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Congress to Okay Bill Preventing DHS Shut-Down

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It appears the Department of Homeland Security will stay up and running at least for another three weeks.

Congress is poised to approve a temporary DHS funding bill Friday, even though it contains President Barack Obama's immigration policies that Republicans have vowed to repeal.

House Majority Whip Scalise: Dems 'can't have it both ways' on education

With the House expected to vote on a bill to replace No Child Left Behind this week, House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., criticized Democrats on Wednesday for trying to support local control of education while opposing legislation that would reduce federal power.

Likely presidential candidates woo conservative base at CPAC

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Top potential Republican presidential candidates descended on a convention center just outside Washington on Thursday, hoping to woo some of the county's most influential conservatives at their premier annual gathering. 

Ben Carson, a neurosurgeon who has emerged as a widely popular conservative voice, kicked off the Conservative Political Action Conference with a call to "change course." 

"We need to move in a very different direction," said Carson, considered a likely 2016 candidate.