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House Passes Clean DHS Funding Bill

The House passed a “clean” DHS funding bill, Tuesday afternoon, funding the Department of Homeland Security for the rest of the fiscal year and ending the dispute over previously attached immigration amendments.

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Democratic Leaders Pelosi & Reid: We’re Not Going To Play Games With DHS Budget

“If they send over a bill with all the riders in it, they’ve shut down the government,” Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid told reporters Thursday.

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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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DOJ Asks Texas Judge To Halt Immigration Ruling

The Department of Justice has filed motion on Monday requesting Texas Federal judge to grant emergency stay blocking his own ruling which puts President Obama’s immigration actions on hold

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DHS Funding Fight Drags On As Deadline Looms

“This is reckless, irresponsible, but unfortunately consistent with the premise that we can hold hostage the operations of government or the Department of Homeland Security to get our way,” House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer said Tuesday.

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Third Strike on Senate Vote for DHS Funding Bill

Democrat Senators urged Senate Republicans to pass a “clean bill” to fund the Department of Homeland Security or face a partial government shutdown.

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Jeb Bush Lays Ground For Presidential Campaign

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Bush presented ideals that he says will remedy the struggles of “too many Americans [who] live on the edge of economic ruin.”

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Wednesday, March 4

● Secy. Clinton’s email has ripple effect

● Truckers add to highway death toll

● Slow growth seen for U.S. population

● Time to give cod a break

● Consequences of conviction fill a database

Gen. Austin: Coalition Can Defeat ISIL Without U.S. Combat Troops

Austin also said that more than 8,500 ISIL fighters have been killed since Operation Inherent Resolve.

Preview – Obamacare Returns to the Supreme Court

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Millions of low-income Americans’ federal healthcare subsidies are on the line as the Supreme Court takes up a challenge to the Affordable Care Act for a second time in three years

LISTEN: The Day Ahead – March 4, 2015

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Putin convenes his cabinet to talk crime, U.N. officials discuss migrant drownings in the Mediterranean and the Boston Marathon bombing trial begins.

Protestors: U.S./Israel Relationship Hinges On Nuclear Iran Deal

Israeli Prime Minister talked about Iran before Congress Tuesday – without coordinating with the White House.

LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – March 3, 2015

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The U.N. Security Council establishes a sanctions regime for South Sudan and a Cambodian court indicts two Khmer Rouge members for crimes against humanity.