely to compromise on immigration reform unless U.S. borders are first secured, and the possibility of a broad immigration bill reaching President Barack Obama’sdesk this year is “clearly in doubt,” Representative Paul Ryan said on … Continue reading
Top Republicans made clear Sunday they want to improve the country’s immigration system but will not negotiate until U.S. borders are first secured.