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(New York, NY) -- U.S. officials have reportedly found no evidence that Cuban operatives tried to smear U.S. Senator Bob Menendez. Still, Menendez insists they tried to derail his 2012 reelection campaign by linking him to underage prostitutes and now he wants an investigation A...
(Undated) -- Texas Representative Henry Cuellar says there's a way to secure the border without affecting businesses along the border. President Obama will be meeting with Texas Governor Rick Perry and other local officials today in Dallas. Representative Cuellar says the...
(Undated) -- Arizona Congressman Matt Salmon says America needs to send migrant children back to their home countries. Congressman Salmon says the children are being mistreated by the cartels bringing them across the border. Congressman Salmon is a part of the group put together...
(Washington, DC) -- The White House wants some modifications in the law to deal with the southwest border crisis. Presidential spokesman Josh Earnest said the Obama administration is asking Congress to give the government "greater discretion and greater authority" to hasten due...
(Undated) -- Sarah Palin argues that the surge in illegal border crossings is another reason to impeach President Obama. The one-time Republican vice-presidential candidate makes the charge on the conservative Breitbart website. Palin argues that impeaching Obama should happen "...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama and Texas Governor Rick Perry get together today to discuss the southwest border crisis. Perry will join a meeting that Obama has scheduled with faith leaders and local officials in Dallas. A spokesman for Perry said the governor is looking...
(Washington, DC) -- The U.S. Senate is scheduled to vote today on whether to make San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro the next HUD secretary. President Obama nominated Castro in May for the position. The Senate will allow two minutes of debate before a roll call vote is taken on...
(Washington, DC) -- The White House wants to fast track deportation hearings for child migrants to help deal with the southwest border crisis. Presidential spokesman Josh Earnest said Congress is being asked to give the government "greater discretion and greater authority" to...
(Arlington, VA) -- The Pentagon is weighing requests from the Department of Health and Human Services for more space to house migrant children from the southwest border. Pentagon spokesman John Kirby noted that the Pentagon is providing some space at military bases as the...