David Welna

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Immigration Debate In Congress Riles Up Texas Republicans

Thursday, July 04, 2013

All this week, NPR is taking a look at the demographic shifts that could shake up Texas politics in the coming years — and what that could mean for the rest of the country.

Within a decade, Hispanics are bound to become the largest ethnic group in Texas. These ...

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How Ted Cruz's Father Shaped His Views On Immigration

Thursday, June 20, 2013

As the Senate debates a massive overhaul of the nation's immigration laws, one of its newest members has emerged as a leading opponent of the bill's most controversial feature: a path to citizenship for millions living in the country unlawfully.

The views of that freshman senator — Texas Republican Ted ...

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Ted Cruz: 'The New Voice' Of The GOP?

Sunday, June 02, 2013

On the same day this week that House Tea Party Caucus co-founder Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., announced she won't seek re-election, the fortunes of another Tea Party favorite continued to soar.

Freshman GOP Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas headlined a big fundraiser thrown by the New York Republican Party in the ...

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Immigration Measure Faces Test In Senate, Rival Bill In House

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Members of Congress are back in their home states this week for a Memorial Day recess. It's a chance to talk with constituents about what could become the year's biggest legislative story: the push on Capitol Hill to fix what Democrats and Republicans alike agree is a broken immigration system.

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Fears Of Killing Immigration Bill Doomed Same-Sex Amendment

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

After five marathon sessions debating 150 proposed amendments, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved a landmark rewriting of the nation's immigration laws this week — and the bill emerged largely intact.

Three Republicans voted with the panel's 10 Democrats on Tuesday night to forward the bill to the full Senate. That ...

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Immigration Bill Chugs Along, But Some See Deal-Breakers

Saturday, May 18, 2013

It's been a long slog already for the bipartisan immigration overhaul proposed by the Senate's Gang of Eight.

The legislation has been the target of more than 300 amendments during days of debate and votes by the Senate Judiciary Committee. But while the bill has largely held its own so ...

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