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Governors wary of White House plan to place immigrant children with states

State governors from both parties have reacted cooly to efforts by the Obama administration to gain their support for placing thousands of unaccompanied Central American children with friends or family members. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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Last Votes Cast Over Plan to Lift Detroit From Bankruptcy

Some involved in the process said that an unofficial running vote count in recent days appeared to favor the city’s plan, which includes cuts to pension benefits. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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House GOP Seeks New Migrant Plan

The head of the House Appropriations Committee said that President Barack Obama’s request for $ 3.7 billion in emergency supplemental funding to deal with the illegal migrant is “too much” and that he hopes to have an alternative approach soon. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Obama speaks about the economy in Austin, Texas

Obama, corporate giants announce plan to boost suppliers

By Mark Felsenthal WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama is enlisting several major U.S. and multinational companies to draw attention to an initiative aimed at helping small businesses expand and hire workers. The president will meet on Friday with representatives of household name firms such as Apple , AT&T , Coca Cola and Johnson & […]

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Kentucky Plan To Resume Executions Hits Snag

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky judge has expressed concerns about the state’s plan to use two drugs to carry out lethal injections after the same method resulted in problems in neighboring Ohio. The issues raised Wednesday by Franklin County Circuit Judge Phillip Shepherd could further delay Kentucky’s ability to carry out death sentences and […]

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Mistrust in North Carolina Over Plan to Reduce Precincts

A plan to save money and streamline operations has been seen as racially motivated by some in the community. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Obama to pitch immigration plan at citizenship ceremony

President Obama plans to highlight a positive side of the immigration debate by presiding over an Independence Day citizenship ceremony for service members who signed up to defend the U.S. even though they weren’t American citizens. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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White House: No Set Plan for New Financial-Sector Rules

President Barack Obama has no “specific plan” for new policies aimed at Wall Street, a White House spokesman said, walking back Mr. Obama’s remarks that suggested he was contemplating new financial-sector rules. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Obama on Highway Plan: “It’s Not Crazy, It’s Not Socialism, It’s Not The Imperial Presidency”

PRESIDENT OBAMA: So the plan we put together would create millions of jobs. It would give cities and states, private investors, the certainty they need to plan ahead. It would help small businesses ship their goods faster while parents get home to their kids faster. And it wouldn't add to the deficit because we pay […]

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What’s Behind Boehner’s Plan to Sue the President

Jim Manley: The speaker of the House is considering suing the president for failing to faithfully execute the law. So why can’t he specify which actions would be part of the lawsuit? Full News here – Washington Wire

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