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Play of the Day: Thanksgiving Predictions

9:26 AM ET Watch out for snow during the Thanksgiving travel rush, as meteorologists are forecasting heavy flurries up and down the east coast. And beware the most hazardous threat of this holiday season: Black Friday shoppers. Plus: The grand jury decision leads to unrest in Ferguson and on Facebook. Former Transportation Secretary ...

Play of the Day: Closing the Door on Chuck Hagel

November 25, 2014 The latest Cabinet member to resign, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel needn't let the door hit him on the way out. Although his history of kitchen accidents doesn't bode well for him. Plus: Obama plays golf with former New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter. Thanksgiving could run afoul of the latest ...

Play of the Day: Revising How A Bill Becomes A Law

November 24, 2014 The White House tackles immigration reform with an executive order allowing for deportation relief for America's undocumented population. But what does that mean for a poor bill sitting on Capitol Hill? Saturday Night Live amends a time-honored School House Rock number to reflect the changes in the legislative process. Plus: ...

Play of the Day: The Pros and Cons of Keystone XL

November 21, 2014 The recent failure of a Keystone XL vote in the Senate doesn't mean the pipeline debate is over—especially considering next year's Republican-controlled Congress. But what, exactly, are the benefits of the Transcanada project? Late-night host Jon Stewart debates the positive and negative aspects of Keystone. Plus: Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., ...

Play of the Day: The Pigs Behind Chris Christie's Big Dilemma

November 20, 2014 News outlets are awash with reports of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's "pig problem," but what exactly is happening to these farm animals? Comedian Jon Stewart finds out about gestational crates and the proposed state law tackling the issue of pig confinement. Plus: President Obama is set to announce new ...

Play of the Day: The Only Conversation Around Obamacare

November 19, 2014 The second open-enrollment period for Healthcare.gov launched smoothly, with noticeable improvements to the website's effectiveness. But that's not the important conversation Beltway insiders are having. Instead, all anyone can discuss are the inflammatory (and sometimes condescending) remarks of Jonathan Gruber. Plus: Obama's immigration agenda isn't winning him any friends, the ...

Play of the Day: The Messy Consequences of Obama's Immigration Plan

November 18, 2014 President Obama has an executive action plan to address the problem of illegal immigration. There's just one problem: Republicans are already issuing threats of impeachment if Obama acts, with the possibility of a government shutdown thrown in for good measure. Plus: Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel loses a battle with a ...

Play of the Day: How Obama Can Befriend A Republican Senate

November 17, 2014 After the Republican wave this midterm election season, there's only one tactic left for the President to try. Saturday Night Live imagines that if Obama wants cooperation between the executive and legislative branches, he needs to have an open dialogue with Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell. Just as long as it ...

Play of the Day: How Republicans Can Take on Obamacare

November 14, 2014 The new powerhouse party on Capitol Hill promises to change the Affordable Care Act. But even if Republicans don't have a solid alternative to improve health care, Obamacare may just implode on its own—with the unwitting help of the plan's key architect, Jonathan Gruber. Plus: President Obama is reportedly set ...

Play of the Day: What the Ivory Trade Has to Do With Terrorism

November 13, 2014 The sale of elephants' ivory tusks funds terrorism worldwide, according to reports by the United Nations and other agencies. So what happens on Capitol Hill when the Obama administration proposes stricter ivory regulations? A rare occurrence in the wilds of Congress: bipartisan agreement. Plus: New York City Dr. Craig Spencer ...