A border patrol officer allegedly sexually assaulted three undocumented immigrants before killing himself. “This case poses serious questions about how our country treats undocumented immigrants who are victims of crimes, like sexual assault, at the hands of officials with authority,” Castro says.
After meeting with CHC lawmakers Thursday, President Obama announced an administration-wide review of deportation practices. Lawmakers say that was the goal of the resolution.
The deep divide that never went away. Splits within both parties as the administration tries to plan for what’s next in a post-Karzai Afghanistan.
Even after a good fundraising year, a DCCC spreadsheet obtained by BuzzFeed details exactly who has given what. Some committee ranking members were cheaper than others.
The Reids vs. The Kochs, Round 10. “I’m after the two brothers.”
“I think people in this town are paying a lot more attention to Ukraine than the people out there on Main Street. I think folks on Main Street are much more worried about the minimum wage than they are about Ukraine,” Sen. Chris Murphy said.
“We should be focused on moving such a package as quickly as possible,” Majority Leader Eric Cantor said.
Majority Leader Harry Reid caused a stir attacking the Koch Brothers on Senate Floor this week, but that’s probably on purpose. “There’s no downside to any elected official in this country attacking the Koch brothers,” said a Democratic strategist.
Love him or hate him, the Idaho conservative has big plans for the House GOP. “People aren’t indifferent to him,” said one Republican congressman.
Facing a huge midterm drop-off in the turn out among their key supporters, Democrats are starting to make direct appeals. Operatives point to the Virginia governor’s race as proof they can turn people out in an off year.