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DHS funding stalemate means shutdown likely

Posted on AllSides February 23rd, 2015
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is known as the deal-maker on Capitol Hill, but the current logjam over funding the Department of Homeland Security has everyone wondering if he can prevent a shutdown.

Congress returns on Monday with just four days before the deadline to pass legislation to keep DHS open. A stalemate between Republicans and Democrats on Capitol Hill over President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration has stalled a funding bill for the agency.

Without any serious negotiations or talk of a compromise, it's likely DHS will run...

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