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5:05 AM ET, November 22, 2014


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Ken Dilanian / Associated Press:
House intel panel debunks many Benghazi theories  —  1 photo  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — A two-year investigation by the Republican-controlled House Intelligence Committee has found that the CIA and the military acted properly in responding to the 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi …
Lauren French / Politico:
House Intel Committee dismisses some Benghazi myths  —  The House Intelligence Committee dismissed on Friday a number of the most persistent myths about the 2012 terrorist attacks at a diplomatic outpost in Benghazi.  —  The committee, chaired by Republican Chairman Mike Rogers of Michigan …
Daniel Wallis / Reuters:
Officials make preparations for Ferguson grand jury decision  —  (Reuters) - Prosecutors made preparations to announce the eventual decision by a grand jury on whether to charge a white police officer who shot dead an unarmed black teenager and some local schools said on Friday they would close next week in anticipation of unrest.
Daniel Strauss / Talking Points Memo:
Rand Paul Likens Obama Exec Action To Japanese Internment Camp Order  —  Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) likened President Barack Obama's decision to take executive action on immigration to then-President Franklin D. Roosevelt's executive order authorizing putting Japanese-Americans in internment camps during World War II.
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.
Mark Binker / WRAL-TV:
State auditor fires professor who made controversial ‘Obamacare’ remarks
Discussion: Time, Fox News, Mediaite and Washington Post
Sahil Kapur / Talking Points Memo:
House GOP Finally Sues Obama On Obamacare (READ)
Discussion: Balloon Juice
Boehner: House GOP files Obamacare suit
Discussion: Corrente, Mediaite and NBC News
Jason Horowitz / New York Times:
Reid Is Unapologetic as Aide Steps on Toes, Even the President's  —  WASHINGTON — 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.
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.
Michael Wilson / New York Times:
Officer's Errant Shot Kills Unarmed Brooklyn Man  —  Two police officers prepared to enter the pitch-black eighth-floor stairwell of a building in a Brooklyn housing project, one of them with his sidearm drawn.  At the same time, a man and his girlfriend, frustrated by a long wait for an elevator …
Bill Cosby loses Las Vegas show after sex assault claims  —  LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Comedian Bill Cosby and a Las Vegas casino on Friday called off a show scheduled for next week, in another blow to his career after several women publicly alleged the entertainer sexually assaulted them decades ago.
Discussion: FOX News Radio
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.
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.
Discussion: Liberal Values and
Brian Tashman / Right Wing Watch:
Louie Gohmert Claims Obama And ‘Liberal Attack People’ Want Violence And Mayhem  —  In an interview yesterday with Dan Cofall, Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, accused President Obama of using immigration and the Ferguson case to provoke violence.  —  When Cofall asked Gohmert about Sen. Tom Coburn's claim …
Discussion: Raw Story and FOX News Radio
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
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
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.
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Lauren French / Politico:
House Intel Committee dismisses some Benghazi myths   Find
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Ken Dilanian / Associated Press:
House intel panel debunks many Benghazi theories   Find
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Daniel Strauss / Talking Points Memo:
Rand Paul Likens Obama Exec Action To Japanese Internment Camp Order   Find
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Michael Kazin / The New Republic:
Sherrod Brown Should Challenge Hillary Clinton for President
Discussion: Daily Kos and Balloon Juice
Cristina Marcos / The Hill:
GOP bill would defund immigration order
Discussion: Daily Kos
Matt Higgins / CBS DC:
Arpaio Filing Lawsuit Against Obama For Executive Actions On Immigration
Discussion: FOX News Radio
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
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FCC already prepping for net neutrality suit
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Department of Justice:
Attorney General Holder Announces New Law Enforcement Guide for Community Engagement …
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Associated Press:
Gambia signs law for life imprisonment for homosexual acts
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Evan McMorris-Santoro / BuzzFeed:
White House: Republicans Won The Election, We Won The After-Election
Discussion: Mediaite
Conor Friedersdorf / The Atlantic Online:
Obama's Immigration Order: The Right Thing in the Wrong Way
Jason Zengerle / The New Republic:
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