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'Immigration Battle' Reveals Big, Little Congressional Details

Gutiérrez, center, gets top bill in "Immigration Battle." (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

They were two days away.  

Reps. Paul D. Ryan, R-Wis., and Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., had a July 12, 2014, meeting scheduled with Speaker John A. Boehner to present the Ohio Republican with their immigration reform bill, complete with a whip count, that was ready for introduction.  

Afghan Ambassador on Hand for Documentary Screening

Talk about timing.  

The Cross-Border Chaos of 'Cartel Land'
AFI Docs to Open With Flick About Epic Gore Vidal-William F. Buckley Brawls

www.youtube.com/watch?v=JSH20evwVIc  

People think cable television pundits are rough on each other now. They don't know for rough.  

Tim Ryan Goes 'Planetary' (Video)

www.youtube.com/watch?v=wLW_cVDVlQ8  

One of Congress' foremost messengers on mindfulness is set to lend his voice to an Earth Day after-movie discussion of "Planetary" Wednesday night at the AFI Silver Theater in Silver Spring, Md.  

'Red Lines' Screening Comes to CVC

www.youtube.com/watch?v=ogUeI8UNI4M  

For those concerned the bloody civil war in Syria is being a bit overshadowed by events in Yemen and nuclear talks over Iran, the makers of the documentary "Red Lines" will screen their film in the Capitol Visitor Center Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. in HVC-200.