Daily Archives: January 29, 2013

Video | President Obama Speaks On Immigration Reform

Think Progress has a comprehensive recap on where some members of congress stand on immigration reform. Read it here: Everything You Need To Know About The Bipartisan Immigration Reform Framework Updated President Obama unveils his proposals for immigration reform (Transcript)

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Tuesday Open Thread | Freedom Riders:The Fresh Troops

John Robert Lewis (born February 21, 1940) is an American politician and civil rights leader. He is the U.S. Representative for Georgia’s 5th congressional district, serving since 1987, and is the dean of the Georgia congressional delegation. The district includes … Continue reading

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