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Congress' dysfunction not limited to Homeland Security fight
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congress' dysfunction isn't limited to the struggle to keep a Cabinet department running without interruption....

No clear signs of deal to fund Homeland Security Department
WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Republican leaders on Sunday demanded that Democrats begin negotiations on funding for the Homeland Security Department and President Barack Obama's unilateral actions on immigration. Democrats showed no indication they were willing to talk, and some Republicans said the party should simply surrender and give the agency money without conditions....

Obama invoking civil rights struggles past and present
WASHINGTON (AP) -- For President Barack Obama, it's a week to invoke America's civil rights struggles from past to present....

House Speaker John Boehner: I like my job `most days'
WASHINGTON (AP) -- We all have bad days at work....

Kerry asks for benefit of the doubt on Iran nuclear talks
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday tried to calm tensions with Israel before Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's congressional address, yet insisted the Obama administration's diplomatic record with Iran entitles the U.S. to "the benefit of the doubt" as negotiators work toward a long-term nuclear deal....

Wisconsin's Walker admits flip on immigration
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Gov. Scott Walker once envisioned a world where the 11 million immigrants living in the country illegally could embark on a path to citizenship....

High court case threatens independent electoral map drawers
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a reversal of the usual worries about political influence on electoral map-making, the Supreme Court is being asked to let raw politics play an even bigger role in the drawing of congressional district boundaries....

No clear signs of deal to fund Homeland Security Department
WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Republican leaders on Sunday demanded that Democrats begin negotiations on funding for the Homeland Security Department and President Barack Obama's unilateral actions on immigration. Democrats showed no indication they were willing to talk, and some Republicans said the party should simply surrender and give the agency money without conditions....

Obama, Netanyahu on collision course 6 years in the making
WASHINGTON (AP) -- For six years, President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have been on a collision course over how to halt Iran's nuclear ambitions, a high-stakes endeavor both men see as a centerpiece of their legacies....

Rand Paul wins CPAC straw poll, Scott Walker close second
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) -- Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul has won the Conservative Political Action Conference's annual presidential preference straw poll....

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No clear signs of deal to fund Homeland Security Department

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