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Why Senate Dems aren’t freaking out about Bernie

*/ ]]> House Democrats are warning of a down-ballot bloodbath and centrists are freaking out. But Bernie Sanders’ colleagues have a more placid take on the rise of democratic socialist: Bernie can beat Donald Trump. After jumping [...]

Populism vs. pragmatism underpins N Carolina Senate primary

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) – Votersseeking to take back a U.S. Senate seat in closely divided North Carolina must choose whether liberal populism or centrist pragmatism is best suited to unseat Republican incumbent Thom Tillis, a devotee of President [...]

Bloomberg’s anti-Trump machine wins praise from Senate Dems

*/ ]]> Senate Democrats aren’t ready to make Mike Bloomberg president. But they sure don’t mind him spending a slice of his personal fortune on ads targeting President Donald Trump. The billionaire former New York mayor is rising in [...]

Trump rift with Jeff Sessions focus of GOP race for Alabama Senate seat

With time running out to catch front-runner Jeff Sessions in the Republicans race for U.S. Senate in Alabama, a trailing GOP candidate jabbed him for getting fired by President Trump. In television ads run by Rep. Bradley Byrne, whom most polls [...]

Democrats fear Republican sabotage in key Senate race

*/ ]]> Democrats are growing alarmed about Republican attempts to prop up an insurgent liberal candidate in North Carolina — fearful that GOP meddling will undercut the party’s prospects in a key Senate contest. What seems like a generic [...]

A Trump Fed choice faces Senate scrutiny over policy views

WASHINGTON (AP) – One of President Donald Trump’s nominees for the Federal Reserve will likely face skeptical questioning from a Senate committee Thursday over her unconventional economic views. Trump has nominated Judy Shelton for [...]

Senate panel overhauls red-flag gun bill in New Mexico

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) – A red-flag gun bill in New Mexico has been revised to allow only law enforcement officials and not family members to petition for guns to be denied temporarily to people who pose an apparent danger to themselves [...]

Donald Trump Jr. calls on Senate GOP to expel Romney for impeachment vote

Donald Trump Jr. called on Senate Republicans to expel Sen. Mitt Romney on Wednesday, moments after the Utah Republican broke with his party and announced he’d vote to convict President Trump in his impeachment trial. The president’s eldest [...]

Senate lurches toward acquittal

*/ ]]> The end of President Donald Trump’s impeachment saga is in sight. The Senate will vote Wednesday afternoon to acquit Trump on charges that he abused his power by pressuring Ukraine to investigate his political opponents, and then [...]

Senate rejects impeachment witnesses, clearing path to acquit Trump

Republican senators shut down calls Friday to hear witnesses against President Trump, matching Democrats’ “half-baked, slapdash” impeachment in the House with the most abbreviated trial in Senate history. GOP lawmakers said it wasn’t [...]