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Senate Dems. Block Immigration Bill

The filibustered bill would have halted President Obama’s executive orders over immigration

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Three DHS Leaders Come Together To Urge Congress To Act

Former DHS Secretaries under George W. Bush Tom Ridge and Michael Chertoff, joined current DHS Sec. Jeh Johnson at the department urging Congress to act on passing a funding bill

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Sen. Dems Demand Clean DHS Funding Bill

“The Majority Leader should allow a vote on the [DHS] funding bill which is sitting on the floor calendar. That is the only way to resolve this mess, which Republicans created.”

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Obama Pens Op-ed In Effort To Reignite Immigration Debate

President Obama signed his Student Aid Bill of Rights on Tuesday morning, which aims to make it easier for students to repay college loans

“Our immigration system has been broken for decades. Our country deeply values fairness, but our immigration system has become unfair to businesses, workers and families alike,” Obama wrote.

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Sen. Manchin Prepared To Vote Against Immigration Actions

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) is willing to vote against President Obama’s executive actions over immigration if a clean bill to fund DHS is passed

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WH: Immigration Actions Are Interest For National And Economic Security

“We believe that the economic impact of these executive actions are positive—job creation, economic growth, reducing the deficit, to even strengthening social security”

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Sec. Johnson Calls For Clean DHS Bill

“The clock is ticking,” Johnson said. “And as I stand here there is nothing from Congress to fund [the DHS] beyond that point.”

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WH: ‘Ironic’ That Congress Will Get Paid If DHS Shuts Down

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“The question before the United States Congress is, are they going to continue to accept their paychecks and not do their jobs” while DHS employees face possible furloughs.

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Obama Warns Governors Of Risks To States Without DHS Funding

President Obama told the National Governors Association that there will be direct economic and security threats to their states without funding for the Department of Homeland Security.

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DHS Announces Halt On Immigration Action

Following a temporary injunction issued Monday evening from a Texas federal judge over President Obama’s immigration executive action, Secretary Jeh Johnson announced DHS will comply

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LISTEN: The Weekend Ahead – March 28-30, 2015

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Delayed Nigerian elections are scheduled to take place Saturday and Tunisia hosts a major anti-terrorism rally on Sunday.

Pentagon: Operations Resume Without Iran In Tikrit

And the U.S. is supporting Gulf allies in their fight against Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen… And a nuclear deal with Iran is still on the table for now…

Students Protests Republican 2016 Federal Budget

Students took to the Capitol grounds in protest over the freezing cap Republicans issued on the Pell Grant, an educational grant normally calculated on current economic conditions and income-based needs.

LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – March 27, 2015

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Saudi Arabia widens its campaign against Yemeni rebels and France will begin work on a Security Council resolution demanding Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.

Report: Reid Endorses Chuck Schumer As Successor

Schumer is the upper chamber’s third ranking Democrat.

SF Mayor Bans Taxpayer-Funded Trips To Indiana

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“San Francisco taxpayers will not subsidize legally-sanctioned discrimination,” Mayor Ed Lee said.