WORKING ALONE: “All but giving up on Congress, President Obama has spent the year foraging for issues he could tackle on his own, and largely coming up with minor executive orders. But on Monday, he will unveil a plan to take on climate change that may be his last, most sweeping effort to remake America in his remaining time in office,” write Peter Baker and Coral Davenport. Our leaders in government should work together and create shared goals for our country: Peter Baker and Coral Davenport for The New York Times: Using Executive Powers, Obama Begins His Last Big Push on Climate Policy
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SAFE RETURN: President Barack Obama announced the release of the last remaining American prisoner in Afghanistan yesterday evening. We thank Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for his service to his country: Edward-Isaac Dovere for POLITICO: Obama: Freed soldier Bowe Bergdahl ‘was never forgotten’
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STAT OF THE DAY: The White House estimates the costs of caring for and resettling child migrants from Central America could reach $2.28 billion next year: David Rogers for POLITICO: OMB: Child migrants to cost U.S. $2.3 billion