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Barack Obama On Immigration Reform: 'Let's Go Get It Done'

WASHINGTON -- As House Republicans pursue smaller-scale immigration reform that could leave out a new path to citizenship entirely, President Barack Obama attempted on Thursday to rally the troops in support of a comprehensive approach that he says can still be passed by the end of the year.<p>"There …

Boehner: 'Hopeful' on immigration

Speaker John Boehner was non-committal about bringing an immigration reform bill to the House floor this year.<p>Speaking Wednesday morning after a closed party meeting at the Capitol Hill Club, Boehner said immigration reform is an “important subject that needs to be addressed, and I’m hopeful” that …

'13 House immigration vote unlikely

House Republican leadership has no plans to vote on any immigration reform legislation before the end the year.<p>The House has just 19 days in session before the end of 2013, and there are a number of reasons why immigration reform is stalled this year.<p>Following the fiscal battles last month, the …

Rubio narrows immigration focus

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, a key congressional Republican advocate of an immigration overhaul, is now calling for reform bills that are less sweeping than the comprehensive legislation he authored this year with a bipartisan group of senators.<p>His spokesman said in a statement Monday that Rubio wants …

Obama: Immigration Reform Can't Be Swept Under Rug

President Barack Obama has appealed again to the U.S. Congress to pass legislation that would reform what he calls the broken immigration system. …

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47M Americans hit by food stamp cuts starting today

The cutbacks amount to the loss of 21 meals per month for a family of four<p>Food stamp benefits will be cut to more than 47 million Americans starting Friday as a temporary boost to the federal program comes to an end without a new budget from a deadlocked Congress to replace it.<p>Under the program, …

Yes, Only 6 Users Signed Up On Healthcare.gov Launch Day, But Don’t Panic

New documents reveal that a mere six people managed to sign up for health insurance through the government’s beleaguered e-commerce website, Healthcare.gov on its opening day.<p>Naturally, the press is milking every last ounce of this click-bait statistic, but in reality, it probably doesn’t matter. …