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Cruz Proposes Broader Refugee Ban

Refugees from Libya, Somalia and Yemen would be prevented from coming to the U.S. under legislation touted by Cruz.

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ACLU: House Refugee Bill “Un-American”

“Speaker Ryan and this un-American bill’s supporters falsely claim it will simply pause U.S. resettlement of refugees…this is not leadership,” said Karin Johanson, director of the ACLU’s Washington Legislative Office.

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Senate Democrats Blast Republican Refugee Bill

Senate Democrats focused on a loophole that could allow terrorists to legally purchase firearms in the United States.

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Ryan: We Need To ‘Pause’ And ‘Reevaluate’ Refugee Program

“These refugee laws are important…it’s just common sense that we pause, reevaluate and make sure we have the proper standards in place to make sure that something that happened in Paris doesn’t happen here,” Ryan said.

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Pelosi: Refugee Bill Sends ‘Wrong Message’ To The World

Pelosi argued the GOP-backed bill sends the “wrong message” to the world, adding that she doubts it will pass the Senate.

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House Passes Bill To Increase Syrian Refugee Vetting Measures

Refugees wait for food deliveries at Syria's Yarmouk camp. February 26,2014. UN Photo/UNRWA.

The House has passed the Syrian refugee bill 242-183 Thursday, despite a threatened veto by President Obama.

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Former US Officials Advocate Solving Root of the Problem With ISIS

“The emergence of the Islamic State has its roots in a larger problem with the failure of governments in the region,” Crocker said.

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Obama Says He Will Veto Bill To Halt Syrian Refugees

The legislation will “only to create significant delays and obstacles in the fulfillment of a vital program that satisfies both humanitarian and national security objectives,” the WH said.

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Paul Ryan Pushes For Passage Of Syrian Refugee Bill

“It’s that simple and I don’t think it’s asking too much,” Ryan said.

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Senate Dems Urge GOP To Approve Natl Security Nominees

Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y.
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“While ISIS is recruiting additional fighters every day, Republicans in the Senate are twiddling their thumbs,” Chuck Schumer said.

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Friday, November 27

● 24 more American terrorists added to list

● Tips for year-end charity giving

● Fortune’s path isn’t paved with licked envelopes

● Who watches the watchdog?

● Manatees no match for lobbyists and politicians

● FOIA suit seeks expense records for Obama protection