Gang of Eight

Rand Paul, Unfiltered

Peter Robinson, WSJ (video)

Paul talks political philosophy, immigration, tax reform, Obamacare and the future of the GOP.

Will Immigration Sink Rubio?

W. James Antle III, Daily Caller

Rubio’s reputation will likely survive this debate, but what about the consequences of the policy?

Amnesty Bill: Mixed Predictions

Katie Glueck, Politico & Matt Canman, The Salt Lake Tribune

Sen. Sessions says it’s losing steam, while Mike Lee thinks it’ll pass, but vows to fight on.

Rand Paul Rejects Amnesty Bill

Alexander Bolton, The Hill Blog

"I think the bill has too strict caps and that's why we'll get more illegal immigration," Paul said.

Colonization of 21st Century America

Timothy Birdnow, American Thinker

The elites are importing an alien people to reduce the stubbornness and independence of Americans.

Immigration Reform’s Fatal Flaw

Sen. Rand Paul, Washington Times

Paul says border security must come first, and he’ll work with House members to make sure of it.

Tea Party vs. Amnesty

Betsy Woodruff, National Review Online

Tea Party leaders are comparing the Gang of Eight bill to Obamacare in terms of federal overreach.

Does the GOP Really Need Amnesty?

Sean Trende, Real Clear Politics

Objective analysis shows that the GOP can remain a viable national party without pandering.

How GOP Immigration Victory Looks

Fawn Johnson, National Journal

The House’s push for increased border security will give R’s a win whether or not the bill passes.

Panicky Reid Pushes Border Vote

Ramsey Cox, The Hill

Reid wants a Monday vote on the bad border compromise before voters grasp that it’s lame.

Amnesty Lovers Embrace Unthinkable

Byron York, Washington Examiner

Amnesty proponents are so desperate to win that they’re even agreeing to more border cops.

House Conservatives Preparing To Battle Rubio Immigration Bill

In light of the Gang of Eight’s latest phony “compromise” on border security – we call it a phony compromise because it was the Gang compromising with itself, not with one of the bill’s critics, such as Senator Ted Cruz or Senator Jeff Sessions -- House conservatives are gearing-up for battle.

IMMIGRATION SCAM EXPOSED

M. Stanton Evans' critique of the Gang of Eight immigration bill, and exposure of the liberal interest groups behind Senator Marco Rubio’s attempt to scam conservatives into supporting it, should carry special weight with movement conservatives.

Rubio vs. Rubio

Erick Erickson, Red State

Rubio is trying hard to reconcile irreconcilable past positions on amnesty and border security.

Conservatives Rip Rubio on Amnesty

Alexander Bolton, The Hill

As the amnesty bill’s lack of enforcement comes to light, the potential “yes” votes are now “no.”

House: Senate Amnesty Bill is DOA

Jake Sherman and Seung Min Kim, Politico

House conservatives aren’t at all swayed by what the Senate’s done, vowing to forge their own way.

House GOP’s Aggressive Opening Bid

Fawn Johnson, National Journal

House Repubs are taking a page out of the Obama strategy book in coming out swinging on amnesty.

Senators Rand Paul And Ted Cruz May Save GOP From Itself

Senators Cruz and Paul aren’t going to let Capitol Hill’s Republican establishment continue to pretend that they have no responsibility for the results of the legislation they pass. The conservative Senators are going to get their establishment Republican colleagues on record on the issues that matter to Republican primary voters and the bracing thought of primary challenges from limited-government constitutional conservatives just might be what is necessary for the GOP establishment to save itself from itself.

GOP Not Fighting Amnesty Push

David Drucker, Washington Examiner

Harry Reid is working to move the amnesty bill through quickly, and Republicans aren’t resisting.

CBO Clueless on Amnesty’s Costs

Daniel Horowitz, Red State

The government’s claim that amnesty will reduce the deficit requires suspension of disbelief.