Gang Of Eight Articles


Rubio on Immigration: Americans Want Security First

6:49 PM, Apr 18, 2015

Manchester, N.H.
There’s a palpable eagerness among Republicans here to like Marco Rubio, but questions about his views on immigration remain, even among those voters who come out to see the Florida senator on a weekday afternoon.

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Rasmussen: 39 Percent Support Senate Immigration Reform Bill

11:20 AM, Jul 10, 2013

A new poll from Rasmussen Reports finds that 50 percent of Americans say they support the Senate's recently passed immigration reform bill, and when told that the Congressional Budget Office has figured that the plan would only cut illegal immigration by half, only 39 percent of those same Americans say they still support the plan.

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Podcast: Rich Lowry on the Gang of Eight Bill

Hosted by Michael Graham.
3:18 PM, Jul 09, 2013

The WEEKLY STANDARD podcast with National Review editor Rich Lowry on the joint editorial he and William Kristol wrote on why conservatives should scrap the current immigration reform bill.

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Kristol Podcast: GOP Better Off in 2014 With No Bill Than This Bill

Hosted by Michael Graham
3:04 PM, Jun 27, 2013

THE WEEKLY STANDARD podcast with editor William Kristol on today's cloture vote in the U.S. Senate on immigration reform, and its uncertain future in the House of Representatives.

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House GOP Leader: Dems Want Immigration on Table for 2014 Elections

10:26 AM, Jun 27, 2013

“The best place to be in public life is voting ‘no’ on something that passes,” said Peter Roskam, the Illinois Republican and chief deputy whip in the House of Representatives. “Right? Because you go to everybody, the people who were opposed to it, you say, ‘Well, I was opposed to it.’ The people who were in favor of it, you say, ‘It wasn’t good enough.’ Voting no on something that passes is a very good life.”

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Ryan’s Hope

A high-profile role in the immigration debate in the House.
Jun 24, 2013

Paul Ryan has been pro-immigration since he worked for Jack Kemp and Bill Bennett two decades ago at Empower America, a now-defunct conservative think tank. When National Review ran a cover story, “Why Kemp and Bennett Are Wrong on Immigration” in 1994, Ryan wrote a 4,000-word rebuttal. It defended their opposition to Proposition 187, which denied any social services for illegal immigrants in California.

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Kristol Podcast: Immigration Reform Being 'Cobbled Together' Like Obamacare

Hosted by Michael Graham.
11:40 AM, Jun 21, 2013

THE WEEKLY STANDARD podcast with editor William Kristol on the future of comprehensive immigration reform, and President Obama's European trip.

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Barnes Podcast: 'It's Going To Be A Long, Hot Summer Of Immigration Reform'

Hosted by Michael Graham.
9:38 AM, Jun 12, 2013

THE WEEKLY STANDARD podcast with executive editor Fred Barnes on immigration reform's long, hot summer ahead.

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