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Senate fires bipartisan Russia warning at Trump

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (right) asked two committees to hold hearings on the implementation of last year’s bipartisan Russia sanctions bill, while [...]
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Pompeo to testify in Senate after criticism of Trump-Putin summit

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will appear before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in open session on the afternoon of July 25. | Moises Castillo/AP Photo [...]
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Senate swing votes prepare for SCOTUS onslaught

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President Donald Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court beams an even brighter spotlight on the handful of red-state Democratic senators who were already facing blistering pressure from both the left and right. Sens. [...]
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The top Democratic Senate recruit who’s ditching Chuck Schumer

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Kyrsten Sinema’s opposition to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is just one example of how the three-term House member is carving out a center-left Senate campaign [...]
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Dems under the gun with Supreme Court and Senate in the balance

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Three of Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer’s (D-N.Y.) most vulnerable incumbents backed Justice Neil Gorsuch last year. The dynamics are different for Trump’s [...]
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Senate passes defense policy bill, setting up talks with House

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GOP Sen. Jim Inhofe has hailed the bill as a recognition that “there’s a new emphasis on defending America.” | AP Photo The Senate on Monday easily [...]
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Poison pills banished from Senate spending bills

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Sens. Patrick Leahy and Richard Shelby spent months scheming behind closed doors with fellow appropriators and party leadership on a way to end the Senate’s appropriations [...]
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Shrinking map boosts Democrats in battle for the Senate

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The Senate battleground map has shrunk dramatically in recent weeks — a net plus for Democrats but not enough to change their status as heavy underdogs to win the chamber in November. Democratic incumbents look increasingly [...]
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McConnell allies jump into critical Senate primary

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GOP Rep. Martha McSally, who has been labeled “McAmnesty” by her primary opponent‘s campaign, has faced criticism from both sides for her immigration positions. | [...]
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Senate GOP shuns Stewart in Virginia

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“We have a big map this year, and what I’ve laid out in races that I’ve talked about, Virginia’s not on it,” said National Republican Senatorial [...]