Lou Barletta

Mayor of Hazelton, Pennsylvania

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Mayor of the City of Hazleton, Pennsylvania

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The President's  latest proposal for immigration reform  now includes stepped up border security and tamper-proof ID cards for guest workers.  But the road to legal status and…

Is Illegal Immigration a Burden or a Blessing?

The President's latest proposal for immigration reform now includes stepped up border security and tamper-proof ID cards for guest workers.  But the road to legal status and…

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Lots of news this week.

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Today  the U.S House of Representatives overwhelmingly voted to adopt bill H.RES.296, affirming the U.S . record on the Armenian Genocide .

from KCRW Features

Republican U.S. Senator Mitt Romney says President Trump’s withdrawal of soldiers protecting the Kurds violated “American honor.”

from To the Point

This week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution officially recognizing the Armenian Genocide. For the diaspora, the decision is both long-overdue and bittersweet.

from KCRW Features

Two of the most urgent crises facing Americans---mental health and homelessness---are inextricably linked. The failure to see this has only made things worse.

from Scheer Intelligence

KCRW is carrying NPR’s live special coverage, hosted by Michel Martin, and featuring Senior Washington Editor and Correspondent Ron Elving and Congressional Correspondent Susan Davis.

Was Gordon Sondland lying in his testimony, or was he just not prepared?

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

A last minute ceasefire in Syria; Mick Mulvaney confirms, then quickly denies a quid pro quo; and no one likes billionaires at the Democratic debate, not even the billionaire.

from Left, Right & Center

On Tuesday night, the NBA season began with the Clippers beating the Lakers 112-102. Outside the Staples Center, activists were staging a peaceful protest for Hong Kong.

from KCRW Features