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  • Deal set to sign bill expanding gun rights in Ga.

    By Associated Press

    Gov. Nathan Deal is expected to sign legislation next week expanding gun rights in Georgia. Published April 18, 2014

  • Immigration still on hold: Boehner's office

    By Stephen Dinan - The Washington Times

    A day after reports that House Speaker John A. Boehner is telling fundraisers he is determined to get an immigration bill done this year, the Ohio Republican's spokesman walked those comments back slightly, saying any action will still depend on President Obama. Published April 18, 2014

  • Red fox makes a home for himself at the White House: Report

    By Tom Howell Jr. - The Washington Times

    Watch out, Bo and Sunny, there's a new pet — well kind of — at the White House. Published April 18, 2014

  • Scott and Bush want in-state tuition bill passed

    By GARY FINEOUT - Associated Press

    Florida Gov. Rick Scott, along with former governors Jeb Bush and Bob Martinez, made an urgent last-minute plea for legislators to pass a tuition break to students who entered the country illegally. Published April 18, 2014

  • Pinal moves to end deal to house federal detainees

    By Associated Press

    Pinal County is giving the federal government notice that the county intends to cancel its money-losing contract to house federal immigration detainees in the county jail. Published April 17, 2014

  • GOP leader's ethics hearing set for Wednesday

    By Associated Press

    The House Ethics Committee has scheduled a hearing to decide whether a powerful House Republican violated ethics rules by lobbying against a measure that would have cost him and others millions of dollars in potential profits. Published April 17, 2014

  • ACLU files suit on timeliness of asylum interview

    By Associated Press

    Immigration advocates are filing suit against the federal government, saying immigration officials are violating their own rules by failing to provide a speedy hearing to some immigrants who face deportation. Published April 17, 2014

  • Push for in-state tuition break in trouble

    By GARY FINEOUT - Associated Press

    Despite support from leading Republicans including Gov. Rick Scott, a push to offer a tuition break to students who entered the country illegally appears doomed again this year. Published April 17, 2014

  • Phoenix inmate with breast cancer released

    By TERRY TANG - Associated Press

    An inmate with breast cancer was released from a Phoenix jail Thursday morning in order to receive life-saving surgery. Published April 17, 2014

  • Oregon ruling spurs halt on immigration detainers

    By GOSIA WOZNIACKA - Associated Press

    A federal judge in Oregon has found that an immigrant woman's constitutional rights were violated when she was held in jail without probable cause at the request of U.S. immigration authorities, one of several recent federal court decisions to scrutinize the practice of keeping people in jail after they're eligible for release so that they can be considered for deportation. Published April 17, 2014

  • AP Exclusive: Turner had more than $4M on line

    By TOM LoBIANCO - Associated Press

    House Speaker Pro Tem Eric Turner earned nearly $8 million selling nursing homes in the last two years and stands to earn between $1 million and $2 million on projects now being developed, thanks in part to legislation he helped block this year. Published April 17, 2014

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