Coalition on immigration bill clears first tests The bipartisan coalition behind a contentious overhaul of immigration laws stuck together on a critical early series of test votes Thursday, turning back challenges from conservative critics as the Senate Judiciary Committee refined legislation to secure the nation's borders and offer eventual citizenship to millions living illegally in the United States. More
Republicans to back Obama's student loan plan House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare win, the chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee said Thursday in outlining a deal that would let college students avoid a costly hike on their student loans. More
GOP boycotts health care advisory board House and Senate Republican leaders told President Barack Obama Thursday that they will refuse to nominate candidates to serve on an advisory board that is to play a role in holding down Medicare costs under the new health care act. More
Original ricin suspect was held despite evidence pointing to another man After keeping Elvis impersonator James Kevin Curtis in jail for a week, interrogating him while he was chained to a chair and turning his house upside down, federal authorities had no confession or physical evidence tying him to the ricin-laced letters sent to President Obama and other public officials. More
Sen. Marco Rubio, Sen. Bill Nelson try to keep U.S. attention on Venezuelan political unrest Rubio, who in the past has chided Obama for not doing more, struck a more-collegial tone Thursday, praising Vice President Joe Biden for condemning the violence last month. He also chastised members of his own party for failing to pay more attention to the ... 04/17/2014 - 12:54 pm | View Link
Senators Rubio, Nelson Come Together On Venezuela Rubio complimented Vice President Joe Biden for the VP’s recent statements condemning Venezuela and said the normal Washington politics do not apply to this issue. “The message from today is that we are on the side of the Venezuelan people,” Rubio said. 04/17/2014 - 9:02 am | View Link
In Miami, Marco Rubio and Bill Nelson renew call for U.S. sanctions against Venezuela Rubio, who has chided Obama for not doing more, struck a more collegial tone, praising Vice President Joe Biden for condemning the violence last month. He also chastised members of his own party for failing to pay more attention to the Venezuelan situation. 04/17/2014 - 8:08 am | View Link
Marco Rubio Shakes Up Staff And Stirs 2016 Presidential Rumors The changes are intensifying speculation that Rubio – who many thought that former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney would pick to be his vice president in 2102 – is preparing the terrain for the 2016 presidential race. Publicly, Rubio, a Florida ... 04/14/2014 - 6:45 am | View Link
Branstad bullish on South American trade, Rubio as VP at a Mitt Romney presidential campaign event on the west side of the Capitol Saturday. Rubio, a leading contender for the GOP vice presidential nomination, could not make the rally as his plane was grounded in New Mexico. But Rubio did speak via phone and ... 04/13/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
Marco Rubio Marco Antonio Rubio (born May 28, 1971) is the junior United States Senator from Florida, serving since January 2011. A member of the Republican Party, he previously ... 04/17/2014 - 4:02 pm | View Website
Marco Rubio, Univision, and the War on Immigration : The ... Republicans speak of Senator Rubio as a Vice-Presidential candidate in large part because they think he can help deliver Hispanic voters. But it’s not clear that he ... 04/17/2014 - 3:12 pm | View Website
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Marco Rubio Pauses Speech for Water Break Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., takes a sip in the middle of his GOP response to President Obama's 2013 State of the Union address. 04/17/2014 - 6:08 am | View Website
Marco Rubio Speech: GOP Senator Responds To Obama's State ... Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) gives the GOP rebuttal to President Barack Obama's 2013 State of the Union address Tuesday night. Rubio's remarks come after ... 04/16/2014 - 11:06 pm | View Website
From this Tuesday's Special Report on Fox "news," panel members James Riley, Kirsten Powers and Tucker Carlson discuss the evolving fight between the so-called "tea party" and the Republican establishment with host Bret Baier.
No mention of course of the fact that there is no "tea party." It's the Republican base and the John Birch Society that's been with us for decades now.
Tom Cooper is a lucky man. Thirty-five years is a long time to be walking around with someone else's organ. Transplanted kidneys often don’t last so long. Among the things this retired federal employee has to be thankful for, including his brother who donated a kidney to Cooper in 1979, is the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHBP).