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This why Rand Paul should NOT be President…..

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) on Friday argued against President Obama’s executive actions on immigration by citing Japanese internment camps during World War II as an example of too much presidential power…..

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Bush-Portman ticket would be a rough one for Hillary….

Here’s a Republican pairing that should haunt Democrats’ dreams for the next two years: Jeb Bush and Rob Portman. That, at least, is what Harold Ickes warned Friday.

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President Obama authorizes expanded combat roles for remaining American Military in Afghanistan…

“Our plans are to maintain an offensive capability in Afghanistan,” he said.

The officer said he expected the Pentagon to issue an order in the next several weeks detailing the military’s role in Afghanistan in 2015 under Operation Resolute Support, which will become the new name for the Afghanistan war.

The Pentagon plans to take the lead role in advising and training Afghan forces in southern and eastern Afghanistan, with Italy also operating in the east, Germany in the north and Turkey in Kabul.

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Not ALL undocumented people are going benefit from Obama’s action…

While tens of thousands of illegal immigrants in the greater Washington area eagerly awaited Obama’s announcement Thursday, those who stood to personally benefit fell into two categories: parents of U.S.-born or resident children, and some adults who entered the U.S. as children themselves. For others — especially older workers who left their families behind — there was no hint of a coming reprieve.

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Sean Trende: MidTerm Demographics didn’t sink the Democrats…Daniel…

It wasn’t Demographics…IT WAS PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA….

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Open Thread for November 20, 2014…Immigration and the Post Midterms….

….we’ll see how the President is gonna start off his next two years of political battles with a GOP led Congress

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How to Make the Perfect Thanksgiving Turkey…From the Wall Street Journal?

In many ways, creating a golden meal comes down to simply choosing the right bird…..

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Buffalo Snow update 11/20/14 PM…More Snow…Jets /Bufflo NFL game moved to Monday in Detroit…

And the storm forced the NFL to announce that Sunday’s game between Buffalo and the New York Jets, scheduled to be played at the Bills’ Ralph Wilson Stadium, will be hosted at Detroit’s Ford Field on Monday.

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Chuck Schumer works and waits in the wings to lead after Reid….

…..with Reid now in the top Democratic spot for at least another two years, and a bevy of ambitious Democrats suddenly surrounding him on the leadership team, the chatter in some Senate circles has become: When will it be Schumer’s time to run the caucus?

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There are More Asian Immigrants than those from South of the US Border with Mexico…

But while the rhetoric has stayed largely the same, immigration hasn’t. The immigration debate, now as then, focuses primarily on illegal immigration from Latin America. Yet most new immigrants aren’t Latinos. Most Latinos aren’t immigrants. And, based on the best available evidence, there are fewer undocumented immigrants in the U.S. today than there were in 2007……

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Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest 11/20/14… The battle begins to succeed Julian Castro in San Antonio

San Antonio Mayor: Plenty of big cities will hold mayoral elections next year, and it looks like we’ll have an exciting race to look forward to in the nation’s seventh largest city. Former Democratic state Rep. Mike Villarreal made his intentions known almost from the moment that then-Mayor Julian Castro was appointed to President Obama’s cabinet, and Villarreal spent months as the only declared candidate……

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Will the President sell his Immigration action?

Texas Rep. Joaquín Castro said Thursday that President Barack Obama will have some work to do in talking to the American people about his expected executive actions that will shield millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation.

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“Do not ask us to rescue you,” Rich Tobe, the deputy Erie County executive,

Responding to reports that some people were stranded in their cars for as long as two days, Mr. Cuomo said he was sympathetic but praised the work done by the police to get to people under the most trying of circumstances….

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Jeb Bush defends Common Core….

In an address to his education think tank, Bush readily distinguished himself from the rest of the likely field of Republicans with White House aspirations, acknowledging that his support for “Common Core” school standards sets him apart….

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Secret Service Director goes before House Committee and admit’s that his agency had and HAS issues…

Clancy said he has taken several immediate steps to prevent incidents like the fence jumper and other breakdowns in security protocols….

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2016 GOPer’s begin dissing Hillary Clinton….

For Republicans eyeing a run for president in a crowded 2016 field, one measure matters above all others: How they stack up against Hillary Rodham Clinton…..

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