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5 things to watch for in the Illinois primary
In one of ABC News’ “18 for '18” races, the fight for the identity of the Democratic Party between its progressive and establishment wings has spilled into Illinois 3rd Congressional District where Blue Dog Democrat Dan Lipinski is facing a challenge from activist Marie Newman, who has the backing
Sitting Democrat fights to keep his seat in contentious primary battle
In the 2018 primaries, Democrats are looking to define the direction of their party, as the progressive grassroots movement gains strength. That fight is playing out in Illinois’ 3rd Congressional District in a race between conservative incumbent Rep. Dan Lipinski and his progressive challenger,
Clarification: California Adviser-Immigrant story
In a story March 15 about a statewide appointment in California, The Associated Press reported based on information from the California state Senate that Lizbeth Mateo was the first person living in the U.S. illegally to receive a statewide appointment. Gov. Jerry Brown in 2016 appointed to a state
Protesters march in support of 'Dreamers' as today's DACA deadline passes
ABC News' Ali Rogin is at the Washington Monument with 'Dreamers' and activists for immigrant rights.
Dreamers deferred as Congress lets DACA deadline pass
Six months ago, when he announced he was ending the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, President Donald Trump picked March 5 as the deadline for Congress to work out a solution to prevent DACA recipients from facing deportation. But the president’s plans were thwarted by
Breaking down Trump's 1st State of the Union
Tax cuts, jobs, immigration reform and terrorism were some of the touchstones of the president's address.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand talks DACA, running for president in 2020
Sen. Gillibrand joined "The View" to discuss immigration and whether she'll run for president.
Analysis: Shutdown winners and losers
Even before senators reached an agreement Monday to re-open the government and walk the country back from the brink - assessing the political fallout was in full swing. More than 30 Democrats essentially flipped their votes to back a short-term extension in government funding in return for a public
Immigration activists outraged with Democrats over Senate vote to end government shutdown
Immigration activists were outraged with Democrats on Monday night after party leadership agreed to a short-term funding bill without protections for hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children. The bill to fund the government for three weeks
Undocumented activist fights for her children's right to stay in the US
For thousands of people living in the U.S., the immigration debate is not a political issue, but a matter of personal survival. For Antonia Alvarez, it's also a question of what will happen to her children. Alvarez, an undocumented immigrant, entered the U.S. 16 years ago. In Mexico, she said she