Senate Truce Collapses as G.O.P. Rush to Confirm More Judges Begins Anew
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Last week, senators agreed to confirm one last slate of President Trump’s nominees, then recess for the midterm campaign. But on Wednesday, Republicans recommenced the judicial rush.
US midterms: The Senate races you need to watch
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In November, 35 Senate seats are up for grabs as Democrats hope to take back a majority in Congress.
Fact Check: Race for the U.S. Senate seat - Mike Braun and pre-existing conditions
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POLITICS : SENATE
In an RTV6 fact check from September, we evaluated a claim from Sen. Joe Donnelly (D), where he claimed his Republican opponent, Mike Braun did not support health insurance coverage for...
U.S. Senate candidates McSally, Sinema on attack ads, Taliban comment
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POLITICS : SENATE
At The Republic, candidates Martha McSally and Kyrsten Sinema talk about attack ads and Sinema's controversial comment on a talk radio show from 2003.
Senate Leader: Congress Should Not Join 'Pile-On' on Myanmar's Suu Kyi
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The Republican leader of the U.S. Senate said on Wednesday that civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi remains the best hope for Myanmar and that it would not be helpful for Congress to join an international "pile-on" against her over a military crackdown on the country's Rohingya Muslims.
Immigration Takes Center Stage During U.S. Senate Debate Between Feinstein, De Leon
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SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) Immigration topped the list of issues in a U.S. Senate debate today in San Francisco between Sen. Dianne Feinstein and her opponent state Sen. Kevin de Leon. The debate was hosted by the Public Policy Institute of California, as part of their Speaker Series on California's Future. Feinstein and de Leon also debated, among other issues, dealing with the administration of President Donald Trump. When asked about immigration reform, Feinstein, who is the lead Democr
Mitch McConnell on 2018 Senate races:
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Senate leader says he expects Congress will avoid a shutdown ? but won't tackle entitlement reform in a meaningful way until Trump is out of office
US Senate race: Elizabeth Warren releases new campaign ads
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POLITICS : SENATE
With the November election less than three weeks away, U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren released two digital campaign ads Wednesday highlighting the Democrat's work on Capitol Hill.
Cruz-O'Rourke Round Two: U.S. Senate Hopefuls Debate Tuesday
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POLITICS : SENATE
Rhetorical showdown for spirited Senate contest to air live as bars and restaurants throughout Austin host debate watch parties.
Fact checking the Texas Senate debate by Texas Tribune and by Associated Press
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NBC did a great job fact checking both candidates in the first Texas Senate Debate. Both Texas Tribune and the Associated Press did a superlative and thorough job examining claims in this second debate conducted Tuesday evening in San Antonio. The larger question of who tells the truth to be trusted to do the right thing: in my view Beto wins again, so fence sitters to get off the fence and give Texas the Senator it deserves.
The paths to victory for Beto O’Rourke and Ted Cruz in Texas showdown
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The candidates are primed for an old-fashioned Texas showdown with just three weeks until the election
U.S. must act in face of Saudi human rights violations - The Mercury News
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POLITICS : SENATE
By Dianne Feinstein Originally published in The Mercury News. The United States for decades has been a close ally with Saudi Arabia, joining together to beat back Iraqi aggression in Kuwait and holding in check Iranian meddling in the Middle East. We have frequently overlooked many of the kingdom’s controversial actions and policies to maintain our relationship. Today, I believe it’s time to reassess that position. The recent news that prominent Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi disappeared aft