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Congress Tries 1-Week Bill To Keep Homeland Security Open

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress struggled late into the night Friday to avoid a partial shutdown of the Homeland Security Department, as leaders in both political parties worked to outmaneuver House conservatives furious that the legislation […]

02/27/2015

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal . ( File photo. Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Gov. Jindal To GOP Congress: ‘Grow A Spine’

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on Thursday had a tough message for fellow Republicans who were wrestling with how to fund the Homeland Security Department: “Grow a spine.”

02/26/2015

Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker. (File photo. Credit: Pete Marovich/Getty Images)

Gov. Walker: Protesters Prepared Me To Confront Global Terrorism

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Thursday that his experience taking on thousands of protesters in his state helped prepare him to take on terrorists across the world.

02/26/2015

Poll: 58 Percent Of Americans Say Obama Should Meet With Netanyahu   (Photo by Amos Ben Gershom/GPO via Getty Images)

Poll: 58 Percent Of Americans Say Obama Should Meet With Netanyahu

Most Americans say it was inappropriate for House Speaker John Boehner to invite Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address the U.S. Congress, but a majority also believe President Barack Obama should still meet the Israeli leader.

02/12/2015

Several members of the Congressional Black Caucus say they’re planning to skip Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Mar. 3 speech to Congress, calling it a “disrespectful” political move made by Republicans. (Photo by Gabriella Demczuk/Getty Images)

Congressional Black Caucus Members Line Up Against ‘Disrespectful’ Netanyahu Speech

Several members of the Congressional Black Caucus say they’re planning to skip Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Mar. 3 speech to Congress, calling it a “disrespectful” political move made by Republicans.

02/11/2015

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) talks with reporters . (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Second Defeat For GOP On Homeland, Immigration Bill

Senate Republicans put Democrats on record for a second time Wednesday against legislation combining Homeland Security funding with rollbacks of President Barack Obama’s immigration policies.

02/04/2015

And although a majority of Americans hold negative opinions of both parties, an overwhelming majority continues to take one side or the other.  (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Reid: Republicans ‘Posturing For The Right Wing Of Their Party’

To hear congressional Republicans tell it, Democrats are so eager to grant work permits to immigrants in the U.S. illegally that they’d risk funding for the Homeland Security Department to do it. Democrats counter that it’s Republicans who are jeopardizing the Homeland Security budget in their zeal to deport immigrants brought here illegally as children.

02/04/2015

GOP Senate Candidate Jodi Ernst Casts Her Vote In Her Iowa Hometown

Iowa Sen. Ernst Promises GOP Focus on Americans’ Concerns

The new Republican Congress understands Americans’ suffering from the economy, health care system and Washington gridlock and will steer the country away from President Barack Obama’s failed policies, the newly minted senator delivering her party’s official response to the State of Union address promised Tuesday.

01/20/2015

Arizona Republican politics

Sen. John McCain Likely To Seek Re-Election

The 78-year-old Arizona Republican says he’s leaning towards seeking a sixth term in 2016.

01/09/2015

Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) answers questions during a press conference at the U.S. Capitol January 7, 2015 in Washington, DC. Boehner discussed priorities of the new U.S. Congress, and the recent attack in Paris during his remarks.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

House GOP Tries To Regroup After Divisive Speaker Vote

House Republicans began the new Congress with old divisions on display Wednesday, bitter fallout from a failed rebellion against Speaker John Boehner.

01/07/2015

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