Deal or no deal? Several senators claim tentative agreement on immigration

A bipartisan group of six senators said Thursday afternoon they reached “an agreement in principle” with each other on immigration, including a plan to shield illegal immigrants brought to the United States as children from deportation, though it’s unclear if President Trump or others in Congress will go along with it.

Senate passes bill giving recognition to 6 Virginia tribes

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Senate has passed a bill granting federal recognition to six American Indian tribes in Virginia, a move that makes the tribes eligible for federal money for education, housing and health care.

The bill will now be sent to the president's desk. It gives the Rappahannock, ...

The FISA bill in 60 seconds

The House passed the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act bill Jan. 11, to renew a key NSA surveillance program. Here's what you need to know in 60 seconds.

Oregon lawmakers, lobbyists get sexual harassment training

SALEM, Ore. (AP) - The intense national focus on sexual misconduct came to Oregon's capital this week, when lawmakers were given a training session on harassment and how to report it.

For the first time, the training was also offered to executive branch employees, lobbyists and others who work in ...

The Latest: 6 senators say they’ve reached immigration deal

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump, Congress and immigration (all times local):

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Six senators say they've reached a bipartisan agreement to protect hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation and strengthen border security.

The lawmakers say they're seeking enough support to push the deal ...

News of activist’s detention leads to NYC supporter arrests

NEW YORK (AP) - New York City police have arrested 18 people, including two councilmen, in protests over the detention of a prominent immigration activist.

The demonstrations outside a federal building in Manhattan were over the detention of Ravi Ragbir (RAH'-vee RAHG'-beer), a citizen of Trinidad who has been fighting ...

New Jersey lawmakers say they’ll review misconduct policies

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey's Democrat-led Legislature says it's planning to review its nearly decade-old sexual misconduct policy, which now makes lawmakers aware of it but does not offer any training.

Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin say they are looking to update the policy, ...