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  1. Why the GOP Might Face More Humiliation on ImmigrationRepublican attempts to pass a bill were huge failures. But there’s always room to fail again.
  2. For House GOP, One Doomed Immigration Bill Down, One to GoThe House rejected the hard-core Goodlatte bill, and will likely kill the “compromise” bill too, which is DOA in the Senate anyway.
  3. The House GOP Still Can’t Figure Out What It Wants on ImmigrationAnother day, another meeting, and another failure to achieve intraparty consensus on immigration, even as a forced vote looms.
  4. House GOP Factions Playing Chicken With Immigration, Farm BillPaul Ryan is caught in the middle as the House Freedom Caucus and key GOP moderates push conflicting paths on immigration bills.
  5. Farm Bill Defeated in House Over Food Stamp and Immigration IssuesHouse GOP lost Democratic Farm Bill votes by insisting on new SNAP work requirements. Then conservatives took it hostage over an immigration fight.
  6. Paul Ryan Scrambles to Block Vote on DREAM ActGOP moderates are five signatures away from forcing a House vote on legal status for Dreamers. The Speaker is trying to stop them.
  7. Why the U.S. House May Finally Pass an Immigration BillEndangered House Republicans from Latino-heavy districts are playing chicken with Paul Ryan — and indirectly the president — and may force a vote.
  8. House Conservatives Will Try to Force Another Vote on Obamacare RepealIn an entirely symbolic — and divisive — gesture, the House Freedom Caucus is apparently hell-bent on one more vote to simply repeal Obamacare.