U.S. Capitol

D.C. Report: Congress talks immigration reform

Immigration Reform
There has been considerable debate in Washington over the last several weeks about immigration reform, with the House and the Senate taking very different approaches to the issue.
In the House, Judiciary Committee Chair Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) announced that the Judiciary Committee

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The White House

Federal update: Will government shut down?

The current Continuing Resolution (CR) that has been keeping the federal government running is set to expire Friday, April 8.
President Obama announced this week that he will not sign another stopgap bill without first reaching an agreement with Congress over the 2011 budget,

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Federal update: Congress OKs another quick fix

Congress has approved, and President Obama has signed, the sixth short-term Continuing Resolution (CR) to keep the federal government running.
This latest CR is set to expire Friday, April 8. It contains an additional $6 billion in spending cuts, mainly from funding rescissions, reductions

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