Senate-Passed Immigration Bill Faces Tough Road In The House
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Senate Passes Immigration Reform Bill
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High Court Strikes Down Central Tenet Of Voting Rights Act
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Revamped Immigration Bill Appears Headed For Passage
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Border Security Vote A Barometer For Immigration Bill's Chances
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Ted Cruz celebrates his victory in the Texas Senate race with his father, Rafael, and daughter Caroline on Nov. 6, 2012, in Houston. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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How Ted Cruz's Father Shaped His Views On Immigration
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Religious Conservatives Focus On Midterm Elections
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Immigration Reform Bill Crosses First Hurdle In Senate
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Longtime New Jersey Sen. Frank Lautenberg Dies At 89
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Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, accompanied by Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., speaks during a news conference with Tea Party leaders on May 16. Bachmann, chairwoman of the Tea Party Caucus, announced this week she won't seek re-election. Meanwhile, Cruz's fortunes continue to soar. Molly Riley/AP hide caption

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Ted Cruz: 'The New Voice' Of The GOP?
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A bill proposed by the Senate's Gang of Eight (from left, Jeff Flake, R-Ariz.; Marco Rubio, R-Fla.; Charles Schumer, D-N.Y.; John McCain, R-Ariz.; Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.; Bob Menendez, D-N.J.; Dick Durbin, D-Ill.; and Michael Bennet, D-Colo.) has passed out of committee and is headed for the full Senate. But the fate of the issue in the House is less clear. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Immigration Measure Faces Test In Senate, Rival Bill In House
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Senate Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy, D-Vt. (center), listens to testimony during a hearing on the immigration bill on April 22. Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times/Landov hide caption

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Fears Of Killing Immigration Bill Doomed Same-Sex Amendment
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Senate To Debate Immigration Overhaul
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The Senate Judiciary Committee meets to work on immigration legislation on May 9. Michael Reynolds/EPA/Landov hide caption

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Immigration Bill Chugs Along, But Some See Deal-Breakers
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