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AP Top Political News At 6:52 p.m. EST

Obama launches sales mission on immigration
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Mounting an offensive behind his immigration directives, President Barack Obama on Friday insisted House Republicans must take up a comprehensive immigration overhaul but said the system is so unfair that it needs the type of fixes that he initiated on his own....

Stymied? Republicans seek immigration response
WASHINGTON (AP) -- United against President Barack Obama but uncertain how to stop him, outraged Republicans struggled for a response on immigration Friday that would check the president without veering into talk of impeachment or a government shutdown. Their remedy was far from clear....

House intel panel debunks many Benghazi theories
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A two-year investigation by the Republican-controlled House Intelligence Committee has found that the CIA and the military acted properly in responding to the 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, and asserted no wrongdoing by Obama administration appointees....

Investigators may have recovered lost IRS emails
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal investigators have told Congress that they have recovered data that may include lost emails from one of the pivotal figures in the controversy over the Internal Revenue Service's treatment of tea party groups, congressional aides said Friday....

Holder urges calm ahead of Ferguson decision
WASHINGTON (AP) -- With a decision by a Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury believed to be imminent, Attorney General Eric Holder is exhorting police across the nation to prepare appropriately for demonstrations and "minimize needless confrontation" with protesters....

SPIN METER: Immigration steps are beyond the norm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama's unilateral actions on immigration stand out from those of his predecessors because of the sheer scope of what he's doing and the political tenor of the times....

For Obama, a long road to immigration order
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama's carefully cultivated Hispanic coalition was starting to splinter....

House GOP sues Obama administration on health law
WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Republicans filed a federal lawsuit Friday accusing the Obama administration of exceeding its constitutional powers in carrying out President Barack Obama's prized health care law, giving legal voice to conservatives who have long protested that he has abused his office's authority....

Kids give first lady sarcastic "thanks" on Twitter
WASHINGTON (AP) -- School kids are giving thanks to first lady Michelle Obama just in time for the holiday - with a sarcastic Twitter hashtag about unappealing school lunches....

Democrats preparing for Hillary Clinton campaign
NEW YORK (AP) -- Hillary Rodham Clinton's strongest supporters held a strategy session Friday to prepare for her 2016 presidential bid, even though she has yet to say whether she will run....

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