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New Senate immigration deal would include visas for 336,000 farm workers

Immigration reform: Farm-worker compromise brings bill a step closer to Senate floor (via The Christian Science Monitor) Copyright ImageClick to View A worker trims a Vidalia onion plant before planting its roots into the soil on a farm in Lyons, Ga. Immigration legislation aims to overhaul the nation’s agriculture worker…

Harry Reid: Debt deal not even close

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republicans and Democrats are not close to a deal to raise the debt ceiling despite what Republican leaders may say, Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid said on Saturday. “It’s fair to say that the engagement there is not in any meaningful way,” Reid said on the Senate…