A provision of the new Homeland Security reauthorization bill would allow armed Secret Service agents to enter polling locations at the direction of the President, and state officials in charge of elections are not happy. The bill has been passed by the U.S. House of Representatives and next will be considered in the U.S. Senate.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) had a blunt message for Speaker of the House John Boehner. Sanders told Boehner to stop making excuses and do his job.
Senate Democrats allowed a clean Homeland Security funding bill to move forward after Majority Leader Mitch McConnell caved and dropped the language that overturned President Obama's immigration action.
Congressional Republicans tried to provoke a confrontation with President Obama by, not funding Homeland Security for a full year, but Mitch McConnell admitted that Senate Democrats have successfully killed the Republican effort to overturn Obama's immigration executive actions.