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Senate Passes 1 Week extension Of DHS funding

Posted On February 27, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- The Senate is sending a measure to the House to keep the Department of Homeland Security from shutting down. The one-week funding extension passed on a voice vote with only two senators in the chamber. The House will now have to vote on the measure, after failing to approve a three-week extension…

Uber Security Breach Affected 50 Thousand Drivers

Posted On February 27, 2015

(San Francisco, CA) -- Car service Uber says a security breach may have revealed the names and drivers license numbers of about 50-thousand drivers. The data breach involved current and former drivers, and the company has notified attorneys general in states where those drivers are. The company said there haven't been reports of any misuse…

Short-Term DHS Funding Bill Falls Short In House

Posted On February 27, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- It's back to the drawing board as a short-term bill funding the Department of Homeland Security has fallen short in the House. DHS funding is set to expire at midnight, Eastern time. The three-week funding bill failed on a vote of 203-224. DHS funding has been stuck in a dispute over immigration.…

Short-Term DHS Funding Bill Is In Trouble In House

Posted On February 27, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- A three-week funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security is in trouble in the House. Republican leaders are twisting arms and trying to change votes to approve the measure. DHS funding is set to expire at midnight, Eastern time. Most Democrats and dozens of Republicans have voted no on the short-term…

Rubio Tries To Distance Himself From Immigration Reform Support

Posted On February 27, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- Florida Senator Marco Rubio is trying to create some distance between himself and his past support for immigration reform. Speaking at CPAC in Washington, DC, the Republican remarked that he's learned that talk of reform can't begin before people know that future illegal immigration will be controlled. He said border security and…