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Another Republican Disaster Averted As House GOP Caves, Funds Homeland Security For One Year

Another Republican Disaster Averted As House GOP Caves, Funds Homeland Security For One Year

Once again, Democrats had to be the adults in the room and pull the Republicans’ collective ass out of the fire.

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Congress Manages To Pass Bill That Funds DHS…For A Whole Week

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Congress finally decided that passing DHS funding was a good idea. This new funding bill will last…until next Friday. Then we might get to do this all over again.

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Temporary DHS Funding Measure Fails In The House, Pushing DHS Closer To A Shutdown

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Is holding something hostage that’s as important as funding the Department of Homeland Security really the legacy that Republicans want to leave?

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Watch John Boehner Respond To Question On Looming ‘Clean DHS Bill’ In The Strangest Way (VIDEO)

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After a moment of uncomfortable laughter, Boehner attempted to rub in the gesture… even further by commenting on it.

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Senate GOP Wave White Flag, Will Pass Clean DHS Bill

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After posturing that they will force a shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security, the Republican Party offers an unconditional surrender on all fronts.

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WATCH: Boehner Comes Perilously Close To Throwing A Tantrum Over DHS Funding On ‘Fox News Sunday’ (VIDEO)

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Speaker Cheeto grew noticeably frustrated with Chris Wallace grilling him over who will be to blame if DHS funding lapses in two weeks.

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Republicans Are Worried About The Beating They’ll Take If DHS Shuts Down

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The GOP’s image was destroyed in the 2013 government shutdown. Now, some Republicans are starting to worry that will happen again if DHS shuts down amid several national security threats.

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Boehner To Senate Democrats: “Get Off Your Ass” And Pass That Child Deportation Bill (VIDEO)

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Terrorists cheer as Boehner demands we deport millions of children away from their families, or lose our Dept. of Homeland Security funding.

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Right Wing Silent As Extremist Groups Start Recruiting Returning Vets EXACTLY As Predicted

Right Wing Silent As Extremist Groups Start Recruiting Returning Vets EXACTLY As Predicted

Once upon a time, the right howled in protest at a report predicting extremist groups would recruit returning veterans. Now that it’s happening, will the right admit they were wrong? HAHAHAHA! Not a chance in hell.

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Stop & Frisk Reform Vetoed By NYC Mayor Bloomberg (VIDEO)

Stop & Frisk Reform Vetoed By NYC Mayor Bloomberg (VIDEO)

Yesterday, Mayor Bloomberg vetoed two important measures meant to curtail the city’s controversial Stop & Frisk Law.

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Michigan GOP Would Rather End Food Assistance For 200K People Than Raise Taxes On The 1% (VIDEO)

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Michigan’s GOP clearly has it in for the poor, but this surprising video shows hunger also happens in middle class families.

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TSA Looking At Expanding Beyond Airports To, Well, Everywhere

TSA Looking At Expanding Beyond Airports To, Well, Everywhere

Security is a real problem in this new century, I’m not denying that. But there is a way to be secure without instituting a police state mentality.

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Leave It to Republicans To Take All The Fun Out Of A Zombie Apocalypse (VIDEO)

Leave It to Republicans To Take All The Fun Out Of A Zombie Apocalypse (VIDEO)

Senator Colburn misinterprets a moment of levity at a very serious counter-terrorism conference as an example of government waste.

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