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November 22, 2014 2:00 PM

How the GOP can poke back against Obama

The idea of Congress legislating seems quaint these days, but Republican Sen. Jeff Flake’s counterintuitive view is that Obama’s unilateral action Thursday will increase pressure on the president to accept conservative immigration bills.

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