Politics August 3, 2014: House GOP passes immigration border crisis bills before recess as Senate fails

House GOP passes immigration border crisis bills before recess as Senate fails

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, August 3, 2014, 1:23 PM MST

Speaker of the House John Boehner had a small victory with the passage of the immgration bills before the recess when the Senate could not pass their bill, Aug. 1, 2014
Speaker of the House John Boehner had a small victory with the passage of the immigration bills before the recess when the Senate could not pass their bill, Aug. 1, 2014
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Politics July 16, 2014: Reid open to adding unemployment extension to Obama’s emergency spending bill

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Reid open to adding unemployment extension to Obama’s emergency spending bill 

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, July 16, 2014, 9:23 PM MST

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid responded that he is open to Sen. Jack Reed's request to add the unemployment benefits extension or any ammendment to the border crisis emergency spending bill, July 10, 2014
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid responded that he is open to Sen. Jack Reed’s request to add the unemployment benefits extension or any amendment to the border crisis emergency spending bill, July 10, 2014
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