Obama, Perry To Meet In Texas, Talk Border Problems – Washington Times

A Rasmussen poll Monday found that 46 percent of education loan forgiveness those surveyed blame the administrations policies for the surge of illegal immigrant children (31 percent disagreed); a Gallup poll in late June showed two-thirds of Americans disapprove of the presidents handling of immigration policy. Anger over the emergency at the southern border could motivate more conservative voters in November, political analysts say, but the Republican base already is more eager to vote than Democrats this year. It might increase the turnout among some people to vote against Democratic candidates, but a lot of those people were fired up anyway, said Republican pollster Whit Ayres, president of North Star Opinion Research. Obamacare had folks on the center-right fired up to go vote before any of this happened. Democrats are expressing concern that the administrations handling of the immigration surge could drag them down, just when they appeared to gain the upper hand in the debate because of House Republicans decision not to pass an immigration bill this year. Rep.
Source: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/jul/8/obama-perry-to-meet-in-texas-talk-border-problems/?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS

“I’m not inclined to support any policy change that ultimately undermines existing law and would violate the right of someone who is actually a legitimate refugee,” said Sen. Robert Menendez of New Jersey, a Democrat of Cuban descent who chairs the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. “Each child should be able to make their case as to why they qualify. Many will be sent back but others will qualify.” No border visit Obama has come under criticism from Republicans and some Democrats for not planning to visit the border area during his Texas trip, which will include a Democratic Party fundraising event. Former Arkansas Gov.
Source: http://www.cnn.com/2014/07/08/politics/immigration/index.html

Immigration: Barack Obama in Political Bind Over Unaccompanied Minors – TIME

Fahrenkopf, in the ad, says her husband is incredibly smart, he can fix anything. Toms an optimist who gets things done. Foley, as he stands with his wife, says: Connecticuts problems can be fixed with smarter policies and new direction. Nobody should be doing better than right here in Connecticut. Its time to restore prosperity and optimism in our great state. CRIST PROMISES SPENDING, MINIMUM WAGE HIKES Former Gov. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., launched his first TV ad Monday touting Crists support of Floridas working and middle class when he was governor. Were famous for our sunshine here, but for many work starts before it comes up and continues long after it comes down, Crist says.
Source: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/07/08/obama-getting-cold-shoulder-in-colorado/

Obama getting cold shoulder in Colorado | Fox News

‘I Don’t Wish It on Anyone’: Young Migrant Journeys from Violence to Legal Limbo NBC News Raju The Elephant Cries After Being Rescued Following 50 Years Of Abuse, Chains Huffington Post Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Brings Heaviest Fighting in Years NBC News Our hope and expectation consistent with the incoming we have received from both parties is that this will be treated as the urgent humanitarian situation that it is, said a White House official who briefed reporters about the request. But nothing is quite so simple in Washington these days. By sending the request to Congress, Republicans, who are outraged over Obamas immigration policies, will now have an opportunity to express their fury in must-sign legislation, possibly attaching policy riders or demanding budget cuts elsewhere. The Appropriations Committee and other Members, including the working group on the border crisis led by Rep. Kay Granger, will review the White House proposal, Michael Steel, a spokesman for House Speaker John Boehner, said in a statement.
Source: http://time.com/2966469/obama-immigration-unaccompanied-minors/

Obama tells Afghan candidates violence would end US aid – Yahoo News

Please enter your Phone Number. Send Thanks! A link has been sent. Done Obama tells Afghan candidates violence would end US aid 2 hours ago . View photo US President Barack Obama waves before boarding Air Force One on July 8, 2014 at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland (AFP Photo/Jewel Samad) Washington (AFP) – US President Barack Obama warned the two candidates in Afghanistan’s disputed presidential election that violence or taking “extra-constitutional means” would result in him stopping US assistance to the war-torn country, the White House said Tuesday. In phone calls to Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah, Obama “stressed that the United States expects a thorough review of all reasonable allegations of fraud to ensure a credible electoral process,” the White House said in a statement.
Source: http://news.yahoo.com/obama-tells-afghan-candidates-violence-end-us-aid-233857010.html

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