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  1. U.S. Rep. William EnyartRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WJPF-AM Carterville

    The one-term Democrat was defeated Nov. 4 by Republican state Rep. Mike Bost for the 12th Congressional District seat. The Associated Press says Enyart wasn't taking his loss personally.

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  2. Obama's Nevada immigration speech may be early boost for Harry ReidRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... two Democratic congressman, Steven Horsford. "We would have liked to have seen it sooner," the lone victorious Democrat, Rep. Dina Titus (D-Nev.), said of the president's new policy. "You can feel the excitement in the room. But now we're just ...

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  3. Responses Come In To President's Decision To Defer DeportationsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WFMD-AM Frederick

    President Obama's decision last week to issue an executive order sparing about five-million undocumented immigrants in the US from deportation has generated a lot of reaction, pro and con. Republicans members of Congress have called it unconstitutional and say it shows the President doesn't want to work with lawmakers to craft immigration reform.

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  4. Cassidy gives weekly GOP address on KeystoneRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WBRZ

    In the weekly Republican address, GOP Senate candidate Bill Cassidy describes Senate Democrats' rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline as stifling American energy independence. Cassidy used the nationally-released speech Saturday to take fresh digs at Democratic incumbent Sen. Mary Landrieu's failure to get the vote needed for pipeline passage - though he never names Landrieu.

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  5. Teens tweet gross lunches, say #thanksmichelleobamaRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | USA Today

    Mystery mush entrees, mystery mush desserts - teens are tweeting photos of these unappetizing school lunches under the hashtag #thanksmichelleobama. But just how viral was this? Teens tweet gross lunches, say #thanksmichelleobama Mystery mush entrees, mystery mush desserts - teens are tweeting photos of these unappetizing school lunches under the hashtag #thanksmichelleobama.

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  6. Editorial: President Obama did what Congress would not and acted on immigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seattle Times

    PRESIDENT Obama is right to take action on the broken U.S. immigration system. The nation can no longer wait for a do-nothing Congress to do nothing yet again.

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  7. Local Army Corps overruled by national office on coal facility, documents showRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Clackamas Review

    Columbia Riverkeeper says newly released federal documents show the Portland office of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recommended a full environmental review be conducted before approving the Morrow Pacific coal export project in Oregon - but it was overruled by higher-ups in the federal agency's national headquarters. Columbia Riverkeeper, a Hood River-based environmental group, sued under the Freedom of Information Act to get documents withheld by the Army Corps, and a court ordered release of some documents.

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  8. Eight tactical takeaways from 2014 electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Denver Post

    ... it was no match for the GOP's much stronger effort. No. 3: Be careful what you wish for. In Colorado, the Democrat-controlled legislature last year passed all-mail election and same-day registration laws. The all-mail ballot turned out to be a ...

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  9. Rosen: Political winds are fickleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Denver Post

    ... policy. I live in Colorado's 1st Congressional Distrist. Dianna DeGette is my congresswoman. She's an ultra-liberal Democrat who rarely votes the way I'd like her to. She doesn't care. For 18 years, her liberal constituents have elected her by huge ...

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  10. Democrats preparing for Hillary Clinton campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Pocono Record

    Hillary Rodham Clinton's strongest supporters held a strategy session Friday to prepare for her 2016 presidential bid, even though she has yet to say whether she will run. Ready for Hillary, a Democratic super political action committee unaffiliated with the former secretary of state, convened a meeting of 200 financial backers and Clinton insiders.

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  11. Coal mine safety laws have huge holes, and Congress isn't interested in fixing themRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Kos

    Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship may have been the rare upper-level coal executive indicted on criminal charges in the deaths of his workers, but he's the exception that proves the rule of just how weak mine safety laws are . As Mother Jones 's Tim Murphy points out: ... under the Mine Safety Act, conspiring to violate mine safety standards is only a misdemeanor.

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  12. United Way report identifies hurdles for the working poorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Day

    Housing and child care are two of the biggest hurdles for the working poor, as low-paid employees across southeastern Connecticut struggle to stay financially afloat in a state where 51 percent of the jobs pay less than $20 an hour. That was one of many points highlighted Friday at the United Way of Southeastern Connecticut's "Redefining a Hardworking America" program that attracted about 80 people concerned about the financial hardships faced by 26 percent of the population in New London County.

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  13. Analysis: Veto gives Obama edge on immigrationRead the original story

    Friday | Boston Herald

    President Barack Obama has the upper hand in the fierce struggle over immigration now taking shape, with a veto pen ready to kill any Republican move to reverse his executive order, Democrats united behind him and GOP congressional leaders desperate to squelch talk of a government shutdown or even impeachment. With the public favoring changes in the current immigration system, the Republicans' best short-term response appears to be purely rhetorical: that the president is granting amnesty to millions, and exceeding his constitutional authority in the process.

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  14. Obama to Sell Exec Amnesty in Chicago with 'Godfathers' Gutierrez, EmanuelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Breitbart.com

    President Barack Obama will continue his tour to sell his massive executive amnesty on Tuesday in Chicago with Rep. Luis Gutierrez , considered the godfather of the pro-amnesty movement, and Mayor Rahm "godfather" Emanuel . According to a Chicago Sun-Times report , Obama's trip will be part of an "aggressive sales job to win public support for bypassing Congress and issuing immigration executive orders to" give temporary amnesty and work permits to million of illegal immigrants.

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  15. Obama Claims 'Borders Mean Something,' Illegal Immigrants Shouldn't Get RewardedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Breitbart.com

    On Friday, at the Las Vegas, Nevada high school where then-candidate Barack Obama pivoted to his "Si, Se Puede" message in 2008, President Barack Obama celebrated his executive amnesty in which he essentially declared, "Yes, I can." After announcing his executive amnesty at the White House on Thursday evening that will give temporary amnesty and work permits to millions of illegal immigrants, Obama went to Del Sol High School in Nevada and became the salesman-in-chief.

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  16. ...Flies Gutierrez on Air Force One to Vegas for Exec Amnesty CelebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Breitbart.com

    On Friday, President Barack Obama flew Rep. Luis Gutierrez on Air Force One with other Democrats to a speech at a Las Vegas high school where he delivered a speech to celebrate and promote his executive amnesty. Others aboard Air Force One, according to the White House , were Sen. Majority Leader Harry Reid , House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi , Sen. Bob Menendez , Rep. Xavier Becerra , Rep. Steven Horsford , Rep. Ben Ray Lujan , Rep. Dina Titus , Arturo Rodriguez, the president of the United Farm Workers, Marc Morial, the president of the National Urban League, and Gabriel Salguero of the National Latino Evangelical Coalition.

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  17. Washington Wrap: To shutdown, or not to shutdown - that is the questionRead the original story

    Friday | SNL Financial

    President Barack Obama's push toward immigration reform was cemented Thursday evening as he announced deportation protection , effectively bypassing Congress. As the announcement leaked earlier in the week, CNN reported on increasing chatter about the possibility of a government shutdown.

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  18. It's Up To Congress How to Fill My Job, New York Fed Chief Tells SenatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Wall Street Journal

    ... Friday . Mr. Reed was asking whether Mr. Dudley objected to legislation recently introduced by the Rhode Island Democrat that would require the president to nominate the New York Fed president , with the consent of the U.S. Senate . The New York Fed ...

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  19. After the speech: What politicians, activists had to say about Obamaa s Las Vegas appearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Las Vegas Sun

    President Barack Obama came to Las Vegas on Friday to convince Americans that his decision to defer deportations for about 5 million immigrants in the country illegally is the right thing to do. He gave an impassioned speech at Del Sol High School, a place he visited in January 2013 to lay out his initial hopes for immigration reform that have yet to pass Congress.

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  20. Fed official sees possible gaps in oversight of bank commodities dealingsRead the original story

    Friday | SNL Financial

    A Federal Reserve official on Nov. 21 questioned whether there are gaps in regulatory oversight that allow financial institutions to invest and participate in certain physical and financial commodities and use the information they gather to game those markets. The official suggested all relevant federal agencies get together and consider the matter.

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