February 2015 Archive

Congress passes one-week DHS fix

The last-minute move comes after House Republicans dealt a humiliating defeat to John Boehner.

Pelosi plays hardball with Boehner

Democrats have repeatedly bailed out Speaker John Boehner. But not this time.

White House, DHS caught off guard by House's funding failure

It looked fairly clear that the House would pass a three-week continuing resolution.

No action from feds as immigration case timeline slips

Obama vowed “aggressive” legal fight, but move Justice Department lawyers threatened never happened

Schock scraps fundraisers

The lawmaker continues to face scrutiny about his spending and whether he accepted improper gifts.

Florentine of Greek descent reflects on his journey

FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) – Andrew Kampiziones of Florence says he has been living the American dream for the last 60 years. Kampiziones was born in ...

Congress OKs 1-week bill to keep Homeland Security open

WASHINGTON (AP) – Bordering on dysfunction, Congress passed a one-week bill late Friday night to avert a partial shutdown of the Homeland Security Department, as ...

Emails: Indicted speaker had financial trouble, sought work

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Indicted House Speaker Mike Hubbard was having deepening financial troubles – to the point that he was considering leaving politics – ...

Some Mexicans to be given another chance to stay in US

SAN DIEGO (AP) – Hundreds, perhaps thousands, of Mexicans who were expelled from the country by immigration officials in Southern California will be allowed to ...

Federal court rejects challenge to California gun safety law

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – A federal court has rejected a challenge to California’s gun safety law, possibly paving the way for a requirement that new ...

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