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Reid: GOP using ‘emergency brake’ to slow Senate

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) accused Republicans of trying to slow Senate consideration of bipartisan legislation and President Obama’s nominees.

“It appears that the Republicans in the Senate have intentionally left on the emergency brake,” Reid said on the Senate floor Monday.


Calvert: Deport illegal migrants

Rep. Ken Calvert (R-Calif.) argued that migrants illegally crossing the Mexican border should be deported, but urged the Obama administration to establish public health procedures around detention facilities.


Obama tested by Iran

The administration faces a July 20 deadline on reaching a nuclear deal with Iran.