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  • Senate approves 1-week funding bill for Homeland Security

    The Senate has approved a bill to ensure full funding of the Homeland Security Department for one week, sending the measure to the House just hours before the agency faces a partial shutdown. By voice vote late Friday, the Senate backed the bill. It...
  • House OKs bill to fund Homeland Security for 1 week

    The House has approved a bill to fund the Homeland Security Department for one week, with just two hours before a midnight deadline. The measure now goes to President Barack Obama for his signature. The vote late Friday was 357-60 as Democrats joined...
  • House Roll Call: Approving 1-week DHS funding bill

    The 357-60 roll call Friday by which the House approved a bill to fund the Homeland Security Department for one week. The bill goes to President Barack Obama for his signature. A "yes" vote is a vote to pass the bill. Voting yes were 174 Democrats and...
  • If the Supreme Court ends Obamacare, is there a Plan B?

    If the Supreme Court ends Obamacare, is there a Plan B?
    Five years ago, President Barack Obama signed a law that will be a significant part of his presidential legacy: the Affordable Care Act. The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Wednesday on a case that will largely determine if that law is remembered...
  • Political dynamics change as Emanuel, Garcia move into runoff campaign

    Political dynamics change as Emanuel, Garcia move into runoff campaign
    In the sometimes quirky and symbolic math of politics, Mayor Rahm Emanuel lost the expectations game Tuesday, even though he captured more votes in a re-election bid than any of the four rivals hoping to unseat him. The mayor’s tally was not...
  • IL Democrat Schakowsky to skip Netanyahu speech

    Democratic Rep. Jan Schakowsky says she is skipping Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to Congress next week. The nine-term Illinois congresswoman said the speech should be postponed until after the Israeli elections next month. She...
  • Congress passes temporary funding fix for Homeland Security, averts shutdown

    WASHINGTON 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...
  • Homeland Security Shutdown Averted

    WASHINGTON — Bordering on dysfunction, Congress passed a one-week bill late Friday night 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...
  • What happens, and not, in Homeland Security shutdown

    A look at expected consequences if lawmakers don't solve the budget impasse that could shut parts of the Homeland Security Department at midnight Friday night: NOT SO DIRE There's plenty of overheated rhetoric from the administration and its allies in...
  • Santorum wants US ground troops to fight Islamic State group

    Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum, who is considering another presidential run, called for putting 10,000 U.S. troops on the ground to fight the growth of the extremist group that calls itself the Islamic State. Speaking at the annual...
  • Gov. Baker forces resignation of 4 health connector members

    Gov. Charlie Baker sought and received the resignations of four member of the state's health connector board, including MIT economist Jonathan Gruber, who came under fire for saying it was "the stupidity of the American voter" that led to the passage of...