Politics

Homeland Security funding deal elusive

10:37 a.m. March 2

WASHINGTON — Democrats stepped up their pressure on Speaker John Boehner on Monday to allow a vote on legislation funding the Department of Homeland Security through Sept. 30 without any immigration-related provisions attached, and one senior lawmaker predicted the top leader of House Republicans would eventually agree.

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No Clark County GOP censure of Herrera Beutler

7:49 p.m. February 28
Substitute resolution calls for monitoring of elected officials' performance

The Clark County Republican Party chose not to censure U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Camas, at its Saturday meeting.

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Netanyahu: Iran nuclear deal threatens Israel’s security

12:56 p.m. March 2

WASHINGTON — En route to what he described as a "fateful mission," Benjamin Netanyahu spent much of his 12-hour flight to Washington slouched in a business class seat laboring over a draft of his highly anticipated address to Congress. In the back of the plane, the rest of the delegation was watching "The Imitation Game," a biopic of British cryptanalyst Alan Turing, who helped break the Germans' Enigma code and aided the allies' victory in World War II.