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Wall Street Journal – Election 2012

  • GOP Weighs Legality of Obama Move
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 21 2014 - 5:11 PM:)
    <>The president’s immigration-overhaul plan has ignited a debate over the legal boundaries of his power, leaving Republicans exploring whether they could litigate claims that his actions violate the law.> <>
  • House GOP Files Lawsuit Over Obama's Health Law
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 21 2014 - 5:10 PM:)
    <>The Republicans in the House of Representatives filed a lawsuit against the Obama administration over its health-care law in D.C. federal court.> <>
  • Boehner: Won't 'Stand Idle' on Immigration
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 21 2014 - 4:41 PM:)
    <>House Speaker John Boehner says the House won’t “stand idle” as President Obama “undermines the rule of law” with his immigration overhaul plan.> <>
  • White House Cites Precedents for Immigration Action
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 21 2014 - 4:29 PM:)
    <>The White House is citing actions by former presidents Ford, Carter Eisenhower and others as precedent for President Barack Obama’s plan to grant new protections to millions of illegal immigrants.> <>
  • GOP, Obama Tread a Delicate Political Path
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 21 2014 - 4:12 PM:)
    <>Analysis: This much is clear: President Obama sets off an explosion with his plan to act on his own to change the nation’s immigration practices. What’s less clear is what happens next in Washington, Gerald F. Seib says.> <>
  • Obama Announces Moves to Overhaul Immigration
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 21 2014 - 3:50 PM:)
    <>President Barack Obama announced Thursday that millions of illegal immigrants will gain protections from deportation under a plan that would bypass Congress.> <>
  • Poll Finds Americans Want Parties to Work Together
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 21 2014 - 3:41 PM:)
    <>Americans are largely pleased with the outcome of this month’s midterm elections but have little faith that Republican gains in the House and Senate will prompt the two parties to work more closely to solve the nation’s problems, a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll finds.> <>
  • Ahead of Ferguson Decision, Attorney General Urges Calm, Restraint
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 21 2014 - 2:56 PM:)
    <>Attorney General Eric Holder is urging police to minimize confrontation and protesters to be peaceful ahead of a grand jury decision on whether to indict the police officer who shot an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Mo.> <>
  • Fed Launches Bank-Supervision Review
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 21 2014 - 11:43 AM:)
    <>The Federal Reserve launched a sweeping review of how it supervises big banks amid growing criticism that its process for policing Wall Street isn’t effective and stifles internal dissent.> <>
  • Iran, West Race to Forge Nuclear Deal
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 21 2014 - 9:15 AM:)
    <>U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Vienna, seeking to advance nuclear talks with Iran amid growing signs a deal could prove elusive before the Nov. 24 deadline.> <>
  • U.S. Overstates Health-Care Enrollees
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 21 2014 - 5:24 AM:)
    <>The Obama administration said it recently overstated how many people had paid-up health coverage through the Affordable Care Act’s insurance exchanges because of the incorrect inclusion of dental coverage sign-ups.> <>
  • Kurds Appeal to U.S. for Heavier Weapons
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 21 2014 - 3:45 AM:)
    <>The Kurdish Regional Government in Iraq has appealed to the White House to provide its Peshmerga forces with heavy weapons, including helicopters, tanks and artillery pieces, to fight heavier-armed Islamic State militants.> <>
  • Keystone's Fate May Lie Not in D.C., but Nebraska
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 21 2014 - 3:09 AM:)
    <>Disgruntled rural landowners are challenging a state law passed in 2012 that Nebraska officials used to approve the pipeline’s path through their property.> <>
  • NSA Director Warns of 'Dramatic' Cyberattack in Next Decade
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 21 2014 - 2:48 AM:)
    <>The director of the National Security Agency issued strong warnings Thursday about cyberthreats emerging from other countries against networks running critical U.S. infrastructure systems.> <>
  • Banks Face Senate Grilling on Commodity Deals
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 21 2014 - 1:13 AM:)
    <>Executives at three of Wall Street’s biggest banks faced a grilling at a Senate hearing Thursday examining whether their commodity businesses wielded unfair market power or put the financial system at risk.> <>
  • As Deadline Looms, Lawmakers Wary Of Iran Talks
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 20 2014 - 9:59 PM:)
    <>U.S. lawmakers urged the Obama administration to increase consultations with Congress over any potential nuclear deal with Iran and Western powers as talks approached a Monday deadline.> <>
  • House Flipping: U.S. Representatives Scramble for Prime Office Space
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 20 2014 - 1:13 PM:)
    <>The rehab of the Cannon House Office Building will eventually force its occupants into the House lottery, the weeklong, NBA draft-style extravaganza that determines whether lawmakers will spend their terms in a spacious suite or a cramped closet.> <>
  • Review: Microsoft Band Doesn't Live Up to Expectations
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 05 2014 - 4:23 PM:)
    <>With 10 sensors collecting a steady stream of fitness data, Microsoft’s Band and Health apps are promising—but still need work.> <>
  • With Flash and Cash, a Designer Targets U.S.
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 05 2014 - 3:37 PM:)
    <>German fashion designer Philipp Plein, known for rock ‘n’ roll styles and splashy runway shows, is looking to expand, with new stores in the U.S.> <>
  • It's All About Elsa (Sorry, Anna)
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 05 2014 - 10:41 AM:)
    <>Merchandise tied to Elsa and Anna characters from Disney’s ‘Frozen’ film is double last year’s selection and includes dolls, soup, mouthwash, costumes and the hit toy Snow Glow Elsa. Retailers say Elsa is more popular, but Anna and the snowman Olaf are catching up.> <>

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