McCarthy Abruptly Withdraws Candidacy For House SpeakerConfronting insurmountable obstacles, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy suddenly withdrew from the contest for speaker of the U.S. House on Thursday, shocking colleagues just before they were to vote and producing ever-deeper chaos for a divided Congress.
Wasserman Schultz Calls On Congress To Act On Immigration Reform U.S. Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Joe Garcia stood side by side with advocates at a Hispanic Unity of Florida news conference in Hollywood on Monday and called on Congress to pass a comprehensive immigration bill.
GOP Candidates Seeking Millions From Casino Magnate Sheldon Adelson
Nearly Half Of All Immigration Judges Eligible For Retirement In 2014 The nation's immigration court system, already bogged down with a backlog of nearly 350,000 cases, could fall even more behind in in 2014. That's because nearly half of its 220 judges will be eligible for retirement next year.
Rubio Opposes, Nelson Supports Budget DealFlorida Republican Senator Marco Rubio said late Tuesday that he opposes a new bipartisan budget deal agreed to by chief negotiators Representative Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and Senator Patty Murray (D-Wash).
Fla. Congressman Enters Rehab After Cocaine Charge Florida Republican Rep. Henry "Trey" Radel checked himself into a rehabilitation center Thursday after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor charge of cocaine possession receiving a year's probation.
Congressman Radel Takes Leave Of Absence After Cocaine Conviction: "This Is My Wake-Up Call"Florida Republican Rep. Henry "Trey" Radel said Wednesday he was taking a leave of absence from Congress and donating his salary to charity after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor charge of cocaine possession and receiving a sentence of a year's probation.
Broader Lessons In Obama Immigration Reform The Obama Administration's temporary reprieve for youth living in the country illegally has shown in its first year that anymore immigration reform efforts would require the government to streamline application procedures and provide more information on what documents are needed apply to stay in the United States, according to experts.
Social Security In 1935: How Today's Health Law Should EvolveImagine how social security was first administered. Now imagine how the Affordable Care Act could look in 75 years.
Immigrants Sit In At US Rep Diaz-Balart's Office Frida Ulloa's mother and brother are U.S. citizens, and she's lived in the United States for a decade, but under U.S. law, that wasn't enough to get the 24 year-old college student a green card. Because her mother became a citizen just after Ulloa turned 21, she was no longer in the fast track for minors. It will likely take years for her to get U.S. residency.
Rubio's Government Shutdown Plan Splitting GOPThe plan originally hatched by Florida Senator Marco Rubio, Texas Senator Ted Cruz, and Utah Senator Mike Lee to either shutdown the government or default on the debt limit if the Affordable Care Act isn’t defunded is fracturing the Republican Party ahead of key fiscal deadlines.
Understanding The Crisis In SyriaAs the United State and allies prepare for military strikes against Syria for the alleged use of chemical weapons against its own people, many Americans are asking what is exactly going on in Syria and why should the U.S. be involved?
Sen. Rubio Trying To Reconnect With Conservative SupportAs he struggles to repair his image as a conservative standard bearer, Republican Senator Marco Rubio has renewed his outreach to tea party supporters.
Social Media Reacts To SCOTUS Same-Sex Marriage Ruling While people waited for word on the steps of the Supreme Court Wednesday, others waited by their computers and smart phones, eagerly checking Twitter and Facebook for the latest updates from the nation's highest court on the fate of the Defense of Marriage Act and California's Proposition 8.
Report: Boehner's Future Son-In-Law Once Arrested Over MarijuanaThe conversation around Speaker of the House John Boehner’s dinner table may be going up in smoke in a few weeks.