Marco Rubio

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Group of conservatives backs action on immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than two dozen conservative leaders have signed on to a statement supporting action to overhaul the nation’s immigration laws and calling legislation pending in the Senate an “important starting point.” In […]

05/08/2013

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Study sets off immigration bill squabble

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan Senate immigration bill would cost the government a net $6.3 trillion over the next 50 years to provide benefits for millions of people now living in the U.S. illegally, the […]

05/06/2013

Florida Senator Marco Rubio

Rubio seeks to boost border language in new bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio says a new immigration bill he helped write needs stronger border security provisions or it will fail in the House and may even have trouble getting through […]

05/02/2013

Florida Senator Marco Rubio

Lawmakers ready to unveil immigration deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of senators is almost ready to share an immigration overhaul crafted over several months. The Gang of Eight is finishing up the final details and is planning to unveil the proposed legislation on Tuesday.

04/15/2013

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

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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

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