Political

(Undated) -- One Democratic lawmaker says an anti-trafficking law must stay in effect. Illinois Congressman Luis Gutierrez told CBS' "Face The Nation" the legislation was passed to protect children. The 2008 legislation makes it harder for minors to be deported if they're not...
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(Undated) -- A Republican lawmaker says a threatened lawsuit against President Obama is not about politics. Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee told CNN's "State of the Union" the President is overstepping his authority. {Marsha1Blackburn071314_1} Q...on our side. 000:14...
(Undated) -- Texas' governor says the National Guard is the only way to deal with the current border crisis. Republican Rick Perry told "Fox News Sunday" a show of force will turn the children around and send them back home. He also said President Obama's funding request isn't...
(Undated) -- In his weekly radio address, President Obama is urging Congressional Republicans to do their part to help hardworking Americans. The president said he believes the economy thrives when the middle class succeeds. President Obama also called a Republican effort to sue...
(Trenton, NJ) -- A new poll shows New Jersey Governor Christie leading potential Republican presidential candidates where it matters. The WMUR Granite State Poll of people in New Hampshire finds Christie, the head of the Republican Governors Association, enjoying 19-percent...
(Washington, DC) -- Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus will soon meet with President Obama to talk about the southwest border crisis. Texas Democrat Ruben Hinojosa , called it a humanitarian crisis with no easy answers. Hinojosa chairs the Hispanic Caucus. The...
(Undated) -- Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is taking some heat over comments made about Southern Colorado. In a "Rolling Stone" article leaked online this week, he made reference to gun laws passed last year in the state. He said, "the NRA went after two or three...
(Washington, DC) -- House Speaker John Boehner is repeating a call to send National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexican border. In a Capitol briefing, Boehner said the troops can help deal with the humanitarian crisis at the southwest border as tens of thousands of Central American...