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CNN: Jeh Johnson Warns Against DHS Workforce Furlough if Congress Blocks Funds

Jeh Johnson, secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, said the department could furlough an estimated 30,000 employees if Republican lawmakers continue plans to block DHS funding in response to the administration’s immigration policy in an interview with CNN aired Sunday. Johnson told Dana Bash on CNN’s “State of the Union” that he has met with …

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Obama Proposes Infrastructure Spending in State of the Union

In his State of the Union address Tuesday, President Obama called for money that was previously being spent for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan to be used to rebuild America’s infrastructure. “So much of America needs to be rebuilt,” Obama said. “We’ve got crumbling roads and bridges; a power grid …

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