“Reid calls on Obama: ‘Go big’ on immigration” Reply


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“Message Delivered: Obama Rallies Democrats as the Economy Takes Center Stage”


POLITICUS USA

This is exactly what the base needed. After a grueling beatdown of false equivalency narratives in the media, some of the President’s supporters found their spirits sagging in the lead up to the midterm elections. But all they needed was a POTUS push. And it’s here.

This is exactly what the base needed. After a grueling beatdown of false equivalency narratives in the media, some of the President’s supporters found their spirits sagging in the lead up to the midterm elections. But all they needed was a POTUS push. And it’s here.

“Despite Being A Huge Part Of It, Ted Cruz Hypocritically Complains About ‘DC Machine’


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“Rand Paul Sabotages Mitch McConnell By Glowing About His Friendly Relations With Harry Reid”


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“Reid accuses GOP of Koch ‘addiction’


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“Schumer: Start immigration reform in 2017″


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OBAMA INTERVIEW TO BE AIRED TODAY


CNN

Just days after his State of the Union address in which he called for Congress to find common ground with him, President Barack Obama sounded less than confident that they could find that common ground.

“I think there are some issues where it’s going to be hard for them to move forward,” Obama said of congressional Republicans, “and I am going to reach out to them and say, ‘Here are my best ideas, I want to hear yours,’ ” Obama told CNN Chief Washington Correspondent Jake Tapper in an interview airing today.

“In no way are my expectations diminished or my ambitions diminished. But what is obviously true is we’ve got a divided government right now,” Obama told Tapper.

The president also discusses whether he can work with Republicans on immigration, whether the Sochi games are safe and legalizing marijuana. Portions of the interview air on “New Day” at 6 a.m. ET and will run in full on “The Lead with Jake Tapper” at 4 p.m. ET.

“Obama’s plan to save the Senate”


POLITICO

By MANU RAJU and CARRIE BUDOFF BROWN

President Barack Obama has a plan to save the Senate’s tenuous Democratic majority: Sell a populist message, try to make Obamacare work better and raise lots of cash.

And unlike previous years when Senate Democrats were mostly left to fight on their own, the White House is wasting no time coordinating its political and policy agenda with congressional leaders and vulnerable lawmakers.

The 55-member Senate Democratic Caucus will meet with Obama on Wednesday at the White House, the first such session since October.

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White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer and legislative director Katie Beirne Fallon have already briefed Senate leadership aides on the outlines of proposals Obama is considering for the Jan. 28 State of the Union address, and they’re expected to do the same with House Democratic leadership aides.

A Republican-controlled Senate and House would be a nightmare for the president, likely reducing him to full lame-duck status as the GOP works to block what’s left of his agenda, including a minimum wage hike and climate change, as official Washington looks ahead to 2016.

Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2014/01/barack-obama-senate-elections-democrats-2014-102183.html#ixzz2qSs2LK6y

“BRING BACK JOBLESS BENEFITS”


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