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November 23, 2014

Obama's Executive Action Helps Some, But Ignores Root Causes of Latin and Central American Immigration

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Perhaps the reason no one can pass a solid immigration reform bill is because the conditions that motivate the immigration are so poorly understood. The mainstream discourse surrounding immigration today is entirely misguided.

Marion Barry, 4-Term D.C. Mayor, Dead At 78

Marion Barry
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House Benghazi Report Torches GOP Conspiracy Theories

Gowdy Boehner
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Ferguson Announcement Does Not Appear Imminent

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Obama Quietly Broadens Mission In Afghanistan

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A Rare Look At JFK's Off-Air Personality

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This FCC Commissioner Did A Reddit Chat. It Did Not Go Well.

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Democratic Senator Explains How He Survived The GOP Wave

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Here Are Those Immigration Riots Tom Coburn Warned Us About

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Zephyr Teachout Keeps Preaching 'We Can Actually Do Something' About Corruption

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'Emperor' Obama Ends The 'Will-He-Or-Won't-He' Immigration Phase

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Obama: Don't Use Ferguson As 'An Excuse For Violence'

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GOP Senator Doesn't Plan To Impeach Obama

Jeff Sessions
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Dem Govs Struggle To Overcome Opposition As Obama Embraces Executive Powers

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Immigration Groups Have Won The Battle; Now Comes The War

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Millennials Really Don't Think Everybody Should Vote

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Gambling Nuke Commander Linked To Fake Poker Chips

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The Fed Just Acknowledged Its Too Big To Jail Policy

Elizabeth Warren
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Publisher Withdraws Controversial Textbook In Texas

Textbooks
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Obama: 'Everybody Knows' Our Immigration System Has Been Broken A Long Time

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Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio Sues Obama Over Immigration Order

Joe Arpaio
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National Archives: Ok, So Maybe Letting The CIA Destroy Emails Wasn't A Great Idea

John Brennan
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These Ferguson Protesters Have Become The Movement's De Facto Spokespeople

Ferguson Protester
Emily Kassie

Anonymous To Ferguson Police And KKK: ‘We Are The Law Now'

Anonymous
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Millions of Immigrants Are Asked To Pay Taxes, But...

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Judge Issues Court Orders To Uphold Right To Record Police In Ferguson

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Official: Ferguson Grand Jury Remains In Session

Ferguson Grand Jury
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Illinois Pension Overhaul Ruled Unconstitutional

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Rahm Emanuel Challengers Push To Make It Onto The Ballot

Rahm Challenger
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The Good And The Bad Of Obama's Decision On Immigration

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First Woman Named In Charge Of White House Dessert

Chef Susan Morrison
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Fox News: 'Gruber Gruber Gruber Gruber Gruber Gruber Gruber Gruber Gruber Gruber Gruber Gruber'

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With New Report, Congress Gains Ammo To Fight Iran Deal

Kerry Zarif
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Utah Advances Plan For Executions By Firing Squad

Utah Firing Squad
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Matthew Shepard's Mom: Clinton Got 'Bad Advice' On DOMA

President Bill Clinton
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NYPD Officer Shoots And Kills Unarmed Man In Brooklyn

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Harry Reid's Top Aide Listened In On Call With Obama

David Krone
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Joe Biden Condemns Russia's Actions In Ukraine As 'Unacceptable'

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White House: Immigration Steps Would Boost GDP

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