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Poll: Americans' Support of Undocumented Immigrants Obtaining Citizenship Declining; Republicans, Blacks See Big Change

According to a new poll, Americans' views on immigration and citizenship for undocumented immigrants is changing.

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio Calls for Life Suspension of Ray Rice Over Violent Video [Watch]

Florida Senator Marco Rubio has joined the debate over former NFL Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, after a video of the athlete punching his then-fiancée cost him his job on Monday.
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White House Promotes Obama's Four Principles for 'Common Sense' Immigration Reform Proposal

Obama said he would announce an executive action if Congress does not provide him a "common-sense" comprehensive immigration bill. To support what he's looking for, the White House outlines four main principles for a "common-sense" proposal.
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Obama on Immigration Reform: 59 Percent Disapprove of Immigration Management, Job Approval Hit New Lows

President Barack Obama's handling of immigration and his overall job performance has declined to new lows based on polling data.
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Bill Clinton to Join President Obama in 20th Anniversary of AmeriCorps

Former President Bill Clinton will visit the White House this week to join President Barack Obama in celebrating the 20th anniversary of AmeriCorps.
Naturalization Ceremony Held At Annual League Of United Latin American Citizens Convention

GOP Senate Primaries, Gubernatorial Races in Five States Today

Voters in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York and Rhode Island will decide who will be on the gubernatorial ticket for the November elections, and there are races for House and Senate seats in the five states.
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Senate Elections 2014: Latino Vote 'Small' in Close Senate Races, But Eligible Voter Turnout Growing

Senate Democrats in narrow reelection races could have been impacted by President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration. While Obama decided to postpone an executive action until after the November elections, eligible Latino voters are few in hotly contested states.
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Number of Unaccompanied Minors Continues to Fall as Latino Voters May Skip Election Day

For the second month in a row, the number of unaccompanied children crossing the border has decreased.
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Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin Begins 10-Year Sentence

Ray Nagin, the former New Orleans mayor who was convicted on 20 corruption charges earlier this year, began his 10-year sentence in federal prison on Monday.
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Immigration Reform Update: Obama's Executive Action Delay is 'Betrayal' for Latinos, Say Immigrant Rights Groups

With President Barack Obama confirming that execution action on immigration won't come until November, likely after Election Day, national Latino and civil rights groups expressed anger over his "betrayal."

Federal Judge to Hear Arguments on Marriage Equality in 3 States

Judges will rule on upholding gay marriage bans in Idaho, Nevada and Hawaii
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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Mexican Ministries Sign Cross-Border Education, Foreign Affairs Agreement

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's three-day trip to Mexico resulted in an agreement regarding an education and foreign affairs collaboration and partnership, but immigration was not on the table.
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President Barack Obama Defends Delay in Immigration Executive Order

President Barack Obama has delayed announcing any potential executive action on immigration until after November's midterm elections. According to Obama, the reason for the delay was not to benefit Senate Democrats hoping to hold onto their narrow majority in the chamber.
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Mitt Romney Attacks 'Two Peas' President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, But Will the Republican Run in 2016 Presidential Election?

Former presidential candidate Mitt Romney said that he would be a better president than some notable Democrats, but will the Republican run in the 2016 presidential election?
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US Unemployment Rate: House Speaker John Boehner on 'Disappointing' 6.1 Percent Unemployment Rate

The national unemployment rate declined in August, but Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-OH, expressed disappointment with the figures released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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Rabies Outbreak: China Euthanizes 5000 Dogs and Will Vaccinate Another 100,000

Authorities in China culled nearly 5000 dogs in after at least 4 people have died of rabies in recent months..
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Spotlight on Marina Silva: Silva in the Running to Becoming Brazil's First Black President

Who is Marina Silva? Where did she come from?

Female Immigrant From Guatemala Running for US House of Representatives, Hopes to Represent a Los Angeles District

California State Senator Norma Torres has been through a lot. She left a war-torn nation as a child to come to the U.S. and create a better life with her family. She then devoted her life to public service. Now, Torres is running for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.
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President Obama to Delay Executive Action on Immigration Until After November Election

The Obama Administration said immigration reform could happen in September after the President announced in June he would take executive action. White House officials are now saying nothing will happen until after the November elections because of six vulnerable Senate seats.

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and Wife Maureen Found Guilty of Corruption, Received $165K to Promote Vitamin Supplement

A Virginia jury has found the former Republican governor of Virginia, Bob McDonnell, and his wife, Maureen, guilty of corruption, and could face decades in prison.
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