Obama and Central American leaders discuss border crisis. (AP)
David Nakamura and Ed O’Keefe
Deepening political divisions over emergency funding have undercut the White House’s aggressive bid to stem the flow of illegal immigration, raising doubts about Washington’s ability to restore order in the Rio Grande Valley, where thousands of undocumented minors have been apprehended this year.
DEBRIEF | Five and a half years into his presidency, Obama no longer has to run for re-election. But he is resurrecting his campaign rhetoric in a different context: as part of a midterm strategy of public speeches that hammer Republicans.
Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina says he's awaiting the results of a study that is based in part on Colorado and Washington state's marijuana laws before deciding whether his country will follow suit.