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White House Pushing Dream Act Just like the recent votes on the Bush tax cuts, many observers are seeing the planned Dream Act vote as a mere formality.  The measure, which has long enjoyed bipartisan …Continue reading →

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Learning How To Be A Lawmaker: Washington Hosts New Members TAGS: | | | | Description:WASHINGTON – Determined and often wide-eyed newly elected lawmakers learned how to vote, lobbied for committee slots and mingled during “freshman orientation.” Transcript:I’m Elizabeth Wynne Johnson of Capitol News Connection. …Continue reading →

The Coming Battle Over Public Lands Policy TAGS: | Description:WASHINGTON — Utah Republican Congressman Rob Bishop is likely to soon become chairman of the House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands. And he’s determined to insure that …Continue reading →

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Historian Reflects on Immigration Reform A new ad by ‘Latinos For Reform’ is telling Hispanic and Latino voters to stay away from the polls as a way to punish Democratic leaders for failing to pass an …Continue reading →

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