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Senate passes resolution to overturn Trump’s national emergency declaration

Senate passes resolution to overturn Trump's national emergency declaration

The Senate delivered a high-profile rebuke to President Donald Trump over his signature agenda issue Thursday when 12 Republicans joined Democrats to overturn the President’s national emergency border declaration. The ...

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Senate votes to confirm Neomi Rao to appeals court

Senate votes to confirm Neomi Rao to appeals court

Senate Republicans on Wednesday voted to confirm President Trump’s nominee to succeed Justice Brett Kavanaugh on an influential circuit court. Senators voted 53-46 on Neomi Rao’s nomination to fill the ...

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McSally says sexual assault in the military threatens national security

McSally says sexual assault in the military threatens national security

Sen. Martha McSally said Thursday that sexual assault within the military constitutes a national security threat, a warning delivered in an interview that aired one day after she said during ...

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Tennessee lawmakers introduce bills to restore voting rights for convicted felons

Tennessee lawmakers introduce bills to restore voting rights for convicted felons

Two Tennessee state lawmakers on Wednesday introduced bills to restore the voting rights of people with felony convictions after they serve their sentences. State Sen. Steven Dickerson (R) and State ...

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Trump uses his speech to challenge Democrats

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President Trump on Tuesday used his first State of the Union address under divided government to challenge Democrats to “reject the politics of revenge, resistance and retribution,” even as he ...

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Senate Rebukes Trump Over Troop Withdrawals From Syria and Afghanistan

Senate Rebukes Trump Over Troop Withdrawals From Syria and Afghanistan

Senate Rebukes Trump Over Troop Withdrawals From Syria and Afghanistan The Senate, in a bipartisan rebuke to President Trump’s foreign policy, voted overwhelmingly to advance legislation drafted by the majority ...

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Trump signs bill to reopen the government after record shutdown

Trump signs bill to reopen the government after record shutdown

President Donald Trump signed a short-term spending bill into law Friday night that does not include his requested $5.7 billion for a border wall. The White House announced late Friday ...

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Sanders apologizes amid harassment allegations against 2016 campaign aide

Sanders apologizes amid harassment allegations against 2016 campaign aide

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) apologized on Thursday to female staffers on his 2016 presidential campaign who allege that they experienced sexual harassment, acknowledging that the campaign’s procedures for addressing such ...

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Senate poised to kick land bill fight to January

Senate poised to kick land bill fight to January

The Senate is poised to punt a public lands fight to January after a pair of conservative lawmakers objected to the bill because of a fight over national monuments. Sen. ...

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Yemen war: Vote in US Senate delivers rebuke to Trump

Yemen war: Vote in US Senate delivers rebuke to Trump

The US Senate has advanced a measure to withdraw American support for a Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen, in a blow to President Donald Trump. Many senators are unhappy with ...

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