Ronald Reagan used to tout the 11th Commandment, “Thou shalt not speak ill of any fellow Rebublican.” Based on tea party hero Sarah Palin’s latest tweet, she may need to go back to learn that idea again.
The Democratic-controlled United States Senate overwhelmingly passed an immigration reform bill Thursday that could impact more than 11 million undocumented immigrants in the United States. But, the massive reform may never get to President Barack Obama’s desk.
Even if Republican Senator Marco Rubio and the bipartisan Gang of Eight Senators can muster the support needed to pass comprehensive immigration reform through the Senate; it’s possibly dead on arrival in the GOP-led House of Representatives.
The prospects for comprehensive immigration reform passing both the Democratically-led Senate and the Republican-led House of Representatives continue to shrink with each passing day.
Florida Senator Marco Rubio may be looking for an escape hatch from the bipartisan immigration reform he helped put together as a member of the Gang of Eight in the U.S. Senate.
Florida Senator Marco Rubio has found himself on the wrong side of a debate with U.S. Senator John McCain over the GOP desire to conduct regular business in Congress.
Senator Marco Rubio knew he would likely face a fight from the more conservative wing of the Republican Party over immigration reform. Senator Rubio’s job fighting back those voices became more complicated on Monday when the bombs exploded in Boston.
Florida Senator Marco Rubio was vocal in his opposition to any new gun control measures and voted against the expanded background check amendment earlier this week. That vote has now drawn the scorn of New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Mayors Against Illegal Guns group.
The long-awaited vote on a gun reform plan in the U.S. Senate has been scheduled for Wednesday and is expected to fail to garner the 60 votes needed to pass meaningful legislation in the Senate.
The so-called “Gang of Eight” U.S. Senators, including Florida Senator Marco Rubio, finally took the wraps off the new bipartisan immigration reform plan Tuesday and revealed a complex, but achievable path to citizenship for immigrants who are in the United States illegally.