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Senate Democrats Block GOP Middle East Bill Over Shutdown
It's a small way to increase pressure on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to reopen the government.
Senate Democrats Play Hardball In Government Shutdown Fight
They're hoping to pressure Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell into allowing a vote on bills to reopen the government.
Mitt Romney Will Always Say Whatever He Thinks 51 Percent Of Voters Want To Hear
Neil J. Young
Same Mitt, different day.
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Kyrsten Sinema's Swearing-In Look Was A Bold Queer Statement
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She's here, she's a femme queer and now she's a senator. Get used to it.
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Kyrsten Sinema Makes History As First Openly Bisexual Person Sworn In To Senate
The Democrat is Arizona's first female senator and only the second openly LGBT person in the Senate.
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Arizona Governor Names Martha McSally To John McCain's Senate Seat
She will replace Jon Kyl after he resigns at the end of the year.
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Tennessee GOP Sen. Lamar Alexander Won't Run For Re-election In 2020
The surprise announcement adds to the GOP's woes in the 2020 election cycle.
The U.S. Senate Goes After Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia is now saying the United States is interfering in its affairs after the U.S. Senate condemned the killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi.
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At Last, Congress Overhauls Its Awful Sexual Harassment Policy
Sleazy lawmakers can't spend your money on settlements anymore and Capitol Hill aides will get real protections.
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Joe Manchin Named To Key Senate Energy Post Despite Opposition From Left
The coal-friendly lawmaker vowed to work with both sides of the aisle as his party tries to counter President Donald Trump's environmental policies.
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Joe Manchin Faces Opposition From Left Over Top Senate Committee Post
Alexander C. Kaufman
But other Democrats sound comfortable with the West Virginia senator serving as ranking member on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.
Will Kamala Harris Run For President?
Sen. Kamala Harris has made a name for herself in the Senate with her tough questions against figures like former Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Now, Harris might be considering a run for president.
Senate Panel Delays Vote On Trump's Pick To Lead ICE Over Tweet Critical Of President
Ronald Vitiello tweeted a photo in 2016 comparing President Donald Trump to Dennis the Menace.
Mississippi Senator Apologizes For ‘Hanging’ Remark, Blames Critics For Using It Against Her
Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith defended her recent comments, saying they were "turned into a weapon to be used against me.”
Senate Democrats File Lawsuit Challenging Trump's Appointment Of Matt Whitaker
Ryan J. Reilly
Sens. Blumenthal, Hirono and Whitehouse have filed a suit saying the acting attorney general is illegitimate.
Mitch McConnell Calls For Bipartisanship Amid Dem House Takeover
McConnell says he hopes Democrats in Congress can show bipartisanship, but has never been one to reach across the aisle.
Mississippi Senator Jokes About 'Public Hanging'
“If he invited me to a public hanging, I’d be on the front row.” This joke has a Mississippi senator in hot water.
Florida's Midterm Election Recount Gets Messy
Rick Scott is trying to limit the number of votes that can be recounted in Florida’s Democrat-leaning counties.
Judge To Hear Arizona Senate Race Vote Count Dispute
By Bob Christie, Nicholas Riccardi, Associated Press
A GOP lawsuit is challenging the state’s two biggest counties for allowing voters to help resolve problems with their mail-in ballot signatures after Election Day.
President Trump Lashes Out At Reporters
Despite hopes for a truce between the president and the media, President Trump lashed out at CNN’s Jim Acosta during a post-midterm press conference.
Trump Mocks GOP Losers
During a post-midterm press conference, President Trump mocked Republican candidates who avoided his support and lost their races.
Hawley Defeats McCaskill
Republican Josh Hawley knocked off Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill, denying her a third term and solidifying the Republican Party’s hold on Missouri.
Too Close To Call!
Democrat Stacey Abrams isn’t backing down from her campaign for governor against Republican Brian Kemp.
First Muslim Women In Congress
Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib helped flip the House as the first Muslim women in Congress.
White Supremacist Re-Elected
Iowa Rep. Steve King was been re-elected despite his long history of spewing hate speech.
What Democrats' House Of Representatives Win Means For President Trump
Trump and the Republican Party will now face a tougher time getting the president's agenda through Congress.
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