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Texas Governor-elect Greg Abbott (R) will sue President Obama on Immigration reform …

Abbott said on “Fox News Sunday” that he’s planning to sue Obama for the executive orders because of the impact it will have on the state of Texas….

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South Carolina GOP Senator Lindsey Graham….House GOP Benghazi report ‘full of crap’

The House Intelligence panel, Graham said, is “doing a lousy job policing their own.”

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Karl Rove on the Early 2016 GOP Presidential Field….

With midterms over, let’s give political junkies a fix by surveying the emerging GOP presidential field. Twenty-three Republicans have publicly indicated interest (not including Mitt Romney, who says he has no plans to run)……

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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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House Committee knocks down most Benghazi attack myths….

Some Republicans in Congress have continued to cling to initial reports that surfaced after Ambassador Chris Stevens and two others were killed in the attacks. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and the White House have been routinely criticized for failing to protect Stevens and for not quickly sending aide to protect the Americans.

But Rogers’ committee has long said its investigation would disproved those myths…..

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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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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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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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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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The Night before the President’s Immigration Moves…

And just LOOK?

We have another two years to go….

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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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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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