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7:10 PM ET, November 21, 2014


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Ashley Parker / New York Times:
House Republicans Sue Obama Administration Over Health Law  —  WASHINGTON — House Republicans filed a long-threatened lawsuit Friday against the Obama administration over unilateral actions on the health care law that they say are abuses of the president's executive authority.
Sahil Kapur / Talking Points Memo:
House GOP Finally Sues Obama On Obamacare (READ)
Discussion: Balloon Juice
Mark Binker / WRAL-TV:
State auditor fires professor who made controversial ‘Obamacare’ remarks
Discussion: Washington Post, Mediaite, Fox News and Time
Boehner sues, slams President
Discussion: Mediaite and NBC News
Noam Scheiber / The New Republic:
The GOP Reaction to Obama's Immigration Order Will Be Way More Damaging Than They Realize  —  There are several reasons why Obama's executive action on immigration has put Republicans in a terrible bind.  There's the fact that conservatives are likely to respond by demanding a hardline position …
Conor Friedersdorf / The Atlantic Online:
Obama's Immigration Order: The Right Thing in the Wrong Way
Jason Horowitz / New York Times:
Reid Unapologetic as Aide Steps on Toes, Including Obama's  —  President Obama called Harry Reid, the Senate majority leader, to broach a particularly delicate subject.  It was during last year's government shutdown and standoff with Republicans, but Mr. Obama's frustration focused on one of their own.
Matt Higgins / CBS DC:
Arpaio Filing Lawsuit Against Obama For Executive Actions On Immigration  —  PHOENIX, Ariz. (CBSDC/AP) — Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio announced Thursday evening that he is filing a lawsuit against President Barack Obama for the executive action he is taking on immigration.
Discussion: Liberaland and FOX News Radio
Josh Margolin / ABC News:
FBI Sends 100 Agents to Ferguson Ahead of Grand Jury Decision … The FBI has sent about 100 agents to the St. Louis area to help deal with any problems that could arise from the grand jury decision in the police shooting of Ferguson teenager Michael Brown.  —  In addition to the FBI …
NY Daily News:
EXCLUSIVE: Another actress accuses Bill Cosby of sexual assault in Las Vegas hotel  —  Model-actress Angela Leslie is the eighth woman to come forward accusing Cosby of sexual harassment or worse.  She tells the Daily News he plied her with alcohol, may have tried to drug her and forced …
Bill Cosby loses Las Vegas show after sex assault claims
Discussion: FOX News Radio
Associated Press:
FACT CHECK: Obama's claims on illegal immigration  —  2 photos  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama made some notable omissions Thursday night in his remarks about the unilateral actions he's taking on immigration.  —  A look at his statements and how they compare with the facts:
Discussion: Hot Air, Time and Betsy's Page
Zoltan L. Hajnal / New York Times:
The Democrats' Immigration Problem  —  SAN DIEGO — PRESIDENT OBAMA'S executive order eliminating the threat of deportation for millions of undocumented immigrants is good policy.  It is the right thing to do.  But it is a dangerous move for the Democratic Party.
The Huffington Post:
Torture Report Fight Erupts In Chaos  —  WASHINGTON — Before White House chief of staff Denis McDonough came to brief Senate Democrats on Thursday afternoon, Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) had a little pep talk with his flock.  Every Tuesday, during the weekly caucus lunches, he said, you all gripe and moan about the White House.
Cristina Marcos / The Hill:
GOP bill would defund immigration order  —  Reps. Ted Poe (R-Texas) and Diane Black (R-Tenn.) have introduced legislation to prohibit funding to implement President Obama's executive action on immigration.  —  Their bill, titled The Separation of Powers Act, would block the use of funds …
Discussion: Daily Kos
New York Times:
Brooklyn Man Fatally Shot by Police Was Unarmed, Bratton Says  —  A rookie New York City police officer shot and killed an unarmed 28-year-old man in a darkened stairwell in Brooklyn late Thursday night, according to the police.  —  Mayor Bill de Blasio said the shooting appeared to be unprovoked.
Mike Huckabee / Facebook:
It is interesting that Obama cites Scripture as the justification for him taking unilateral action on illegal immigrants.  —  Funny how, for the first six years of his Administration, even the two years when he had unstoppable majorities in both houses, Scripture did not compel immediate action.
The Election Map Alone Doesn't Explain The 2014 Republican Wave  —  Throughout the 2014 campaign, we kept hearing that Republicans were going to do well because of the “map.”  To take back the Senate, all they had to do was win seats in six states (Alaska, Arkansas, Louisiana, Montana …
Discussion: Washington Monthly
Maggie Haberman / Politico:
Hillary Clinton still giving paid speeches  —  Hillary Clinton is set to give a paid speech at a women's conference in Silicon Valley in February, an appearance that indicates her time on the speaking circuit is not yet coming to an end with a likely presidential campaign looming.
Stephanie Simon / Politico:
Report: Medical, school professionals missed chances to help Sandy Hook shooter  —  Medical professionals and school staff missed multiple opportunities to help Adam Lanza with his severe emotional and psychiatric disorders before he burst into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. …
Discussion: The PJ Tatler
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Michael Kazin / The New Republic:
Sherrod Brown Should Challenge Hillary Clinton for President   Find
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Maggie Haberman / Politico:
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J. Christopher Giancarlo / Wall Street Journal:
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Michael Kazin / The New Republic:
Sherrod Brown Should Challenge Hillary Clinton for President
Discussion: Daily Kos and Balloon Juice
J. Christopher Giancarlo / Wall Street Journal:
Now Federal Job-Killers Are Coming After Derivatives
Discussion: Hot Air
Brian Tashman / Right Wing Watch:
Louie Gohmert Claims Obama And ‘Liberal Attack People’ Want Violence And Mayhem
Discussion: Raw Story
Dylan Scott / Talking Points Memo:
Issa Wants Gruber To Testify On O-Care ‘Lack Of Transparency’ Comments
Discussion: Mediaite
Avik Roy / Forbes:
The Typical Beneficiary Of Obama's Illegal Immigration Plan Will Pay No Net Income Taxes
Julian Hattem / The Hill:
FCC already prepping for net neutrality suit
Department of Justice:
Attorney General Holder Announces New Law Enforcement Guide for Community Engagement …
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 Earlier Items: 
Associated Press:
Gambia signs law for life imprisonment for homosexual acts
Discussion: ThinkProgress and Vox Popoli
Evan McMorris-Santoro / BuzzFeed:
White House: Republicans Won The Election, We Won The After-Election
Discussion: Mediaite
Jason Zengerle / The New Republic:
The Man Who Was Everywhere  —  The serendipitous political career of Harris Wofford
Discussion: ABC News and Washington Monthly
Samtata / New York's PIX11:
Caught on camera: NYPD officer cracks alleged fare beater in head with nightstick
Discussion: Talking Points Memo and Raw Story
Ed Gillespie / New York Times:
An Obamacare Do-Over  —  MANY political analysts were surprised …
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