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House GOP sues administration over health care law
WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Republicans sued the Obama administration on Friday over its implementation of President Barack Obama's health care law, saying he had overstepped his legal authority in carrying out the program....

Boehner: 'We will not stand idle' on immigration
WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Speaker John Boehner declared Friday that President Barack Obama was "damaging the presidency" with his unilateral action on immigration. He said the Republican-run House will not stand by, but gave no hint of what the response would be....

Obama sets off on a sales mission on immigration
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama and his allies, confronting a buildup of GOP criticism, are seeking to sell the president's executive actions on immigration as good politics and good policy....

For Obama, a bumpy road to immigration orders
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama's sweeping immigration executive orders cap a turbulent, six-year quest to make headway on a thorny issue that has at times put the White House at odds with some of its fiercest supporters....

White House: Immigration steps would boost wages
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama's moves on immigration would expand the labor force and increase worker productivity, according to a White House report Friday that estimates average wages would rise over a 10-year period....

FACT CHECK: Obama's claims on illegal immigration
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama made some notable omissions in his remarks about the unilateral actions he's taking on immigration....

Democrats preparing for Hillary Clinton campaign
NEW YORK (AP) -- A nexus of Democratic groups is preparing for Hillary Rodham Clinton's widely anticipated presidential campaign....

Analysis: Next, the selling of a contentious plan
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Announcing his executive actions, after all the delays and handwringing, might be the easy part....

NSA director: China can damage US power grid
WASHINGTON (AP) -- China and "one or two" other countries are capable of mounting cyberattacks that would shut down the electric grid and other critical systems in parts of the United States, according to Adm. Michael Rogers, director of the National Security Agency and head of U.S. Cyber Command....

Panel predicts China will keep confronting US
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Tensions between the U.S. and China have deepened during the rule of China's president, Xi Jinping, and the risk of an inadvertent military clash in the Asia-Pacific is growing, a congressional advisory panel said Thursday....

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