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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush pauses as he speaks during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Md., Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)The ex-Florida governor addresses complaints conservatives have made about him.


2015-02-27 14:19:27 -0700

Boehner returns to his office after a visit to the House floor for procedural votes for legislation to fund the Department of Homeland Security at the Capitol in WashingtonThe House has rejected a stopgap spending bill for the Homeland Security Department with just hours to go before a midnight deadline to fund the agency or see it begin to partially shut down.


2015-02-27 15:18:05 -0700

File photo of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov speaking to the media during a gathering of opposition supporters in central MoscowBy Alexander Winning MOSCOW (Reuters) - Boris Nemtsov, a Russian opposition politician and former deputy prime minister who was an outspoken critic of President Vladimir Putin, was shot dead meters from the Kremlin in central Moscow late on Friday. Nemtsov, 55, was shot four times in the back, the Interior Ministry said. "Nemtsov B.E. died at 2340 hours as a result of four shots in the back," an Interior Ministry spokeswoman said by telephone.


2015-02-27 16:34:53 -0700