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Senate Dems. Stress Immigration Reform Priority

“Republicans and Democrats acknowledge that our immigration system is broken,” said Sen. Mazie Hirono.

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House Passes Immigration Protest Bill

The measure passed 219-197, with 3 votes present

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Boehner Moving Forward With CRomnibus Bill

The proposed bill would fund the DHS through early 2015, at which time Republicans will be in a better position to restrict spending on immigration reform.

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Dem Leaders, Immigration Activists Denounce House Bill

The bill would prevent the president’s executive actions on immigration to take hold come Jan. 2015

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States And Governors Sue To Stop Immigration Order

The lawsuit says that Obama took action to unilaterally change the law and that “unilateral suspension of the Nation’s immigration laws is unlawful.”

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Poll: Clinton Could Benefit From Obama’s Executive Action

The poll found that if Clinton supports renewing the order, 68 percent of Latinos would be very likely to support her.

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Jeh Johnson: Executive Action On Immigration Within Legal Authority

“The President used these actions as a first step toward reform of this system and continues to count on Congress for the more comprehensive reform,” Johnson said.

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Congress’ Newest Budget Term: “CRomnibus”

The CRomnibus is part “omnibus”, a long-term funding bill, and part “continuing resolution”, a short-term funding bill.

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Obama Tells Congress to “Pass A Bill”

“Pass a bill because the actions I’ve taken are only a temporary first step,” said President Obama at Del Sol High School in Nevada.

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Boehner: “We Will Not Stand Idle” On Obama’s Immigration Order

Boehner said that the President’s plan encourages more immigration and “punishes” those who are trying to immigrate legally.

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LISTEN: The Weekend Ahead – December 20-22, 2014

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New E.U. sanctions against Crimea go into effect, Liberia holds elections and President Obama hits the Sunday morning talk show circuit.

LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – December 19, 2014

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President Obama disagrees with Sony’s decision to scrap release of “The Interview,” and Ban Ki-moon surveys Ebola-affected West Africa.

Obama: Benefits Of Keystone Would Be Minimal


“There is very little impact, nominal impact, on U.S. gas prices, what the average American consumer cares about,” Obama said.

Pentagon: Hagel Briefed Friday On Army’s Report On Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

Bergdahl, who was held in Afghanistan for five years as prisoner of a pro-Taliban group, was released in a prisoner exchange with five Taliban commanders previously held at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility in May.

Obama: Sony ‘Made A Mistake’ In Pulling Controversial Film


“We cannot have a society in which some dictator some place can impose censorship here in the United States,” Obama said.

Interview: The Holiday Season And Donating To The Wounded Warrior Project

Wounded Warrior Project CEO Steve Nardizzi is interviewed by TRNS.