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For immigrant Republicans, Trump’s turn to limit legal immigration creates divisions

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They haven’t changed their positions on illegal immigration, but conservative immigrants are now contending with the Trump administration’s proposals to curb legal immigration.

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The White House threatens to take Congress to the mat on the border wall

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Here’s why new EPA chief Pruitt is ‘absolutely wrong’ about CO2 and climate change

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How some Indian Americans made Trump look good

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A Friday night "Meet the Muslims" session at the Utah Islamic Center in Sandy, Utah. Members of the center started them after the election of Donald Trump.

Some Utah Muslims feel let down by Mormon neighbors who voted for Trump

Election 2016
A campaign sign is pictured on November 3, 2014. Republicans are poised to pick up seats and could win control of the US Senate on Tuesday in midterm elections heavily influenced by deep voter dissatisfaction with President Barack Obama's job performance.

American campaign rhetoric stuns overseas observers

Global Politics

When you call your leader a dictator, it seems like things are getting pretty bad in your country. But rhetoric like that has been par for the course in the 2014 midterm elections, and The Guardian’s Rory Carroll says explaining that to readers overseas is a big challenge.