EARLYBIRD: HEADLINES FROM AROUND THE WEB

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Boehner running out of options as DHS shutdown looms

House Speaker John Boehner has been here before -- wedged between his hard-right flank and the Senate.

February 26 CNN POLITICS

House and Senate Near Differing Plans to Avoid Homeland Security Shutdown

The House may fund the Department of Homeland Security for less than a month, while the Senate approves a funding plan with no strings attached.

February 26 NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

Reid: "Terrorists have money, why shouldn't DHS?"

The Senate is moving forward on legislation to fund the Homeland Security Department, but the House is in limbo two days away from a partial agency shutdown as ...

February 26 USA TODAY - WASHINGTON

Tom Schweich, Republican Candidate in Missouri, Is Dead at 54

According to reports, Mr. Schweich, the state’s auditor who had said he would run for governor, died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

February 26 NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

Boehner on DHS funding: 'Time for Senate to act'

Rep. John Boehner calls President Obama's executive action on immigration a 'violation on the constitution' as the Senate moves forward on legislation to fund ...

February 26 USA TODAY - WASHINGTON

Key senators introduce bipartisan bill to expand powers of inspectors general

Three key senators on Thursday proposed bipartisan legislation to expand the authority of the official agency watchdogs and ensure that their work does not ...

February 26 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

Missouri auditor, governor candidate dies at 54

Tom Schweich recently announced he would seek GOP nomination for governor.         

February 26 USA TODAY - WASHINGTON

U.S. Envoy to United Nations and Obama Security Adviser Will Speak at American-Israeli Conference

Samantha Power, the American ambassador to the United Nations, and Susan E. Rice, the national security official, will address a meeting of the American Israel ...

February 26 NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

CPAC highlights, from the speeches to the swag

Highlights from the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference.         

February 26 USA TODAY - WASHINGTON

As Pot Becomes Legal in Washington, Congressional Republicans Warn City to Think Twice

Under a law that took effect on Thursday, residents of the District of Colombia can legally possess up to two ounces of marijuana.

February 26 NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS