Government Reform

Priebus: Immigration Reform 'Will Take a Lot of Work' Within GOP
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Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus says there is “diverse opinion” within the party on immigration issues and it will take a “whole lot of work” to craft an immigration-reform bill.

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‘I’d Buy Them Drinks’ — Haley Barbour Explains Why He’d Rather Support Less-Conservative Republicans Than Lose Elections
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Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour, whose been active in conservative politics for going on five decades, called the infighting among Republicans “the enemy of victory.” In an interview with TheBlaze contributor Mallory Factor, Barbour lamented that some conservative organizations are spending too much money trying to beat Republicans in primaries, resulting in Democrats winning the seats […]

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Unions, the reliable Democratic supporters, split from president on ObamaCare
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Labor unions that have solidly backed President Obama are splitting with him over ObamaCare — with one calling for “repeal or complete reform” of the president’s signature health-care law.

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‘Says It All’: GOP Senator Slams Obama for Meeting With Illegal Immigrants After Repeatedly Snubbing ICE Union
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Senate Judiciary Committee member Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., joins other members of the committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, May 20, 2013, as lawmakers work on a landmark immigration bill to secure the border and offer citizenship to millions. The panel is aiming to pass the legislation out of committee this week, setting up […]

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Menendez: Immigration Bill Doesn't Have Votes in Senate
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According to Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ), the so-called Gang of Eight’s immigration reform bill does not have enough votes at this point to pass the Senate.  Even though the bill has exited the Senate Judiciary Committee with a 13-5 vote, Menendez says that it will not receive 60 votes thanks to Republican opposition. “We don’t […]

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Gomez on 'Pond Scum' Remark: 'Higher Approval Rating than Congress'
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Republican Senate Candidate Gabriel Gomez, who made headlines by calling his opponent in next month’s Massachusetts special Senate election Congressman Ed Markey (D-MA) “pond scum” for running an internet ad that compared Gomez to Osama bin Laden, doubled down by repeating the insult Friday afternoon on Boston’s Howie Carr radio program. Carr asked Gomez if he was […]

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This Terrible Chart Shows the Change in Food Stamp Participation Over the Last 10 Years Ago
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The Senate Budget Committee Republican staff under Ranking Member Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) on Thursday released this depressing chart: “Food stamps are only 1 of 80 means-tested public assistance programs,” the senator’s office explained. “If all spending on federal welfare and public add was converted into cash one could send a check for $60,000 to each […]

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