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Harry Reid: “When Donald Trump Called Immigrants ‘Rapists’ There Was Nothing But Silence” From Republicans

Republicans wasted no time piling on Donald Trump (now the leading GOP candidate for President, according to multiple polls) for despicably questioning John McCain’s valiant military service and the years he spent as a prisoner of war during Vietnam. Republican Presidential candidates Jeb Bush, Rick Perry, Rick Santorum, and Bobby Jindal immediately issued tweets (and … Continue reading »

Following Actions from Ramos, Reid, and Schumer Today, Writing is on the Wall for House GOP

Vote on Immigration Reform in Early Summer, Or the President Will Have No Choice But to Act Today, actions from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and influential Spanish language journalist Jorge Ramos made it clear that if House Republicans fail to act on immigration legislation in the next several weeks, … Continue reading »

Sens. Reid, Schumer Call Out House GOP for Letting Steve King Call the Shots, Block Immigration Reform

Next month will mark the one-year anniversary of the Senate passing of S. 744, its bipartisan immigration reform bill.  Since House Republicans have spent that whole time doing precisely nothing on real immigration reform — while making time for votes that Steve King wants — the GOP can expect to be repeatedly hammered for this failure … Continue reading »

Sen. Reid Meets With DREAMers, Alliance 4 Citizenship

DREAMers and advocates were all over the Hill today, storming more than 100 offices in an end-of-the-year blitz for immigration reform and a path to citizenship.  At some offices, the visitors were forced to remain outside, stymied by locked doors and unresponsive staff.  At others, the staff was openly hostile, kicking the visitors out and calling … Continue reading »

Reid, Durbin tell John Boehner: Quit the Excuses and Pass Immigration Reform

It’s been a couple months since the Senate passed its landmark immigration reform bill, a bipartisan vote on a path to citizenship that drew the support of 68 Senators, including every single Democrat and 14 Republicans.  This week, Sens. Harry Reid (D-NV) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) are wondering just what is taking so long for the House to do the … Continue reading »

Majority Leader Harry Reid Gives Floor Remarks on Border Security

Nevada Senator Harry Reid spoke on the Senate floor today regarding border security and the importance of bipartisan immigration reform. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: (emphasis ours) Last night the United States Senate advanced a bipartisan immigration reform bill that will be good for national security and good for our economy. It will … Continue reading »

On Immigration Reform, Ayotte and Cornyn Show the Difference Between Bipartisan Problem-Solving and Partisan Troublemaking

On CBS’s “Face the Nation” yesterday, Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) announced her support of the Senate’s immigration bill, including its path to citizenship provision.  Now according to Chuck Todd and the NBC News Political Unit, “There are at least 60 votes for the bill.” The developments of recent days show that there is a right … Continue reading »

Reid on Senate Floor: "Common-Sense Solution to Dysfunctional System is in Sight”

Nevada Senator Harry Reid spoke on the Senate floor today regarding immigration reform. Here’s the video and his remarks as prepared for delivery are below: For most of her life Anna Ledesma has been afraid. She was a model student at Centennial High School in Las Vegas – an artist and a member of Key … Continue reading »

Video: Majority Leader Harry Reid Meets with DREAMer Eric Balderas

Now that the Senate Judiciary Committee has passed the Gang of 8 immigration bill out of markup, it is now in Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV)’s hands, and Reid has said that he will bring the bill to a vote in June. And, Reid recently promised, “I will do everything in my power to help … Continue reading »

Majority Leader Reid Invokes Ted Kennedy, Vows To Do Everything In His Power To Pass Immigration Reform

Update: According to the DRM Action Coalition, Sen. Heller is liking the Gang of 8 immigration bill so far: @americasvoice @senatorreid @sendeanheller said tday he is supportive & likes #Gangof8 proposal so far. @astrid_nv twitter.com/DRMAction/stat… — DRM Action Coalition (@DRMAction) May 16, 2013 Today on the Senate floor, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid spoke about … Continue reading »