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By Kyle Potter, Associated Press
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is set to appoint a replacement Wednesday for Sen. Al Franken amid pressure to choose someone who could keep the seat in Democratic hands in a special election next November.
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
The Senate passed a $36.5 billion emergency aid measure Tuesday to refill disaster accounts, provide a much-needed cash infusion to Puerto Rico, and bail out the federal flood insurance program.
By PBS NewsHour
The Graham-Cassidy health care proposal got a hearing in the U.S. Senate on Monday -- the first time this year a health replacement plan has been the subject of any hearing on Capitol Hill -- but passage of the latest…
Republican’s long-fraught effort to repeal the ACA has regained momentum in the Senate just as a critical deadline looms for the GOP. The new health care bill, sponsored by Sen. Lindsey Graham and Sen. Bill Cassidy, would bring sweeping changes…
By Lisa Desjardins
How does this latest Republican health care bill compare with the previous GOP efforts? This chart provides a side-by-side comparison.
The Senate Intelligence Committee held its first public hearing on Russia's election season meddling, where both committee leaders made clear they wanted to avoid the partisanship that's plagued their House counterparts' investigation. They focused on issues from the very real…
By Tali Arbel and Richard Lardner, Associated Press
The Republican-led Senate moved Thursday to undo Obama-era regulations that would have forced internet service providers to ask customers' permission before they could use or sell much of their personal information.
The Senate held back-to-back overnight sessions this week, forcing U.S. Capitol Building workers to put in long shifts during debates over Cabinet nominees.
It’s opening day of the 115th Congress, and there’s already tension. Under pressure, House Republicans deserted plans some had made on Monday to rapidly gut an independent congressional ethics board. Lisa Desjardins reports from Capitol Hill and joins Judy Woodruff…
The new Congress starts work this week, with the Republicans in control of both houses. Soon, they’ll also have the White House. What’s on the GOP agenda? William Brangham talks to Lisa Desjardins, Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report…
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