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The Immigration Debate In The Senate Is Stalling Before It Ever Really Started

6 monthes ago   |   By

Are Republicans just running out the clock, or is there really no compromise for Dreamers?
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Senate Immigration Debate Gets Off to a Slow, Unhappy Start

Senate Immigration Debate Gets Off to a Slow, Unhappy Start

6 monthes ago   |   By

Even as a floor debate on immigration faltered, a bipartisan group of senators was working behind the scenes to come up with a plan that could garner 60 votes.
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Senate Begins Historic Immigration Debate With Twitter Bickering

6 monthes ago   |   By

An historic immigration debate among the 100 hallowed solons of the United States Senate commenced roughly 24 hours ago, and the World's Greatest Deliberative Body seems determined to live up to its glorious potential for statesmanlike oratory. It is difficult to select which moment, thus far, has delivered the most honor to our polity. Was it the total silence that devoured most of the morning and afternoon hours on Tuesday? Or was it when the majority leader asked for unanimous consent on a stunt bill and was blocked by the minority leader, inviting recriminations between their...
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The Senate's Immigration Debate Is Already Going Awry

6 monthes ago   |   By

It was supposed to be the start of something good: a rare open debate on the Senate floor in which lawmakers from both sides of the aisle could engage in dialogue to reach a compromise that would protect the millions of young immigrants whose protections are otherwise slated to expire in a few weeks. A chance for “a thousand flowers to bloom,” as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell put it last week.
But on Tuesday, one day into this supposed enlightened debate, the Senate floor was quiet. Instead, Republicans and Democrats in the upper chamber threw indirect barbs at each other via...
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Jerry Falwell Jr. Insults Founding Fathers To Defend Trump's Jerky Behavior

Jerry Falwell Jr. Insults Founding Fathers To Defend Trump's Jerky Behavior

The Liberty University president's comments about Donald Trump didn't go over too well on Twitter. Read more ...

Commander Of Bin Laden Raid: Revoke My Security Clearance Too, Trump

Commander Of Bin Laden Raid: Revoke My Security Clearance Too, Trump

“I would consider it an honor if you would revoke my security clearance as well," William McRaven wrote. Read more ...

Anonymous Officials Say Trump's Military Parade Will Cost $92M

Anonymous Officials Say Trump's Military Parade Will Cost $92M

The Veterans Day military parade President Trump ordered in February has been controversial from the start, with critics wondering if Trump was trolling the nation , the... Read more ...

The jury now deliberating Paul Manafort's bank fraud case asked the judge a...

The jury now deliberating Paul Manafort's bank fraud case asked the judge a clarifying question that might concern the prosecutors

Jury deliberations began Thursday in the Virginia bank and tax fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort. The jury sent a note to the judge asking for... Read more ...

A tense internal meeting between Google CEO Sundar Pichai and employees went...

A tense internal meeting between Google CEO Sundar Pichai and employees went sideways as execs addressed rumors about the company's China plans

Google CEO Sundar Pichai and cofounder Sergey Brin met with employees during an all-hands meeting on Thursday and discussed reports that Google planned to launch a censored... Read more ...

Trump is reportedly eager to revoke more security clearances and is doubling...

Trump is reportedly eager to revoke more security clearances and is doubling down on that threat

President Donald Trump reportedly believes that his decision to revoke former CIA director John Brennan's security clearance was strong and decisive, according to current and... Read more ...

Florida Officials Are Breaking The Law By Not Offering Spanish Ballots, Suit...

Florida Officials Are Breaking The Law By Not Offering Spanish Ballots, Suit Claims

The suit targets 32 counties the plaintiffs say are violating the Voting Rights Act. Read more ...

Trump Tower vs. the White House: Inside the president's 2 offices, from...

Trump Tower vs. the White House: Inside the president's 2 offices, from Shaq's sneaker to Ronald Reagan's old rug

Donald Trump 's old Trump Tower office is a far cry from the Oval Office he now occupies. Most of Trump's decor didn't make the trip to D.C. with him. Business Insider looked... Read more ...

Trump's big military parade will reportedly cost $80 million more than expected

Trump's big military parade will reportedly cost $80 million more than expected

President Trump's long-desired military parade is now expected to cost $80 million more than expected, CNBC reported Thursday. Congress has already authorized the parade, which... Read more ...

Omarosa Releases Latest Secret Recording

Omarosa Releases Latest Secret Recording

Omarosa Manigault Newman on Thursday released another secret audio recording that she says proves President Trump wanted to silence her after firing her from the White House... Read more ...