Politics Feb 26

department of homeland security
House GOP weighs short-term funding bill to prevent DHS shutdown

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.

In our news wrap Thursday, the U.S. launched drone strikes overnight in Pakistan after a nearly six-month lull. Thirteen suspected insurgents were killed in two separate strikes, according to Pakistani intelligence officials. Also, the contest for House majority leader was…

The Latest