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CNN: Outcome of Hagel filibuster vote uncertain
Chuck Hagel’s bid to lead the Pentagon faces an uncertain outcome on a critical vote Friday as Democrats attempt to break a GOP filibuster of the defense secretary nominee.
CNN: Obama warns Democrats he has immigration bill ready if Congress doesn’t act
President Barack Obama told a group of Senate Democrats Wednesday that Congress must move forward with comprehensive immigration reform, or else he will propose his own legislation on the hot-button topic.