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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Trump Announces Tough New Sanctions on N. Korea

Trump Announces Tough New Sanctions on N. Korea

The Trump administration is hitting more than 50 vessels, shipping companies, and trade businesses with sanctions in the latest bid to turn up the pressure on North Korea over... Read more ...

Trump jokes about his hair during speech: 'I try like hell to hide that bald...

Trump jokes about his hair during speech: 'I try like hell to hide that bald spot'

President Donald Trump joked about his infamous hair during a speech on the Conservative Political Actions Conference on Friday. "I try like hell to hide the bald spot, folks... Read more ...

Here are all the brands that have cut ties with the NRA following...

Here are all the brands that have cut ties with the NRA following gun-control activists' boycotts

Gun-control activists are calling for companies to cut ties with the NRA. The NRA has partnerships with companies that offer members special deals, such as discounts on car... Read more ...

Russian oligarch indicted by Mueller reportedly told Putin before...

Russian oligarch indicted by Mueller reportedly told Putin before mercenaries in Syria attacked US forces

Yevgeniy Prigozhin, a Russian oligarch who was indicted by Robert Mueller for his alleged role in information warfare against the US, reportedly told Kremlin and Syrian... Read more ...

North Korea's Winter Olympics cheer squad are being forced into sexual...

North Korea's Winter Olympics cheer squad are being forced into sexual slavery, according to a defector

North Korea's cheer squad has captured the imaginations of thousands of spectators at the Winter Olympics. But a defector from Jim Jong Un's regime said there's a dark... Read more ...

Trump slams 'coward' Florida deputy who 'didn't have the courage' to...

Trump slams 'coward' Florida deputy who 'didn't have the courage' to confront school shooter

President Donald Trump on Friday said the Florida deputy who didn't confront a gunman during a mass shooting last week "certainly did a poor job." The deputy, Scot Peterson... Read more ...

Two major hotel chains have cut ties with the NRA - and as boycotts loom...

Two major hotel chains have cut ties with the NRA - and as boycotts loom, they want everyone to know

Best Western and Wyndham Hotels ended their relationships with the NRA - though, apparently not in direct response to the Parkland, Florida shooting. Gun control activists are... Read more ...

As Ivanka Arrives in S. Korea, One Big Question Lingers

As Ivanka Arrives in S. Korea, One Big Question Lingers

Ivanka Trump received a red-carpet welcome as she arrived in South Korea on Friday for a trip with two main official components: She dines with South Korean President Moon... Read more ...

73 years ago a war photographer snapped the most iconic image of WWII...

73 years ago a war photographer snapped the most iconic image of WWII - here's the incredible story of the battle behind the photo

The Battle of Iwo Jima holds a special place in the history of the United States. Remembered for the iconic photo that AP photographer Joe Rosenthal took of US Marines raising... Read more ...

Trump bashes El Salvador, demands Mexico help more with removing MS-13 gang...

Trump bashes El Salvador, demands Mexico help more with removing MS-13 gang members from the US

President Donald Trump has bashed El Salvador as unhelpful and demanded Mexico do more to help the US rid itself of MS-13 gang members. On Thursday, Trump threatened to... Read more ...