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By Mark Davis
The nation founders, the Lone Star State thrives
Topic - Daniel Coats
The Obama administration's decision to release some immigrants awaiting deportation back into the community has spawned a furious backlash from Congress, where stunned lawmakers have besieged the Homeland Security Department with questions.
Former Democratic Sen. Bob Kerrey of Nebraska, who left Washington in January 2001, is trying to be the latest to have a second act on Capitol Hill.
He said the sanctions already in place are "too little, too late" and haven't deterred Mr. Putin from keeping control of Crimea.
"They should've been imposed much earlier and go right to the Russia pocketbook, damage their economy," Mr. Coats said on MSNBC. "I think holding off until the 25th before imposing new sanctions or more effective sanctions is a mistake."