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U.S. President Barack Obama announces executive actions on U.S. immigration policy during a nationally televised address from the White House in Washington.

Obama to illegals: Come out of shadows

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With 11 million illegal immigrants in the United States, Obama's plan would let some 4.4 million who are parents of U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents remain in the United States temporarily, without the threat of deportation. He said the plan would not apply to future illegal immigrants or those who recently crossed the border illegally.

House Republicans sue over Obama's healthcare law

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Republicans in the House of Representatives on Friday sued over the implementation of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law, according to court documents.

In wake of beheadings, National Security Council to review U.S. hostage policy

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Families of US hostages say government ignored their search for answers

Obama speech to focus on relaxation of immigration policy

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President Barack Obama will outline a plan tonight to relax U.S. immigration policy for as many as 5 million people, bypassing Congress.

 

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O'BRIEN

GOP gives nod to Bill O'Brien's return as House speaker

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By four votes, House Republicans decided to give William O'Brien another term as House Speaker, as he promised a more inclusive and less confrontational approach than in his first stint.

State's treasury chief will seek a full term from Legislature

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William F. Dwyer, commissioner of the Treasury, is seeking a full term as treasurer when the Legislature convenes Dec. 3 to organize and elect constitutional officers.

Advocates want more money from liquor sales to treat addiction

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Advocates for drug and alcohol treatment want to see more profit from state liquor stores go toward helping alcoholics and drugs addicts in New Hampshire, and they say state law is on their side.

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Columns

Will the past be prologue in the State House with 'O'Brien II?'

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Bill O'Brien acknowledged being a lightning rod during a 2011 conversation. With a grin, he added, “I was hoping there wouldn't be so many lightning strikes.” His words come to mind as...

The Donald trumped event with praise for Foley, others

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In his speech at the Nackey Loeb School's First Amendment Award event last week, Donald Trump said that an America that can produce individuals such as James Foley still has bright days ahead.

Freedom and glaciers, and getting their deer

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On Wednesday, I made the three-hour trip to Manchester for a gathering at the Radisson to honor the memory of James Foley, killed at the hands of fanatics. It figured to be a gathering of the clan of...

OPINION

Kayla Bullwinkel: Schools must go after cyber bullies while respecting the First Amendment

Deroy Murdock: The silence of the colored people

John Stossel: Don't put control freaks in control of your government

Offend someone? To jail with you!

King Obama: Creating a constitutional crisis

George Will: Obama uses a bludgeon in Wisconsin

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