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  1. DHS Funded - for A WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | National Review Online

    Congress passed a one-week continuing resolution to fund the Department of Homeland Security after House Democrats and a group of conservatives blocked passage of the three-week funding bill. House Speaker John Boehner wants to create a conference committee to reconcile the differences between the House-passed DHS funding bill that bars President Obama from implementing his executive orders on immigration and the Senate-passed bill, which contains no such stipulations.

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  2. Boehner allies fret coup attemptRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Politico

    Close allies of Speaker John Boehner are worried that his conservative rivals could move to oust him as soon as next week. Removing a sitting speaker is exceedingly difficult, and such an effort would almost certainly fall short.

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  3. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Lucianne.com

    South of the Beltway, at the massive National Harbor hotel and convention center on the east bank of the Potomac, thousands of conservatives have spent the past few days putting Republican presidential candidates-in-waiting through an endurance test. On Friday, the gantlet was run by a half-dozen hopefuls representing the spectrum of the GOP, from insurgents such as Sen. Rand Paul to establishment favorites such as former Florida governor Jeb Bush - all of whom aimed to burnish their credentials with foot soldiers in the conservative movement.

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  4. Treasury IG: IRS Never Askedfor Backup Tapes of Agency EmailsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Lucianne.com

    During congressional testimony Thursday, the Treasury Deputy Inspector General Timothy Camus suggested the IRS did not do all it could have to recover Lois Lerner's missing emails. Camus told Rep. Jim Jordan that while investigating, his team realized the IRS had failed to turn over one relevant document.

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  5. How a Treasury Watchdog Found Long-Lost Lois Lerner Emails in Just Two WeeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Government Executive

    An inspector general's staff took just two weeks to find emails that the Internal Revenue Commissioner had called unrecoverable, a House oversight panel was told at an unusual Thursday evening hearing. But the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration was also put on notice of a new complaint of his alleged pro-Republican bias.

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  6. Boehner Has a Plan to Avoid a DHS Shutdown -- But It Might Not PassRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Government Executive

    Speaker John Boehner on Thursday night finally laid out a plan to avert a partial shutdown of the Homeland Security Department: kick the can a little farther down the road. Yet even that may fail.

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  7. IRS Being Investigated For Criminal Misconduct Surrounding Lois Lerner's 'Missing' EmailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Townhall

    Last night Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration Russell George and Deputy Inspector General for Investigations Timothy Camus updated the House Oversight Committee on the status of Lois Lerner's "missing" emails surrounding the IRS targeting of conservatives. In an exchange with Congressman Jim Jordan , Camus revealed there is "potential criminal activity" involved in the disappearance and hiding of emails belonging to IRS officials involved in the targeting of conservatives between 2010 and 2012.

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  8. Boehner leading from behind as shutdown loomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | HeraldNet

    He can defy conservatives by abandoning their fight to undo President Obama's immigration actions and perhaps lose his speakership in the process. Or he can stand with the conservatives and be blamed for shutting down the Department of Homeland Security.

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  9. IRS watchdog conducts criminal probe into Lerner emailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Hill

    The IRS inspector general is conducting a criminal probe into how the agency handled former official Lois Lerner's emails. The IRS initially told lawmakers that emails from Lerner, the former official at the heart of the Tea Party targeting scandal, were lost.

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  10. House Republicans Face Decision: Fund DHS Or Stand Firm On ImmigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Speaker of the House John Boehner holds his weekly news conference at the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center February 26, 2015 in Washington, D.C. With less than two days to go before the Department of Homeland Security shutdown, Boehner said that it is still up to the Senate to pass legislation to fund the Department of Homeland Security, adding 'We passed a bill to fund the department six weeks ago. Six weeks ago.'

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  11. House grills Obamacare official on botched tax formsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Washington Examiner

    House Republicans and Democrats lobbed fierce questions but got few answers from a key Obamacare official on botched tax forms sent to nearly 1 million people. The questions during a Thursday subcommittee hearing come amid several problems the Obama administration has encountered with the tax portion of the law set to go into effect this year.

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  12. Dana Milbank: Boehner playing waiting game he can't winRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    He can defy conservatives by abandoning their fight to undo President Obama's immigration actions and perhaps lose his speakership in the process. Or he can stand with the conservatives and be blamed for shutting down the Department of Homeland Security.

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  13. Milbank: The waiting game Boehner can't winRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Salt Lake Tribune

    WASHINGTON a John Boehner looked as if he were a spectator at his own hanging - and in a sense he is. He can defy conservatives by abandoning their fight to undo President Obama's immigration actions and perhaps lose his speakership in the process.

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  14. Jim Jordan: Send the DHS Funding Bill Back to the Senate No Author 6 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | National Review Online

    Representative Jim Jordan wants the House to return the Department of Homeland Security appropriations bill to the Senate with the bans on implementing President Obama's executive orders on immigration - which the Senate is stripping out - restored to the bill. "I hope we put back in the language that we had in the House bill and send it back to them," Jordan, the chairman of the House Freedom Caucus, a group of about 30 conservative lawmakers, tells National Review Online.

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  15. Boehner-McConnell gap sign of trouble for DHSRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | KRNV-TV Reno

    They've known for months that Congress would face a late February deadline to keep the Department of Homeland Security running. Yet the top Republican leaders in Congress -- House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell -- haven't talked to each other for two weeks until Wednesday.

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  16. Conservatives have Boehner's back - for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Politico

    Some of the same GOP congressmen who begrudgingly reelected Boehner as speaker less than two months ago are praising the Ohio Republican now for his handling of the Department of Homeland Security standoff. The speaker, in their eyes, is holding strong by refusing to entertain a compromise that allows President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration.

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  17. Rep. Jim Jordan and House Republicans dig in on immigration funding...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Cleveland.com

    As far as Rep. Jim Jordan is concerned, the House of Representatives has done its job to keep the Department of Homeland Security operating. The Champaign County Republican believes a $39.7 billion bill the House passed in January to fund the department - but not President Obama's November executive order on immigration - fulfilled its responsibility to keep the agency open.

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  18. Rep. Boehner: House Has 'Done Its Job' On Homeland Security FundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | WGBH

    House Speaker John Boehner told reporters Wednesday: "The House has done its job to fund the Department of Homeland Security and to stop the president's overreach on immigration. We're waiting for the Senate to do their job."

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  19. Strickland launches challenge to PortmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Hill

    Former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland will run for Senate in 2016, setting up a heavyweight fight between himself and Sen. Rob Portman . In a statement Wednesday morning announcing his candidacy, Strickland highlighted his Rust Belt roots.

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  20. Strickland to announce Ohio Senate runRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Hill

    Former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland will challenge Sen. Rob Portman for his seat, the Columbus Dispatch reported on Tuesday. "I just wrote him a check for $5,400, so he better be running," Leland said, according to the Columbus Dispatch.

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