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Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist spoke to a conservative Christian coalition in Kentucky in an effort to get an up or down vote on President Bush's judicial nominees. Sens. Jon Kyl, R-Ariz., and Richard Durbin, D-Ill., discuss the Republicans' plan…
On Sunday, Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, R-Tenn., delivered a taped speech to a nationwide broadcast in which Christian conservatives, during other segments, attacked Democratic senators for blocking judicial nominees described in the program as "people of faith."…
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez Sunday abruptly terminated a military exchange program with the United States and ordered five U.S. officers returned home. This actions comes as uneasy relations between both countries persist over oil and Venezuela's relationship with Cuba.
Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the Republicans' proposal to change Senate rules by banning judicial filibusters, the president's Social Security plan and John Bolton's nomination as U.N. ambassador.
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The Senate on Thursday unanimously approved $81 billion in additional emergency funding for security and rebuilding efforts in Afghanistan and Iraq.
The Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday approved two of President Bush's controversial judicial nominees, setting up a confrontation between the Republican majority and Democrats who can use filibusters to block nominations.
A former Marine Capt., who recently spent six months in Sudan's Darfur, discusses the violence in the region he captured through a camera lens.
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee delayed voting on the embattled nomination of John Bolton as U.N. ambassador to review allegations of misdeeds. Kwame Holman reports on the continuing controversy.
More than 1,000 people, joined by Vice President Dick Cheney and former President Clinton, gathered in Oklahoma City Tuesday to remember the victims of the federal building bombing that occurred 10 years ago.
Republican senators are lobbying to end the practice of filibustering, saying Democrats will use the tactic to defeat President Bush's judicial nominations. Kwame Holman reports on the Senate debate.
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