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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 Building, in Washington, D.C.

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Corey Lewandowski launched the campaign-style website in a recess he requested during the chaotic hearing with the House Judiciary Committee.
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WASHINGTON — President Trump’s first campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, quickly clashed on Tuesday with Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee who are..
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The Justice Department's antitrust division chief, Makan Delrahim, said Tuesday that its probes of big technology companies like Alphabet's Google were a..
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Top U.S. antitrust enforcers go before the Senate Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel on Tuesday at a time when a little- watched series of laws designed to..
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The U.S. Senate approved businessman John Rakolta on Tuesday as ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, making the long-time Republican donor the first political..
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell slammed Democrats for using "poorly sourced allegations" against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. CBSN political..
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In a revamped version of her Senate anti-corruption plan published on Medium, Warren called Mr. Trump "a walking conflict of interest"
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U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blamed Iran on Monday for the weekend attack on a Saudi Arabian oil facility and called for an international..
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Biden campaigns across the South, Joe Kennedy keeps mulling his Senate bid and Democrats prepare for an epic Steak Fry
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Today’s Senate, devoted almost only to confirming the president’s nominations, is hardly a hotbed of legislative activity. Members of both parties would like..
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According to California lawmakers, the woman yelled about "dead babies" before throwing the liquid and hitting multiple senators.
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A Senate committee has recommended the passing of a federal government bill that would permanently ban asylum seeker boat arrivals from entering Australia.
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A Senate committee has recommended the passing of a federal government bill that would permanently ban asylum seeker boat arrivals from entering Australia.
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In the post-debate spin room, Senator Elizabeth Warren discussed her performance on the stage and her healthcare plan -- and said the two Democrats challenging..
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U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris on Friday asked a government watchdog to look into the Trump administration's decision to launch..
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The move comes ahead of a Senate Appropriations panel debate where both parties were set to rebuke the administration
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More than 100 chief executives of some of the nation's most well-known companies on Thursday called on the U.S. Senate to take action to tackle gun violence,..
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The push for more aggressive gun reforms comes in the wake of recent shootings in Texas and Ohio
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The Senate has ordered the government to table the full report of the Independent Health Assessment Panel.
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The U.S. House on Wednesday was slated to begin voting on three bills to block offshore oil and gas drilling off Florida and the Pacific coast and in Alaska's..
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President Donald Trump says there are "a lot of things under discussion," on background gun checks, including some things that will never happen and other things..
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Alphabet Inc's Google , Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc will testify next week before a U.S. Senate panel on efforts by social media firms to remove violent content..
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Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte won a crucial vote of confidence in the Senate for his new coalition government Tuesday, paving the way for pledged..
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The Republican leader of the U.S. Senate repeated on Tuesday that he would not commit to bringing gun control legislation up for consideration until the White..
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Two Senate seats will be up for grabs in Georgia in 2020, and Mr. Ossoff, who narrowly lost a congressional race two years ago, is the highest-profile Democrat..
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The Republican leader of the U.S. Senate repeated on Tuesday that he would not commit to bringing gun control legislation up for consideration until the White..
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi is usually unflappable when speaking to reporters, but she became visibly angry Tuesday when discussing gun violence..
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Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte's new pro-Europe government cleared a second key hurdle, winning a confidence vote Tuesday in the Senate where his uneasy,..
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The Republican leader of the U.S. Senate repeated on Tuesday that he would not commit to bringing gun control legislation up for consideration until the White..
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The fight for funding came to a close in Congress on Tuesday after the Senate voted to fund the bill until 2092
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Italy's new government won a confidence vote in the upper house Senate on Tuesday following a stormy debate, with the far-right accusing Prime Minister Giuseppe..
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The move is designed to force Senate Republicans to choose between rejecting Mr. Trump’s border wall or endorsing his plan to divert funding from projects in..
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"I'm running because we face a crisis of political corruption in this country," Ossoff said, calling Perdue a "caricature of Washington corruption"
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Congressional Democrats are urging President Trump to take action on gun control, at the same time as they widen an impeachment investigation. Democratic leaders..
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Washington: US President Donald Trump on Monday nominated an Indian American as a federal judge in Florida. Anuraag Singhal is among the 17 judiciary nomination..
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Mr. Ossoff, a former documentary filmmaker who nearly flipped a conservative House district in 2017, will run in one of two Senate races in the state next year.
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Democratic lawmakers are demanding Republicans take up the already-passed House gun control bill. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, however, says he won't..
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Democrats are pressing President Donald Trump to intervene with Senate Republicans and demand passage of a bipartisan bill to expand background checks for gun..
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U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Monday he expects the Senate will pass a stop-gap government funding bill before the end of September, to..
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Don't sentimentalize the framers' 1780s horse trading. They saddled us with a system that is wrong for our times and nearly impossible to change.
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The filling of a casual vacancy by Liberal Sarah Henderson will make history, achieving equal numbers of men and women in the Senate.
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The filling of a casual vacancy by Liberal Sarah Henderson will make history, achieving equal numbers of men and women in the Senate.
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Ms. Warren wooed wealthy donors for years, stockpiling money from fund-raisers, and has used $10.4 million from her 2018 Senate race to underwrite her 2020 bid.
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The Greens have won a vote in the Senate to establish a federal anti-corruption body with the support of Labor and crossbench senators.
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Mark Kelly, Arizona Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, is the husband of former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords who survived a mass shooting near Tucson.
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