Wed Feb 25, 2015 AT 7:26 AM EST
As the FCC prepares to vote on massive new Internet regulations, Republicans in Congress waved the white flag, reports the New York Times. Sen. John Thune, R-SD, admitted his legislative efforts to stop President Obama’s plan lacked any Democratic support and would not be signed by the president.
Tue Feb 24, 2015 AT 7:24 AM EST
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell worked Monday to avert a shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security threatened by the divide between GOP and President Obama on immigration, reports The Hill. McConnell moved to rush votes on non-controversial DHS spending and to speed legislation dismantling Obama’s latest efforts on immigration.
Mon Feb 23, 2015 AT 7:23 AM EST
Homeland Security chief Jeh Johnson warned Americans to remain vigilant following threats from terrorist groups this weekend to attack malls in the United States, including the Mall of America in Minneapolis, reports the Washington Post.