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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 speaks at the NIH

“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 Day Ahead – March 6, 2015

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NASA arrives at the dwarf planet Ceres, February employment figures are released and the Deputy Secretary of State visits Ukraine.

McConnell To Postpone Vote Over Iran Nuclear Deal

The legislation would allow Congress to approve or reject final negotiations over Iran’s nuclear capabilities currently being brokered between Iranian officials and six other nations including the U.S.

LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – March 5, 2015

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In South Sudan and Yemen, a pair of political reconciliation efforts run into trouble.

McCain, Graham: Iranian Military Leader In Iraq Jeopardizes ISIL Mission

Iranian Major Gen. Qasem Soleimani is leading the charge to retake the Iraqi city of Tikrit from ISIL terrorists on the ground. (Photo Credit: Twitter)

Iranian Major Gen. Qasem Soleimani is widely regarded as one of the most powerful men in Iraq.

Michael Brown’s Parents To Sue City Of Ferguson, Officer Who Shot Him

The attorney for the Brown family said the case will allow for, “[A] more accurate picture of what took place that day.”

Report: WH Lawyers Unaware Of Clinton’s Personal Email Account

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The news comes after Clinton said late Wednesday that she wanted to have her emails made available to the public.