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WASHINGTON  | House GOP leaders kick around various immigration proposals

WASHINGTON  — House Republican leaders are trying to craft legislation on immigration issues that have stalled in Congress for years, the outcome of a truce between the party’s conservative and moderate factions. The measure is a work in progress, though leaders hope to unveil it soon. So far, it’s hewing close enough to President Donald … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | House GOP leaders kick around various immigration proposals

WASHINGTON | GOP moderate leader: Tentative immigration deal in works

WASHINGTON— A leader of House Republican moderates said Thursday that a tentative deal with conservatives was being discussed to help young “Dreamer” immigrants stay in the U.S. legally. Conservatives said later that no agreement has been reached, underscoring how elusive it has been for the GOP to resolve its long-running schism over the issue. The … Continue reading WASHINGTON | GOP moderate leader: Tentative immigration deal in works

Veteran New York Democratic Rep. Louise Slaughter dies

WASHINGTON /March 16, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Veteran Congresswoman Rep. Louise Slaughter died Friday days after falling in her residence, her top aide said. The 88-year-old lawmaker had been the first woman to chair the House Rules Committee and was her party’s top member on the panel when she died. The New York Democrat died at … Continue reading Veteran New York Democratic Rep. Louise Slaughter dies