Between one-third to half of all undocumented immigrants could gain legal status and obtain a green card if a series of yet-to-be introduced Republican piecemeal proposals become law, according to a new report out Tuesday.
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) dismissed concerns that a majority-minority district may go unrepresented for an entire year, suggesting that delaying the special election until November would not hurt citizens because Congress gets nothing done in the fall anyway.
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The House is still scheduled to vote on a package of three Republican-led bills to ease regulations governing cleanup of hazardous waste sites and weaken the Environmental Protection Agency's authority over states in the face of a veto threat from the White House.
Rep. Tom Rice, a staunch opponent of the Affordable Care Act, introduced a House resolution last week proposing that the House of Representatives sue President Obama to force faster implementation of the Obamacare employer mandate provisions.