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Two days after the 2012 election, Speaker Boehner, the leader of the House Republicans, had this to say about immigration reform: “I think a comprehensive approach [to immigration reform] is long overdue…And I’m confident that the President, myself, and others … Continue reading

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A similar version of this memo went out today in the following 30 districts represented by Republican Members of Congress who have stated their support for comprehensive immigration reform, but have not signed the #DemandAVote discharge petition calling for a … Continue reading

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Including bipartisan comprehensive immigration reform legislation that would create jobs, empower small businesses, spur innovation, grow the economy, and reduce the deficit by nearly $900 billion – NOT INTERESTED Prohibiting discrimination based on pre-existing conditions, allowing young people to stay … Continue reading

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For all of the Republicans’ talk about cutting the nation’s deficit, there was one major omission from the Ryan Republican Budget – immigration reform, which would reduce the deficit by $900 billion, according to CBO. Earlier in the Budget Committee, … Continue reading

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To: Reps. Denham, Ros-Lehtinen, and Valadao CC: 27 Additional Republicans Supporting Immigration Reform and a Pathway to Citizenship Fr:  Democratic Leader’s Press Office Dt: March 28, 2014 Re: Time for House Republicans to Walk the Walk on Immigration Reform This … Continue reading

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Speaker Boehner just told reporters that instead of voting on a bill to #RenewUI, we should be working to create better jobs in America and “higher wages.” “If we are going to consider dealing with unemployment – emergency unemployment – … Continue reading

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According to Congressman Paul Ryan, House Republican leaders “don’t have the votes” to pass comprehensive immigration reform.  [3/12] Is that so?  The following facts call his assertion into question: H.R.15 has the support of 200 Members, including 3 Republicans. 30 … Continue reading

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As House Republicans prepare to vote for the 50th time to repeal or undermine the Affordable Care Act, let’s take a look at 50 accomplishments of this landmark reform to date… More than 4 million Americans have enrolled in private … Continue reading

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A little over a week ago, Speaker Boehner and the House Republican Conference released their so-called ‘principles’ for immigration reform.  Just days later, however, Boehner showed the emptiness of the Republican commitment to reform by blaming President Obama and his … Continue reading

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In the wake of a new CNN Poll showing Americans overwhelmingly support a pathway to citizenship, Former Secretary of State Colin Powell – a top Republican – had this to say about passing comprehensive immigration reform on MSNBC today: “If … Continue reading

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