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House chairman: $3.7B border request 'too much'

A key Republican said Friday that President Barack Obama's multibillion-dollar emergency request for the border is too big to get through the House, as a growing number of Democrats rejected policy changes Republicans are demanding as their price for approving any money.

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Times Minute | Sochi's Closing Ceremony

Also on the Minute, Ukraine's parliament takes control and oysters make a comeback. By: Carrie Halperin

De Blasio's NYC Mayoral Inauguration Highlights

Bill de Blasio takes the oath of office administered by former President Bill Clinton, formally becoming the 109th mayor of New York City while pledging to pursue a sweeping liberal agenda.

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