WASHINGTON — The Senate has approved a bill to ensure full funding of the Homeland Security Department for one week, sending the measure to the House just hours before the agency faces a partial shutdown.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Friday, hours before the deadline, the House voted down a short-term funding bill that would have delayed a possible shutdown for the Department of Homeland Security. The Senate has passed a bill without immigration language that…
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week’s news, including the biggest talking points at this year’s CPAC, an assessment of the Republicans’ fight over funding Homeland Security and the…
By Erica Werner and David Espo, Associated Press
Congress closed in Friday on approving a short-term funding bill for the Homeland Security Department that would avert a partial agency shutdown hours before it was to begin.
By David Espo, Erica Werner, Associated Press
Sounding a likely retreat, House Republicans weighed short-term funding Thursday to prevent a partial shutdown at the Department of Homeland Security while temporarily leaving in place Obama administration immigration policies they have vowed to repeal.
By Domenico Montanaro, NewsHour Political Team
It’s that time of year again -- time for CPAC, the Conservative Political Action Conference, when potential Republican presidential hopefuls try to woo activists from around the country who are gathering just outside of Washington. Here's what to watch.
While Congress debates how to move forward on Department of Homeland Security funding, thousands of county officials from across the U.S. are on Capitol Hill to urge lawmakers to act on a wide range of issues, including immigration. Jeffrey Brown…
By Lisa Desjardins, Domenico Montanaro, Rachel Wellford, Simone Pathe
With four days left until the Department of Homeland Security runs out of funding (Friday at midnight), the politics remain complicated but the options for Congress are simple: (1) Let DHS funding run out, (2) Fund the agency for the…
Gwen Ifill speaks with Nia-Malika Henderson of The Washington Post and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report about Republican motives in the fight over funding the Department of Homeland Security, who to be on the lookout for at two…
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