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Boehner’s New Immigration Policy Director Has Deep Experience on Overhaul Efforts
Roll Call ^ | 12/3/13 | Emma Dumain

Posted on 12/03/2013 1:26:42 PM PST by jimbo123

Speaker John A. Boehner, R-Ohio, is taking on a new and formidable immigration policy director, a sign that he could be more serious about passing immigration legislation than his critics suggest.

Rebecca Tallent, who currently serves as director of immigration policy at the Bipartisan Policy Center, will join Boehner’s staff on Wednesday. Before joining the BPC, Tallent held several senior staff positions with Sen. John McCain, including chief of staff.

During her time with McCain, she helped the Arizona Republican draft a handful of immigration overhaul measures, including the last big push McCain made with the late Sen. Edward M. Kennedy

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TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events; US: Arizona; US: Kentucky; US: Ohio
KEYWORDS: aliens; amnesty; amnesty2005; amnesty2014; arizona; jimkolbe; johnboehner; johnmccain; kennedymccain; kennedymccainamnesty; kentucky; lameduckamnesty2014; mccainkennedy; mccainkennedyamnesty; ohio; randsconcerntrolls; rebeccatallent

1 posted on 12/03/2013 1:26:42 PM PST by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

Alternatively she and all the related Rheteric could be a smoke-screen to keep Hispanics from coming out in 2014 to vote as they did in 2012.

Time will tell.


2 posted on 12/03/2013 1:32:50 PM PST by sickoflibs (Obama : 'If you like your Doctor you can keep him, PERIOD! Don't believe the GOPs warnings')
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To: jimbo123

Fire Boehner and hire Alan West.


4 posted on 12/03/2013 1:33:49 PM PST by boomop1 (term limits will only save this country.)
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To: ckilmer

That means that boener has crossed over to the enemy.

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This is not news. It happened many years ago. But don’t let him know, that we know. He will start crying...


5 posted on 12/03/2013 1:36:47 PM PST by EagleUSA
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To: jimbo123
This is appalling.

Just yesterday, the Chamber of Amnesty, whoops, I mean the Chamber of Commerce, publicly promised to support McConnell against any Republican challenger.

And, in case Freepers haven't noticed, Boehner and McConnell still have no coherent national strategy to repeal ObamaCare, or to replace it.

Their current strategy on ObamaCare is, “Do nothing, then Americans will vote for Republicans, and the MSM will not attack us.”

6 posted on 12/03/2013 1:37:10 PM PST by zeestephen
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To: jimbo123

SOROS OPERATIVE.


7 posted on 12/03/2013 1:41:58 PM PST by SC_Pete
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To: zeestephen

Note, no money for Cuccinelli either.


8 posted on 12/03/2013 1:42:21 PM PST by wac3rd (Somewhere in Hell, Ted Kennedy snickers....)
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To: jimbo123

Well at least we know where McLame got his nutty ideas.
Anyone what to bet she used to work for Reid?


9 posted on 12/03/2013 1:43:25 PM PST by Zathras
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To: Zathras

10 posted on 12/03/2013 1:45:58 PM PST by jimbo123
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To: ckilmer

“That means that boener has crossed over to the enemy.”

LOL, that happened a long time ago.

But don’t worry. If this woman used to work for McNuts she is probably a dumbass.


11 posted on 12/03/2013 1:46:54 PM PST by BarnacleCenturion
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To: sickoflibs
RE: “Could be a smoke-screen to keep Hispanics from coming out in 2014.”

Unfortunately, the Democrats are WAY ahead of us on that thinking.

The success of the Tea Party “Revolution” in the 2010 election was, to a great extent, enabled by shockingly low turnout by Blacks and Hispanics.

In December 2012, just weeks after Obama was reelected, the Democrat Party established a state headquarters in Texas which will totally focus for two years on turning out the Hispanic vote in 2014.

12 posted on 12/03/2013 1:49:59 PM PST by zeestephen
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To: jimbo123

yeah, but has he ever overhauled a BMW airhead or an automatic transmission or Chrysler small block? I didn’t think so...


13 posted on 12/03/2013 1:51:33 PM PST by refermech
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To: zeestephen

Romneycare with a mandate for everyone to buy insurance is probably their endgame, keeping children on insurance till 26, pre existing conditions. They will relieve private insurers of some burdens of coverage.

They would do that if they had power, which is not the real solution of rolling back Obamacare 100 percent.


14 posted on 12/03/2013 2:03:27 PM PST by Nextrush (A BALANCED BUDGET NOW AND PRESIDENT SARAH PALIN)
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To: jimbo123

Rebecca Tallent is the director of immigration policy at the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC). Prior to joining BPC, Tallent served as chief of staff for Senator John McCain’s office. She returned to Washington, D.C. via Arizona where she previously worked as McCain’s state director after serving as legislative director in his Capitol Hill office.

Tallent started her career on Capitol Hill in McCain’s office in 2001. In 2003, she moved to the House of Representatives to work for Representative Jim Kolbe (R-AZ) where she focused on several legislative policy areas including immigration, energy, transportation, agriculture and public land use. Upon leaving Kolbe’s office, Tallent returned to McCain’s office in the summer of 2005 and continued her work on immigration and environmental policy, helping to draft several comprehensive immigration reform bills including the “Border Security and Immigration Improvement Act” in the 108th Congress, the “Secure America and Orderly Immigration Act” in the 109th Congress, and the “STRIVE Act” and “Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2007” in the 110th Congress. Tallent also served as a senior policy advisor on the McCain-Palin presidential campaign and traveling domestic policy advisor for Governor Sarah Palin.

15 posted on 12/03/2013 2:28:33 PM PST by kcvl
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To: boomop1

...and hire Alan West....

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That would be wonderful!


16 posted on 12/03/2013 3:43:10 PM PST by Bigg Red (Let me hear what God the LORD will speak. -Ps85)
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Rand Paul's immigration speech
...The Republican Party must embrace more legal immigration.

Unfortunately, like many of the major debates in Washington, immigration has become a stalemate-where both sides are imprisoned by their own rhetoric or attachment to sacred cows that prevent the possibility of a balanced solution.

Immigration Reform will not occur until Conservative Republicans, like myself, become part of the solution. I am here today to begin that conversation.

Let's start that conversation by acknowledging we aren't going to deport 12 million illegal immigrants.

If you wish to work, if you wish to live and work in America, then we will find a place for you...

This is where prudence, compassion and thrift all point us toward the same goal: bringing these workers out of the shadows and into being taxpaying members of society.

Imagine 12 million people who are already here coming out of the shadows to become new taxpayers.12 million more people assimilating into society. 12 million more people being productive contributors.
[but he's not in favor of amnesty, snicker, definition of is is]

17 posted on 12/03/2013 4:04:46 PM PST by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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To: kcvl

Looks llike Rebecca’s “Tallent” was not enough to get McCain elected president nor to get his immigration reform passed.

Where I come from, this is called “failure”. Where the GOP comes from, it is called “perpetual employment”.

There is a difference. You know it, I know it, but do the Republicans know it? That is the question which will determine whether America wins or loses in 2014.

Everything else is academic and irrelevent.


18 posted on 12/03/2013 4:37:10 PM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: SunkenCiv

12 million more dem voters....more like 30 million. Rand’ s pimps called last week looking for money. I said I’d be glad to give some when he stops advocating for the illegal invaders.


19 posted on 12/03/2013 4:40:57 PM PST by kneehurts
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To: SunkenCiv

bump


20 posted on 12/03/2013 5:58:21 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: jimbo123

Reform without enforcement is nothing but amnesty. Show us you are serious about getting rid of the millions of illegals and THEN we’ll talk about reform.


21 posted on 12/03/2013 6:59:35 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (From time to time the.tree of liberty must be watered with the blood of tyrants and patriots.)
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To: SunkenCiv

I want to know the ratio of calls Mitch and Rand got during the Senate Amnesty discussion.

I dont see how they could have got any more than 10% positive calls. I can imagine the working class blacks and whites of Kentucky are super impressed at more cheap labor. Another aspect that is frustrating. As a mainline liberal Democrat candidate Alison Grimes will be totally clueless on border security and would probably support amnesty. Yet McConnell is not attacking her on these issues.


22 posted on 12/03/2013 7:58:51 PM PST by ObamahatesPACoal
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To: boomop1

If only we could do it.


23 posted on 12/03/2013 8:11:07 PM PST by Dante3
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To: jimbo123
If the GOP passes Amnesty, I pass the GOP... out of my system forever.

No money. No voting. Ever. Again.

24 posted on 12/03/2013 10:37:00 PM PST by Dagnabitt (Amnesty is Treason. Its agents are Traitors.)
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To: zeestephen
.... [the Democrat Party] George Soros established a state headquarters in Texas ....

There, fixed it.

This is a Soros deal manned by Obama campaign staffers and paid for by the Infamous Jew-Hunter.

It's the sequel to the Colorado project and, if successful, will give the 'Rats the White House for the next 200 years.

25 posted on 12/04/2013 12:28:14 AM PST by lentulusgracchus
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To: lentulusgracchus
Thanks - I recall now that it was not officially linked with the Democrat Party.

I did not know that Soros was involved.

When I first read it, all I could think of was hundreds of buses pulling up to Early Voting locations.

How do Republicans counter this tactic?

In terms of temperament, I just can't see thousands of Conservatives climbing into buses.

I would actually be too embarrassed to do that, not that it matters since we vote by mail here in Washington state.

26 posted on 12/04/2013 12:43:48 AM PST by zeestephen
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To: EagleUSA

OH people require liberalism in their lawmakers, but a man named Jim Jordan has defied the odds with the Buckeyes. It’s amazing he survives in office.


27 posted on 12/04/2013 4:47:20 AM PST by Theodore R. (The grand pooh-bahs are flirting with Christie, but it's Jebbie's turn!" to LOSE!)
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

People in KY just don’t understand how immigration impacts them adversely. All they know is rhetoric of a “melting pot” and “give me your tired, your poor”, etc. And they recognize familiar names up to a point.


28 posted on 12/04/2013 4:49:27 AM PST by Theodore R. (The grand pooh-bahs are flirting with Christie, but it's Jebbie's turn!" to LOSE!)
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To: kneehurts

Most in Kentucky have no idea of where Rand and McC stand on anything really. I don’t think senatorial voting records are widely reported much anywhere any more, and one must search for them. KY people stick with familiar names.


29 posted on 12/04/2013 4:50:42 AM PST by Theodore R. (The grand pooh-bahs are flirting with Christie, but it's Jebbie's turn!" to LOSE!)
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To: All

I really hope the people in his district in Ohio are paying attention...Somehow I am not going to hold my breath...

I don’t think those voters have the guts to show this shlup to the street...

Seeings how he is very sensitive, and cries a lot...

I would love to be proven wrong and see this guy become the “former” speaker of the House of Representatives...

Its gonna happen either way...


30 posted on 12/04/2013 8:04:02 AM PST by stevie_d_64 (It's not the color of one's skin that offends people...it's how thin it is.)
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To: zeestephen; lentulusgracchus

“In terms of temperament, I just can’t see thousands of Conservatives climbing into buses.”

Well, when they are herded into cattle cars, it is pretty much too late at that point...


31 posted on 12/04/2013 8:09:34 AM PST by stevie_d_64 (It's not the color of one's skin that offends people...it's how thin it is.)
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To: boomop1

The democrats behind closed doors are shreaking at Boehner to not let immigration be another purely demoratocare.

America and hell are going to have housing shortage issues.


32 posted on 12/04/2013 8:58:48 AM PST by lavaroise
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To: stevie_d_64

RE: “Well, when they are herded into cattle cars, it is pretty much too late at that point...”

A valid point.

Of course, the Democrats will have to solve their Second Amendment problem before they decide how they want their Conservative steaks cooked.


33 posted on 12/04/2013 12:27:58 PM PST by zeestephen
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To: BarnacleCenturion
We should keep writing letters and emailing boner, making phone calls and reminding him that his World War II veteran Dad would be so proud of him now, wouldn't he. It's every parents dream to have a son who is a traitor to his country by siding with the enemy. His father fought for this country, and his boozer son is giving it away to the socialists/communists/marxists/revolutionaries/muzlim infiltrators. That's my boy! Gotta work on the conscious of boner..he drinks and cries..internal conflict to be sure, and we gotta pound it home that his father and mother would be appalled by his behavior. And what about his siblings? Does anyone hear any comment or scuttlebutt from his family members, or know anything about them in Ohio?
34 posted on 12/05/2013 12:58:38 AM PST by itssme
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To: jimbo123

We should send a rino to Mexico for every one of the we take in.


35 posted on 12/05/2013 1:03:38 AM PST by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God Bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: zeestephen
Forget about being embarrassed. You do what you have to do to delay, refuse, obstruct, destroy the enemy any way you can. We're the boots on the ground, and remember that the word embarrass never enters the mind of a soldier in battle. He just says his prayers, gets his butt out there and fights.
36 posted on 12/05/2013 1:06:15 AM PST by itssme
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To: boomop1

Fire Boehner and hire Alan West.

Now that’s something i can agree with !


37 posted on 12/05/2013 3:05:28 AM PST by ATOMIC_PUNK (I'm not afraid to say what i mean nor should you be afraid of what you know to be true !)
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To: jimbo123

Boehner is finished politically, anyway.


38 posted on 12/05/2013 1:05:43 PM PST by Rapscallion (Repeal Obamacare. It is a loser.)
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To: jimbo123

Deep experience , eh? Deep experience betraying the People of America, selling the nation down the tubes to accept illegal aliens who have little or no interest in the duties of a US citizen.

Hoodwinking RINO a$$hats. They will not have any conservatives voting for that in the next election, and the RINO a$$hats will lose again to the left. And why should we conservatives turn out and vote for THAT? Eff them. Let them ruin the nation , things will have to get a whole lot worse before these idiot RINOs wake up.


39 posted on 12/05/2013 7:52:21 PM PST by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html))
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To: ObamahatesPACoal
I want to know the ratio of calls Mitch and Rand got during the Senate Amnesty discussion. I dont see how they could have got any more than 10% positive calls.

The fix is in. As long as big and small business with big bucks wants it, it's gonna happen. Plurality means nothing unless it's a plurality of dollars.

40 posted on 12/07/2013 1:53:49 PM PST by Rockitz (This is NOT rocket science - Follow the money and you'll find the truth.)
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