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WASHINGTON — Congress just gave the Supreme Court a glimpse of what to expect if it drives a stake through the heart of Obamacare: Chaos.

Oral arguments in King v. Burwell are this Wednesday, and they come amidst peak dysfunction in the new Republican-led Congress, which would be tasked with fixing the law if the justices rule that federal exchange subsidies for Americans in some three-dozen states are not allowed under the language of the Affordable Care Act.

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NATIONAL HARBOR, MARYLAND — The issue of President Obama's patriotism - or perceived lack thereof - came to the forefront at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday, when radio host Sean Hannity asked Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) what he loved most about America.

"No nation on earth has let so many on earth come with nothing and achieve anything," Cruz said, sparking applause.

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WASHINGTON — The brinkmanship over Homeland Security funding serves as a rude awakening for Republican leaders: Crisis governing may be here to stay despite their high hopes of starting a new chapter this year.

The Republican-led House and Senate were operating on separate tracks on Friday morning with just over 12 hours to go before a shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security.

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