- John Podesta eats crow: ‘I apologize to Speaker Boehner’
- U.S., China race to finish line on ‘invisibility cloak’
- Obama ‘cavalier’ in hiding foreign aid order, judge rules
- Prince Charles: Muslims are driving Christians from Mideast through persecution
- Gitmo’s first commander: Close the prison down
- Google’s newest photography find: Just wink and shoot
- Detroit’s Heidelberg art project hit by 8 fires in 8 months
- Pa. police pull people over for random DNA tests for feds
- NASA pushing hard to get back into space game
- Harvard student to face federal charges for bomb hoax
Latest Lamar Smith Items
It's time for a new "New Deal" to replace the raw deal American workers have been getting. Throughout the recent Great Recession, foreign-born workers gained jobs while native-born workers lost. The Pew Hispanic Canter estimates there are more than 8 million illegal aliens working in the United States. Many of them are working in construction, manufacturing, hotels and restaurants - in jobs that 20 million unemployed Americans would love to do.
The House on Thursday voted to rewrite 60-year-old patent law to give inventors a better shot of obtaining patents in a timely manner and bringing the U.S. patent system in line with those of other industrialized nations.
New House Speaker John A. Boehner doesn't have as many millions as his predecessor, Nancy Pelosi, but like many new committee chairmen and other leaders, he has holdings in companies that have major financial stakes in the actions of Congress.
While there are many problems with the U.S. health care system, it's undeniable that our country leads the world in producing the most advanced medical techniques, drugs and lifesaving technology.
The Obama administration is about to add more personal information to E-Verify, an immigration enforcement tool that is vulnerable to fake, stolen or borrowed documents.
Facing a political gridlock that has doomed immigration legislation for years, President Obama, making his first visit to the border since taking office, turned to activists and immigrant-rights supporters across the country Tuesday and said it's now up to them to force Congress to act.
President Obama is in El Paso today to give a speech on what he calls "the broken immigration system." He'd know because he's the one helping break it.
The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday called a new plan by the Department of Homeland Security to develop a "border security index" to measure enforcement progress along the Southwest border "nothing short of inflated facts and figures to give them an excuse to say the border is secure."
A year after suing Arizona over its tough immigration law, Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. told Congress on Tuesday that his department is prepared to sue Utah for going the other way and creating its own guest-worker program - though he is giving the state some time to change its law.