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  1. Immigration, Ferguson to dominate SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Hill

    President Obama's recently unveiled executive order on immigration will dominate the Sunday show discussions, along with speculation about a possible indictment against a police officer in Ferguson, Mo. Obama will give an exclusive interview on ABC's "This Week" defending his immigration policies from Republican attacks.

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  2. A marker for Labrador?Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Ridenbaugh Press

    How many Idahoans watched President Obama's speech Thursday about changes in the federal response to immigrants who got here against the law? Was Representative Raul Labrador among them - and did it spark any activist thoughts in his own mind? Idaho generally has some particular reason to pay attention. A study by the Pew Research Center released last week showed that Idaho is one of just seven states where unauthorized immigration rose between 2009 and 2012.

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  3. Rep. Labrador reacts to executive order on immigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KBCI CBS 2

    Idaho Congressman Raul Labrador has become a major voice on immigration reform in the Republican Party. He's also been outspoken on President Obama's executive action on deportations.

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  4. Rep. Raul Labrador: Obama 'Lying' About Do-Nothing CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | News Max

    A Republican congressman on the House Judiciary panel that oversees immigration and border security told Newsmax TV on Friday that President Barack Obama used a lie - Congress' supposed failure to act - to justify his executive grant of legal amnesty to millions of undocumented immigrants. "He's lying to the American people when he says we haven't done anything," Rep. Raul Labrador, an Idaho Republican and former immigration lawyer, told "MidPoint" host Ed Berliner.

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  5. Things to know about immigration in IdahoRead the original story

    Friday | KSL-TV

    What to know about how President Barack Obama's plans to spare nearly 5 million living in the U.S. illegally from deportation affect Idaho: GOP U.S. Reps. Mike Simpson and Raul Labrador called the president's executive order illegal, and they urged Congress to defend the U.S. Constitution.

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  6. Bob's Blog: Immigration showdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CBS News

    Citing Congress's failure to pass comprehensive immigration reform, President Obama on Thursday announced new executive actions to address the millions of undocumented immigrants illegally living in the United States. But this step is only the beginning of a major showdown in Washington.

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  7. Why There Won't Be Any Grand Immigration Confrontation Between Obama and RepublicansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The American Prospect

    Republicans are, as expected, utterly livid about President Obama's announcement last night of executive actions he'll be taking on immigration, even as they completely ignore the substance of the moves . If one of Obama's goals was to divide Republicans against themselves, he certainly seems to have succeeded; as Robert Costa reported late last night, Republicans have "been thrust back into the same cycle of intraparty warfare that has largely defined the GOP during the Obama years and that has hurt the party's brand among the broader electorate."

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  8. Raul Seeks To Block AppointmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Spokesman-Review

    Idaho GOP Rep. Raul Labrador, in an interview airing now on NPR, says he thinks the president's planned executive action on immigration "Well one of the things, I think, is Mitch McConnell should say first thing tomorrow morning that he will not allow any appointments that this administration has made. So there will be no hearings on the new attorney general, there will be no hearing on judges, there will be no hearing on anything this president wants and that he needs.

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  9. Idaho Congressman: Obama Immigration Plan Could Trigger 'Constitutional Crisis'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Boise Weekly

    Idaho's congressional delegation wasted little time Thursday evening to begin blasting President Barack Obama's primetime address to the nation in which he said he was prepared to use his authority to lift the immediate threat of deportation for nearly 5 million undocumented immigrants. U.S. Sen. Jim Risch said Obama's plan only reflected the president's "refusal to enforce the laws on the books today."

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  10. Briar Patch! The Next CW on ImmigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Daily Caller

    You don't have to be Hari Seldon to figure out what the next two waves of Conventional Wisdom will be regarding President Obama's just-announced #1) It's a Briar Patch ! At the end of 2012 opponents of "comprehensive immigration reform" - i.e. Amnesty and Guestworkers First, Border Security Later - seemed to be in deep trouble. Republican moderates and business donors, citing the Romney debacle, were saying the party had to cave on the issue.

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  11. 'I Will Not Sit Idly By' And Other Congressional Tweets On ImmigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    President Obama announced Thursday that he's using executive actions to grant temporary relief to some of the nearly 12 million immigrants living in the United States illegally. There's been debate over how much latitude the president has to act on immigration, but the Obama said he felt compelled to act after Congress failed to pass a reform bill.

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  12. Obama to Congress: 'Pass a bill'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Hill

    President Obama in a prime-time address Thursday will challenge lawmakers critical of his executive actions on immigration to "pass a bill." Obama will defend as lawful his decision to use executive action to give legal status to five million immigrants, and will not that other presidents have issued similar orders.

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  13. Labrador suggests GOP should cut off all hearings on appointments in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Spokesman-Review

    Idaho GOP Rep. Raul Labrador, in an interview airing now on NPR, says he thinks the president's planned executive action on immigration is illegal, and while shying away from talk of impeachment, had these suggestions on how congressional Republicans might respond: "Well one of the things, I think, is Mitch McConnell should say first thing tomorrow morning that he will not allow any appointments that this administration has made. So there will be no hearings on the new attorney general, there will be no hearing on judges, there will be no hearing on anything this president wants and that he needs.

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  14. Pelosi picks Billy Joel over ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The Hill

    Rep. Nancy Pelosi opted to appear at a star-studded event honoring Billy Joel rather than meet with President Obama on Wednesday night to discuss his plans for executive action on immigration. The House minority leader was eyed among the crowd gathered at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington to celebrate the "Piano Man" singer receiving the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize.

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  15. RSC Election Spurs Anger, Recriminations in House GOPRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | News Max

    Although Texas Rep. Bill Flores won a hard-fought battle Tuesday to lead the Republican Study Committee , the infighting over the future of that influential conservative group may be far from over. Flores defeated Rep. Mick Mulvaney of Virginia by an 84-57 margin on the second ballot to become the new chairman of the RSC, which has long functioned as both a research group for House conservatives and a de facto lobby that can put pressure on Republican leaders not to stray from conservative principles.

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  16. New RSC Chairman: Holding Leadership Accountable a Not In The Mission StatementaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Breitbart.com

    The just-elected chairman of the Republican Study Committee is pledging to never publicly criticize GOP leadership, a marked turn for the position that has been used in past years to hold Speaker John Boehner's feet to the fire on occasion. "I don't need to air any differences of opinion in public," said Rep. Rep. Bill Flores , the newly picked chairman, to reporters exiting the closed-door election meeting, one of several times he vowed to keep his disagreements with leadership private.

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  17. As Flores Wins RSC Race, Tension Simmers Between Leaders and ConservativesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | National Journal

    House Republicans emerged from their landslide election preaching unity and unanimously re-elected their top leaders last week, but a hotly contested race on Tuesday exposed persisting fissures in the conference between dueling conservative camps. Rep. Bill Flores was elected the next chairman of the Republican Study Committee, promising a more collaborative relationship with leadership but angering hard-line conservatives who see the group as the rightward rudder of the conference, and want it to be more combative to that end.

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  18. New RSC Chairman: Holding Leadership Accountable 'Not In The Mission Statement'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Breitbart.com

    The just-elected chairman of the Republican Study Committee is pledging to never publicly criticize GOP leadership, a marked turn for the position that has been used in past years to hold Speaker John Boehner's feet to the fire on occasion. "I don't need to air any differences of opinion in public," said Rep. Rep. Bill Flores , the newly picked chairman, to reporters exiting the closed-door election meeting, one of several times he vowed to keep his disagreements with leadership private.

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  19. GOP mulls its own immigration planRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Politico

    House and Senate Republican leaders have been privately discussing the potential of introducing targeted immigration reform bills in the coming months, according to multiple sources in both chambers. The discussions, which were secret until now, are aimed at trying to separate the immigration debate from the government-funding discussion.

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  20. Labrador's Idaho County shooting range bill passes the HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | The Spokesman-Review

    Idaho Rep. Raul Labrador's bill to transfer 31 acres in the Riggins area from federal to Idaho County ownership for a shooting range passed the House late Tuesday on a voice vote. To become law, it still needs Senate passage and the president's signature; click below for Labrador's full news release on the bill's passage.

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