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Sahil Kapur

Sahil Kapur is TPM's senior congressional reporter and Supreme Court correspondent. His articles have been published in the Huffington Post, The Guardian and The New Republic. Email him at sahil@talkingpointsmemo.com and follow him on Twitter at @sahilkapur.

Articles by Sahil

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On Wednesday, Eric Cantor strongly suggested immigration reform won't come up in the House of Representatives after he received a phone call from President Barack Obama.

"House Republicans do not support Senate Democrats' immigration bill and amnesty efforts, and it will not be considered in the House," the Republican majority leader said in a statement after the call. He accused the president of engaging in "partisan messaging" and offered no indication that the House intends to act on the issue. His full statement is below.

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In a blog post Wednesday, New York Times columnist Paul Krugman aggressively swiped "talk show hosts" who "literally know nothing" about health insurance data-collecting and yet accuse the U.S. Census Bureau of trying to "cook the books" on Obamacare.

He didn't mention him by name, but Krugman was referring to Joe Scarborough. He linked to this article about the MSNBC host making that exact claim on his show Wednesday morning, one day after it was reported that the Census would change how it measured insurance coverage rates (which angered many Republicans).

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On Wednesday, President Barack Obama commemorated the one-year anniversary of the Senate immigration bill's introduction by attacking House Republicans for having "repeatedly failed" to take action.

He accused Republican leaders of preferring a "broken" status quo and attacked them for adopting "extreme" measures that would require the deportation of people brought to the U.S. illegally as children. His full statement, which reiterates his call for action, is below.

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