As the U.S Senate started to discuss Immigration Reform, heat is already being delivered by members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) to Republican Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) who offered an amendment that would prohibit current and former undocumented immigrants from being eligible for United States citizenship. “As the CHC outlined in our Nine Principles of [...]
After much hype, the Gang of Eight, which includes four Republican senators and four Democrat, will file immigration reform legislation today, the hearing has been postponed to Friday. News are not exactly what immigrants and specially the Latino community had been awaiting. While there’s no grand and detailed talk on reforms to the actual system [...]
U.S. Senator Robert Menendez, Chairman of the Senate Democratic Hispanic Task Force, today met with representatives from various public and private institutions and community groups in his Newark office to provide an update on the progress being made on comprehensive immigration reform. Senator Menendez is a member of the U.S. Senate’s bipartisan “Gang of Eight”, [...]
Even in late Spring snowy weather, faith leaders, immigrant youth, community activists, and labor leaders were determined to have their voice heard by rallying at the local Columbus, Ohio, ICE office to call for a stop to deportations late Monday, March 25th. Undocumented youth ‘came out’ of the shadows to share their story and humanize [...]
The Growth and Opportunity Project, an advisory panel convened by Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus, released a set of policy and strategic recommendations to the Republican National Committee that include an apparently full-throated embrace of comprehensive immigration reform: Among the steps Republicans take in the Hispanic community and beyond, we must embrace and champion [...]
As both the House and Senate work on budget blueprints for the new fiscal year, Rep. Chris Van Hollen of Maryland, the top Democrat on the House Budget Committee, emphasized on NBC’s Meet the Press Sunday that for his party “our priority is job growth” — not cutting the debt or annual budget deficits.
Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin criticized the GOP “establishment” at the Conservative Political Action Conference.
The man labeled the most powerful vice president in American history remains resolute in his steadfast defense of his time in the White House in a new documentary that begins airing Friday.
From Mitt Romney to Mitch McConnell, here are some humorous highlights from the Conservative Political Action Conference.
David Petraeus will make his first major public appearance since resigning as director of the Central Intelligence Agency at a California dinner honoring veterans and active duty military, according to two people close to Petraeus.
A day after the United States promised new missile defense interceptors to guard against a North Korean attack, Pyongyang responded Saturday by blasting the Americans “hostile policy” and saying it won’t negotiate with them over its nuclear program.
Ohio conservative Sen. Rob Portman is reversing his hardline position against same-sex marriage. And the reason why is surprising.
As conservatives head home after three days of red meat speeches, the battle for the GOP is just starting. Here are five things to look for after the Conservative Political Action Conference.
CPAC stands with Rand. “Torch of liberty” scion Rand Paul was the choice of the plurality of conservatives at the Conservative Political Action Conference, as Paul won the much-hyped straw poll.
Sarah Palin takes a sip from her Big Gulp cup and addresses the crowd at the Conservative Political Action Conference.
Proposed universal background checks of firearms purchases won’t stop gun violence, but would serve agendas of people “bent on destroying the Second Amendment,” a top National Rifle Association official told a conservative political conference on Friday.