United States Senate

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October 16, 2018 - 9:25 pm
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Democrat Beto O'Rourke abandoned his usual message of unity and optimism and laid into Ted Cruz, hoping to reverse polls that show him fading against the Republican incumbent during the second debate of a Texas Senate race that's become one of the nation's most closely watched.
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October 05, 2018 - 10:03 am
By ALAN FRAM and LISA MASCARO, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A deeply divided Senate pushed Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination past a key procedural hurdle Friday, and prospects seemed to improve that the conservative jurist was headed toward the nation's highest court despite...
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April 24, 2018 - 4:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate's Republican and Democratic leaders can't agree on much, but both say they want to dedicate weeks to passing legislation to fund the government next year — and avoid the annual take-it-or-leave-it vote on a $1 trillion-plus catchall spending bill.
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Credit: Architect of the Capitol
July 28, 2017 - 7:43 am
(WASHINGTON) -- The Senate's effort to pass a stripped-down version of an Obamacare repeal measure -- the so-called "skinny repeal" of the Affordable Care Act -- failed during a vote, 49-51, held shortly around 1:30 a.m. Friday. About an hour after the vote was announced, President Donald Trump,...
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