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Republican House members are calling on President Obama to work with Congress to pass immigration reform instead of moving forward with his expected executive amnesty. In a letter to Obama dated Tuesday, nearly three dozen Republicans lawmakers — led by Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX) — argue that executive action would hurt efforts to legislate the issue.
A second anchor store at Blue Ridge Mall has reinstated Salvation Army bell ringers and an angel tree, despite the “no solicitation” policy issued last week by the mall’s management company.
The multi-billion-dollar program intended to revolutionize air travel in the United States is “stalled,” “broken” and not going to materialize “any time soon,” three frustrated members of Congress said at a hearing Tuesday.
Representative Mark Meadows recently routed Democratic challenger Tom Hill for reelection to the US House. The win was a landslide, with nearly 63 percent of votes in Meadows’ favor. Meadows ran a “positive” campaign, leaning away from negative ads, and received heavy support in Avery County.