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  • Obama Signs Bill To Fund DHS Through Next Friday

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has signed a one-week funding bill for the Homeland Security Department, keeping the agency open after a showdown that went right up to the brink. Obama signe …

  • House Republicans Call One-Week Timeout On DHS Shutdown Drama

    WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives voted Friday night to avert a shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security, so they can come back and have the same fight in a week. The vote was the resu …

  • Education Department Terminates Contracts With Debt Collectors Accused Of Wrongdoing

    The U.S. Department of Education, under fire for its lackluster oversight of student loan contractors, said Friday it will terminate its relationship with five debt collectors after accusing them of m …

  • Here's What Will Happen If The DHS Shuts Down

    Feb 27 (Reuters) – The U.S. Congress was scrambling before a deadline at midnight on Friday to pass a $39.7 billion funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security, which is charged with securing …

  • Tulsi Gabbard's New Chief Of Staff Raises Eyebrows In Hawaii

    Rep. Tulsi Gabbard’s (D-Hawaii) new chief of staff — a business owner with no government experience — is raising eyebrows in the state. Gabbard’s announcement on Tuesday that she had named Kainoa Ra …

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  • Ted Cruz's 'single biggest mistake' in 2013 shutdown role

    Cruz did not mention the current battle in Congress over funding the Department of Homeland Security.

  • Pelosi plays hardball with Boehner

    Democrats have repeatedly bailed out Speaker John Boehner. But not this time.

  • No action from feds as immigration case timeline slips

    Obama vowed “aggressive” legal fight, but move Justice Department lawyers threatened never happened

  • Republicans attack Clinton from every angle

    The sheer number of distinct anti-Clinton attack lines is raising eyebrows.

  • White House, DHS caught off guard by House's funding failure

    It looked fairly clear that the House would pass a three-week continuing resolution.

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