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Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Is it legal for a president to lobby a state legislature? I guess so, but the constitutional implications are a bit worrisome. Obama's "political machine worked in close coordination" with Wisconsin labor unions to organize protests there and in...
Bill would fund the government through March 31. The the full story on Politico
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama spoke with Bahrain's king on Friday night, urging restraint after the kingdom's security forces ignored Washington's earlier call for calm and opened fire on protesters demanding reforms. Full story on Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrat Jeff Bingaman, first elected to the U.S. Senate in 1982, said on Friday he will not seek re-election next year, becoming the fourth member of the Senate Democratic caucus to announce retirement plans. Full...
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States on Friday vetoed a draft U.N. Security Council resolution condemning Israeli settlements on Palestinian land after the Palestinians refused a compromise offer from Washington. Full story on Reuters
The Huffington Post's Senior Political Editor Howard Fineman, along with Mother Jones' David Corn, talked to Chris Matthews tonight on MSNBC's "Hardball" about the looming possibility of a government shutdown. Fineman said that President Obama and Speaker of the House...
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California Democratic Governor Jerry Brown's plan to close the state's huge budget gap is running into a wall of Republican opposition over a proposed referendum on extending tax increases. Full story on Reuters

Sunday talk show tip sheet

'Face the Nation," has Reps. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.). The the full story on Politico
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A key Republican lawmaker on Friday called for an independent probe of an Obama administration practice that prohibited outside groups from participating in early discussions on rental housing policy unless they pledged secrecy. Full story...
CHICAGO — The award-winning rapper who wants to be a Chicago alderman looked down the block and counted up the boarded houses in this slice of the city's South Side. One. Two. Three. Four. Five. Six. Seven. Eight. "How can...