Publius / December 12, 2016

Monday Top Headlines

Legalizing DREAMers, the Second Amendment caucus, and Hillary’s $1.2B loss.

  • Sens. Durbin and Graham propose permanent legal status for Obama’s DREAMers. (Roll Call)

  • ICE spends $100 million ferrying illegal immigrant children around U.S. (The Washington Times)

  • Republican Kennedy wins Senate runoff in Louisiana, bringing GOP majority to 52. (The Hill)

  • House Republicans form Second Amendment Caucus. (Washington Free Beacon)

  • North Carolina Rep. preps concealed carry reciprocity bill. (Washington Free Beacon)

  • Heroin overdoses killed more people in the U.S. than firearms in 2015. Maybe we should outlaw drugs… (ABC News)

  • Senate approves spending bill minutes before deadline, averting government shutdown. (The Washington Post)

  • Hillary Clinton’s losing campaign cost a record $1.2B. That wasn’t exactly money well spent. (New York Post)

  • Media spreads fake story that Trump protesters will be barred from public lands at inauguration. (National Review)

  • U.S. judge rejects Green Party’s Pennsylvania recount case. Stein and Clinton still lose. (Associated Press)

  • All about Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Trump’s pick for interior secretary. (The Daily Signal)

  • The latest fruit of the Iran nuclear deal: Boeing seals deal with Iran for nearly $17B. (The Wall Street Journal)

  • Policy: The economics of NATO expansion (National Center for Policy Analysis)

  • Policy: U.S. missile defense must be top priority (Washington Examiner)

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