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Topic - Raúl Labrador
Republican Rep. Raul Labrador of Idaho has endorsed Midvale Rep. Lawerence Denney to be Idaho secretary of state.
Republicans in Congress have publicly rebuked former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush for his comment that illegal immigrants break U.S. border laws only as an "act of love" for their families and shouldn't be treated as felons.
Rep. Raul Labrador said House Speaker John Boehner should lose his leadership post if he pushes forward with immigration reform this year, CQ Roll Call reported.
Republican leaders have concluded they cannot pass a debt limit increase that also requires building the Keystone XL pipeline or repealing a provision of Obamacare, leaving some in the GOP saying they should just let a clean hike pass with mostly Democratic votes.
Conservative Republicans on Wednesday ruled out any immigration legislation in the House this year, insisting that the GOP should wait until next year when the party might also control the Senate.
A top House Republican who has been working on immigration said the Syria debate and a crowded congressional schedule have made it tougher to get an immigration bill through his chamber this year.
House Republican freshmen have been in Washington for a year, but they haven't become part of the established order. A group of these members gathered at the Capitol Wednesday to announce they would do their share to pay down the nation's crippling $15.4 trillion debt. They believe fiscal responsibility begins with their own office budget.
Congressional Republicans said Sunday that the weekend shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, Arizona Democrat, was not the result of lax U.S. gun laws and that the incident should not result in tougher regulations.
On paper, Walt Minnick should be toast.
Mr. Labrador, Idaho Republican, added that he thought Mr. Bush was "pandering" to the Hispanic population.
"When you trivialize the fact that these people have broken the law, I think your message is a little bit off," Rep. Raul Labrador said Tuesday during a public event sponsored by the Heritage Foundation, the Hill reported