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Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin said Sunday that he thinks he is "close" to securing the Republican votes needed to overcome a Senate filibuster to advance a key immigration measure that would provide a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children. ...
Today’s gurus aren’t defined by Wall Street bona fides. Many have appealed to their followers because of their disdain for financial-industry norms, and their followers often say they couldn’t care less about the depth of analysis behind a trade. ...
The GOP has been obstructing Democratic efforts to push forward sweeping voting legislation, prompting one of the most high ranking Democrats in Washington, Congressman James Clyburn, to encourage Democrats to play hardball. Congressman Clyburn joins MSNBC’s Ari Melber to discuss the ongoing situation, explaining he doesn’t want his grandchildren “fighting the same battles that I fought as a teenager.” ...
Business and ethnic lobby pressure ensured that all Democrats and nine GOP members voted for an amnesty bill with no safeguards for Americans ...

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