Obama vs. Congress

Obama Vs. Congress
The stage is being set for showdowns over immigration reform and the Keystone XL pipeline.

(NBC News) Battle lines are being drawn for the final days of the lame-duck Congress.

President Obama and his fellow Democrats are pushing for immigration reform.

Mr. Obama says he won’t wait much longer before using executive orders to enact his own plan, something Republicans have warned against.

Meanwhile, Republicans are hoping to carry their election victory momentum into a vote on the controversial Keystone XL pipeline.

But even if the project clears Capitol Hill, the White House suggests the president, concerned about its impact on the environment, could veto the measure.

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