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By Gretchen Frazee
The measure was defeated 53 to 47 along party lines.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia said the Senate could vote as soon as next week on the measure, which is co-sponsored by two Republican senators and has support from at least two more Republicans.
By Lisa Mascaro, Alan Fram, Mary Clare Jalonick, Laurie Kellman, Associated Press
GOP senators are conferring privately about whether to allow a motion to dismiss the charges against the president or to call additional witnesses for testimony.
By Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
Trump's Senate trial cannot begin until House Speaker Nancy Pelosi delivers the articles of impeachment, which she is refusing to do until the Republican leader provides details on whether Democrats will be able to call more witnesses.
By Ben Nadler, Zeke Miller, Associated Press
Gov. Brian Kemp’s selection of Kelly Loeffler pushed aside intense criticism from hardcore Trump advocates who said Loeffler is too moderate and inexperienced for the job. Many of those critics wanted Kemp to tap Rep. Doug Collins, one of Trump’s…
By Steve LeBlanc, Associated Press
U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III formally declared his candidacy for the U.S. Senate on Saturday, becoming the first member of the Kennedy political dynasty to run for the upper chamber of Congress from Massachusetts since Edward M. Kennedy in 1962.
By Associated Press
The 74-year-old lawmaker said he is leaving the job he loves because "mounting" health issues, including Parkinson's disease.
By David Sharp, Brian Slodysko, Associated Press
Democrats vowed last year to make Republican Sen. Susan Collins pay for her vote confirming Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, and Republicans have promised to defend her.
The sixth-term senator suffered a shoulder fracture in a fall earlier this month when he tripped on his outdoor patio at his Louisville home.
By Matthew Daly, Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
The mayors urged the Senate to vote on two House-passed bills expanding background checks for gun sales that passed that chamber earlier this year.
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