Government Reform

Boehner condemns Steve King remarks on immigration, DREAMers
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House Speaker John Boehner on Thursday rebuked Iowa GOP colleague Rep Steve King for controversial comments on undocumented immigrants, calling the remarks “deeply offensive and wrong,” and acknowledged the fallout makes it harder to reach a deal on immigration reform.

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White House Puts Hold on Chicago Alderman's 'Champion of Change' Award
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On July 22, Chicago Alderman Joe Moore was to have received an award for “political reform” at the White House. Moore, however, was a no-show in D.C. because on that same day he admitted that he had been interviewed by the FBI in an investigation into political corruption. Now the White House announced that it […]

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Tax Writers Promise 50 Years Of Secrecy For Reform Suggestions
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Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus, D-Mont., and Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, the panel’s ranking Republican, have guaranteed their fellow senators a half-century’s worth of secrecy for any suggestions they provide concerning what deductions and credits should be saved in tax reform.

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Poll: 56% Want Border Secured Before Path to Citizenship
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Contrary to the way the media approach the issue of immigration reform, a CBS poll released Tuesday makes it crystal clear that a majority of Americans, 56%,  want the border secured before anything is done to address legalization or a path to citizenship. Only 37% want the “status of illegal immigrants” addressed before the border […]

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Poll: Obama Losing Support Among Blacks; Could Cost Dems in 2014
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A new national poll has found that support for President Barack Obama among blacks has dropped considerably over the past four months, which has contributed to Obama’s sagging approval numbers. Furthermore, the lack of support among blacks for Obama may cost Democrats in the 2014 election, according to the pollsters. According to a Wall Street Journal/NBC News […]

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Rep. Gabbard: New members of Congress are "frustrated"
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Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, the youngest woman in Congress, speaks out on frustration with bipartisan gridlock and her hopes for the reform of military sex assault prosecution

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Michelle Obama to address Latino group amid immigration debate
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As Congress grapples with immigration reform, Michelle Obama to deliver remarks at the National Council of La Raza’s annual conference

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