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Republican Relief at Obama’s Action on Immigration?

Linda Killian: Republican leaders know that some conservatives oppose presidential action on immigration but that other supporters, such as business owners who employ immigrants, want clarity. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Republican Response on Immigration Faces Hurdle

President Obama prepared to unveil far-reaching changes to the immigration system, while new wrinkles on Capitol Hill complicated his opponents’ plans to block his action. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Republican Governors Set Sights on 2016 Presidential Race

The nation’s Republican governors, emboldened by the results of the midterm elections, gathered in Florida on Wednesday for a 2014 victory lap, but the meeting had the feel of an audition for the 2016 presidential race. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Immigration Has Republican Governors Seething and Facing Practical Challenges

New legal protections for five million illegal immigrants would thrust the issue back into the states, creating issues like the granting of driver’s licenses or in-state college tuition. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) walks from a Republican caucus meeting at the Capitol in Washington

Republican Paul Ryan to chair House tax committee

(Reuters) – Wisconsin Representative Paul Ryan has been tapped by Republican leaders to chair the tax-writing Committee on Ways and Means in the U.S. House of Representatives during the next congressional session. Ryan, the outgoing head of the House budget panel and Ways and Means member since 2000, was recommended by the Republican Steering Committee […]

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Top Republican floats new attack plan for Obama’s immigration action

Add “rescission” to the glossary for the looming immigration fight between congressional Republicans and President Obama. No need to run to the dictionary — it’s a way for Congress to take back money that it’s authorized through legislation. It’s also the newest gambit being proposed by a top Republican hoping to undermine the president’s expected executive […]

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Key Republican Votes to Watch on N.S.A. Overhaul

Backers of the proposed National Security Agency overhaul are working to line up Republican supporters to break the 60-vote threshold. Full News here – First Draft

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U.S. President Barack Obama sits next to Ebola response coordinator Ron Klain (L) as he hosts a meeting with his Ebola response team in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington

House Republican floats plan to defund immigration order but avoid shutdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A senior House Republican on Tuesday floated a plan to avoid a December government shutdown fight while also setting a path for undoing sweeping immigration changes President Barack Obama is expected to execute. Under a strategy suggested by House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers, Congress next month would pass a bill funding […]

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Republican moderate urges Congress to avoid short-term spending bill

By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) – An influential House Republican moderate on Monday pushed back against an effort by conservatives to use a short-term spending extension to try to stop President Barack Obama from easing immigration policies. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers urged Congress instead to pass a full-fledged government spending bill […]

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Republican Parnell concedes in Alaska gubernatorial race

Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell conceded the gubernatorial race Saturday, issuing a statement a day after independent challenger Bill Walker was declared the winner. Full News here – FOX News

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