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The Latest: Colorado Senate advances “red flag” gun bill

DENVER (AP) – The Latest on a Colorado Senate debate on a “red flag” gun bill (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Colorado’s Senate has advanced a bill that would allow firearms to be seized from people who are determined by a court to [...]

Trump spy agency nominee marooned in Senate standoff

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley recently placed a fresh hold on William Evanina, who has been nominated twice. | Win McNamee/Getty Images cybersecurity The dispute has kept William Evanina from officially assuming [...]

National emergency senate vote count: Here’s how senators voted

The Senate on Thursday voted to overturn President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency, a harsh rebuke of the president’s attempt to go around Congress to fund a border wall. Twelve Republicans defected and joined all Democrats [...]

Senate deals blow to Trump in vote to terminate border emergency

President Donald Trump urged Republicans to stand with him ahead of the vote, tweeting “a vote for today’s resolution by Republican Senators is a vote for Nancy Pelosi, Crime, and the Open Border Democrats!” | Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty [...]

Senate rebuffs Trump with vote cutting off U.S. support in Yemen

Yemeni fighters from the Popular Resistance Committees, supporting forces loyal to Yemen’s Saudi-backed government, march past portraits of President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi in Taiz on Monday. | Ahmad Al-Basha/AFP/Getty Images Congress Several [...]

Colorado Senate tentatively Oks hospital transparency bill

DENVER (AP) – Colorado’s Senate has tentatively endorsed legislation requiring hospitals to disclose many of their expenditures to help lower health care costs. The Senate voted Wednesday. Another vote will send the bill to the House, [...]

Hawaii senate approves immigrant sanctuary bill

HONOLULU (AP) – The state senate in Hawaii has approved a bill that would make it the second “sanctuary state” for undocumented immigrants. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports that the senate bill has been referred to the House for [...]

Inside Schumer’s plot to win the Senate

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says of his efforts to recruit winning Senate candidates: “There’s a real thirst to win in 2020, and I’m getting good vibes.” | Win McNamee/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on [...]

POLITICO Playbook: Senate Republicans’ record-setting haul

Presented by */ ]]> Sen. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.), center, is one Senate Republican who the NRSC will be defending in 2020. | Andrew Harnik/AP Photo DRIVING THE DAY NEWS … THE NATIONAL REPUBLICAN SENATORIAL COMMITTEE posted its [...]

Indiana Senate panel hearing state hate crimes bill

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Opponents and supporters of a proposed Indiana hate crimes law are arguing their positions before state legislators. A state Senate committee opened a hearing Monday morning on a bill that would create a law specifically [...]