Marco Rubio

An immigration rally. (AP Photo)

Immigrants play more vocal role in reform debate

PHOENIX (AP) — There was a time when Karina Galicia would change the subject when her friends brought up immigration. She constantly worried that she would be arrested if anyone found out she was living in the U.S. illegally.

04/09/2013

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Senators caution immigration deal not final

WASHINGTON (AP) — Even with one of the largest hurdles to an immigration overhaul overcome, optimistic lawmakers on Sunday cautioned they had not finished work on a bill that would provide a path to citizenship for 11 million illegal immigrants.

03/31/2013

Republicans: Searching for their Mr. or Mrs. Right

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Tired of election defeats, conservatives are searching for their next Mr. or Mrs. Right at the Conservative Political Action Conference. Listen to a rundown from a local college professor in this interview with Maggie and Michael.

03/14/2013

Jeb Bush

Jeb Bush: Political reporters are ‘crack addicts’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush on Sunday likened political reporters to “crack addicts” and “heroin addicts” during a tour of morning talk shows that drew repeated questions about the still-distant 2016 presidential election.

03/10/2013

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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.

03/05/2013

(AP Photo)

FACT CHECK: Overreaching in State of Union speech

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Obama did some cherry-picking Tuesday night in defense of his record on jobs and laid out a conditional path to citizenship for illegal immigrants that may be less onerous than he made it sound.

02/13/2013

Florida Senator Marco Rubio

Swig of water dilutes Republican response to Obama

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans dismissed President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address as nothing more than big government spending and more tax increases. But a brief sip of water may have gotten more immediate attention.

02/13/2013

Florida Senator Marco Rubio

Text of Sen. Marco Rubio’s GOP response to Obama

(AP) – The text of the Republican response to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address, as prepared for delivery by Sen. Marco Rubio, Florida Republican, and provided by the press office of the speaker of the House:

02/13/2013

Rand Paul, US Senator of Kentucky.

Rand Paul to deliver tea party response to Obama

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Marco Rubio isn’t the only potential Republican presidential candidate delivering a response to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address. Sen. Rand Paul is giving the tea party’s response.

02/08/2013

Florida Senator Marco Rubio

Rubio to deliver State of Union GOP response

WASHINGTON (AP) — Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, a leading proponent of overhauling the immigration system who has gained attention in GOP circles, will deliver the Republican response to President Obama’s State of the Union address on Tuesday.

02/06/2013

(AP Photo)

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.

02/06/2013

(AP Photo)

White House, senators starting push on immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and a bipartisan group of senators will launch separate efforts next week to jumpstart negotiations to overhaul the immigration system, an issue that has languished in Washington for years.

01/25/2013

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