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Cliven Bundy attends the funeral for friend LaVoy Finicum in Kanab, Utah,  Friday, Feb. 5, 2016. Finicum was shot to death by law enforcement while he and other anti-government activists flocked to rural Harney County in Oregon.  (Jeffrey D. Allred/The Deseret News via AP)

FBI arrests Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy in Portland

- Associated Press

Cliven Bundy, the father of the jailed leader of the Oregon refuge occupation and who was the center of a standoff with federal officials in Nevada in 2014, was arrested in Portland, the FBI said.

Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, before the House Ways and Means Committee hearing on the fiscal 2017 HHS budget. Burwell has ashes on her forehead, Wednesday being Ash Wednesday.  (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

HHS: Look at uninsured rate, not Obamacare signups

- The Washington Times

President Obama’s top health official told Congress Wednesday that Obamacare is making “historic” strides, even if 2016 enrollment on its web-based exchanges amounted to little more than half of what budget scorekeepers initially projected.

In another blow to the Obama administration's regulatory agenda, the U.S. Supreme Court halted the EPA's regulations limiting carbon emissions. (Associated Press)

Supreme Court halts Obama carbon emissions rule

- The Washington Times

The Supreme Court halted the EPA’s major anti-global warming initiative late Tuesday evening, dealing a major blow to President Obama’s hopes of overseeing a green energy transition in his final year in office.

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President Barack Obama sits with FBI director James Comey in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015 before making a statement on Wednesday's mass shooting in San Bernardino, Calif.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Feds want $38 million to help FBI break data encryption

- The Washington Times

The Justice Department is seeking $38 million in its proposed 2017 budget to help the FBI's development of a workaround to data encryption -- a need the FBI director highlighted with the disclosure that investigators have been unable to access information on the cellphone of one of the San Bernardino attackers.

Sen. Charles E. Schumer, New York Democrat, decried his Republican colleagues for what he said is a weak response on clearing funds to fight Zika and the Flint, Michigan, lead-poisoned water problem. (Associated Press)

Democrats say Republicans not serious on Zika, Flint lead

- The Washington Times

Senate Democrats accused the GOP majority Tuesday of paying lip service to lead-poisoned families in Michigan and waffling in its response to the Zika virus that's threatening U.S. shores, signaling they will use both crises as a prism for each party's philosophy on federal intervention.

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a campaign stop at the Pinkerton Academy Stockbridge Theatre, Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, in Derry, N.H. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Bernie Sanders adds momentum with New Hampshire primary win

- The Washington Times

Sen. Bernard Sanders beat Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire's Democratic presidential primary Tuesday, according to early results, adding even more momentum to the Vermont senator's run and again calling into question the Clinton campaign's ability to translate its unrivaled campaign machine into election victories.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump talks with diners while visiting the Chez Vachon restaurant Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Donald Trump cruises to victory in New Hampshire

- The Washington Times

Donald Trump was projected the winner of the New Hampshire Republican presidential primary Tuesday, easily outdistancing his rivals, claiming his first victory and firmly establishing himself as the candidate to beat.