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CNN Evening News for Friday, Feb 27, 2015
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(Studio: John Berman) The chaos in Congress with the looming shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security because there is no funding reviewed.

(Studio: John Berman; Washington: Pamela Brown) What will happen if the DHS is not funded tonight even while vital functions will be performed & whether furloughed employees will be paid later discussed.

(Studio: John Berman; Capitol Hill: Dana Bash) The option of a one-week funding bill discussed.

(Studio: John Berman) Live discussion resumed with CNN's David Gergen, Gloria Borger & Wolf Blitzer about the DHS funding issue. [GERGEN - affirms this is not calamitous for the country; outlines the two real issues, but there is no real threat to the homeland.] [BORGER - notes the Senate just passed the one-week extension; notes Speaker of the House John Boehner has no control over the caucus.] [BLITZER - comments on the politics to pass a more permanent measure after the one-week option.]

Berman, John;
Brown, Pamela;
Bash, Dana

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