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Cardinal Timothy Dolan, USCCB mislead about immigration in letter to John Boehner - 11/08/13

On November 7, Cardinal Timothy Dolan - Archbishop of New York and president of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops - sent a letter [1] to House speaker John Boehner demanding comprehensive immigration reform.

John Boehner promises immigration amnesty to Obama and Democrats - 11/08/12

From the New York Times ( ): Fresh off an election in which Hispanic voters largely sided with Democrats, Speaker John A. Boehner said Thursday that he was "confident" Congress and the White House could come up with a comprehensive immigration solution. Immigration reform is "an important issue that I think ought to be dealt with," Mr. Boehner, an Ohio Republican, said in an interview with Diane Sawyer on "ABC World News."

"National Council for a New America": new GOP, same old amnesty? (Jeb, McCain, Romney) - 04/29/09

On Thursday, a group of putatively moderate Republicans will announce a new effort called "National Council for a New America". While they claim that they're non-partisan, it's clearly a GOP effort. And, the list of those involved that CNN has obtained (link) includes several supporters of comprehensive immigration reform.

DHS released rightwing extremists report despite objections by their civil rights officials (+Napolitano, Hoekstra, Harman, Boehner) - 04/17/09

From this: Civil liberties officials at the Homeland Security Department did not agree with some of the language in a controversial report on right-wing extremists, but the agency issued the report anyway. ...Homeland Security spokeswoman Amy Kudwa said the report was issued before officials resolved problems raised by the agency's civil rights division. Kudwa would not specify what language raised the concerns.

Interest cost on stimulus bill: $347 billion over 10 years - 01/27/09

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) asked the Congressional Budget Office to estimate just the debt service on the stimulus plan (H.R. 1), i.e., how much it would cost in interest. You can download the PDF with the reply at; the important part of it is below as well as Boehner calling it a "trillion dollar spending bill":

Stimulus bill: billions for "nonprofit entities" like ACORN? - 01/26/09

This is from pages 222 and 223 of the House Democrats 1/23/09 version ( For a further additional amount for ‘‘Community Development Fund’’, $4,190,000,000, to be used for neighborhood stabilization activities related to emergency assistance for the redevelopment of abandoned and foreclosed homes... of which— (1) not less than $3,440,000,000 shall be allocated by a competition for which eligible entities shall be States, units of general local government, and nonprofit entities or consortia of nonprofit entities... Provided further...

Got a question for John Boehner? (Digg, until 1/22/09) - 01/21/09 is soliciting questions that they're going to ask of Republican House Leader John Boehner. Until midnight on January 22, 2008, you can submit and vote on questions here: