PostPartisan: immigration


Posted at 03:35 PM ET, 02/10/2014

The Insiders: Immigration reform unlikely until 2015

There are two reasons immigration isn’t on a faster track: Republicans and Democrats.

By Ed Rogers  |  03:35 PM ET, 02/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chuck Schumer, greg walden, immigration reform, The Insiders

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 02/07/2014

The trust deficit for Boehner and the GOP

After all that Republicans have done, Obama is the one who has to “rebuild trust“?

By Jonathan Capehart  |  11:59 AM ET, 02/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, immigration, John Boehner, Republicans

Posted at 08:02 AM ET, 08/09/2013

Not all Hastert violations are alike

Going deeper into the possible Kabuki among House Republicans.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  08:02 AM ET, 08/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  immigration, John Boehner

Posted at 06:27 PM ET, 08/08/2013

Washington's sort of working, but for how long?

Republicans and Democrats are actually accomplishing things — for the moment.

By Stephen Stromberg  |  06:27 PM ET, 08/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  immigration, student loans

Posted at 04:14 PM ET, 08/05/2013

Politicians' paranoia is fueling immigration results

Polling isn't going to tell us what politicians are paranoid about. And they're always paranoid about something.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  04:14 PM ET, 08/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  immigration

Posted at 04:46 PM ET, 07/23/2013

GOP Rep. Steve King: Most DREAMers are 'hauling marijuana'

Another racially tinged attack from the Republican congressman.

By James Downie  |  04:46 PM ET, 07/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DREAM Act, immigration, Steve King

Posted at 03:57 PM ET, 07/10/2013

The strange (probable?) death of immigration reform

It's not just about numbers. To become law, bills need strong supporters.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  03:57 PM ET, 07/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  immigration

Posted at 12:53 PM ET, 06/14/2013

The Insiders: In politics, a bumper sticker beats an essay

The Gang of Eight immigration bill is still likely to pass the Senate, but Republicans in the Senate are trying to get to 60 votes.

By Ed Rogers  |  12:53 PM ET, 06/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Congress, haley barbour, immigration reform, jeb bush, Republicans, The Insiders

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 06/10/2013

Of course there's a filibuster against the immigration bill

Too many reporters still get basic Senate procedure wrong.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  09:32 AM ET, 06/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  filibuster, immigration

Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 05/23/2013

Immigration reform is a front in the fight for LGBT rights

Gay rights and immigration reform are not mutually exclusive.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  10:19 AM ET, 05/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  immigration, LGBT

Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 04/23/2013

No Democratic bonanza guaranteed by immigration reform

"Immigration reform could be bonanza for Democrats" says the story in Politico. And I'm not buying it, not for a second.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  03:36 PM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  hispanics, immigration, Republicans

Posted at 11:34 AM ET, 04/15/2013

The Insiders: Rubio Rising

In his seven TV appearances yesterday, Marco Rubio proved that he is one of the most valuable players in the debate over immigration reform.

By Ed Rogers  |  11:34 AM ET, 04/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Congress, immigration, Marco Rubio, Republicans, The Insiders

Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 04/02/2013

Guns and immigration: Tale of two movements

The troubling difference in the momentum to get something done on gun violence and immigration is summed up in two headlines.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  10:56 AM ET, 04/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Guns, immigration, Newtown

Posted at 11:12 AM ET, 03/22/2013

The Insiders: Portman and Paul did the GOP a lot of good this week

Sens. Portman and Paul helped the Republican Party this week by voicing their respective positions on gay marriage and immigration reform.

By Ed Rogers  |  11:12 AM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bobby jindal, gay marriage, immigration reform, Rand Paul, Republicans, rob portman, The Insiders

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 03/21/2013

Latino dilemma for the GOP

Results of a survey put the peril and opportunity for the GOP in stark relief with new data.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  12:02 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  immigration, Republicans

Posted at 04:08 PM ET, 03/19/2013

The Insiders: Rand Paul's useful speech on immigration

The senator's position on immigration reform gives cover to the Republicans in Congress and in states who are constructively working on reform.

By Ed Rogers  |  04:08 PM ET, 03/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Congress, immigration, Rand Paul, Republicans, The Insiders

Posted at 11:37 PM ET, 02/12/2013

State of the Union: Immigration, reframed

The most significant development of the State of the Union address was President Obama's decision not to use the immigration issue as a partisan wedge.

By Michael Gerson  |  11:37 PM ET, 02/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, immigration, State of the Union

Posted at 03:33 PM ET, 01/30/2013

The GOP problem isn't getting elected, it's governing

Republicans should stop insulting large groups of Americans. But their problems are much worse than that.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  03:33 PM ET, 01/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  immigration, Republican Party, Republicans

Posted at 06:56 PM ET, 01/28/2013

On immigration, Obama should opt for a persuasive vagueness

On Barack Obama, immigration reform, and what it reveals about the presidency.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  06:56 PM ET, 01/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, immigration

Posted at 11:58 AM ET, 06/15/2012

Obama’s new immigration plan: Good policy, great politics

Romney’s Latino problem just got worse

By Harold Meyerson  |  11:58 AM ET, 06/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  immigration