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United States Senator Jeff Sessions speaks during a news conference in Mobile

Congress can block use of fees for immigration overhaul: memo

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Congress can block President Barack Obama from using federal immigration fees to issue permits for millions of undocumented immigrants to stay and work in the United States, according to a congressional research memo released on Wednesday. The memo from the non-partisan Congressional Research Service to Republican Senator Jeff Sessions could provide a […]

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Fight Brews in Congress Over Spending Bill

Party leaders in the House spar over the Cromnibus, a combination of the omnibus spending bill and a short-term stop-gap spending measure. Full News here – First Draft

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Iran extension prompts calls for more sanctions in U.S. Congress

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Several U.S. Republican lawmakers insisted on Monday that the extension of nuclear talks with Iran be accompanied by increased sanctions, setting the stage for a battle with the Obama administration after their party takes full control of Congress next year. Senators John McCain, Lindsey Graham and Kelly Ayotte, three […]

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Debbie Dingle Ready for Spotlight as Her Husband, the ‘Dean’ of Congress, Steps Aside

As the wife of the longest-serving congressman in American history, Debbie Dingell has long been her husband’s fiercest protector. Now, she is Representative-elect Dingell. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Farmers Urge Congress to Legalize Agriculture Workers

Farmers hope that Obama’s decision to temporarily legalize millions of immigrants will propel Congress to achieve a legislative solution that addresses agriculture workforce needs. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Cruz calls on Congress to block presidential nominees over executive action

Texas GOP Sen. Ted Cruz said Sunday that President Obama refuses to accept that only Congress has the authority to establish federal immigration laws and that members should block the president’s nominees and some funding until he rescinds his executive action on the issue. Full News here – FOX News

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Congress warns Obama it won’t back a bad deal with Iran

Congress is warning President Obama that it will reject any deal with Iran that allows Tehran to keep the capability to develop a nuclear weapon or attempts to lift sanctions without the approval of lawmakers. Full News here – FOX News

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Angela Navarro, an undocumented Honduran-born immigrant with a deportation order, embraces her husband, Ermer, after moving into West Kensington Ministry Church with her family, which includes two U.S. born children, in Philadelphia

Obama seeks to build Congress support for immigration changes

By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate Republican leader warned President Barack Obama on Thursday that he will have a fight on his hands if he goes ahead with a sweeping program to ease the threat of deportations for millions of undocumented immigrants. Obama, in a speech to be broadcast at 8 p.m. […]

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Margaret Thatcher Addresses the U.S. Congress: House of Representatives Session (1985) – Politics Informer Video

Thatcher’s first foreign policy crisis came with the 1979 Soviet invasion of Afghanistan. She condemned the invasion, said it showed the bankruptcy of a déte… Video Rating: 4 / 5

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Narendra Modi meets US Congress woman Tulsi Gabbard – Politics Informer Video

As part of Narendra Modi’s visit to United States, he met US Congress woman Tulsi Gabbard and discussed about a variety of issues concerning India and US. Fo… Video Rating: 4 / 5

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