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The Briefing: Hagel, Immigration, Defense Cuts, Californian Budgets

National Memo: Five Republicans Who Were for Hagel Before they Were Against Him Although Hagel served two terms as a Republican senator from Nebraska, his decision to join the Obama administration “severed his ties with the Republican Party,” as Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) put it. New York Times: Obama Will Seek Immigration Path in One

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Welcome to The Imperial Presidency: Part Two

During a speech at Northwestern University on March 5th, Attorney General Eric Holder gave the most detailed look into the process of how and why the United States decides to kill people it deems national security threats. Tellingly, the administration provided a legal justification for targeted killings through a university speech rather than a Justice Department

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