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‘We need them here,’ Trump labor pick Acosta once said of unauthorized immigrants

Alex Acosta espoused moderate views on immigration, similar to the ones that hurt President Trump’s previous labor-secretary nominee, Andy Puzder.

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Rubio quietly returns from Europe and is confronted in Miami

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio's aides said the Florida Republican wasn't planning any town hall meetings during the congressional recess because he was away in Europe on Senate business. But Rubio returned quietly Wednesday night — and was promptly confronted Thursday morning by a protester who found the senator even though he hadn't publicly listed any appearances.

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With officials divided, Trump taking time, care with new travel ban

Whether it’s President Donald Trump learning a lesson after an embarrassing rollout of the original order or empowered department leaders unwilling to risk their own careers by introducing an order they see violates a federal court order, the administration announced this week that it’s taking additional steps to ensure a “flawless” roll out.

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Activists host town hall without Marco Rubio

Nearly 300 people gathered at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Miami Thursday night to hold a mock town hall without Marco Rubio. Erica Nelson, 50, showed up to encourage others to get involved in activism.
Alex Harris aharris@miamiherald.com
Activists host town hall without Marco Rubio 1:09

Activists host town hall without Marco Rubio

Protester urges Rubio to hold town hall about Affordable Care Act 1:15

Protester urges Rubio to hold town hall about Affordable Care Act

Alex Acosta backed 'comprehensive immigration solutions' 4:58

Alex Acosta backed 'comprehensive immigration solutions'

The checks and balances of executive orders 1:47

The checks and balances of executive orders

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