Political Headlines May 6, 2013: President Barack Obama Golfs with Senators

POLITICAL HEADLINES

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OBAMA PRESIDENCY & THE 113TH CONGRESS:

THE HEADLINES….

President Obama Golfing with Senators

Source: ABC News Radio, 5-6-13

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

After traveling for much of the weekend, President Obama is spending his Monday afternoon golfing with three senators, including two Republicans.

According to a White House official, the president is playing a round of golf with Sens. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., Bob Corker, R-Tenn., and Mark Udall, D-Colo….READ MORE

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Political Headlines May 6, 2013: Heritage Foundation Report Predicts ‘Gang of Eight’ Immigration Bill Will Cost $6.3 Trillion Price Tag

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OBAMA PRESIDENCY & THE 113TH CONGRESS:

THE HEADLINES….

‘Gang of Eight’ Immigration Bill Slapped with $6.3 Trillion Price Tag

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The conservative think tank, the Heritage Foundation, is out with a new report predicting sky-high costs — to the tune of $6.3 trillion — associated with the legalization of about 11 million undocumented immigrants if the “Gang of Eight” bill becomes law.

The report, “The Fiscal Cost of Unlawful Immigrants and Amnesty to the U.S. Taxpayer,” is sure to be fodder for conservative lawmakers concerned about the political costs of supporting an immigration bill….READ MORE

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