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Ted Cruz cites Cicero over Seuss

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 6:36pm
Sen. Ted Cruz has traded "Green Eggs and Ham" for Cicero.
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Perry: Texas might sue

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 6:35pm
President Barack Obama may have a phone and pen, but outgoing Gov. Rick Perry of Texas says he has the grounds for a lawsuit if he uses either.
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Christie's office GIFs his baby-kissing skills

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 3:51pm
An animated version of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is seen on the cover of The New York Times Magazine this week, blending his meet-and-greet skills of kissing babies and taking selfies.
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Obama's immigration speech: What to watch for

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 2:32pm
President Barack Obama is set to unveil his long-awaited overhaul of U.S. immigration rules -- potentially shielding millions of people from deportation -- Thursday in an 8 p.m. ET speech from the White House.
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Liberal 2016 poll: Elizabeth Warren beating Clinton by double digits

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 1:30pm
Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren -- not Hillary Clinton -- is the top progressive choice for president in 2016, according to a new poll.
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GOP plans retribution

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 1:06pm
Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell vowed Thursday that "Congress will act" if President Barack Obama carries out his plan to make major changes to immigration laws through his executive authority.
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2016 Presidential race kicks off with Jim Webb

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:27pm
Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb became the first person from either major party to officially launch a presidential exploratory committee to consider running for president in 2016.
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Jeb Bush to Common Core critics: You find something better

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:23pm
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush swung back at critics of Common Core on Thursday, challenging those who refuse to adopt the controversial testing standards, which have made him a target by conservatives, to come up with something better.
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Paul and Sharpton hold 'candid but courteous' breakfast summit

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:17pm
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) continued his outreach across the aisle Thursday morning with a breakfast meeting with progressive commentator and activist Al Sharpton.
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Poll: 48 percent of Americans oppose immigration executive action

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:10pm
About half of all Americans disapprove of President Barack Obama's incoming executive action on immigration despite agreeing with Obama on principle, according to a recent poll.
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N.C. governor open to immigration lawsuit against Obama

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 11:36am
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory joined other Republican governors Thursday and said he is open to suing the federal government if President Barack Obama issues an executive order that shields nearly 4 million undocumented immigrants from deportation.
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Crowd wishes Biden a happy birthday

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 11:01am
Vice President Biden receives warm birthday wishes from his audience in Morocco.
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International nuclear watchdog: Iran needs to cooperate

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 10:57am
The United Nations' top nuclear watchdog said Iranian authorities are continuing to deny his agency access to a sensitive military complex suspected of being a site of nuclear activities.
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Secret Service director testifies

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 9:52am
Joe Clancy, the interim director of the U.S. Secret Service, will testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday that his organization has "fallen short" of its goals and recent public scrutiny of the agency has "potentially dire consequences," according to his prepared remarks.
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What Mitt Romney learned running for president: Debating is 'sweaty business'

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 9:08am
Running for president takes blood, sweat and tears, literally. Especially the sweat.
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Contributions to Clinton Foundation jump threefold

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 8:18am
The Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation brought in $144.4 million in 2013, a three-fold growth from the $51.5 million the foundation received in 2012, according to tax documents released on Wednesday.
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Ted Cruz: No Republican wants a government shutdown

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:21am
Sen. Ted Cruz may be frustrated with the President's anticipated executive action on immigration, but he's not looking to shut down the government again to stop him.
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