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Playbook scoop: Senate Republican outside groups raise $13.9 million

The Senate Leadership Fund, an outside group closely tied to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, raised almost $ 13.9 million in the first quarter of 2018. | J. Scott Applewhite/AP [...]
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Senate Sunday: North Dakota’s Heidi Heitkamp Laughed At Trump’s Invitation To Join The Dark Side

Somehow resistant to the persuasive skills of Donald Trump If there’s a theme to this year’s hopes for Democrats to take back the Senate, it’s that every goddamn seat matters. Progressives might wish for a whole Senate full of Elizabeth [...]
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Key moments from Mark Zuckerberg’s Senate testimony

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Mark Zuckerberg, the co-founder, chairman and CEO of Facebook, appeared before lawmakers for the first time on Tuesday to answer questions about how his social networking juggernaut handles its 2.2 billion users’ private data, [...]
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Welcome To The Senate, Republican Mississippi Lady! You Will Be There For Eight Months, Max.

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Good news! Now that Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith has been sworn in as US senator from Mississippi until voters have a special election on November 6, there are officially more women in the Senate than ever, for a grand total of 23. Hyde-Smith [...]
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‘He has unlimited money’: Scott upends battle for the Senate

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s long-awaited clash with Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson has the makings of the most expensive Senate race ever — and that spells trouble for Democrats everywhere else. Strategists in both parties think this race could [...]
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Senate Sunday: In Tennessee, It’s Former Gov. Phil Bredesen Vs. Actual Crazy Person Marsha Blackburn

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Being a crazy rightwing teabagger may not be the winning formula Marsha Blackburn assumed. Here’s some encouraging news for your Senate Sunday: Former Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen has a ten-point polling lead over US Rep. Marsha “Why [...]
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Oklahoma Senate Might Fund Schools, If Only To Get All These Teachers Out Of Their Hair

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Signs you never saw at a Trump rally, part CCLXIV Oklahoma teachers walked out of schools on Monday to demand adequate funding for the state’s schools, and they’re still out today. The strike may be working — the Oklahoma Senate will [...]
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Trump wades into nasty Senate primary

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Senate Sunday: For Ohio, Sherrod Brown Burns Brighter Than The Cuyahoga River. Wait, Let’s Rephrase That…

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Sherrod Brown does ‘rumpled serious guy’ pretty well. Sherrod Brown, the senior US Senator from Ohio, is one of our favorite senators (one sign of a dangerous addiction to politics is saying that you have “favorite senators,” but at [...]
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GOP leans on party switchers to keep the Senate

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The fate of the GOP-controlled Senate could come down to the performance of a handful of Democrats — former Democrats running as Republicans, that is. Four major GOP candidates in top battleground races actually voted in the [...]