Chuck Schumer

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Business, labor get deal on worker program

WASHINGTON (AP) – Labor and Senate officials say big business and labor have struck a deal on a new low-skilled worker program. The agreement removes the biggest hurdle to completing sweeping immigration legislation.


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Senators look to early April for immigration bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators in a bipartisan group crafting a comprehensive immigration bill said Tuesday they’re not sure whether they can meet a self-imposed March deadline but they’re optimistic about a deal soon.


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Strange bedfellows: Business, labor on immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unlikely allies, business and labor leaders joined in support of the White House’s immigration overhaul efforts Tuesday while also launching high-stakes negotiations to overcome an issue that has split them before.


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Stormy issue of Sandy aid settles down in House

WASHINGTON (AP) — The political tempest stirred up by Superstorm Sandy appears to have moved on after wreaking havoc among congressional Republicans divided over how much aid to allocate to the victims.


Democrats urge immediate repair of Capitol Dome

WASHINGTON (AP) – Democrats controlling the Senate pressed Monday for an immediate infusion of money to repair the iconic dome of the U.S. Capitol, which has fallen into disrepair and has at least 1,300 cracks […]




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