United States Senate

Upper house of the United States Congress

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—constitutes the legislature of the United States. The Senate chamber is located in the north wing of the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.

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Members of the Senate Commerce Committee grilled the CEOs of Facebook, Twitter and Google over how they moderate content on their platforms. Wednesday's hearing..
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Although the presidential race is at the top of everyone's mind, there are also several heated Senate races this year.
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The administrator of the National Disability Insurance Scheme has been grilled in a Senate hearing about the controversial independent assessment reforms set to..
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Officials from the administrator of the National Disability Insurance Scheme has been grilled in a Senate hearing about the controversial independent assessment..
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Louisiana Republican Senator Bill Cassidy is facing 14 challengers in the race for his seat. His top challenger is Shreveport Mayor Adrian Perkins, a Democrat..
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With next week's election looming, the CEOs of Twitter, Facebook and Google received a hectoring from Republicans at a Senate hearing Wednesday for alleged..
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Former Presidential and U.S. Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke pounded the pavement and knocked on doors throughout San Antonio in a bid to increase Latino voter..
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CEOs from Facebook, Google and Twitter testified before the Senate Commerce Committee on the importance of the law known as Section 230, which protects social..
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Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter's Jack Dorsey and Google's Sundar Pichai came under attack for anti-conservative bias during fiery Senate hearing.
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Republicans' control of the Senate, where they hold a 53-47 majority, could soon be a memory if Democrats win just four seats on Election Day.
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The CEOs of Twitter, Facebook and Google are facing a grilling by GOP senators making unfounded allegations that the tech giants show anti-conservative bias...
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Jack Dorsey, Mark Zuckerberg and Sundar Pichai will defend their approach to free speech.
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(CNN)Everything is terrible and nothing is OK. If you're feeling depressed and maxed out too, trust that you are far from alone. Jill Filipovic -- A global..
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Ignoring cries of blatant hypocrisy, the Senate leader pushed through pre-election approval, capping off his reshaping of the judiciary.
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The battle for control of the Senate is as consequential as the race for the White House.
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At a Capitol Hill hearing, Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter's Jack Dorsey and Google's Sundar Pichai will face charges they censor conservatives.
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The Senate has adjourned until November 9, making it unlikely that Congress will pass a relief bill ahead of the election.
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Amy Coney Barrett was sworn in as the Supreme Court's newest justice Monday night, shortly after the Republican-led Senate confirmed her nomination. It comes as..
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Justice Barrett’s lightning-fast Senate approval promised to tip the court to the right for years to come.
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After one of the most partisan confirmation votes in U.S. history, Judge Amy Coney Barrett is preparing to become the latest Supreme Court justice. She'll swear..
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Mr. Jones, from deeply conservative Alabama, is the Senate’s most vulnerable Democratic incumbent. But far from tiptoeing toward re-election, he seems almost..
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Republican Senators celebrated the confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett by a deeply divided Senate late Monday. The vote installs President Donald Trump's..
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At an outdoor White House ceremony late Monday, Judge Amy Coney Barrett was sworn in by Justice Clarence Thomas after the Senate approved her nomination. She is..
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The Republican-led US Senate handed President Donald Trump a major pre-election political victory on Monday by confirming his Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney..
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Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed to the Supreme Court by a deeply divided Senate, Republicans overpowering Democrats to install President Donald Trump's nominee..
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The Senate confirmed Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Monday just days before Election Day, solidifying the conservative majority on the court as..
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Judge Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed to the United States Supreme Court today by a deeply divided Senate.Republicans overpowered Democrats to install President..
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The vote capped a brazen feat for Republicans, who pushed through a Supreme Court nominee in little more than five weeks with the election looming.
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Senate Republicans are set to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, giving President Trump his third appointment in just four years. West Virginia..
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Judge Amy Coney Barrett, 48, becomes the youngest justice on the Supreme Court by five years, and could help secure a conservative majority for decades to come...
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Overpowering Democratic opposition, Senate Republicans are set to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the United States Supreme Court.That will secure President Donald..
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Amy Coney Barrett is expected to be confirmed to the Supreme Court, just days before the election.
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The Republican-led Senate is expected to hold a final vote on the confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Monday night despite continued..
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Senate Democratic leaders said Pence's plan to preside over the confirmation vote is a "violation of common decency and courtesy."
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Judge Amy Coney Barrett is poised become the ninth justice on the Supreme Court on Monday, solidifying a 6-3 conservative majority on the high court.
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Here's the latest for Monday, October 26th: Senate set to confirm Barrett to Supreme Court; Pence campaigns despite COVID-19 affecting top staffers; Trump and..
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The Senate confirmation vote is expected to occur Monday evening.
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Several Black Democrats are running competitively in conservative states, and they are doing so by talking explicitly about race.
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Democrats chose Senate candidates who have rejected progressive policies. That hasn’t stopped Republicans from trying to paint them as extreme.
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Here's the latest for Sunday, October 25: Senate votes to advance SCOTUS nominee Barrett; Italy imposes new virus restrictions; Protesters mark one year of..
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Senate Republicans voted overwhelmingly Sunday to advance Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett toward final confirmation despite Democratic objections, just..
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The procedural vote Sunday sets up a final vote to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Monday evening.
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President Donald Trump on Thursday admitted to donors it will be "very tough" for Republicans to maintain their Senate majority during a private closed-door..
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Trump tells GOP donors holding Senate will be ‘tough’ – report How ending Obamacare would kill Fauci plan to conquer HIV After Donald Trump reportedly told..
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Record-high campaign contributions from women helped Democrats take the House in 2018 and now women have their sights set on the Senate.
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The almost certain confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the supreme court on Monday represents a “power grab” by Republicans facing possible wipeout at the..
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By any measure, Joe Biden is old in the ways of the world. As Barack Obama’s vice-president, he met all the big international actors. As chairman of the Senate..
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Murkowski's decision means Sen. Susan Collins will likely be the only Senate Republican to vote against Barrett's nomination on Monday.
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Mark Kelly, the Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate, said he was falsely accused of dressing up for Halloween decades ago as Adolf Hitler, the Nazi dictator..
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Democratic Senate candidate Mike Espy is getting new attention in deeply red Mississippi as donations pour in after Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death.
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Jaime Harrison, Sara Gideo and Mark Kelly all raised record-breaking funds.
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Democrats stick behind Cal Cunningham, focusing on issues instead of infidelity, as they try to seize the majority in the US Senate.
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Republicans are worried that the president's sagging poll numbers and controversial campaign style could cost them not just the White House, but the Senate too...
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Lacking the ability to block President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Democrats are using the final days of the debate to stoke outrage among voters about the..
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Even as Democrats raked in cash, a Republican Senate super PAC had more cash on hand than most of those candidates combined heading into the final stretch.
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The Senate Majority Leader will file cloture for Barrett's nomination on Friday, setting up a final vote on Monday.
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Democrats are angry with her. Republicans see her as disloyal to the president. Her old-fashioned politics? “I don’t know if people respond as well to that..
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Concerns over the vetting process for witnesses at the disability royal commission have been raised during Senate Estimates.
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The Senate is expected to confirm judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court before the presidential election. Bonnie Kristian — contributing editor for "The..
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Sen. Chuck Schumer is weighing in on an odd fact about most polling places in America -- where you cannot wear clothing with a candidate's face or name, but CAN..
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Here are the top stories for Thursday, October 22nd: U.S. jobless claims see slight drop; GOP-led Senate panel advances Barrett as Dems boycott; Residents leave..
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