REUTERS/Joshua Roberts - Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) denounces the executive order on immigration made by U.S. President Barack Obama during a statement on Capitol Hill in Washington November 21, 2014. Boehner said that House Republicans intend to fight the president's action announced in a Thursday night speech, but did not detail a preferred course of action. He indicated that Obama's decisions to use his executive authority and bypass the U.S. Congress, where legislation has stalled, could taint future efforts.

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Republican Division on an Immigration Response Highlights a GOP Challenge

November 21, 2014, John Hudak

In a recent Washington Post article, Tom Mann and Norm Ornstein argue that the biggest challenge for the new Republican Congress is internal strife. In this post, John Hudak examines Republican's differing responses to President Obama's recent announcement of executive action on immigration. On this issue, the new congressional leadership faces an internal battle on how to respond, how to build strategy, and how to deal with the President.

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