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Steven Grossman (Photo by Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
Steven Grossman (Photo by Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

Grossman Supports President In Immigration Crisis

Candidate for Governor Steve Grossman weighed in on the immigration border crisis during a stop Monday on the Southcoast.

Grossman is one of three Democratic candidates for Governor.

Speaking on the Taylor Cormier Show on WBSM, Grossman called the situation an "humanitarian crisis" and he urged Congress to work with the President

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Boehner Opposes Impeachment Of President Obama

House Speaker John Boehner says he disagrees with calls to impeach President Barack Obama, but asserts that others can make a determination on their own whether the chief executive deserves it.

He made his comments as Sarah Palin and others have come out in recent days for impeachment

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Obama: Migrant Children Will Not Be Able To Stay

President Obama says the majority of unaccompanied migrant children crossing the southwest border will not be able to stay in the U.S.  Obama said that people illegally crossing the border are being apprehended in large numbers and the government is working to make sure they are being housed and processed appropriately

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Mayor Jon Mitchell on WBSM / Jim Phillips / TSM
Mayor Jon Mitchell on WBSM / Jim Phillips / TSM

Mitchell Calls On Congress To Act On Immigration Reform

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell says the talk has gone on for long enough; its time for Congress to get moving on immigration reform.

Speaking on his weekly radio show Wednesday night, Mitchell said it was time to bring people out of the shadows and for Congress to act

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Obama: Progess Made On Climate Change

President Barack Obama is trumpeting major progress by his administration toward reducing greenhouse gas emissions, even though some of the most ambitious steps Obama has pledged remain in limbo.

One year ago, Obama unveiled sweeping plans to tackle climate change and cut U

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U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl / Photo by U.S. Army via Getty Images

Rep. Keating Comments On Bergdahl Release

Freed Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl's condition is improving, but officials declined to say when Bergdahl will be moved from a military hospital in Germany to treatment in the U.S., saying there's no timeline

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Rep. Keating’s Intelligence Amendment Clears U.S. House

U.S. Rep. William Keating says the House has approved a measure to encourage stronger intelligence sharing between federal, state and local law enforcement agencies.

The Massachusetts democrat says the amendment was added on Friday to an Intelligence Authorization bill

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New Law Provides Flood Insurance Relief

President Barack Obama has signed a new law that will give hundreds of thousands of homeowners living in flood-prone areas relief from big jumps in insurance costs.
 
    Lawmakers from both parties supported the measure in response to angry homeowners who faced sharp premium hikes after an overhaul of the government's flood insurance program two years ago

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Obama Pushes Minimum Wage Increase

 

President Barack Obama says Congress should follow the lead of New England states that have raised the minimum wage above the federal rate.
 
    Obama says he pulled together what he called ``the justice league of governors'' at Central Connecticut State University because they are making sure work pays a decent wage.
 

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Feds Designate $33 Million To Aid New England Fishermen

 

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is freeing up nearly $33 million to aid struggling fishermen in New England. 

Still be to determined is exactly how that money will be spent. 

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