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DHS Calendar Records Reveal Extent of Obama’s Long Immigration Push

Fourteen hundred pages of recently uncovered calendar records from high-ranking officials at the Obama Administration reveal just how many resources and time the administration will spend trying to push through its immigration policies, including executive amnesty.

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More Voices Outside Roseburg Than Inside Calling for Gun Control

If the days since the heinous attack on Umpqua Community College (UCC) have taught us anything, it is that good people of Roseburg, Oregon, are not reacting to the actions of one criminal by calling for more gun control on everyone else.

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Dr. Salomon Melgen, Menendez Supporter, Released on $18 Million Bond

When the smiling ophthalmologist, accompanied by his wife and daughter, walked free, it was the first time he has been out of jail since his arrest April 14 on federal charges of Medicare fraud. Federal prosecutors claim Melgen cheated taxpayers out of $105 million in Medicare reimbursements he received between 2007 and 2014. He faces unrelated charges alongside Sen. Robert Menendez in New Jersey.

Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., speaks to reporters during a news conference in Newark, N.J. on Friday, March 6, 2015. A person familiar with a federal investigation says the Justice Department is expected to bring criminal charges against the New Jersey Democrat in the coming weeks. Menendez says that he has …

Menendez Asks for Change of Venue in Public Corruption Trial

Lawyers for Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) filed a motion in a Newark federal courtroom this week asking for a change of venue in his public corruption trial. Menendez wants the trial to be held in Washington, D.C., not New Jersey, where the indictment was filed on April 1. Attorneys for his co-defendant, Florida opthalmologist Dr. Salomon Melgen, joined in the request.

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Senate Conservatives Blast McConnell, McCain Over Impending Lynch Confirmation

Obama’s nominee to replace Eric Holder as Attorney General has been met with one of the most contentious confirmation proceedings America has seen for the position, and now Senate Conservatives Fund President Ken Cuccinelli is calling out the GOP Senators and political gamesmanship enabling the controversial impending confirmation of U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch. The Senate vote has been set for Thursday.

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Dr. Salomon Melgen Held Without Bond Despite ‘Friends’ Harry Reid and Robert Menendez in High Places

Senator Robert Menendez and Dr. Salomon Melgen are under indictment on federal corruption charges. But a third key player, the man who actually organized a controversial 2012 meeting, is Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV). He’s being protected by a selective Department of Justice, a stonewalling Capitol Police, and a compliant and incurious mainstream media and remains unindicted. He’s even threatening to hijack the United States Senate and force a vote on the controversial Attorney General nomination of Loretta Lynch.

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Reid: GOP Presidential Hopefuls ‘All Losers’

Wednesday CNBC’s chief Washington correspondent John Harwood released his interview with Senate Minority Harry Reid (D-NV), in which Reid attacked Rush Limbaugh, Mitt Romney, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and the entire Republican field of candidates for the 20156 presidential race. Reid

Reid's involvement highlights the seriousness of the problem he may have dealing with a member in his ranks who’s expected to be indicted within weeks.

Capitol Police Chief Reported to Former Reid Staffer and Two Others At Time of Senator’s Injuries

When Sen. Harry Reid was injured in January, the Senate Sergeant at Arms — one of three people supervising the Capitol Police — was Andrew B. “Drew” Willison, a former top Reid staffer. As recently as March 3, Willison was “rumored to be taking over as Reid’s chief of staff.” Since the incident, the Capitol Police have refused to release any details about it.

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What Was Indicted Doctor Hoping to Buy With $100k Donation to Harry Reid’s Super PAC?

A federal indictment shows Dr. Salomon Melgen contributed an unearmarked $100,000 to the Senate Majority PAC a mere two weeks before Sen. Harry Reid arranged an August 2, 2012 meeting among himself, Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius, and Menendez. What, if anything was the doctor trying to buy with the donation?

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Harry Reid Limits Public Access to Virtually All Information About His Hospital Treatment on Day of Accident

Virtually all the information the public knows about Senator Harry Reid’s hospital treatment on the day he experienced serious injuries to both of his eyes, broke several ribs, and bruised the right side of his face, comes directly from only one source: the senator’s office. There is, however, very little independent corroboration for the post-injury narrative set forth by Reid.

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Harry Reid: No Regrets for ‘McCarthyite’ Lie About Mitt Romney’s Taxes

In a newly published interview, CNN’s Dana Bash asked Reid if he had any regrets from his decades in office. Bash focused in on Reid’s claims during the 2012 election that Mitt Romney paid no taxes for ten years: “So no regrets, not about Mitt Romney about the Koch brothers. Some people have even called it McCarthyite.”

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Why Harry Reid’s Home Exercise Accident Story Does Not Add Up

The scale of Sen. Harry Reid’s injuries—a damaged, perhaps destroyed, right eye, a broken bone above the left eye, a battered right jaw sporting a large black and blue and purple bruise, and several broken ribs—were far beyond the scale of any injuries that could arise from merely having the end of a resistance band snap back.

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The Real Reason Harry Reid is Retiring

“I think Harry Reid’s getting out of town ahead of the posse,” former U.S. Attorney Joe diGenova tells Breitbart News. The Senate Minority Leader says he’ll retire in 2017, at the conclusion of his current term.

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Exclusive–Former U.S. Attorney: DOJ Should Open a Criminal Investigation into Harry Reid Pushing EB-5 Visa Expansion

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) says he intends to retire at the end of his term in 2017. But he may still face legal pressure before he leaves. Former U.S. Attorney Joseph diGenova, a leading legal expert on the prosecution and defense of white collar criminals, tells Breitbart News there is enough public evidence to launch a criminal investigation of Reid.

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Watchdog Group Calls on DOJ to Launch Criminal Investigation of Harry Reid and Terry McAuliffe for ‘Unlawful Political Activity’

Cause of Action, a nonprofit, government oversight group, is calling on the Department of Justice to “immediately investigate” Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), Governor Terry McAuliffe (D-VA), and Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas “for their participation in unlawful political activity, possible coercion and fraud related to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program.”

Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., speaks to reporters during a news conference in Newark, N.J. on Friday, March 6, 2015. A person familiar with a federal investigation says the Justice Department is expected to bring criminal charges against the New Jersey Democrat in the coming weeks. Menendez says that he has …

DOJ Prosecutors Are Not Pursuing Hearing in Menendez Case

A source in the judge’s chambers tells Breitbart News that federal prosecutors haven’t yet asked for a hearing to consider more detailed evidence to support its earlier demand that Sen. Bob Menendez’s legislative aide Michael Barnard testify for a grand jury.

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Political Football: Senators Pile on Patriots

Congressional leaders are piling on the New England Patriots for allegedly deflating game balls used to wallop the Indianapolis Colts 45-7 during Sunday’s AFC Championship Game.