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6:40 PM ET, December 25, 2014

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Bill Barrow / Associated Press:
Can GOP shatter ‘Obama coalition’ in 2016?  —  ATLANTA (AP) — Republicans crowed in 2004 that freshly re-elected President George W. Bush had established a “permanent governing majority” for the GOP.  Eight years later, Democrats were touting the enduring power of the “Obama coalition” to keep their party in the White House.
Discussion: Associated Press
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Josh Lederman / Associated Press:
Obama 's Christmas in Hawaii: Carols, relax on the beach  —  KAILUA, Hawaii (AP) — President Barack Obama celebrated Christmas in Hawaii by singing carols at home before spending the afternoon on the beach.  —  Obama, his wife and two daughters pulled up midday in their motorcade …
Associated Press:
Spokesman: George H.W. Bush remains in hospital  —  HOUSTON (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush remains in a Houston hospital on Christmas Day after experiencing shortness of breath two days ago.  —  Family spokesman Jim McGrath said Thursday that the 90-year-old Bush remained at Houston Methodist Hospital.
Associated Press:
Lawmakers promise to help strapped oil-patch towns  —  BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Relief could be on the horizon for strapped public services in the Northern Plains' booming oil patch, as elected leaders in Montana and North Dakota move to steer more money into the region during the states' upcoming legislative sessions.
Associated Press:
Obama tees off in Hawaii with Malaysian leader
Discussion: Slantpoint
New York Post:
Passenger tossed after flipping out over staff's ‘Merry Christmas’  —  Bah, humbug!  —  A passenger was tossed off a plane at La Guardia Airport on Tuesday after flipping out — because airline workers wished him a merry Christmas.  —  The man was waiting to board American Airlines Flight 1140 …
New York Post:
JetBlue offering police free flights to slain NYPD cops' funerals  —  Police officers watch over a makeshift memorial in remembrance of the two NYPD cops who were slain over the weekend.  —  JetBlue airlines said Wednesday it will be offering free flights to police officers from around …
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New York Post:
FDNY abandons firehouse next to police station targeted in gang threat
Michael Grunwald / Politico:
Reports: Jeb Bush leaving health-care company  —  Jeb Bush is stepping down from the board of a health care company that profited from Obamacare, according to media reports, a move that comes as the Republican explores a run for the presidency.  —  The Los Angeles Times, citing corporate filings …
Discussion: Los Angeles Times and NewsMax.com
Meghan Keneally / ABC News:
Look at the Obamas' Throwback Christmas Snap … The first family woke up to a partly cloudy Christmas morning in Hawaii and celebrated by opening presents and singing carols, a White House spokesman said today.  —  First Lady Michelle Obama was apparently in the sharing spirit …
Discussion: 7online.com
Associated Press:
Man shot with stun gun dies at border crossing  —  SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego police say a 40-year-old man died after a border inspector shot him with a stun gun at the nation's busiest crossing.  —  Police said Thursday that the man jumped over a counter and attacked an inspector …
Discussion: Slantpoint
Gabrielle Bluestone / Gawker:
Alleged Hacker Threatens Albuquerque Residents: “i love you isis”  —  Employees at the Albuquerque Journal are still trying to figure out how ISIS propaganda threatening local residents got posted on the paper's website Thursday.  —  The paper's top online story, a piece on a 1971 police shooting …
Discussion: Mediaite and Slantpoint
RT:
Israeli serviceman shoots 5yo Palestinian in the face (GRAPHIC IMAGES)  —  Israeli police have fired a rubber bullet at a five-year-old Palestinian boy's face as he was getting out of a school bus on his way home, the child's family told Palestinian media.  He sustained a skull fracture under his eye.
Reuters:
Father asks Islamic State to treat captured pilot son as ‘guest’  —  (Reuters) - The father of a Jordanian pilot captured by Islamic State fighters after his plane crashed in Syria said he did not consider his son a hostage and called on his captors to treat him as a “guest”.
Discussion: Mediaite and New York Times
 
 
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Reno Gazette-Journal:
Goats will help you recycle your Christmas tree
Discussion: Associated Press
Agence France-Presse:
Pope likely to address year of conflicts in Christmas message
Discussion: Slantpoint
Jennifer Epstein / Politico:
Oh come all ye faithful?
The Hill:
GOP unveils proposal to require ‘dynamic’ scoring on major bills
Discussion: Roll Call and Moe Lane
 Earlier Items: 
Addicting Info:
When Asked To Sort ‘Girls’ And ‘Boys’ Gifts, Obama Destroys Toy Gender Stereotypes (VIDEO)
Discussion: Advocate and Daily Kos
Lucy McCalmont / Politico:
That time Obama wore a tiara
Discussion: Gawker, Addicting Info, Jezebel and ABC News
Associated Press:
Katt Williams pleads not guilty in robbery case
Discussion: EW.com
David Weigel / Bloomberg Politics:
This Christmas, Be Grateful You Didn't Put All Your Money in Oil and Gold
Discussion: Sky Dancing and New York Times