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Health, tax issues stir controversy on U.S. immigration bill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Health benefits and taxes for undocumented foreigners emerged on Tuesday as thorny issues in the U.S. immigration debate as the Senate prepared to consider changes to a sweeping bill next week.Full story

Why Orrin Hatch’s support of immigration reform is a bad sign

What Orrin Hatch's vote on immigration reform can tell us about the sad state of Republican politics. Full story

The (slightly depressing) evolution of Orrin Hatch

  Steve Kornacki breaks down the evolution of Sen. Orrin Hatch and the depressing side of what it took for Orrin Hatch to feel "politically safe enough" to vote to bring comprehensive immigration reform to the full Senate.

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U.S. panel votes to speed up airport fingerprinting of immigrants

Senators hit snag on tech provisions in U.S. immigration bill

Senators struggle with tech industry concerns on U.S. immigration bill

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  Time For a Code Overhaul

Published reports say there is a bipartisan group of senators working on a tax reform now. Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah); Vin Weber, Former Mitt Romney senior advisor; and Jimmy Williams, Democratic strategist discuss.

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Jack Lew, U.S. President Barack Obama's nominee for Treasury Secretary, meets with U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) on Capitol Hill in Washington
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Jack Lew, U.S. President Barack Obama's nominee for Treasury Secretary, meets with U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) on Capitol Hill in Washington, January 23, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed