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Obama To Hold Last Briefing For 2014

The briefing will likely include the newly announced policy change with Cuba, attacks on Sony, executive actions on immigration, tensions with Russia, and the upcoming change in leadership in Congress.

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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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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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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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Boehner: No Decision Against Immigration Orders Yet

Republicans are consulting with members and considering options against executive orders on immigration, according to the Speaker.

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LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – December 1, 2014

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David Cameron’s welfare reforms receive a tepid thumbs up from Angela Merkel and Swiss voters shelve immigration quotas.

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Obama: Turkey Pardon 2014 “Fully Within My Legal Authority”

“I know some will call this amnesty, but don’t worry,” President Obama said. “There’s plenty of Turkey to go around.”

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The Latest On Ferguson, Immigration, The Middle East And More

Here Are The Top TRNS Posts Of The Week!

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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

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“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

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“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.