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  • DHS bill exposes holes in GOP's congressional coordination

    In the heady days after winning control of both congressional chambers, Republican leaders vowed to keep the government funded and to block President Barack Obama from overhauling immigration policies on his own. But House Speaker John Boehner and Senate...
  • In a bind, Republicans offer vote on Homeland Security bill

    A partial agency shutdown looming, Senate Republicans offered Tuesday to permit a vote on Homeland Security funding legislation stripped of immigration provisions backed by conservatives but strongly opposed by President Barack Obama and fellow Democrats....
  • Senate Democrats show limits of GOP spending strategy

    WASHINGTON When Republican leaders seized control of the Senate, they quickly targeted must-pass appropriations bills not shutdown showdowns as their best tool for reining in the Obama White House. Two months into the 114th Congress, they have run...
  • McConnell offers plan to keep DHS open, still protest Obama actions

    WASHINGTON Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell unveiled a two-step plan Tuesday to avoid a partial shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security, which runs out of money Friday if Congress fails to act. McConnell, R-Ky., said he's willing to hold...
  • McConnell endorses Paul's bid for a 2016 presidential caucus

    Faced with the task of preserving a GOP Senate majority in 2016, Sen. Mitch McConnell gave his blessing Tuesday for an election calendar that would let fellow Republican Rand Paul run for president and re-election to the Senate at the same time....
  • GOP leader offers immigration vote to try to resolve impasse

    Days from a Homeland Security Department shutdown, Senate Republicans sought a way out Monday by splitting President Barack Obama's contested immigration measures from the agency's funding bill. It was not clear whether the gambit by Senate Majority...
  • McConnell move gets mixed reaction as funding deadline nears

    WASHINGTON Days before funding for the Department of Homeland Security expires, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is getting a mixed reaction to his plan to separate agency financing from opposition to President Barack Obama's immigration policies....
  • McConnell offers separate bill to block Obama on immigration

    WASHINGTON Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced a new proposal Monday to block President Barack Obama's immigration orders, redirecting his party's strategy in an attempt to avoid a funding lapse for the Department of Homeland Security. The...
  • GOP's unchanging game plan: Gang up on Obama

    GOP's unchanging game plan: Gang up on Obama
    The determination of conservative Republicans to thwart Barack Obama at every turn was clear from the first days after his election in 2008, as their Senate leader Mitch McConnell publicly vowed to make him "a one-term president." That goal got a...
  • In early White House maneuvering, Paul avoids predictability

    Rand Paul wasn't a conventional Republican when he won a U.S. Senate seat in Kentucky, and he's not mapping out a predictable strategy as he ponders a 2016 bid for the White House. Paul confirmed Friday that he will announce his intentions in April or...
  • Senate considers deal to avoid partial Homeland Security shutdown

    Senate considers deal to avoid partial Homeland Security shutdown
    Senate leaders moved toward a deal Wednesday to avoid a shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security, sidestepping a fight over immigration policy. President Barack Obama, meanwhile, declared his administration would curtail deportation of immigrants...