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December 2 2014

From ThinkProgress Tue Dec 2 2014, 17:15:34

The Obama administration developed the Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA) and expanded his existing Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program to prioritize those individuals that it described as "felons, not families."

The post Congressmen Link Obama's Immigration Policy To Terrorism appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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From ThinkProgress Tue Dec 2 2014, 17:09:59

Obama is expected for formally announce his appointment of Carter by the end of the week.

The post What The Next Secretary Of Defense Would Mean For America's Wars appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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From ThinkProgress Tue Dec 2 2014, 16:38:49

The beluga whales have put a snag in TransCanada's plans to build the Energy East pipeline.

The post Work Stops On Tar Sands Export Terminal Due To Endangered Beluga Whale Population appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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From ThinkProgress Tue Dec 2 2014, 16:36:13

It wasn't immediately clear why the majority of the council voted against the motion, but their actions were celebrated by opponents of the mosque, including many who protested outside the city council building before the vote.

The post Georgia Town Bars Muslims From Renting Worship Space appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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From ThinkProgress Tue Dec 2 2014, 16:32:52

In the mid-1980s, according to Panetti's wife, he became "convinced the devil had possessed their home and that, in an effort to cleanse their surroundings . . . buried a number of valuables next to the house and engaged in other rituals."

The post Texas Is About To Execute A Mentally Ill Man Who Thinks He's Being Killed Over A War With 'Demons' appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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From ThinkProgress Tue Dec 2 2014, 15:51:08

"Elected officials are trying to determine the outcome of the next election before we even know who the candidates are," Sharon Dolente with the Michigan Election Coalition told ThinkProgress.

The post Proposal To Rig The Electoral College Triggers Backlash From Michigan Residents appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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From ThinkProgress Tue Dec 2 2014, 15:21:24

The statement signifies the direction the U.S. will take during its two-year leadership of the international Arctic Council starting in 2015.

The post White House: U.S. Has 'Moral Obligation' To Help Communities In Warming Arctic appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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From ThinkProgress Tue Dec 2 2014, 14:48:16

Or getting the middle seat on an airplane.

The post Americans Think Shopping For Health Care Is About As Fun As Getting A Cavity Filled appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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From ThinkProgress Tue Dec 2 2014, 14:17:21

McConnell claimed that he would use the Court to accomplish what Republicans have failed to achieve legislatively: undo the law.

The post McConnell's Big Admission On The Supreme Court Obamacare Case appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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From ThinkProgress Tue Dec 2 2014, 14:03:38

Congress shouldn't ignore sports or domestic violence. But does it actually have a role in how sports leagues deal with the issue?

The post Why Congress Shouldn't Get Involved In Pro Sports' Domestic Violence Problems appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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