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NSA revelations spark concern

New revelations from leaker Edward Snowden that the National Security Agency has overstepped its authority thousands of times since 2008 are stirring renewed calls...

CBO says costly Senate-passed immigration will could slash illegals by half

A Senate-passed immigration bill would significantly reduce the flow of illegal immigrants, but increased U.S.-Mexico border security costs would eat into projected budget savings,...

Immigration bill expected to pass Senate by July 4

A lawmaker who helped negotiate a bipartisan bill to overhaul immigration predicted on Sunday that comprehensive legislation would overwhelmingly pass the Senate by July...

Final decisions near on immigration bill

The Senate Judiciary Committee hopes to nail down an elusive compromise on high-tech visas and may punt a controversy over gay marriage to the...

Immigration vote set for Senate committee this week

The Senate Judiciary Committee is aiming this week to pass a landmark immigration bill to secure the border and offer citizenship to millions, setting...

Right-wingers fail to water down immigration bill

A landmark bill backed by President Barack Obama to overhaul the nation's immigration system survived unscathed on Thursday during the first day of consideration...

Immigration bill starts run of political gauntlet in Senate

A bill to enact dramatic changes to the nation's immigration system and put some 11 million immigrants here illegally on a path to citizenship...

A battle royal slated on immigration

The Congress this week opens its first debate in six years on a comprehensive immigration reform bill, testing whether business and labor groups can...

Senate committee approves expanded background checks on gun sales

Democrats gave a boost Tuesday to the pillar of President Barack Obama's plans for reducing gun violence, pushing a bill requiring nearly universal federal...

Senate panel ready to OK background checks, other gun control measures

  Democrats are ready to muscle expanded background checks and other gun curbs through a Senate committee, giving President Barack Obama an initial if temporary...