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Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada during a press conference late Wednesday night.

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Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada during a press conference late Wednesday night.

Immigration Would Clear House if Vote Allowed, Reid Tells Univision

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, fresh from negotiating the resolution of a 16-day partial shutdown of the federal government, suggests that’s not happening again soon — but if it does, he says, the House’s Republicans can bid farewell to the...

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The U.S. Capitol is reflected in a puddle next to the Capitol Reflecting Pool in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 15, 2013.

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The U.S. Capitol is reflected in a puddle next to the Capitol Reflecting Pool in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 15, 2013.

Shutdown Journal: Day 16

Updated at 9:55 am through 11 pm EDT Come on back to work, the White House says. Sylvia Mathews Burwell, director of the Office of Management and Budget, said after congressional approval of a fiscal deal ending the 16-day partial...

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A supporter during ''Rally For America'' where several thousand people  from several states gathered in downtown Las Vegas to show their support for immigration reform in the United States.  Several dozen speakers including Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid lent their support.

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A supporter during ''Rally For America'' where several thousand people from several states gathered in downtown Las Vegas to show their support for immigration reform in the United States. Several dozen speakers including Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid lent their support.

Harry Reid: ‘My’ Immigration Plans

So the Senate, at last, is ready to take up a bipartisan immigration bill, the result of months of negotiations among eight senators of both parties — including most notably Republican Marco Rubio of Florida and Democrat Chuck Schumer of...

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Stickers in English and Spanish are available for voters at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library on November 6, 2012 in Washington, DC.

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Stickers in English and Spanish are available for voters at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library on November 6, 2012 in Washington, DC.

Obama: ‘Sí, se Puede’ Communicate

President Barack Obama has taken at least one good page from George W. Bush’s book. He knows how to go around the Washington media. Obama, however, has taken it a step further. He knows how to go around the English-speaking...

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Senator Robert Menendez at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee's (AIPAC) annual meeting at the Washington Convention Center on March 5, 2013 in Washington.

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Senator Robert Menendez at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee's (AIPAC) annual meeting at the Washington Convention Center on March 5, 2013 in Washington.

Menendez Has Helped Donors Other than Melgen

Dr. Salomon Melgren, the West Palm Beach ophthamologist at the center of an investigation involving Sen. Robert Menendez, is not the only campaign contributor who has been helped by the New Jersey Democrat. Menendez backed Spanish Broadcasting System Inc.’s unsuccessful effort...

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Volunteer Ginny Barahona of Washington hands out buttons before first lady Michelle Obama spoke at a Hispanic caucus on Sept. 5, 2012, in Charlotte.

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Volunteer Ginny Barahona of Washington hands out buttons before first lady Michelle Obama spoke at a Hispanic caucus on Sept. 5, 2012, in Charlotte.

Obama on Immigration: ‘Sí Se Puede’

So Univision planted the question, and the answer: “Will we have immigration reform by the end of this year?” interviewer Maria Elena Salinas asked President Barack Obama in one of the two Spanish-language TV interviews he gave about immigration today. He...

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A Barack Obama supporter visits the Democratic Party's headquarters in Espanola, New Mexico.

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A Barack Obama supporter visits the Democratic Party's headquarters in Espanola, New Mexico.

Obama On the Air: English y Espanol

President Barack Obama has been accused of campaigning after Election Day. House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell have chided him for the trips he’s made to places such as the toy factory in Pennsvylania and the...

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A car sits parked below a painting of Che Guevara in Havana, Cuba.

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A car sits parked below a painting of Che Guevara in Havana, Cuba.

Castros, Guevera, Chavez — Obama’s Crowd in Romney Ad

Updated at 11:25 am EDT There are a few names not lightly mentioned in Miami’s Cuban-American community. One is Fidel Castro, and another is Che Guevera — a couple of figures responsible for the political exile of many hundreds of...

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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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