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April 17, 2014: Suspected illegal immigrants being detained by U.S. Border Patrol agents, in McAllen, Texas.AP

House Speaker John Boehner and his Republican leadership team are telling donors and industry groups that they want to pass immigration legislation this year, despite the reluctance of other party members to tackle the divisive issue before the November elections.

Many lawmakers and activists have assumed the issue was off the table in an election year.

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April 17, 2014: Suspected illegal immigrants being detained by U.S. Border Patrol agents, in McAllen, Texas.AP

House Speaker John Boehner and his Republican leadership team are telling donors and industry groups that they want to pass immigration legislation this year, despite the reluctance of other party members to tackle the divisive issue before the November elections.

Many lawmakers and activists have assumed the issue was off the table in an election year.

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Obama offers Easter, Passover greetings
Saturday, 19 April 2014 11:00

|President Obama offers his well wishes to Americans celebrating religious holidays during his weekly address.

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January 23, 2014. Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber is pictured in police custody in Miami Beach, Florida.Reuters

The White House has two words for those who want President Barack Obama to deport Justin Bieber: No comment.

Nearly 275,000 people signed an Internet petition calling the Canadian-born teen idol reckless and asking Obama to revoke his green card. That's far more than required to merit an official response through the White House's "We the People" program.

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|Reflecting on the Boston Marathon bombing, President Obama discusses the coordination between the FBI and local law enforcement.

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|President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden say there's sadly nothing "new" about acts of violence that have shaken America in recent years.

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|The first lady joined rapper Bow Wow for a visit to Washington, D.C.'s Howard University.

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|President Obama jokes that Republicans still haven't quite come to terms with the reality that Obamacare is working as intended.

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|President Obama says Democrats have a lot to be proud of in the Affordable Care Act -- and they should start acting like it.

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Nearly half of American voters think the IRS targeted conservative groups at the request of the White House, and most want Congress to keep investigating the matter.

The latest Fox News poll also finds 69 percent don’t feel President Obama has followed through on his vow to “find out exactly what happened on this.”

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By a 49-41 percent margin, voters believe the Obama administration “intentionally had the IRS target conservative political groups.

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