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Senate fails to override Trump’s veto on Yemen

Senate fails to override Trump’s veto on Yemen

The Senate failed Thursday to override President Donald Trump’s veto of a resolution to end U.S. support for the bloody Saudi-backed war in Yemen. Seven Republicans broke with the White ...

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Joe Manchin endorses Susan Collins for reelection

Joe Manchin endorses Susan Collins for reelection

Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin endorsed GOP Sen. Susan Collins for reelection on Thursday, in a rare rebuff of partisan politics in an increasingly polarized Senate. The moderate West Virginia senator ...

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Trump: Grand budget deal ‘not happening!’

Trump prepares to do battle with congress over subpoenas for financial information

President Donald Trump scoffed Thursday night at the idea of striking a bipartisan two-year deal to ward off billions of dollars in spending cuts. “House Democrats want to negotiate a ...

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House passes Paycheck Fairness Act

House passes Paycheck Fairness Act

A bill aimed at strengthening protections against wage discrimination and holding employers accountable passed the House mostly along party lines on Wednesday. The chamber voted 242-187 for the Paycheck Fairness ...

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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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