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You need to listen to Rep. Cummings' closing remarks

House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings (D-MD) called for "keeping democracy in tact" during final remarks to close out the Michael Cohen hearing.

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Midterm Election Wins Bolster Trump’s Mandate

President Donald Trump celebrated the midterm elections as a “tremendous success” for his administration after Republicans expanded their majority in the Senate, maintained an edge in governorships, and handed control of the House to the Democ

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Marc Thiessen: McConnell could be the most consequential conservative leader of the century | Fox News

This weekend, left-wing protesters accosted Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in a Kentucky restaurant, yelling at him that he was a "traitor." But not so long ago, it was tea party conservatives who were calling McConnell a traitor to the

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Senate Fast-Tracks Trump's Judicial Nominees As Dems Cave | Daily Wire

On Tuesday the Senate cut a deal to fast-track votes on 11 nominations to the judiciary, seven of which were President Trump’s nominees for district court judges.

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Chuck Schumer Fail: 62% of Americans Want New Supreme Court Justice Before Midterms | Breitbart

Americans want the President to appoint, and the Senate to confirm, a new Supreme Court justice before the 2018 midterm elections -- by a staggering 2-to-1 margin, according to a new poll released Tuesday. - Supreme Court | Big Government Americans want t

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Media Outlets Attack Sen. Marco Rubio For Saying It's Bad To Use The 'F-Word'

Several outlets are attacking Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) for noting on Twitter that it's bad to use the “f word” and accusing Rubio of being insensitive in the wake of the Capital Gazette shooting.

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California’s Defiance Exposes a House (and Senate) Divided - American Greatness

Despite the passing of President Trump’s DACA deadline this week, with no action by Congress and even less notice from the media, California’s slow-motion revolt against the federal government continues apace. What began with the acceptance of lifesty

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Senate Rejects Bipartisan Immigration Plan

The measure would have severely limited chain migration, ended the visa lottery, funded the border wall and resolved the fate of the Dreamers.

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The Senate Filibuster, Explained

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court nomination of Judge Neil M. Gorsuch is now going to the Senate floor. The Senate minority leader, Chuck Schumer of New York, has pledged to lead Democrats in a filibuster of the nomination.

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McConnell: Senate Won't Vote On Obama's Supreme Court Nominee

Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the Senate Majority Leader, has definitively confirmed that the G...

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Senate bans torture across U.S. government - CNNPolitics.com

The Senate voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to prevent the military and all other government agencies from using torture during interrogations of prisoners.

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Republicans Take Control - Fox News

REPUBLICANS TAKE CONTROL OF THE SENATE — Voters deal a major blow to President Obama's agenda in his final two years in office as Republicans gain control of the Senate and increase their majority in the House.

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Republican Tom Cotton unseats Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor in Arkansas, Fox News projects

With polls about to close, Republicans are aiming for a big election night -- hoping that two years of intensive campaigning will net them the six seats they need to take over the Senate, even as top Democrats vow their ground game ultimately will keep th

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Constitution Check: Will the Supreme Court reinforce majority rule in Congress? - Yahoo News

From Yahoo News: Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s adviser on constitutional literacy, looks at a challenge that will attempt to persuade the Supreme Court to finally rule on the constitutionality of Senate filibusters.

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Senate Dems Fail To Overturn Supreme Court Hobby Lobby Ruling

Democratic Senators’ attempt to nullify the Supreme Court’s ruling in Hobby Lobby and force religious employers to pay for every type of contraceptive coverage required by Obamacare failed to pass a cloture vote Wednesday.  The bill, introduced by De