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Trump, GOP senators unveil measure to cut legal immigration | TheHill

President Trump on Wednesday teamed up with two conservative Republican senators to roll out new legislation aimed at dramatically curbing legal immigration to the United States, a key Trump campaign promise. Sens. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) and David Perdue (R-Ga.) have been working with White House officials to revise and expand a bill released earlier this year that would halve the

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Senate launches bill to remove immunity for websites hosting illegal content, spurred by Backpage.com – The Washington Post

The Senate on Tuesday introduced an amendment to a law that protects the hosts of websites from liability for content posted by others to go after sites such as Backpage.com that have been criticized for facilitating child sex trafficking. The legislation, along with a similar bill in the House, sets the stage for a battle between Congress and some of

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The night John McCain killed the GOP’s health-care fight – The Washington Post

A seven-year quest to undo the Affordable Care Act collapsed — at least for now — as Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) kept his colleagues and the press corps in suspense over a little more than two hours late Thursday into early Friday. Not since September 2008, when the House of Representatives rejected the Troubled Asset Relief Program — causing the

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Republicans vote to move ahead on Obamacare repeal – POLITICO

Senate Republicans voted Tuesday to open debate on repealing Obamacare, dramatically reviving an effort that many GOP lawmakers left for dead just a few days ago. The vote is a huge political win and turnaround for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Republicans who’ve promised for seven years to repeal Obamacare if voters gave them control of Congress and the

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McCain to return to Senate ahead of health care vote | McClatchy Washington Bureau

Less than a week after announcing he has brain cancer, Sen. John McCain will return to the Senate as Republicans prepare to vote on Obamacare repeal and replacement. The 80-year-old Arizona senator will be back on Capitol Hill Tuesday. “Senator McCain looks forward to returning to the United States Senate tomorrow to continue working on important legislation, including health care

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Senators Mike Lee and Jerry Moran oppose Senate health-care bill

Two more Republican senators said Monday they will oppose the current Republican health-care bill — enough to doom its passage, for now. Following the announcement, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell abruptly called for a vote to repeal Obamacare without an immediate replacement as the replacement effort seemed to collapse. In messages posted to Twitter, Sens. Jerry Moran, R-Ks., and Mike Lee, R-Utah, became the

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House passes Kate’s Law, as part of illegal immigrant crackdown | Fox News

One bill passed by the House would deny federal grants to sanctuary cities and another, Kate’s Law, would increase the penalties for deported aliens who try to return to the United States. Kate’s Law, which would increase the penalties for deported aliens who try to return to the United States and caught, passed with a vote of 257 to 157, with

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