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A migrant worker from Mexico hangs Burley tobacco on September 9, 2013 in Pleasureville, Kentucky.

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A migrant worker from Mexico hangs Burley tobacco on September 9, 2013 in Pleasureville, Kentucky.

Immigration ‘Dead?’ for 2013 — Obama: ‘It Shouldn’t Be’

Is immigration reform “dead” for 2013? President Barack Obama says: “It shouldn’t be.” In an interview airing on Spanish-language Noticias Telemundo this evening, Obama tells interviewer Jose Diaz-Balart — brother of one of the lead Republicans on immigration in the...

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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks during the final day of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida.

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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks during the final day of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida.

Jeb Bush’s 2016 Window: Still Open

Jeb Bush appears “locked and loaded for bear,” fellow Republican and Floridian Joe Scarborough says. The former Florida governor’s run of interviews with a new book on immigration is the clearest sign that another Bush is looking at a run...

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Arizona Dream Act Coalition staff members, who advocate for young immigrants. Photograph by Ross D. Franklin/AP Photo

Arizona Dream Act Coalition staff members, who advocate for young immigrants. Photograph by Ross D. Franklin/AP Photo

Obama: Immigration Reform Coming

When’s the last time Telemundo got a question near the top of a presidential news conference? What was the Hispanic vote for president on Nov. 6? President Barack Obama 71 percent, Republican Mitt Romney 27 percent. Immigration reform, the president...

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President Barack Obama sits during a break in a taping of Univision's "Meet the Candidates" in Coral Gables, Florida.

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President Barack Obama sits during a break in a taping of Univision's "Meet the Candidates" in Coral Gables, Florida.

Obama’s `Biggest Failure’ — President’s Promise Broken?

President Barack Obama, speaking about his “biggest failure” during his term in office, was asked today if he had broken the promise on which he ran for the White House. No, he said, it shows that work remains to be...

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