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Sabrina Siddiqui

Harry Reid Muscles Nominees Through In Final Days As Senate Majority Leader

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 12.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) is using his last days at the helm of Congress' upper chamber to push through some of Preside...

Senate Confirms Another Noncontroversial Nominee

Posted 12.13.2013 | Politics

By HENRY C. JACKSON, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has confirmed President Barack Obama's pick to serve as Secretary of the A...

Senate Postpones Votes After Navy Yard Shooting

AP | Posted 09.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate is postponing scheduled votes until Tuesday in response to the deadly shooting at the Washington Navy Yard. Moments after th...

Top Republican: Harry Reid May 'Disrespect' Christmas

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A top Republican has accused Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of potentially 'disrespecting' Christmas. Reid threatened to get tough with his power ...

Senate Passes 1-Year Extension Of Key Patriot Act Provisions

AP | LARRY MARGASAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Key provisions of the nation's primary counterterrorism law would be extended for a year under a bill passed by the House Thursday ...

Sam Stein

McCaskill: We Will Vote On Triggers And Other Public Option Choices

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of President Barack Obama's closest allies in the Senate said on Sunday that she believed health care reform will pass this year and it will allow...

Sam Stein

By The Numbers: A Brown Win Could Kill Health Care

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democratic leaders freaked out on Friday as they suddenly realized that nearly a year's worth of health-care negotiations could be tripped up by an im...

Senate Sides With Obama, Votes To Remove F-22 Money

AP | JIM ABRAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — The Senate voted Tuesday to halt production of the Air Force's missile-eluding F-22 Raptor fighter jets in a high-stakes showdown o...