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Obama sounds exactly like Bush on Immigration

cnn.com — President Obama's speech on immigration is very similar to the one President Bush gave in 2006
Nov 21, 2014

RT @CNNPolitics: Obama sounds just about exactly like Bush on immigration. Here's video proof: cnn.it/14Zkcsx pic.twitter.com/qtV3D1P8tB

Nov 21, 2014

The folks at @CNNPolitics did a really great mash-up of Obama and GW Bush addressing the nation about #immigration: cnn.com/video/data/2.0…

Nov 21, 2014

RT @CNNPolitics: Obama sounds just about exactly like Bush on immigration. Here's video proof: cnn.it/14Zkcsx pic.twitter.com/qtV3D1P8tB

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Hambycast: Ferraris and GOP governors

cnn.com — Boca Raton, Florida (CNN) -- How many Ferraris does it take to impress a hotel valet in Boca? More than 25, apparently. The guy driving us around the opulent Boca Raton Resort and Club in his hotel-issued golf cart was non-plussed by the abundant wealth on display in the driveways and parking lots around the property.
Nov 21, 2014

Direct @PeterHambyCNN quote: "We're watching a high-stakes game of croquet. That dude's wearing velcro shoes." cnn.com/2014/11/21/pol…

Nov 21, 2014

Another good one from @peterhambyCNN ! RT Hambycast: Ferraris and GOP governors cnn.com/2014/11/21/pol…

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Ferguson officer Darren Wilson in talks to resign

cnn.com — Ferguson, Missouri (CNN) -- Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson, who shot and killed teenager Michael Brown on August 9, is in the final stages of negotiations with city officials to resign, according to people close to the talks.
Nov 21, 2014

#Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson in final stages of negotiations to resign, @CNN says: cnn.it/1xvWLSc

Nov 21, 2014

Wilson has told associates he would resign as a way to help ease pressure and protect his fellow officers. #ferguson cnn.com/2014/11/20/us/…

Nov 21, 2014

New in Ferguson this morning: Grand Jury decision expected soon, Officer Darren Wilson in talks to resign cnn.com/2014/11/20/us/…

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Al Qaeda in Yemen rebukes ISIS

cnn.com — (CNN) -- Al Qaeda's affiliate in Yemen -- al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula -- strongly rebuked ISIS in a video released Friday, declaring ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's declaration of an Islamic caliphate to be illegitimate.

L.A. schools pay $139 million settlement in abuse cases

cnn.com — Los Angeles (CNN) -- The Los Angeles public school district will pay more than $139.2 million to the families of 81 children allegedly abused by an elementary teacher now serving a prison sentence for lewd conduct, officials said Friday.
Nov 21, 2014

RT @MMartinezCNN: LA schools pay "largest settlement in US history against public entity involving child abuse": $139 million, attorne…lnkd.in/bdYMyyT

Nov 21, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: Attorney: L.A. schools pay 'largest' public settlement for child abuse at $139 million. cnn.it/1tb20l8

Nov 21, 2014

RT @MMartinezCNN: LA schools pay "largest settlement in US history against public entity involving child abuse": $139 million, attorne…lnkd.in/bdYMyyT

Nov 21, 2014

LA schools pay "largest settlement in US history against public entity involving child abuse": $139 million, attorne…lnkd.in/bdYMyyT

Online comments are being phased out

cnn.com — (CNN) -- Online comments are on the way out. Influential tech blog Re/code announced Thursday that has shut off the comment forums on its story pages. Instead, the website is steering commenters to social media. "We thought about this decision long and hard, since we do value reader opinion," co-executive editor Kara Swisher wrote.

Police: N.Y. officer fatally shoots unarmed man

cnn.com — New York (CNN) -- A rookie police officer shot and killed an unarmed 28-year-old man in an unlit stairwell of a housing project in what New York's top cop said Friday was "a very unfortunate tragedy ... involving an accidental discharge."
Nov 21, 2014

Awful --> Police: N.Y. officer fatally shoots 'innocent' unarmed man cnn.com/2014/11/21/us/…

Nov 21, 2014

RT @New_Narrative: “@cnnbrk: Police Commissioner: Rookie N.Y. officer fatally shot 'innocent' unarmed man by accidental gun discharge. cnn.it/1FbGDaJ

Nov 21, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: Police Commissioner: Rookie N.Y. officer fatally shot 'innocent' unarmed man by accidental gun discharge. cnn.it/1FbGDaJ

Ferguson officer Darren Wilson in talks to resign

cnn.com — Ferguson, Missouri (CNN) -- As a grand jury gets closer to announcing its decision, Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson, who fatally shot Michael Brown, is in the final stages of negotiations with city officials to resign, sources close to the talks said.
Nov 21, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: Obama urges calm in #Ferguson, says using any event as excuse for violence is contrary to the law, "who we are." cnn.it/11JL0fd

Nov 21, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: Obama urges calm in #Ferguson, says using any event as excuse for violence is contrary to the law, "who we are." cnn.it/11JL0fd

Nov 21, 2014

Ferguson officer Darren Wilson in talks to resign; grand jury decision nears cnn.com/2014/11/21/us/…

Nov 21, 2014

Very much a sign he won't be charge. Ferguson officer Darren Wilson in talks to resign. edition.cnn.com/2014/11/21/us/…

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Obama's immigration plan: 'Deport felons, not families'

cnn.com — Washington (CNN) -- President Barack Obama will order immigration officers to deport "felons not families" as he wields executive power to shield five million illegal immigrants in the most sweeping overhaul of the immigration system in decades. In a prime-time address to the nation Thursday, Obama will lay out changes he is making to immigration laws without the consent of Congress.
Nov 21, 2014

Are you #for or #against immigration plan to target those undocumented immigrants who are dangerous? (more: cnn.it/1ApCgZP)

Nov 21, 2014

RT @cnni: BREAKING: Obama announces executive action to shield 5 million undocumented immigrants. cnn.it/1xvfTjg pic.twitter.com/LwzwvZtcSp

Nov 20, 2014

RT @cnni: Obama defends legality of plan to change nation’s #immigration system by executive order. cnn.it/1F8kKZY pic.twitter.com/feFNJBbJtJ

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Will Obama's action really bring illegal immigrants out of the shadows?

thelead.blogs.cnn.com — (CNN) - President Obama's executive action on immigration could give legal status to five million undocumented immigrants. But will Obama's move bring them out of the shadows, or will many remain there? CNN political commentators Ana Navarro and Stephanie Cutter, and the National Review's Ramesh Ponnuru join CNN's "The Lead with Jake Tapper" to discuss.

Boehner: House GOP files Obamacare suit

cnn.com — Washington (CNN) -- House Republicans have filed a lawsuit regarding President Barack Obama's "unilateral actions" on healthcare, Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) announced Friday. Frenemies: Pres. Obama & Speaker Boehner "Time after time, the president has chosen to ignore the will of the American people and re-write federal law on his own without a vote of Congress.
Nov 21, 2014

Boehner sues prez over Obamacare. Does anyone think this is a good idea? bit.ly/1FaPCsX

Nov 21, 2014

Boehner files Obamacare lawsuit, zeroes in on 2 changes Admin made to law & argues they were unconstitutional - cnn.it/1FatDCi

Nov 21, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: House Republicans file lawsuit over Obama's "unilateral actions" on health care, Boehner says. cnn.it/11CGuOx

Nov 21, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: House Republicans file lawsuit over Obama's "unilateral actions" on health care, Boehner says. cnn.it/11CGuOx

On immigration, a tale of two presidents

cnn.com — Washington (CNN) -- When George W. Bush couldn't get an immigration overhaul though the Senate, he gave up. When Barack Obama couldn't get a bill through the House, he changed the rules. Rewriting the immigration system was at the core of Bush's "compassionate conservatism" political brand and was dear to his heart.
Nov 21, 2014

RT @zbyronwolf: Obama sounds just about exactly like Bush on immigration - Video proof --> cnn.com/2014/11/20/pol… pic.twitter.com/92aZ6QSX6t

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Republican-led report debunks Benghazi accusations

cnn.com — Washington (CNN) -- An investigative report prepared by the House Intelligence Committee finds little to support questions raised about CIA actions on the ground in Benghazi, Libya, the night of a deadly 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound. Read the full report The report, from Chairman Mike Rogers, R-Michigan, and ranking member Rep.
Nov 21, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: House Intelligence Committee finds no intelligence failure before 2012 #Benghazi attack. cnn.it/1tnE7px

Ferguson officer Darren Wilson in talks to resign; grand jury decision nears

thelead.blogs.cnn.com — Ferguson, Missouri (CNN) -- As a grand jury gets closer to deciding whether or not to indict Officer Darren Wilson, the man who fatally shot Michael Brown is in the final stages of negotiations with Ferguson city officials to resign, sources close to the talks said.
Nov 21, 2014

RT @jaketapper: Ferguson officer Darren Wilson in talks to resign; grand jury decision nears cnn.it/1HwnMcO - @evanperez reports #TheLead

Nov 21, 2014

Ferguson officer Darren Wilson in talks to resign; grand jury decision nears cnn.it/1HwnMcO - @evanperez reports #TheLead

Opposing Obama’s immigration reform poses challenges for GOP leadership

thelead.blogs.cnn.com — Washington (CNN) - Republican leadership will have to beat back conservatives who are eager to strike down President Obama's executive order on immigration, because there is no immediate way to deal with the issue. CNN's Dana Bash reports.
Nov 21, 2014

Opposing Obama’s immigration reform poses challenges for GOP leadership cnn.it/1uM1nkR - @DanaBashCNN reports #TheLead

Nov 21, 2014

Opposing Obama’s immigration reform poses challenges for GOP leadership cnn.it/1uM1nkR - @DanaBashCNN reports #TheLead

Artist brings beauty to a scarred Ferguson

cnn.com — Ferguson, Missouri (CNN) -- In an odd way, I sense calm as cars and buses whiz by at rush hour. It is a sign of normalcy. The snow has stopped falling and more people are out and about on this afternoon.

Govt: China could take down U.S. power grid

cnn.com — Washington (CNN) -- China and "probably one or two other" countries have the capacity to shut down the nation's power grid and other critical infrastructure through a cyber attack, the head of the National Security Agency told a Congressional panel Thursday. Admiral Michael Rogers, who also serves the dual role as head of U.S.
Nov 21, 2014

RT @USSTRATCOM_CD: "It is only a matter of the when, not the if, that we are going to see something traumatic." #CYBERTHREAT cnn.com/2014/11/20/pol…

Nov 21, 2014

The U.S. government thinks China could take down the power grid cnn.com/2014/11/20/pol…

Nov 21, 2014

The NSA says China has the ability to attack the US power grid. China's response? @McKenzieCNN reports 9:20pHKT @CNNi edition.cnn.com/2014/11/20/pol…

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'Peacekeepers' vow to stay during protests in Ferguson

cnn.com — Ed Lavandera takes a look at a few local citizens trying to keep the peace between protestors and police in Ferguson.
Nov 21, 2014

RT @edlavaCNN: My conversation with #Ferguson peacekeepers who vow to risk their lives again if needed. cnn.com/video/data/2.0…

Nov 21, 2014

My conversation with #Ferguson peacekeepers who vow to risk their lives again if needed. cnn.com/video/data/2.0…

Obama responds to heckler during immigration speech

cnn.com — During his immigration speech at Del Sol High School in Las Vegas, President Obama addresses a heckler in the crowd.