Trouble In The House

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The House is voting right now on a temporary funding bill for DHS that will avoid a shutdown tonight and extend this whole temper tantrum on immigration for another three weeks — but the vote is surprisingly tight. The consensus was Boehner had enough votes to get this through without Democratic help. Democratic leadership was actively whipping against it. But Boehner may now need Democrats to get this through. It’s very close. Stay tuned.

Late Update: It failed. Amazing, really. Not surprising with this clown show. But still amazing.

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