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Alexander Bolton / The Hill:
House chaos on DHS funding leaves GOP senators fuming  —  Senate Republicans are fuming over the House GOP's decision to extend the standoff over the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), a move that they say uses up political oxygen and burns precious time on the legislative calendar.
Discussion: Politico, Firedoglake and RedState
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Rebecca Shabad / The Hill:
Shutdown of Homeland Security averted as Pelosi comes to rescue  —  A partial government shutdown was narrowly avoided late Friday evening as House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) made a surprise move to back legislation funding the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for one week.
Ashley Parker / New York Times:
House Passes One-Week Funding Extension for Homeland Security
Josh Feldman / Mediaite:
Peter King: 'I've Had It with This Self-Righteous, Delusional Wing' of the GOP  —  Republican Congressman Peter King said today that he's incredibly frustrated with the “self-righteous, delusional” wing of his party that may shut down the Department of Homeland Security because they're …
New York Times:
White House Offers Rebuttal Before Netanyahu's Speech  —  WASHINGTON — Just four days before Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to a joint meeting of Congress, the Obama administration sought on Friday to refute the Israeli leader's expected critique, arguing that he has failed …
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Valerie Richardson / Washington Times:
Black pastors urge CBC not to skip Netanyahu speech  —  The message from a dozen prominent black pastors this week to the Congressional Black Caucus was loud and clear: Don't skip out on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyuhu's speech.  —  About two dozen House and Senate Democrats …
USA Today:
Husband, 108, wife, 105, celebrate 82 years married  —  Duranord and Jeanne Veillard were married in 1932.  Together they have 5 children, 12 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.  What's their secret?  —  SPRING VALLEY, N.Y. — A husband and wife thought to be Rockland County's oldest married couple …
Taylor Maycan / USA TODAY College:
U. of Wisconsin asks Walker to remove redundant sexual assault report requirement  —  MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The University of Wisconsin requested that Gov. Scott Walker remove a requirement that all 26 campuses report allegations of sexual assaults to the state every year …
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Zach Noble / TheBlaze.com:
Scott Walker Pulls Thunderous Applause at CPAC — Here's How He Responded to Lone Heckler
Karoli / Latest from Crooks and Liars:
Sheriff Who Fought To Nullify The ACA Raising Money Online For Medical Bills  —  Hello, chickens coming home to roost!  Long-time readers of C&L should be pretty familiar with Richard Mack, crazy Arizona sheriff who was last seen in public visiting the White House, while supporters outside called for President Obama's lynching.
Al Jazeera English:
Egyptian court declares Hamas a ‘terrorist’ group  —  Palestinian organisation accused of aiding armed groups who have waged string of deadly attacks in Egypt's Sinai region.  —  An Egyptian court has declared Hamas a “terrorist” organisation, weeks after the Palestinian movement's armed wing …
Discussion: The Week and NPR
Sky News:
First Photo Of ‘Jihadi John’ As Adult Revealed  —  The first known photograph has emerged of Mohammed Emwazi - the Islamic State militant known as “Jihadi John” - as an adult.  —  Showing him with a goatee beard and wearing a Pittsburgh Pirates baseball cap, the image is revealed …
NASA:
The Shuttle Enterprise  —  In 1976, NASA's space shuttle Enterprise rolled out of the Palmdale manufacturing facilities and was greeted by NASA officials and cast members from the ‘Star Trek’ television series.  —  From left to right they are: NASA Administrator Dr. James D. Fletcher …
Anomaly / FreakOutNation:
Missouri's Constitution Now Allows Felons To Possess Firearms  —  It was inevitable that this would happen when the Constitution is slanted in order to fit an extreme agenda.  —  It all started in 2014, when the Missouri General Assembly asked voters to approve a constitutional amendment that said …
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