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But, But...
Republicans can de-fund the President’s executive order on immigration, but Sean Davis has why they are already coming up with excuses not to stop the order.
 
 
Not Over Yet
Just because the vote on Keystone XL failed this week does not mean energy is off the agenda. Marita Noon has six energy policies to watch in the next Congress.
 
Chicago's Finest
A major donor for Mayor Rahm Emanuel has been getting a lot of business since he took office. The Illinois Review has more on the contributor here.
 
#GruberGate
Jonathan Gruber's comments are important, but the scandal will not repeal Obamacare. Matthew DesOrmeaux explains what the scandal really means here.

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Broken Record. Congressman Guiterrez thinks you will love the amnesty plan once President Obama explains it. Is this starting to sound familiar? (h/t Marathon Pundit)

What is a State Exchange? The Supreme Court has agreed to review a Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals decision on state exchanges. David Greenberg has what the ruling could mean for the future of Obamacare.

Incentive Pay. Sometimes a little bribery is a good way to get things done, or that is what Eli Duardo thinks. But, does Congress really need bribes to do their job? (h/t The Libertarian Republic)

Teacher Tenure. The battle to reform teacher tenure laws is moving to the heartland. Next stop Minnesota! (h/t Opportunity Lives)

No Cigars. The vote on the pipeline was not the only important bill to fall just short of passing the Senate this week. Ed Morrissey has more on how the bill to reform the NSA faired.

Arctic Exploration is Frozen. Americans have benefited from increased domestic fossil fuel production, but why are we not exploring the Arctic? Mike Peters has a few reasons here.

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