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Rubio rounding up support for immigration bill

Senate debate on a far-reaching immigration bill is becoming a test of Sen. Marco Rubio’s influence over fellow Republicans as the Florida conservative works to sell GOP lawmakers on landmark legislation that also may help determine the fate of his presidential ambitions. Rubio, a tea party favorite who’s acted as the bill’s emissary to the […]

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Top Dem Leaves DISCLOSE Act Vigil

After Senate Republicans blocked the DISCLOSE Act from a vote yesterday, Senate Democrats held a “midnight vigil” to support the donor disclosure legislation. The lead sponsor of the bill, Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, felt so strongly about fundraising transparency that he stayed at the debate all night long. Kidding! He actually slipped out for awhile […]

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