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Congress tries 1-week bill to keep Homeland Security open

Congress struggled late into the night Friday to avoid a partial shutdown of the Homeland Security Department, as leaders in both political parties worked to outmaneuver House conservatives furious that the legislation left President Barack Obama’s immigration policy intact.

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The House is expected to vote Friday on a bill that would fund the Department of Homeland Security for three weeks and avoid a partial shutdown.

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