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  1. The United States Capitol Building, Washington DCRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WTNH

    The Republican-controlled House unexpectedly rejected short-term funding for the Department of Homeland Security on Friday, increasing the prospect of a partial shutdown at midnight of an agency with major anti-terrorism responsibilities. A combination of conservative, tea party-backed Republicans on one side of the political aisle and Democrats on the other opposed the bill.

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  2. Bush survives -- and thrives -- at CPACRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | KSFO AM 560

    ... grassroots conservatives is no secret. He is at odds with much of the Republican base over his backing of immigration reform and national education standards. Bush strode onto the stage for his 20 minute test of strength alongside one of the rock ...

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  3. Partial shutdown? House rejects Homeland Security fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, walks to the chamber as the House failed to advance a short-term funding measure to keep the Department of Homeland Security funded past a midnight deadline, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday evening, Feb. 27, 2015. Conservatives in Speaker Boehner's own party fought against three-week funding measure because it would not overturn ObamaA's actions on immigration.

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  4. Republican House Rejects Homeland Security FundingRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Fire Rescue Magazine

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., accompanied by House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer of Md., gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, to voice their objections to the Republican majority during a delay in voting for a short-term spending bill for the Homeland Security Department that would avert a partial agency shutdown hours before it was to begin. WASHINGTON - The Republican-controlled House unexpectedly rejected short-term funding for the Department of Homeland Security on Friday, increasing the prospect of a partial shutdown at midnight of an agency with major anti-terrorism responsibilities.

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  5. Which 12 Democrats Just Joined the GOP to Vote for Government-by-Crisis?Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Earlier this evening, the House GOP's effort to pass a three-week funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security went down in flames. John Boehner suffered 52 defections from his caucus, the hardliners that refuse to vote for any bill that does not "defund" the President's executive orders on immigration.

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  6. What happens if DHS shuts down?Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WAPI-AM Birmingham

    Congress has just a few hours until Department of Homeland Security funding runs out, and with no clear compromise in sight a department shutdown is looking likelier by the minute. A bill that would have kept the agency open for three more weeks unexpectedly failed in the House late Friday afternoon, after nearly every House Democrats and a few dozen conservative House Republicans voted against it.

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  7. A message to Republicans: millions of Americans won't forget how you treated their mom and dadRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Congressman Luis Gutierrez dropped a simple fact during the House Judiciary Committee a couple of days ago. While republicans denounced the President's executive action on immigration reform and tried to pretend that they are not holding the Department of Homeland Security hostage, Mr. Gutierrez had this to say: This is a very perilous place for my friends in the majority.

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  8. Perry: Obama a oehas failed the testaRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

    Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Friday blasted President Barack Obama's record on foreign policy, calling for a harder-line approach in the Middle East and accusing the administration of "making grave calculations that make the world less safe." Speaking on the second day of the annual Conservative Political Action Conference, the likely Republican presidential contender said, "Our country has entered a time of testing, and our political leadership has failed the test."

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  9. Mercury News editorial: New visa rules for spouses brings cheers from tech industryRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

    ... limiting H-1B visas but to close loopholes in the law that invite abuses. If Congress ever gets around to immigration reform, this should be part of it. In the meantime, the Obama administration's move to allow spouses of H-1B visa holders to obtain ...

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  10. Jeb Bush urges CPAC to reach out to - Latinos and young people'Read the original story

    20 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    ... positions, including his support for the controversial Common Core education standards and comprehensive immigration reform. The crowd booed when Hannity mentioned Bush's previous statements about his immigration stance, which includes support for ...

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  11. Jeb Bush receives wary reception by Republican true believersRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Age

    William Temple from the Golden Isles Tea Party, dressed as Declaration of Independence signer Button Gwinnett, holds his hat during the Pledge of Allegiance at the Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Maryland, US. As Jeb Bush, son of one president and brother of another, a leading contender for the office himself, appeared on stage at the Conservative Political Action Conference a small group in the corridor outside howled its rage.

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  12. Walker, Rubio Shine Rich Lowry 57 minutes ago Here are some...Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | National Review Online

    ... excellent in the discussion with Hannity. I'm glad to hear that, after the experience of comprehensive immigration reform, he now favors enforcement-first on immigration. Rubio is a natural political talent, who has spent the last year thinking ...

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  13. House votes down short-term Homeland Security fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | World Magazine

    The Republican-controlled House of Representatives voted down a short-term measure to fund the Department of Homeland Security late Friday afternoon, just hours before a midnight deadline to avoid a partial shutdown of the agency. The vote was 224-203 and included more than four-dozen House GOP members who joined Democrats in defeating the bill.

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  14. Republicans reject U.S. security fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    The Republican-controlled House unexpectedly rejected short-term funding for the Department of Homeland Security on Friday, increasing the prospect of a partial shutdown at midnight of an agency with major anti-terrorism responsibilities. "There are terrorist attacks all over world and we're talking about closing down Homeland Security.

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  15. No action from feds as immigration case timeline slipsRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Politico

    Despite President Barack Obama's recent vow to be "as aggressive as we can" in court to get his executive actions on immigration back on track, the Justice Department threatened this week to make an end-run around the judge who blocked those actions, but did not act after the judge failed to meet the timeline the administration laid out. On Monday, Justice Department lawyers appealed U.S. District Court Judge Andrew Hanen's injunction blocking implementation of Obama's efforts to offer quasi-legal status and work permits to millions more illegal immigrants.

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  16. Booing Bush: Jeb hears from noisy critics on the right as he prepares 2016 bidRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Times-Herald

    The hostility to a potential Jeb Bush presidential run was evident everywhere at a conservative convention this week: the boos at the mere mention of his name, the trash-talking from firebrand radio hosts, and a few dozen people exiting in protest as he entered the room Friday. "For those that made an, 'Ooooh,' sound, I'm marking you down as neutral," he joked during a question-and-answer session in front of more than 1,000 people.

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  17. Louie Gohmert Unable to Control His Fury Over Obama's Immigration Action During House Floor SpeechRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | TheBlaze.com

    Rep. Louie Gohmert on Friday teed off on President Barack Obama for seizing power from Congress and essentially writing his own immigration law, and said Obama did so by speaking a law into existence. "This president didn't even have the gumption to write an executive order and sign it," Gohmert said on the House floor.

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  18. Buffalo Spirit LeadershipRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    Poet Josiah Gilbert Holland said in 1872, "A time like this demands strong minds, great hearts, true faith and ready hands a men who will not lie." We need those kinds of leaders now more than ever, leaders who love their country and who have a "Buffalo Soldier" spirit.

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  19. House rejects bill to temporarily fund Homeland Security department as midnight deadline nearsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    The House unexpectedly rejected a bill Friday that would have continued funding the Department of Homeland Security for three weeks. The agency runs out of funding at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday .

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  20. Last-minute vote may help avert border slowdown by U.S. CustomsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Windsor Star

    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security remained on the verge of partial shutdown late Friday after last-minute political attempts in Washington to extend funding for the department for another three weeks failed. The Senate passed the stopgap measure early Friday, but the U.S. House of Representatives - where there is a Republican majority - voted against doing the same 224-203 just after 5 p.m. on Friday.

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