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The United States Senate is the upper chamber of the United States Congress, which along with the United States House of Representatives—the lower chamber—comprises the legislature of the United States. The Senate chamber is located in the north wing of the Capitol, in Washington, D.C.

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Officials are continuing to tally federal election votes, with the coalition leading in two of three seats where the count is coming down to the wire.
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The Senate Armed Services Committee has proposed $301 million in new funding to enhance housing safety and oversight on U.S. military bases, following Reuters..
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History made in the midterm elections; Democrats win control of House while GOP Holds the Senate
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President Trump says congressional Democrats should stop investigating his presidency. He abruptly cut off a White House meeting with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi..
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The coalition's plan to cut income tax rates over several years faces opposition from Labor, with Anthony Albanese only supporting immediate tax relief.
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New York lawmakers gave final passage to legislation Wednesday that would allow President Trump's state tax returns to be released to congressional committees..
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New York lawmakers gave final passage to legislation Wednesday that would allow President Donald Trump’s state tax returns to be released to congressional..
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Article by WN.Com Correspondent Dallas Darling Although election fraud in America is as common as apple pie and baseball, you would at least think the Trump..
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Measure, which now goes to state Senate, comes on heels of governor signing into law a ban on almost all abortions in the state
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Allies of President Rodrigo Duterte stormed to a landslide victory in midterm polls, final results showed on Wednesday, dissolving a last check on his..
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Despite not claiming a single seat or securing himself a spot in the Senate, United Australia's Clive Palmer says he's to thank for the Coalition's election..
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Members of the House and Senate received a briefing from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan about growing tensions with..
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Centre Alliance senator Rex Patrick has raised the prospect of supporting the government's tax cuts, but says his party needs to do due diligence first.
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U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee to be ambassador to Mexico had a smooth U.S. Senate confirmation hearing on Tuesday, and looked likely to easily win..
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The Coalition faces an uphill battle to unwind laws making it easier for asylum seekers to seek medical transfers.
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Treasurer Josh Frydenberg insists a $23.7 million budget allocation will be enough to keep Christmas Island open, if the Senate blocks its planned closure.
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It appears unlikely Scott Morrison will be able to repeal refugee medical evacuation laws, despite his re-election as prime minister and a new-look Senate.
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The new-look Senate might make negotiations a little easier for Prime Minister Scott Morrison's Liberal-National government.
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U.S. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer is asking the federal government to investigate if a plan for new subway cars in New York City, designed by a Chinese..
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In an interview, the longtime Democratic leader of the Senate discussed President Trump, his party’s primary and its lack of congressional candidates.
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A cull of crossbench senators is expected to make upper house negotiations a little easier for Prime Minister Scott Morrison's Liberal-National government.
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The Nationals have kept all their seats and increased the number of women in parliament despite leadership tension, but the Senate is a worry.
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The group will be led by a former Senate and White House aide who was a central figure in the confirmations of Justices Neil M. Gorsuch and Brett M. Kavanaugh.
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The Senate crossbench looks likely to be less diverse but a couple of old faces are set to return to the upper house.
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Tasmanian Jacqui Lambie is gunning for a return to the senate after being forced to resign for being a dual citizen.
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The House passed legislation prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity, but the White House and Republican Senate oppose..
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The House passed legislation prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity, but the White House and Republican Senate oppose..
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Spain's acting prime minister Pedro Sanchez on Friday proposed two Catalan lawmakers as parliamentary speakers, giving an early sense of the prominent role the..
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The top enforcer of a brutal war on drugs in the Philippines on Friday dared prosecutors to go after him for the deaths of thousands of people, after activists..
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A look at the main contenders to join federal parliament's colourful house of review, the Australian Senate.
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Some 2020 Democrats were urged by their party to run, just not for the White House. Sheryl Gay Stolberg, a Congressional correspondent for The New York Times,..
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Highlights of this day in history: President Andrew Johnson survives a key vote at his Senate trial after his impeachment; First Oscars are presented; Actor..
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Missouri's Republican-controlled Senate passed a bill early on Thursday that would ban abortions after the eighth week of pregnancy except in medical..
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Missouri's Republican-led Senate has now passed a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy. Senators approved the legislation 24-10 early Thursday with..
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Missouri’s Republican-led Senate has now passed a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy.
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Labor and the coalition will vie for their share of 151 lower house seats and 40 Senate spots at the 2019 federal election.
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Critics say the emphasis on judicial and administration nominations has derailed the Senate’s legislative agenda — and diminished the legacy of the chamber.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday that it’s up to the courts to referee his dispute with House Democrats demanding access to..
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Acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez warned on Wednesday that the likely rejection by Catalan pro-independence parties of his Catalan nominee for chairman of..
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Alabama is ready to outlaw virtually all abortions in an effort to get the Supreme Court to reverse protections for abortion rights nationwide. The state Senate..
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Alabama passes the country's most restrictive abortion bill with no exceptions for rape and incest. Also, President Trump's oldest son will return to Capitol..
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Lawmakers in the state of Alabama have voted to introduce the most restrictive abortion laws in the United States, the latest move by an individual state to..
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The Alabama senate passed the most restrictive abortion bill in the United States on Tuesday that bans any termination of pregnancy and could punish doctors who..
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The ACLU, promised to file a lawsuit to block its implementation, although the abortion bill's backers have expressly said they want to bring the case to the SC
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Alabama's state Senate passed a bill on Tuesday that would outlaw nearly all abortions, creating exceptions only to safeguard the health of the mother, as part..
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Alabama's state Senate on Tuesday debated a bill that would outlaw nearly all abortions, rejecting an exception for rape and incest, part of an effort by more..
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