On this week’s Beyond the Bubble, Albert Morales, senior political director for the Democratic polling firm Latino Decisions, says the president can't do much worse with Hispanic voters. That could make solving the current border crisis a challenge.
Texas House Speaker Joe Straus asks President Trump to stop separating immigrant families caught crossing the U.S. border. At the same time, state lawmakers are reaching out to Gov. Greg Abbott, asking for him to intervene.
U.S. Rep. Kay Granger says immigrant children shouldn't be split from their families when they are caught illegally crossing the border. She hopes the House will pass a bill to strengthen borders and keep families together.
The House bill expected to get a floor vote this week will mean 55,000 less spots for immigrants to enter the country legally every year, and switch 78,400 spots for family-based migration to a merit-based system.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott hopes to send a message to Democrats heading to Fort Worth for their state convention this week. He's putting up billboards displaying messages about topics ranging from education to the economy.
Conventional wisdom says it costs hundreds of thousands, even millions of dollars to win a congressional primary election. But a handful of wanna-be House members are advancing to the November ballot having spent less than $5,000.
A civil rights group has filed a lawsuit alleging that the Chicago Police Department relies on an error-plagued database that names up to 195,000 people as gang members, including many who have never been in a gang.
Vice President Mike Pence says he doesn't want to see children taken from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border but repeated the administration's position that "loopholes" in immigration laws are to blame.