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House Republicans confronting the politically volatile issue of immigration are wrestling with what to do about those already here illegally.
Lawmakers returned to fights over presidential nominations, student loans and the farm bill, and to the question of whether they can pass immigration reform.
The Senate passed the immigration bill, and it is on its way to the House; and a deadline is fast approaching for a deal that would keep student loan rates steady, reports CNBC's Seema Mody.
CNBC's Maria Bartiromo speaks to former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson says the big question today is "why is the Fed the only game in town." He discusses his plan for economic growth.
The Senate is done voting on the comprehensive immigration reform bill. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the bill passed 68-32 and is now headed to the House.
Ed Gillespie of the Republican State Leadership Committee discusses the importance of immigration reform to the future of the GOP.
Russia's assertion that NSA leaker Edward Snowden was never in that country is evocative of Cold War-type behavior, Sen. John McCain tells CNBC.
"The status quo is unacceptable," said Sen. John McCain, (R-AZ), discussing the likelihood of passing immigration reform in both Houses of Congress, while "eleven million people" remain living in the shadows.
The Senate voted this afternoon to pass an amendment to the immigration reform bill. National Review's Robert Costa has the details of the bill: Betsy McCaughey, Former NY Lieutenant Governor, says this "is a corrupt bill"; and Tamar Jacoby, ImmigrationWorks USA, says the real way to get control of immigration is in the workplace.
The Senate is going to vote on its immigration bill next week. Noelle Nikpour, Republican strategist, and author of "Branding America," provides perspective. "The GOP has a problem with reaching out to Hispanics," she says.
House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), discusses the Senate's immigration bill, and his thoughts on the NSA surveillance program.
A plan for 700 more miles of fencing along the southwest US border—part of a immigration-bill deal forged in the Senate this week—would come with a mammoth and unpredictable price.
Immigration legislation offering citizenship to millions is swiftly gaining ground following a bipartisan agreement on dramatic steps aimed at securing the border with Mexico.
Key senators say they are closing in on a bipartisan compromise to spend tens of billions of dollars to stiffen the immigration bill's border security requirements.
The Washington Post reports President Obama's trip to Africa could cost between $60-100 million. Bill Burton, Former Deputy White House Press Secretary, and Robert Costa, National Review, discuss.
Public opinion has shifted on the IRS scandal, and the Senate voted against an immigration proposal. CNBC's Seema Mody reports on tonight's headlines. George Gilder, The Discovery Institute, weighs in.
Federal agents raided 14 "7-Eleven" stores on Long Island as part of an investigation into "human smuggling." CNBC's Andrea Day, offers insight and the "Street Signs" crew reacts.
The massive immigration overhaul working its way through the Senate is peppered with benefits for specific industries and immigrant groups like this.
Steve Case, Revolution chairman & CEO, discusses why he invested $20 million in a North Carolina company. He also explains why he supports immigration reform that makes it easier to U.S. companies to recruit foreign talent.
In an exclusive interview with Larry Kudlow, Sen. Lindsey Graham says there will be no chance for a budget deal without passing comprehensive immigration reform.