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Senate Dems join McConnell's 'clean' DHS bill

Rebecca Shabad, The Hill

Senate Democrats have agreed to support the “clean” Department of Homeland Security (DHS) funding bill put forward by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.). With a 'shutdown' of DHS looming on Friday at midnight, Democrats now say they will back McConnell’s move to separate the funding from provisions that would roll back President Obama’s executive action on immigration.