White House: President Obama spoke with Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to discuss 'shared interests in a stable, secure, and prosperous Pakistan and region'; Obama welcomed Pakistan's improved relations with Afghanistan's government - statement
More: President Obama to say his executive actions on immigration 'are not only lawful, they're the kinds of actions taken by every single Republican President and every Democratic President for the past half century. And to those Members of Congress who question my authority to make our immigration system work better, or question the wisdom of me acting where Congress has failed, I have one answer: Pass a bill' - White House
White House releases excerpts of President Obama's immigration speech, set for 8 pm ET tonight: 'Mass amnesty would be unfair. Mass deportation would be both impossible and contrary to our character. What I'm describing is accountability - a commonsense, middle ground approach' - @ZekeJMiller
Editor's note: The National Immigrant Youth Alliance has published the White House press release on President Obama's immigration announcement tonight, which is embargoed until 6 pm E.T. The group says, "Ideally we would have respected an embargo, but after 2 million deportations the president has lost a tad bit of respect from our organization. We don't care to play on their terms." - Stephanie
Responding to a report that the White House included dental plan sign-ups in Obamacare enrollment numbers, Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Burwell writes, 'the mistake we made is unacceptable' - @voxdotcom
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