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AP
November 26, 2014
Phyllis Schlafly, the grande dame of the conservative movement, says Republicans in Congress should be actively opposing President Obama’s “unconstitutional” and “illegal” executive order granting unilateral amnesty to five million illegal aliens.
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November 24, 2014
A bipartisan bill that would require the State Department to offer a $5 million cash reward for information leading to the capture of ISIS terrorists involved in the kidnapping and beheading of three Americans was introduced Thursday by Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ).
November 24, 2014
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) said Sunday that incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) should announce that the new Republican-led Senate will withhold confirmation of all administration nominees apart from crucial national security posts, unless President Obama “ends this lawless amnesty.”
CNSNews
November 24, 2014
Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday he was “very sad” to hear that Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel was stepping down, praising his former Senate and current cabinet colleague as a soldier, public servant and “great friend.”
By JILL COLVIN
November 28, 2014
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Republican Gov. Chris Christie has vetoed a politically charged bill that would have banned the use of certain pig cages in his state, a move many observers see as aimed at appeasing Iowa voters ahead of a potential 2016 presidential run.
By FREDERIC J. FROMMER
November 28, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — Several members of the Congressional Black Caucus are urging the Obama administration to withhold federal recognition of a Virginia Indian tribe because of its history of banning intermarriage with blacks.
By DARLENE SUPERVILLE
November 28, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the White House now that the official tree has arrived.