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Sahil Kapur

Sahil Kapur is TPM's senior congressional reporter and Supreme Court correspondent. His articles have been published in the Huffington Post, The Guardian and The New Republic. Email him at sahil@talkingpointsmemo.com and follow him on Twitter at @sahilkapur.

Articles by Sahil

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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WASHINGTON — House Republican leaders are planning to advance a three-week stopgap funding bill to avert a shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security and punt the fight over immigration, Republican sources said Thursday.

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WASHINGTON — For John Boehner and Mitch McConnell, the honeymoon is over.

The 114th Congress was supposed to be a Golden Era for the Republicans to flex their muscle in the twilight of Barack Obama's presidency with their largest congressional majority in generations.

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WASHINGTON — Despite a glimmer of hope on Tuesday, Congress fell right back into a stalemate with just two days to go before the Department of Homeland Security runs out of funding.

The chances of a partial government shutdown on Friday at midnight grew as the Republican-led House and Senate remained divided on the way forward.

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