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Democrats want to keep faith with Latinos while the GOP risks overreacting to President Obama’s expected executive order.
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ANALYSIS | Internal bickering could threaten to derail the GOP’s mission to appeal to a broader electorate.
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson on Thursday circulated a letter about President Obama’s planned immigration action to his department.
Long on vision, light on details.
During his speech on immigration reform, President Obama called on illegal immigrants to "come out of the shadows" and "get right with the law."
In a prime-time address on Thursday President Obama announced his plan to use his executive authority on immigration policy, protecting millions of illegal immigrants from deportation.
David Nakamura, Robert Costa and David A. Fahrenthold
The president sought to convince Americans that his plans to change immigration laws were well within the precedent set by other administrations and did not amount to amnesty.
A transcript of President Obama’s address on immigration.
Immigrants from many nations have a vested interest in the president’s executive order.
Chaffetz, incoming committee chair, wants to make it easier to fire feds and tax delinquent staffers.
Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson wants to ban Internet gambling, but some say that violates states’ rights.
The Senate takes off for Thanksgiving after confirming a goodly number of ambassadors and judges.
Immigration, immigration and immigration.
Incoming House committee chairman wants federal managers to have expedited authority to fire “bad apples.“
A floor speech adapted from Cicero hits a new level of odd.
Michael Lynch and Rachel Surminsky
Boehner’s lawsuit against Obama faces big challenges.
Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) might have something to say about that.
President Obama’s actions underscore issues about applications for admissions and financial aid.
Or: Why elections are boring.
New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez will serve as vice chair.
The ban would have been the first of its kind in the country.
How to sort through the sea of ranging poll numbers.
Rep. Stephen Lynch said Congress may need to consider legislation that would force agencies to notify employees immediately when their information is compromised.
Nevada could soon become the next North Carolina.
Ira Hansen has lamented, among other things, “the cult of negro worship” around Martin Luther King, Jr.
A hike would violate an agreement that could direct hundreds of millions to the UC and CSU systems.
Emilie M. Hafner-Burton and David G. Victor
The personal characteristics of diplomats influence what types of international agreements they prefer.
The administration started blending two numbers that used to be distinct.
The company that makes the drug cocktail in lethal injections won’t sell to the United States, so Utah lawmakers are looking into other options.
Debate over the president’s move tests whether Republicans can contain some unhelpful passions.
Abortion doesn’t have to be a secret you carry to the grave: More than 100 women share their stories at a Speakout.
In a word: Populism.
Here’s a wet blanket, courtesy of The Fix.
And it rules.
Kim Kardashian filed for divorce from Kris Humphries after 72 days. Utah’s legislature meets for 45 days.
David C.W. Parker
A Montana political scientist assesses Tester’s strengths.
A possible 2016 GOP contender, Bush tries to thread the needle when it comes to the divisive standards.
A legislative committee is considering prohibiting municipalities from working with the spy agency.
States have been improving records-sharing, raising the number of mental health submissions from 1.1 million in 2011 to 3.7 million.
This week’s New York Times Magazine cover.
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