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Federal workers in Minnesota describe pain from missed paychecks

A handful of federal employees joined Sen. Tina Smith at a news conference at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.

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Tenn. senator supports Yucca Mountain for nuclear waste storage

Sen. Lamar Alexander will again serve as chairman of the Senate Appropriations subcommittee on energy and said this week that the 30-year impasse on storing nuclear waste from power plants should be addressed in this Congress.

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New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand hires new aides, signaling presidential run is imminent

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York has hired two senior communications aides for an expected presidential campaign, a sign that she is all but certain to join the race against President Donald Trump and that her entry may be imminent.

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Once again, Republicans rely on Sen. Tim Scott to speak against racism

Scott, who is African American, is one of few Republican lawmakers talking about pervasive racial discrimination.

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Your Turn: Sen. Tom O’Mara must support New York's Child Victims Act

Act that would extend the statute of limitations for actions against child molesters to age 28 in criminal cases and age 50 for civil suits.       

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Sen. Tim Scott slams Steve King for his comments on racism

Sen. Tim Scott ripped into fellow Republican Rep. Steve King for questioning why the terms “white nationalist” and “white supremacist” are racist — and slammed other GOP lawmakers for staying silent on the Iowa congressman’s comments. “When people with opinions similar to King’s open...

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Scott, who is African American, is one of few Republican lawmakers talking about pervasive racial discrimination.

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Bernie Sanders faces questions about political future

NEW YORK (AP) " Allies of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders are rallying behind the embattled presidential prospect even as they reluctantly begin to ponder the painful possibility of a 2020 campaign without him.The 77-year-old self-described democratic socialist is the most prominent contender to face a...

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Bernie Sanders faces questions about political future

NEW YORK (AP) " Allies of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders are rallying behind the embattled presidential prospect even as they reluctantly begin to ponder the painful possibility of a 2020 campaign without him.The 77-year-old self-described democratic socialist is the most prominent contender to face a...

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South Carolina Republican Sen. Tim Scott says that he is willing to negotiate other immigration reforms as long as a wall is still included.

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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is moving aggressively toward an expected presidential bid, filling out key staff positions, traveling to key states and nearing a choice on the location for a campaign headquarters, according to multiple people familiar with the discussions. The New York Democrat is...

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Martha McSally refuses pay, but how long will she agree to hold federal workers hostage?

How long will Sen. Martha McSally stand with President Donald Trump as he holds 800,000 federal employees hostage to his demand for a border wall?         

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Martha McSally refuses pay, but how long will she agree to hold federal workers hostage?

How long will Sen. Martha McSally stand with President Donald Trump as he holds 800,000 federal employees hostage to his demand for a border wall?         

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After Trump reportedly rejects attempts by Senate Republicans for a grand bargain on border security, Sen. Graham says there's no other path forward but for the president to use his executive power.

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Sen. Martha McSally is dutifully obeying AZ GOP and not criticizing Donald Trump

Arizona Republicans were told support for the president is "non-negotiable." I guess so.         

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Sen. Martha McSally is dutifully obeying AZ GOP and not criticizing Donald Trump

Arizona Republicans were told support for the president is "non-negotiable." I guess so.         

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After Trump reportedly rejects attempts by Senate Republicans for a grand bargain on border security and the wall, Sen. Graham says there's no other path forward but for the president to use his executive power; Mike Emanuel reports.

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Gillibrand reportedly eyes Troy for 2020 presidential campaign base

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is looking at basing a potential 2020 presidential campaign in Troy, New York, a small upstate city on the banks of the Hudson River, according to multiple people familiar with the discussions. The search for a headquarters is the strongest...

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Sen. McSally dutifully obeying AZ GOP and not criticizing Donald Trump

Arizona Republicans were told support for the president is "non-negotiable." I guess so.         

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Sen. McSally dutifully obeying AZ GOP and not criticizing Donald Trump

Arizona Republicans were told support for the president is "non-negotiable." I guess so.         

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