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Senate Breaks Deadlock Blocking Funding for Homeland Security

The U.S. Senate has broken a political deadlock that threatens funding for the Department of Homeland Security - the government agency that patrols the country's borders and airports against possible terrorists. Senators voted 98 to 2 Wednesday to debate and vote on a so-called "clean funding bill" for the department - one without any other issues attached to it. The House of Representatives passed a Homeland Security bill several weeks ago. But it included Republican...

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