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House GOP gives up fight on Homeland Security funds, will approve budget

The House of Representatives will vote -- possibly as soon as today -- on a measure to fund the Department of Homeland Security for the rest of the fiscal year without conditions, giving up further attempts to roll back President Obama's immigration plan, Speaker John A. Boehner told colleagues Tuesday morning. Boehner (R-Ohio) announced his decision at a private meeting of House Republicans. “I am as outraged and frustrated as you at the lawless and unconstitutional actions of this president," Boehner told his troops, according to a person in the room not authorized to discuss the session on the record. But, facing another midnight Friday deadline to fund the...

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