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President Obama's veto threat against a proposed deal between top Senate Democrats and House Republicans has stalled progress on renewing an expired package of tax breaks. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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In Las Vegas, Obama Sells His Immigration Plan

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Asians — Not Just Latinos — Benefit From Obama's Immigration Action

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Sen. Bernie Sanders, an independent, says "the average person is working longer hours, lower wages, and they do not see any political party standing up and fighting for their rights." Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. Bernie Sanders On How Democrats Lost White Voters

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A Malaysian flag sits on a table among other flags during a news conference at the Trans-Pacific Partnership Free Trade Agreement talks in July 2012 in San Diego. Nearly two and a half years later, the deal remains incomplete. Gregory Bull/AP hide caption

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Loretta Lynch Would Be First Black Female Attorney General

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President Obama meets with congressional leaders in the Old Family Dining Room of the White House on Friday. The president signaled a desire for bipartisan cooperation, but important differences remain between the White House and GOP lawmakers. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Fast-food workers and activists demonstrate outside a Chicago McDonald's in July in favor of a higher minimum wage. Illinois voters on Tuesday called on the state Legislature to approve a $10 minimum wage. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Megan Smith is the new U.S. chief technology officer. Ariel Zambelich/NPR hide caption

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From Silicon Valley To White House, New U.S. Tech Chief Makes Change

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