Monthly Archives: June 2013

Political Cartoons: Michael Ramirez

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Sen. Cruz Statement on Gang of Eight Bill Vote

    Press Release of Senator Cruz    Sen. Cruz Statement on Gang of Eight Bill Vote  Contact: press@cruz.senate.gov / (202) 228-7561 Thursday, June 27, 2013     WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) issued the following statement regarding today’s vote on S.744, the Gang of Eight’s immigration reform bill: Unfortunately, all of […]

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Gang of Eight’s Semi-Success, for Now

  Opponents are optimistic that the House will put the brakes on.   By Andrew Stiles In the end, Gang of Eight members failed to secure the 70 votes they wanted for their immigration-reform bill, which passed the Senate 68 to 32 on Thursday, after months of mostly secret negotiations. Only 14 out of 46 […]

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Amended or Not: No

By The Editors of NRO In a final theatrical flourish in the immigration-reform drama, the Senate has scheduled a hasty vote on the so-called amendment offered by Senators John Hoeven and Bob Corker — an “amendment” that amounts to an entirely new piece of legislation. The Senate is to be presented with a Monday vote […]

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Sources: Corker-Hoeven Amendment Last Ditch Effort to Save Immigration Bill

   Senate staffers from three different offices have suggested to Breitbart News that the fig leaf amendment to the “Gang of Eight” immigration bill from Sens. Bob Corker (R-TN) and John Hoeven (R-ND) is a last ditch effort by the Gang of Eight and Senate Democrats to save the bill. “The bill can’t pass as […]

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Rasmussen Reports: Obama Approval at Minus 18

  The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Friday shows that 44% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Obama’s job performance. That’s his lowest overall approval rating since last August – 10 months ago (see trends). Fifty-five percent (55%) now disapprove. Today’s figures include 23% who Strongly Approve of the way Obama is […]

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Ann Coulter waits for ‘Rubio-free’ Senate

Conservative firebrand Ann Coulter is warning Republicans not to vote for immigration reform, saying the House shouldn’t touch the issue until there is a Republican-controlled, “Rubio-free” Senate. “The patriotic House member’s position has got to be until the Senate is in Republican hands, preferably Rubio-free, sorry, we’re not even going to pass a bill that […]

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Hollywood supporters turn on Obama administration over NSA data mining allegations

By: Hollie McKay   LOS ANGELES –  Revelations that the National Security Agency (NSA) has been secretly logging the phone and Internet activity of millions of Americans has caused a rift between President Obama and several of his Hollywood supporters. Actor and liberal activist John Cusack tweaked the administration, tweeting “Prism the name for electronic […]

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McCain VS The Wacko Birds

    By:  Richard Butrick   Senator McCain, has called Senator Ted Cruz and his ilk in Congress “wacko birds.” Ted Cruz’s reply?   WASHINGTON – Slammed by Sen. John McCain as one of his party’s “wacko birds,” Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is embracing the epithet. “It is wonderful to be among friends or, as […]

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Influential Senate Republicans weigh in against immigration reform measure

By Alexander Bolton Four influential Senate Republicans have sent a letter to colleagues voicing strong opposition to comprehensive immigration legislation headed to the Senate floor, warning it will not secure the nation’s borders. Sens. Ted Cruz (Texas), Chuck Grassley (Iowa), Jeff Sessions (Ala.) and Mike Lee (Utah) said in a June 4 letter the immigration […]

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