House Republicans want MORE Border cops….

“We want to be constructive,” McCaul said. “We want to keep the government open but we want to shut down this president.”

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Political Roundup for November 21st, 2014…Scott Walker will probably try a run for President…Red Racing Horses

Walker: Scott Walker is putting together the start of a presidential campaign. Walker has a high profile from the aggressive agenda he pushed after his first election that led to a set of recalls that he and the Republicans in the state legislature weathered, but he has a number of potential issues that he’ll need to address if he wants to win the top spot.

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Hillary Clinton’s supporters grow restless….

Now that several groups have been up and running for a while….

They are getting antsy for her to formally get the ball rolling…

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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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GOP House Speaker Boehner offers Nothing concrete to Obama on Immigration…

Speaker John Boehner vowed Friday that the House will act to stop President Obama’s executive actions on immigration.

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Breaking…House files Suit against President Obama on the Healthcare Law

The suit accuses the Obama administration of unlawfully postponing a requirement that larger employers offer health coverage to their full-time employees or pay penalties. (Larger companies are defined as those with 50 or more employees.)

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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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President Obama acts on Immigration and Urges Congress to join him….

“Are we a nation that tolerates the hypocrisy of a system where workers who pick our fruit and make our beds never have a chance to get right with the law?” he asked, adding later: “We need more than politics as usual when it comes to immigration; we need reasoned, thoughtful, compassionate debate that focuses on our hopes, not our fears.”

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President Obama Immigration Speech Thread….

The President will launch his program…

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Executive actions by President’s?…ALL of them have done so….

For decades, executive orders have been a fairly common tool for U.S. presidents.

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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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Political Roundup for November 20, 2014…Democrats are out of touch?…Red Racing Horses

Are the Democrats suffering from an Ideas Deficit? I would say yes. The party has become a vessel for preserving the identity politics of the status quo. Arguably this happens to any party whose held the White House for two terms, but it appears to be particularly bad for Democrats due to their state level rompings in 2010 and 2014.

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