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Senate breaks impasse on Homeland funding

WASHINGTON — The Senate on Wednesday began to move past an impasse over President Obama’s executive orders on immigration that have threatened a partial shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security at week’s end.

Obama vetoes Keystone XL bill

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Tuesday vetoed legislation to permit construction of the Keystone XL pipeline without further administrative approval saying the bill attempted to circumvent “longstanding and proven processes” for determining if such a cross-border pipeline serves the national interest.