In the history of mankind, many republics have risen, have flourished for a less or greater time, and then have fallen because their citizens lost the power of governing themselves and thereby of governing their state. TR

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Obama Schedule || Thursday, November 20, 2014

10:00 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing 11:30 am || Awards the National Medals of Science and the National Medals of Technology and Innovation; East Room 8:01:30 pm || Delivers and address to the nation on immigration; East Room All times Eastern

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White House Refuses to Rule Out Negotiations with Republicans

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest today did not rule out negotiating with the GOP if Republicans move to bar funding for the implementation of President Obama’s upcoming executive order on immigration. Asked about the defunding prospect, which could lead to a government shutdown, Earnest said Obama is “always open to conversations with Republicans,” adding that he is “always open to conversation when they are in

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Obama to Announce Immigration Plan Thursday Night

President Obama will address the nation Thursday evening at 8:00 pm ET to detail his plan to order a temporary amnesty that is expected to grant legal status to millions of illegal immigrants. The president announced the event himself in a video that first appeared on the White House website. He said he will travel to Las Vegas Friday to talk more about the plan. A group of 18

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Obama Immigration Order Coming Thursday or Friday

President Obama plans to announce his executive on immigration order as early as Thursday, though the announcement may wait until an appearance Obama plans to make in Las Vegas on Friday, according to CNBC. According to the report: President Barack Obama plans to announce an executive order in Las Vegas on Friday to address immigration reform, CNBC has confirmed. Another source familiar with the situation

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The Obama Morning News || November 19, 2014

Keystone bill fails by one vote . . . A Senate bill aimed at approving the Keystone XL pipeline stalled Tuesday, dealing a blow to Sen. Mary L. Landrieu’s tough re-election bid. Republican leaders plan to bring the pipeline legislation back up next year, when GOP reinforcements appear certain to bring it over the line and to President Barack Obama’s desk. The 59-41 vote fell just

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Obama Schedule || Wednesday, November 19, 2014

11:05 am || Hosts “ConnectED” conference with school officials who are focused on the transition to digital learning 11:45 am || Signs the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014 All times Eastern Live Stream of White House briefing at 1:00 pm

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