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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid speaks during a press conference as the Senate prepares to vote on the Employment Non Discrimination Act on Nov. 7, 2013.

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid speaks during a press conference as the Senate prepares to vote on the Employment Non Discrimination Act on Nov. 7, 2013.

ENDA Republican Support Ends in Senate — White House Spotlights

“Just as no one in the United States can lose their job simply because of their race, gender, religion or a disability, no one should ever lose their job simply because of who they are or who they love,” President...

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Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake, right, shakes hands, as his wife Cheryl Flake looks on after the Senator joined fellow Sen. John McCain as they spoke at an "immigration conversation" televised invitation only event, on Aug. 27, 2013, in Mesa, Ariz.

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Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake, right, shakes hands, as his wife Cheryl Flake looks on after the Senator joined fellow Sen. John McCain as they spoke at an "immigration conversation" televised invitation only event, on Aug. 27, 2013, in Mesa, Ariz.

Flake, `Obamacare’ and Us Against Them: ‘Whatever’

Watch what you tweet. That’s the lesson Jeff Flake might take away from this fight. Some of the Republicans rallying around the “Defund Obamacare” movement have targeted the Arizona Republican with a 60-second radio ad noting that he has refused...

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Sen. Jeff Flake meets with the public on March 28, 2013 in Prescott, Arizona.

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Sen. Jeff Flake meets with the public on March 28, 2013 in Prescott, Arizona.

Kelly to Flake: Had Your Chance

Now it gets personal. The failure of gun-control legislation in the Senate will come with as many political repercussions as the passage of a bill would have generated. Mark Kelly, the retired astronaut married to former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, the...

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People walk on the beach in Tijuana, Mexico, beyond the U.S.-Mexico border fence in San Diego, California, on March 21, 2012.

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People walk on the beach in Tijuana, Mexico, beyond the U.S.-Mexico border fence in San Diego, California, on March 21, 2012.

Washington Daybook: Border Patrol

Immigration policy is the main subject of discussion at events hosted by the Migration Policy Institute, the Economic Policy Institute and the Small Business Majority in Washington today. Meanwhile, Arizona Republican Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake will host Democratic...

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A silver Jeep Cherokee that suspected smugglers were attempting to drive over the U.S.-Mexico border fence is stuck at the top of a makeshift ramp near Yuma, Arizona.

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A silver Jeep Cherokee that suspected smugglers were attempting to drive over the U.S.-Mexico border fence is stuck at the top of a makeshift ramp near Yuma, Arizona.

Immigration ‘Road-map:’ Bipartisan Senators Proposing a Path Today

Eight senators, four Democrats and four Republicans, today will announce a comprehensive framework for an overhaul of the nation’s immigration laws, including a “road-map” to citizenship for some of the 11 million undocumented immigrants already in the U.S. This is...

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Tea Party supporters cheer at the Tea Party Unity Rally in Tampa, Florida.

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Tea Party supporters cheer at the Tea Party Unity Rally in Tampa, Florida.

Tea Party Inc.: Think Tanks, PAC Roil

The Republicans’ anti-tax Tea Party wing, which failed in its goal to oust President Barack Obama and the Senate Democratic majority, is rising to leadership positions in policy and activist groups that have guided the party’s direction for years. South...

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Mi Familia Vota is a national organization working to unite the Latino community and its allies to ensure social and economic justice through increased civic participation, with offices in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada and Texas.

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Mi Familia Vota is a national organization working to unite the Latino community and its allies to ensure social and economic justice through increased civic participation, with offices in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada and Texas.

Arizona: Remember to Vote — Nov. 8 — Guide for Spanish-Speakers

Spanish-speakers in Arizona’s most populous county have twice been given information from the elections department listing the wrong date to vote. The mistakes come as polls show Latinos helping to tighten the race between Democrat Richard Carmona and six-term Republican...

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