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Trump hits the brakes on Senate immigration deal - The Hill

Google News - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 15:20

Trump hits the brakes on Senate immigration deal
The Hill
The Trump administration announced last year that they were ending the DACA program, giving Congress a March deadline to codify the Obama-era program into law. Both sides have appeared sympathetic to DACA recipients, but Congress has struggled to come ...

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Trump, Kushner meet with advocates on prison reform - The Hill

Google News - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 14:43

The Hill

Trump, Kushner meet with advocates on prison reform
The Hill
Invited guests Thursday included Matt Schlapp, board chair of the American Conservative Union; Brooke Rollins, president of the Texas Public Policy Foundation; Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin (R); Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R); and Koch Industries' lead ...

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The Progressive Case for Giving Trump His Stupid Wall - New York Magazine

Google News - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 13:37

New York Magazine

The Progressive Case for Giving Trump His Stupid Wall
New York Magazine
A “clean” DACA bill — one that simply provided Dreamers with legal status — could probably pass Congress with Democratic and moderate Republican votes. Add in an appropriation for border security and it definitely would. Negotiators aren't attaching ...
Democrats, GOP Far Apart On Immigration Deal, Raising Government Shutdown RiskHuffPost
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The Compromise On Immigration Is Clear, But The Parties Are Struggling To Get ThereFiveThirtyEight
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Donald Trump's judicial appointments may prove his most enduring legacy - The Economist

Google News - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 10:59

Donald Trump's judicial appointments may prove his most enduring legacy
The Economist
Republicans like originalists for various reasons. Social conservatives believe liberal justices invent constitutional justifications for socially progressive rulings such as those on abortion and gay marriage, while business types appreciate ...

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Mr. Jones has come to Washington. How will he act? - E&E News

Google News - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 09:27

E&E News

Mr. Jones has come to Washington. How will he act?
E&E News
Opposition to President Trump has solidified Democrats into a near-unified voting bloc. "We're in an era of high party unity and polarized congressional voting patterns, meaning that even though Jones is from a very conservative and very Republican ...

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Here are the key players in Congress on immigration - CNN

Google News - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 06:14

CNN

Here are the key players in Congress on immigration
CNN
Carlos Curbelo -- who has gone so far as to join Democrats in saying he won't support government spending without a DACA resolution. The Problem Solvers effort is also being shaped by co-chairmen New Jersey Democrat Rep. Josh Gottheimer and New York ...

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Trump and Kushner's Prison Reform Plan Not Expected to Reduce Sentences or Fix Prison Conditions - Newsweek

Google News - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 05:50

Newsweek

Trump and Kushner's Prison Reform Plan Not Expected to Reduce Sentences or Fix Prison Conditions
Newsweek
President Donald Trump will hold a listening session on prison reform Thursday that will focus on improving prisoner reentry–the process of preparing inmates for release–with a conservative approach, multiple people in talks with the administration ...

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Republicans Have Dramatically Ramped Up Their Attacks On Russia Probe In 2018 - HuffPost

Google News - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 05:45

HuffPost

Republicans Have Dramatically Ramped Up Their Attacks On Russia Probe In 2018
HuffPost
That's not the only irony in the GOP attacks. In addition to pretending Mueller and Rosenstein are patchouli-scented liberals, Republicans — who've long tried to align their party with law enforcement interests — have found themselves compelled to ...

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VA-02 Democrat Elaine Luria Possibly Not a Democrat - The Republican Standard

Google News - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 02:59

The Republican Standard

VA-02 Democrat Elaine Luria Possibly Not a Democrat
The Republican Standard
Perhaps Luria is the most liberal candidate the Democrats can put forward in VA-02? This seems likely given the military-oriented nature of the district. Yet Luria's Republican background seems oddly anachronistic against the “Big Blue Wave” theme that ...

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Democrats, GOP Far Apart On Immigration Deal, Raising Government Shutdown Risk - HuffPost

Google News - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 22:16

HuffPost

Democrats, GOP Far Apart On Immigration Deal, Raising Government Shutdown Risk
HuffPost
In exchange for granting temporary legal status to immigrants who were brought to the United States as minors, the Republican bill would authorize construction of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. It would end a green card program allowing family ...
The complicated calculus as Democrats debate whether to shut down the governmentVox
The Compromise On Immigration Is Clear, But The Parties Are Struggling To Get ThereFiveThirtyEight
DACA injunction adds to limbo for 'dreamers' as Trump crackdown, Hill talks continueWashington Post
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Abdul: Indy council one day won't like what it just did - Indianapolis Star

Google News - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 14:26

Indianapolis Star

Abdul: Indy council one day won't like what it just did
Indianapolis Star
I am reminded of an adage, “Be careful what you wish for because you just might get it.” That line is most appropriate when I look at recent events in the Indianapolis City-County Council. City-County Councilor Stephen Clay managed with the help of ...

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Darrell Issa Becomes 30th House Republican to Announce Retirement - New York Magazine

Google News - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 14:23

New York Magazine

Darrell Issa Becomes 30th House Republican to Announce Retirement
New York Magazine
And the congressman wasn't just exceptionally vulnerable — he was also exceptionally hated by the highly mobilized progressive base. As chairman of the House Oversight Committee, Issa played a leading role in the GOP's crusades against the Obama ...
Darrell Issa won't seek re-election to CongressThe San Diego Union-Tribune

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Will 2018 Be a Breakout Year For a Viable Third Party? - The American Conservative

Google News - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 14:18

The American Conservative

Will 2018 Be a Breakout Year For a Viable Third Party?
The American Conservative
At the same time that the Republican Party was shifting to the right, Lacome notes “another long term trend: the increasing secularization of American society.” According to author Clarence Munford in his book, Race and Reparations: A Black Perspective ...
Rishabh Kewalramani: My Democratic PartyThe Michigan Daily

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What has 'the left' brought? - Ceres Courier

Google News - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 12:36

What has 'the left' brought?
Ceres Courier
The liberals, progressives, and Democrats ("the left") are destroying this great country. The majority of problems facing this country are caused by the left's distorted view of reality. The California of Reagan was the leader in this nation. After 40 ...

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DACA block shows why Trump, McConnell want conservative judges - Axios

Google News - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 11:23

Axios

DACA block shows why Trump, McConnell want conservative judges
Axios
President Trump enjoyed yesterday's episode of "The Trump Show": He played the president he sometimes fantasizes being — a post-partisan leader, bigger than Republican or Democrat, a celebrity dealmaker with no firm attachments, who'd overwhelm ...

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DACA block shows why Trump, McConnell want conservative judges - Axios

Google News - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 11:23

Axios

DACA block shows why Trump, McConnell want conservative judges
Axios
President Trump enjoyed yesterday's episode of "The Trump Show": He played the president he sometimes fantasizes being — a post-partisan leader, bigger than Republican or Democrat, a celebrity dealmaker with no firm attachments, who'd overwhelm ...

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Concealed carry reciprocity coming soon to the US Senate - The Telegraph

Google News - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 11:03

The Telegraph

Concealed carry reciprocity coming soon to the US Senate
The Telegraph
Democratic senators from deep blue (progressive) states, such as California, New York, Maryland, Hawaii, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Delaware and Rhode Island, may have nothing to worry about because as liberals in those states, they will be expected to ...

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The complicated calculus as Democrats debate whether to shut down the government - Vox

Google News - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 10:00

Vox

The complicated calculus as Democrats debate whether to shut down the government
Vox
While Republicans — particularly hardline conservatives — have been known to pull dramatic political tactics, Democrats have long tried to portray themselves as the responsible governing party. “It would be dangerous for Democrats to use a filibuster ...
The Bipartisan Compromise On Immigration Is Clear, But The Parties Are Struggling To Get ThereFiveThirtyEight
'Dreamers' need to get out of their own wayLockport Union-Sun & Journal
In next round of budget talks, 'dreamers' are set to dominateWashington Post
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Why Republicans Love Dumb Presidents - New York Magazine

Google News - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 08:10

New York Magazine

Why Republicans Love Dumb Presidents
New York Magazine
The vice-presidential candidacy of Sarah Palin represents an important marker in the evolution of the Republican Party. A candidate who plainly lacked familiarity with national-level public policy was nonetheless not only defended by conservatives, but ...

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The Bipartisan Compromise On Immigration Is Clear, But The Parties Are Struggling To Get There - FiveThirtyEight

Google News - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 06:05

Los Angeles Blade

The Bipartisan Compromise On Immigration Is Clear, But The Parties Are Struggling To Get There
FiveThirtyEight
“Latinos are a critical part of the progressive coalition and progressive leaders have to step up and fight for them,” the political arm of the liberal Center for American Progress think tank said in a memo published Monday. “If Democrats can't even ...
Democrats Preparing for 2018 ElectionsLos Angeles Blade
'Dreamers' need to get out of their own wayWashington Post
In next round of budget talks, 'dreamers' are set to dominateThe Keene Sentinel
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