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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GOPer’s admit they can’t stop Obama on Immigration…

Republican leaders who had hoped to focus on corporate tax reform, fast-track trade pacts, repealing the president’s healthcare law and loosening environmental restrictions on coal are instead being dragged into an immigration skirmish that they’ve tried studiously to avoid for most of the last year.

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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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Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich moves to the Center…ah, Left ?

Known as a partisan grenade-lobber at times throughout his political career, Kasich instead emphasized his reputation for congressional compromise while serving as chairman of the House Budget Committee while a Democrat was president.

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Jim Webb 2016….

Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb became the first well-known Democrat to launch an exploratory committee to run for president on Wednesday night, saying the nation is at a “serious crossroads.”

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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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The Night before the President’s Immigration Moves…

And just LOOK?

We have another two years to go….

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Are the Democratic leaders too old?

It is not the case that only young candidates can attract young voters, or that older candidates cannot resonate with younger voters, but generational issues cannot be ignored either….

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Ferguson waits ….

Any day now, a St. Louis County grand jury is expected to announce its decision about whether to indict white Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson for shooting unarmed black 18-year-old Michael Brown on Aug. 9.

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Breaking…President Obama to unveil Immigration Action Thursday…

President Obama will announce Thursday that he will use his executive authority to expand temporary protections to millions of undocumented immigrants, according to several individuals who have been briefed on the decision. Obama will travel to Las Vegas on the heels of that announcement to rally support for his initiative on Friday.

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Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest 11/19/14… California, get ready for some crazy ballot action in 2016

With around 6.5 million votes cast, statutory ballot measures will now only need around 325,000 signatures to qualify (5 percent of the total), compared to over 504,000 under the previous regime, which was keyed to 2010 turnout……

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Political Roundup for November 19, 2014…Left wingnuts want Landrieu gone…Red Racing Horses….

LA-Sen: The protest of an Anti-Keystone pipeline group against Sen. Mary Landrieu (D) is highlighting what may be an increasing problem for Democrats-purity purges similar to what some Tea Party activists have advocated for Republicans. These activists seem to be openly rooting for Landrieu losing to Rep. Bill Cassidy (R) and seem to be OK with the smaller Democratic caucus, which will also be more liberal, a plus to them.

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Have Voter suppression efforts worked?

Most Democrats have the belief that voter suppression IS a Republican effort to win elections….

Republicans say their efforts are to discourage any people from voting….

There Are people trying to gauge what effect, if any, the process has on elections….

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Hillary Clinton stays Out of the Keystone spot light…

The Keystone caution differs from Clinton’s moves to distance herself from Obama’s handling of Syria and her willingness to tie herself to Obama on other issues, such as immigration.

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