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GOP Sticks With Trump Following ‘Send Her Back’ Chant
Even an obviously racist refrain couldn't dislodge Republican fealty to Trump.
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House Approves A $15 Minimum Wage
The bill is headed nowhere in the Senate, but it shows the muscle behind the Fight for $15.
Amy McGrath To Challenge Sen. Mitch McConnell
Amy McGrath is running as a Democrat to oust Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in the 2020 election.
Amy McGrath Jumps Into Senate Race To Replace Mitch McConnell
The retired Marine lieutenant colonel and combat pilot previously challenged GOP Rep. Andy Barr in Kentucky's 6th District.
Rep. Ilhan Omar Says 'Sorry Not Sorry' Pelosi's 'Salty' About Fight Over Democrats' Direction
Hits keep on coming in battle between House Speaker and gutsy squad of freshmen congresswomen.
Oregon Republican Senators End Walkout After Killing Carbon Bill
By Andrew Selsky and Sarah Zimmerman, AP
After disappearing for nine days, Oregon's Republican state senators returned to work.
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Democratic Senators Consider Filibuster To Force Vote On Iran
Senators may block a key defense bill to force President Trump to get congressional approval for a war on Iran.
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Feds Show Up Unprepared For Hearing On Murdered And Missing Native Women
Justice Department and Bureau of Indian Affairs officials couldn't take a position on any of the Senate bills addressing this crisis.
Joe Biden Refuses To Apologize For Comments On Segregationists
The former vice president said he shouldn't have to apologize for talking about two racist senators while fondly recalling "civility" in the Senate.
Gabby Giffords Calls On Senate To Pass Universal Gun Background Checks
The former Arizona congresswoman and shooting survivor demands that Mitch McConnell hold a vote on the gun legislation the House passed earlier this year.
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Senate Advances Trump Court Pick Opposed By Pretty Much Every LGBTQ Rights Group Ever
Matthew Kacsmaryk has also ripped Roe v. Wade and dismissed abortion rights supporters as "sexual revolutionaries."
Chuck Schumer: It's Possible To Shame Mitch McConnell Into Action
This tactic hasn’t worked well for Democrats in the past, though.
Republicans Sink Trump Court Pick For Being A Good Lawyer
District court nominee Michael Bogren once defended a client against Catholics, so he is a religious bigot, says GOP Sen. Josh Hawley. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
Freshmen Dems Bash Mitch McConnell While Calling For A Senate Vote On Their Reform Bill
H.R. 1 passed the House in March. But Majority Leader McConnell refuses to allow a Senate vote on it.
Former U.S. Senator Thad Cochran Dead At 81
The Mississippi Republican represented the state in Congress for more than 45 years.
Senate Passes $19 Billion Disaster Relief Bill, But Doesn't Cave To Trump's Wall Demands
By Susan Cornwell, Reuters
The measure would assist victims of disasters over the last two years, from hurricanes in the Southeast to Midwestern flooding and California wildfires.
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McConnell Bill Accused Of Being A Smoke Screen For Big Tobacco
Some advocates are worried that efforts to raise the legal smoking age to 21 are being used as a "Trojan horse" for large tobacco companies.
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Mitch McConnell And Tim Kaine Want To End Tobacco Sales To Anyone Under 21
The senators pointed to a meteoric rise in vaping among teenagers.
Republican Senator Calls Equality Act For LGBTQ Rights 'Counterproductive'
Sen. Mike Lee, who has been accused of discrimination, said we're already "becoming more tolerant."
Lawrence O’Donnell Has A Theory About Lindsey Graham’s Trumpian Turn
The MSNBC host thinks the South Carolina senator is running scared ahead of his 2020 reelection bid.
Donald Trump Jr. Agrees To Comply With Senate Subpoena
The president's son struck a deal Tuesday with the Senate Intelligence Committee for a private, limited interview, according to The New York Times.
Mitch McConnell: ‘Case Closed’ On Mueller
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) thinks it is time to move on from Robert Mueller’s investigation.
Wyoming Republican Senator Mike Enzi To Retire In 2020
The longtime conservative will not be seeking reelection at the end of his fourth term.
Stephen Moore Withdraws From Consideration For Federal Reserve
Republican senators spoke out against Trump's controversial pick earlier this week.
Senate Republicans Deflected For William Barr In Judiciary Hearing
In a hearing to question the attorney general over his summary of the Mueller report, the GOP wanted to talk about anything else.
The TurboTax Giveaway Is In Trouble
Mischief by tax prep companies is undermining an IRS reform bill.
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