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A Chinese immigrant is fingerprinted during her "biometrics" appointment to receive a green card at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Queens office on May 30, 2013 in the Long Island City neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.

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A Chinese immigrant is fingerprinted during her "biometrics" appointment to receive a green card at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Queens office on May 30, 2013 in the Long Island City neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.

Crossroads GPS, $100,000 on Immigration: Bill Needs ‘Makeover’

Crossroads Grassroots Policy Strategies, the nonprofit founded with the help of Republican strategist Karl Rove, is spending $100,000 on print ads to get its points across while the Senate debates immigration legislation. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, former Minnesota Sen. Norm Coleman, chairman of the...

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Minnesota congresswoman Michele Bachmann in Blaine, Minn.

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Minnesota congresswoman Michele Bachmann in Blaine, Minn.

Bachmann Out-Foxing Democrats

Michele Bachmann says she is imposing term limits on herself. “Eight is enough,” the saying of congressional term-limit proponents goes. And if it’s good enough for the president, the Minnesota Republican says in her campaign website video today announcing her...

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Republican strategist Karl Rove at the California Republican Party convention,  in Sacramento, Calif., on March 2, 2013.

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Republican strategist Karl Rove at the California Republican Party convention, in Sacramento, Calif., on March 2, 2013.

Karl Rove’s Scandal-Making Machinery

Of all the so-called scandals that have beset the Obama administration in recent months, the one that can truly be dubbed with the S-word is rolling on: Karl Rove, architect of George W. Bush’s presidential campaigns and fall-guy for the...

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Sen. Tim Scott speaks at the 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Md, on March 14, 2013.

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Sen. Tim Scott speaks at the 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Md, on March 14, 2013.

Law at CPAC: Party Kingmaking Gone

Steven Law, who leads several outside groups that help finance Republican candidates, argued today at the Conservative Political Action Conference that political parties are no longer the force they once were. Speaking at a panel about who should pick candidates,...

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White smoke rises from the chimney on the roof of the Sistine Chapel meaning that cardinals elected a new pope on the second day of their secret conclave on March 13, 2013 at the Vatican.

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White smoke rises from the chimney on the roof of the Sistine Chapel meaning that cardinals elected a new pope on the second day of their secret conclave on March 13, 2013 at the Vatican.

Vatican Tweets: ‘Habemus Papam’ — Francesco I, First From New World

Updated repeatedly from 3:18 to 6:40 pm EDT White smoke in Rome: Better than any exit poll. This is how the word was spread, online: HABEMUS PAPAM \o/ \o/ \o/ \o/ \o/ \o/ — VaticanCommunication (@PCCS_VA) March 13, 2013 A...

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Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, speaks at a press conference on the Official English Act in 2012.

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Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, speaks at a press conference on the Official English Act in 2012.

Latham’s Decision to Avoid Senate Bid May Clear Path for King

Republican Rep. Tom Latham told supporters in Iowa today that he doesn’t intend to run for a Senate seat there in 2014, clearing a path for a potential bid by fellow Republican Rep. Steve King. Latham and King had been...

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Karl Rove, former Senior Advisor and Deputy Chief of Staff to former President George W. Bush, left, talks to Sen. Orrin Hatch, on the floor of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., on Aug. 27, 2012.

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Karl Rove, former Senior Advisor and Deputy Chief of Staff to former President George W. Bush, left, talks to Sen. Orrin Hatch, on the floor of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., on Aug. 27, 2012.

Rove as Kingmaker Rejected by Republicans Seeking Better Returns

For more than a decade, Republicans have looked to Karl Rove for the solution. Now, a growing number see him as the problem. Rove, 62, has put his imprimatur and donor money behind the Conservative Victory Project, formed to choose...

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A Tea Party protester in San Francisco, California.

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A Tea Party protester in San Francisco, California.

Rove: ‘I Don’t Want a (Tea Party) Fight’ — with Fighting Words

Karl Rove says he isn’t at war with the Tea Party. Then he blasts the Tea Party groups complaining about his new venture into Republican primary races. Rove was speaking with fellow Fox News employee Sean Hannity last night to...

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