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Dozens of pro-illegal immigration groups were invited to Obama's mini-amnesty rollout and you weren't - 08/25/11

... Representatives Gonzalez, Becerra, John Conyers, Zoe Lofgren, Luis Gutierrez, Silvestre Reyes. Then, Sandweg conducted another conference call with "immigration groups". These are a veritable galaxy of illegal immigration supporters, and none of them represent the views of the great majority of Americans on immigration: MAJOR/NOTEWORTHY: * Center for American Progress: Angela Kelley, Marshall...

Stephen Colbert shills for growers, supports bad policy in Congressional appearance (+rightwinger fail) - 09/24/10

Stephen Colbert testified before Congress earlier today and shilled for Big Agriculture and promoted bad, anti-American and anti-Mexican policy. And, the wider issue is also yet another example of failure by the rightwing commentariat, tea parties, and similar groups. 1. Coverage of Colbert's remarks is here and here. 2. Colbert is working with the United Farmworkers of America to promote their...

White House immigration meeting of amnesty all-stars: Obama, McCain, Graham, Cornyn, Gutierrez - 06/26/09

Yesterday, Barack Obama met with various members of Congress to discuss comprehensive immigration reform. His remarks are at [1], a list of attendees is at [2], and some quotes from attendees is at [3]. Nothing very important appears to have happened or been said. Note also that before the meeting, Rahm Emanuel said, "If the votes were there [for amnesty], you wouldn't need to have the meeting....

John McCain not invited to Obama immigration "reform" confab on June 17; Obama not serious about "reform"? - 06/04/09

... of the Democratic Caucus, and John Conyers, the House Judiciary Committee chairman. Not invited: Sen. John McCain, who introduced an immigration bill with Sen. Edward Kennedy and played a central role in the debate in recent years... [One senior GOP aide, whose boss had been involved in recent immigration debates] suggested the White House might be using the meeting as a "smokescreen to cover...

Dream Act re-introduced: you need to organize local efforts to block it - 03/27/09

... Balart, Zoe Lofgren, Joseph Cao, John Conyers, Devin Nunes, Jared Polis, Ileana Ros Lehtinen, and Lucille Roybal Allard. The Senate version is S.729 from Dick Durbin, currently co-sponsored by Richard Lugar, Russ Feingold, Ted Kennedy, Pat Leahy, Joe Lieberman, Mel Martinez, and Harry Reid. Those quoted at the description link above in support of the bill include Harry Reid, the Fair Immigration...

DOJ investigating Sheriff Joe Arpaio over supposed racial profiling (Lofgren, Conyers, Nadler, Robert Scott, ACORN) - 03/12/09

... rights of illegal aliens. Reps. John Conyers (D-Mich.), Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.), Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.), and Robert Scott (D-Va.) requested the investigation, and activists groups such as (National Day Laborer Organizing Network, NDLON) and ACORN launched petition drives and rallies in support of the probe. The investigation focuses on Sheriff Joe Arpaio and dozens of officers under his command...

CBO: SAVE Act would have cost $40 billion over 10 years, incl. $30 billion for e-Verify (Tim Sparapani/ACLU lies) - 02/15/09

... responding to a request from Rep. John Conyers - estimated the cost of H.R. 4088, the Secure America Through Verification and Enforcement Act of 2007 or SAVE Act. The bill didn't pass, but it shows that the outlay for eVerify would be about $12 billion over ten years. e-Verify would also result in the federal government losing about $17 billion over ten years from the moral hazard of taxation on...

Heartless Obama throws poor, illegal alien aunt under bus; will return illegal donations; lies about not knowing? - 11/01/08

... after the election. UPDATE: Rep. John Conyers has sent a letter to Michael Chertoff, saying in part: "I was startled to read in today’s Associated Press that a 'federal law enforcement official' has leaked information about an immigration case involving a relative of Senator Obama." However, is what the official did illegal, or are they just worried about reprisal in case BHO wins? If the former...

Bennie Thompson, Dingell, Conyers, Reyes, Ortiz, other Democrats support Sierra Club lawsuit over border fence (DHS, environmental waiver) - 04/08/08

... the plaintiffs and a quote from John Conyers, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, makes the intent clear: our responsibility to be stewards of the earth cannot be thrown aside for the sake of an ill-conceived border fence The others involved are: John Dingell, James Oberstar, George Miller, Louise Slaughter, Bob Filner, Silvestre Reyes, Solomon Ortiz, Zoe Lofgren, Sheila Jackson Lee,...

"Couldn't we pass legislation to make Fox News balanced?" - 08/03/04

... among other luminaries, Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich. and Rep. Pete Stark, D-Calif. This is a UPI report on the letter, but I could only find it at this site (menafn.com/qn_news_story.asp?StoryId=Cqq8nWeidDxmTzM94): Several members of Congress sent a letter Tuesday to Rupert Murdoch, owner of Fox News, to express their opposition to what they say is the network's "unfair and unbalanced" bias...