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28th Feb 2015

Senate Republicans hope the standalone measure will put the Democrats who opposed executive action last fall in a tough spot. | AP Photo House and Senate Republican … more

27th Feb 2015

House Republicans will have to rely mostly on themselves to provide the votes for the DHS stopgap funding measure. | AP Photo House and Senate Republican leaders … more

Eric Holder on immigration An excerpt of Mike Allen’s interview with outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder in his office at the Department of Justice on Thursday. ​ 02/26/2015 9:42 PM EDT … more

26th Feb 2015

AP Photo By Nick Gass 2/26/15 7:54 AM EST President Barack Obama is calling out John Boehner for not bringing comprehensive … more

After Sen. John McCain left a private meeting with Loretta Lynch in December, the Arizona Republican was inclined to support her nomination to become the nation’s top law enforcement official. Sen. Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) also met with … more

25th Feb 2015

A tense debate broke out during a closed-door meeting of Senate Republicans on Tuesday, a sign of the serious hurdles GOP leaders face ahead of a critical funding deadline for the nation’s chief domestic anti-terrorism agency. According … more

The federal judge in Texas who blocked President Barack Obama’s latest executive actions on immigration signaled Tuesday that he isn’t inclined to rush a decision on the Obama Administration’s request to lift the injunction he imposed last week. … more

Getty By Nick Gass 2/24/15 8:22 AM EST Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin says he’s prepared to vote with Republicans against President … more

24th Feb 2015

Getty By Nick Gass 2/24/15 8:22 AM EST Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin says he’s prepared to vote with Republicans against President … more

Republican leaders, racing against the clock to find a tough response to President Barack Obama’s immigration policies, are now left with two messy options: punt or risk getting blamed for shutting down an agency that fights terrorism. … more

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