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  1. Quotes of the dayRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Hot Air

    "Obviously we're not getting good results, are we? I base everything on results," said Rep. John Fleming of Louisiana, one of the many Republicans frustrated with the GOP's performance, particularly on the Homeland Security bill. "Our leadership set the stage for this," Fleming said.

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  2. John Fleming denies plot to remove speaker and Steve Scalise vows...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

    House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., center left, and Rep. Patrick T. McHenry, R-N.C., the chief deputy whip, walk to the chamber as Congress passed a one-week bill late Friday night, Feb. 27, 2015, to avert a partial shutdown of the Homeland Security Department, as leaders in both political parties quelled a revolt by House conservatives furious that the measure left President Barack Obama's immigration policy intact, at the Capitol in Washington. WASHINGTON -- The reported plot by some of the House's most conservative members to unseat Speaker John Boehner isn't going to happen, according to several of those leading a new right-wing caucus said to be the instigators.

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  3. Congress passes temporary funding fix for Homeland SecurityRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Hays Daily News

    A night of political brinkmanship ended late Friday when the House and Senate approved a one-week temporary spending bill to avert the partial shutdown at midnight of the Department of Homeland Security. Lawmakers in the House voted 357 to 60 to approve the one-week measure hours after an earlier effort led by the Republican leadership to finance the agency for three weeks suffered a stunning 224-203 defeat, with 52 Republicans joining Democrats to scuttle it.

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  4. GOP leaders are struggling to show they really are in chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WKXW-FM Trenton

    The stunning House defeat Friday of a three-week spending bill for the Department of Homeland Security exposed Speaker John Boehner's weakness in the face of rebellious conservatives. It also again demonstrated his need to rely on Democrats at critical moments as the minority party's agreement to a one-week spending bill helped the speaker get it over the finish line with only hours to spare before a threatened agency shutdown.

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  5. Who's in charge of Congress? Republican leaders strugglingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Salt Lake Tribune

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

    Saturday | National Review Online

    ... on that idea. "I've had my differences with the speaker at times both on tactics and policy," Representative John Fleming (R., La.) . "But we elect each speaker for two years. There is no discussion or talk among conservatives to get him out." ...

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  7. US Congress averts security agency shutdown with 1-week spending fixRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | China Daily

    ... the White House with security and budget officials to discuss the ramifications of a shutdown. Representative John Fleming of Louisiana, a Tea Party favorite who voted against the stopgap bill, criticized Boehner for not pushing harder to kill ...

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  8. Republicans struggle to show they are in chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | ABC2 Maryland

    The stunning House defeat Friday of a three-week spending bill for the Department of Homeland Security exposed Speaker John Boehner's weakness in the face of rebellious conservatives. It also again demonstrated his need to rely on Democrats at critical moments as the minority party's agreement to a one-week spending bill helped the speaker get it over the finish line with only hours to spare before a threatened agency shutdown.

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  9. Congress averts security agency shutdown with one-week spending fixRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Thanh Nein News

    ... the White House with security and budget officials to discuss the ramifications of a shutdown. Representative John Fleming of Louisiana, a Tea Party favorite who voted against the stopgap bill, criticized Boehner for not pushing harder to kill ...

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  10. House rejects stopgap security agency funding, partial shutdown loomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Jewish Journal

    ... bill include those provisions. "We have some disagreements on tactics among conservatives," said Representative John Fleming of Louisiana, a Tea Party favorite who voted against the stopgap. Fleming criticized Boehner for not pushing harder to kill ...

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  11. House passes 7-day extension to fund Homeland SecurityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Republicans vowing to govern effectively as a congressional majority failed a fundamental test Friday, when House leaders only narrowly managed to avert a partial shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security after an embarrassing defeat earlier in the day. The seven-day funding extension, approved by a vote of 357-60, came just hours before money for the department was to run out at midnight.

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  12. Obama gets Homeland Security funding billRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | TwinCities

    The House approved a bill to fund the Homeland Security Department for one week Friday, with just two hours before a midnight deadline. The late-night vote was 357-60 as Democrats joined majority Republicans in backing the bill that averts a partial government shutdown.

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  13. In rebuke to GOP leadership, House fails to pass stopgap DHS fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Christian Science Monitor

    Speaker of the House John Boehner 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 Friday evening. Conservatives in Speaker Boehner's own party fought against three-week funding measure because it would not overturn Obama's actions on immigration.

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  14. Scalise challenges FCC's net neutrality rule and Richmond blasts...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Times-Picayune

    House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La. leaves the House chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, after a procedural vote.

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  15. House Republicans put off No Child Left Behind voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Politico

    House Republicans decided not to vote Friday on their proposed rewrite of the No Child Left Behind law, the Student Success Act, after House leadership struggled to lock down support for the bill and debate over Department of Homeland Security funding eclipsed education plans. The House passed a nearly identical bill in 2013, but discontent with the Common Core academic standards and concerns about federal government intrusion have grown, and conservatives have said they want to get more out of an education bill in the newly Republican-controlled Congress.

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  16. Anti-Boehner Coup Rumblings From House Conservatives GrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | News Max

    Conservatives on Capitol Hill are threatening to replace House Speaker John Boehner if he ducks a fight with the White House over illegal immigration and gives in to political pressure to fully fund the Department of Homeland Security, The Hill reports. Talk of another coup attempt against Boehner "has grown louder," The Hill reports, now that Senate Republicans have backed away from a House bill that blocks DHS from accommodating millions of illegal immigrants.

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  17. Homeland Security deal: Will Boehner follow McConnell's lead?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Christian Science Monitor

    No question, Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky blinked when it came to funding the Department of Homeland Security. With the clock ticking toward a DHS shutdown Friday night and Democrats repeatedly blocking debate on a funding bill because it contained immigration "poison pills," the Senate leader gave Democrats what they wanted on Wednesday: a "clean" funding bill, minus the toxic measure to block President Obama's executive immigration action on immigration in November.

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  18. Disgruntled right wing keeps Boehner coup talk aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Hill

    Tea Party conservatives failed to oust Speaker John Boehner last month, but they're threatening to try again if the Ohio Republican caves in the fight against President Obama's immigration actions. While there's not a coordinated effort yet, chatter of another coup attempt has grown louder now that the Senate is moving to pass a funding bill to avert a shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security without the immigration riders.

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  19. Conservatives reject Senate deal on Homeland Security spendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Washington Examiner

    "That is the one tool we have to work with, which is funding and defunding, and that is the one... The Senate vote on Wednesday to begin debate on a $40 billion Homeland Security funding bill ended weeks of gridlock over the measure, but the threat of a department shutdown is not over. The Senate is expected to approve the funding measure quickly, but it faces deep opposition in the House, where the significant faction of conservative Republicans have threatened to vote against it.

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  20. House conservatives threaten to block GOP education billRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Washington Examiner

    Conservatives are balking at a GOP measure that would reform the unpopular No Child Left Behind Act, which could threaten passage this week. The bill would reduce federal input when it comes to deciding where federal dollars are spent on low-income and impoverished students.

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