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United States Senate: Upper house of the United States Congress
The United States Senate is the upper chamber of the United States Congress, with the House of Representatives being the lower chamber. Together they compose the national bicameral legislature of the United States.

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Debt Ceiling: Congress plays 'dangerous game' with economy [Video]

Debt Ceiling: Congress plays 'dangerous game' with economy

Economist Betsey Stevenson and former Rep. Donna Shalala say the Senate needs a cardiologist on hand, for the stress they’re causing the U.S. economy

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'I refuse to be a soundbite': Professor on tense exchange with Sen. Cruz [Video]

'I refuse to be a soundbite': Professor on tense exchange with Sen. Cruz

Law professor Franita Tolson spoke to CNN’s John Berman about the tense exchange she had during a Senate hearing on voter ID laws over about how discriminatory the laws are.

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Ted Cruz gets into fiery exchange with professor during hearing [Video]

Ted Cruz gets into fiery exchange with professor during hearing

Law professor Franita Tolson told GOP Sen. Ted Cruz that Texas’ voter ID law is racist in a tense exchange during a Senate hearing on voting rights.

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Hear Simone Biles' emotional testimony before Senate [Video]

Hear Simone Biles' emotional testimony before Senate

Olympic gymnast Simone Biles became emotional during her testimony before a Senate committee investigating FBI mishandling of abuse allegations against former Team USA doctor Larry Nassar.

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Avlon calls out GOP senators for blocking Biden's nominees [Video]

Avlon calls out GOP senators for blocking Biden's nominees

CNN’s John Avlon calls out the partisanship in Washington that he says is preventing many of President Biden’s nominations from being confirmed by the Senate to their positions.

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Sanders: House Dems should block infrastructure deal if Manchin guts $3.5T bill [Video]

Sanders: House Dems should block infrastructure deal if Manchin guts $3.5T bill

Budget Committee Chairman Sen. Bernie Sanders tells CNN’s Dana Bash he thinks House progressives should torpedo the bipartisan infrastructure deal if the Senate doesn’t approve a $3.5 trillion..

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Manchin: 'America will recoil' if progressives block infrastructure deal [Video]

Manchin: 'America will recoil' if progressives block infrastructure deal

Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin dismisses House progressives’ threat to block the bipartisan infrastructure deal if the Senate doesn’t pass a $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill.

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'Will not have my vote': Manchin explains opposition to $3.5 trillion economic package [Video]

'Will not have my vote': Manchin explains opposition to $3.5 trillion economic package

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) tells CNN’s Dana Bash that he has told Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) that he will not vote for the $3.5 trillion economic bill as is.

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These are the strict rules for the impeachment trial [Video]

These are the strict rules for the impeachment trial

No standing, no electronics, no talking: Senators must abide by these and other strict rules during President Trump’s Senate impeachment trial. CNN’s Brian Todd has more.

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Carol Moseley Braun: 'Pro-choice people are losing this battle' [Video]

Carol Moseley Braun: 'Pro-choice people are losing this battle'

Carol Moseley Braun, the first African American woman elected to the U.S. Senate, on Texas’ new restrictive abortion law and what it means for the erosion of women’s rights in the U.S.

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McConnell says there won't be an impeachment of Biden [Video]

McConnell says there won't be an impeachment of Biden

At an event in Pikeville, Kentucky, Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell said that “there isn’t going to be an impeachment” of President Joe Biden over the withdrawal of US troops from..

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A Herschel Walker candidacy is a total nightmare for Senate Republicans [Video]

A Herschel Walker candidacy is a total nightmare for Senate Republicans

Former NFL star Herschel Walker is the leading Republican candidate in the Georgia Senate race, but his candidacy is worst-case scenario for Minority Leader Mitch McConnell to try to oust freshman..

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Former NFL star and Trump ally running for Senate in Georgia [Video]

Former NFL star and Trump ally running for Senate in Georgia

Former NFL star and Trump ally Herschel Walker announced he is running for US Senate in Georgia, prompting concerns from some Republicans over his past and personal life.

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Senate Dems reveal rifts on $3.5 trln spending plan [Video]

Senate Dems reveal rifts on $3.5 trln spending plan

Hours after the U.S. Senate approved a $3.5 trillion budget blueprint chock-full of investments in new domestic programs, new fissures emerged between the moderate and liberal wings of the Democratic..

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Long-Running Trump Line Comes Back Around [Video]

Long-Running Trump Line Comes Back Around

After the Senate passed the infrastructure bill, President Joe Biden trolled Donald Trump’s “Infrastructure Week.”

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Win for Biden as Senate passes massive infrastructure bill [Video]

Win for Biden as Senate passes massive infrastructure bill

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Senate passes bipartisan $1 trln infrastructure bill [Video]

Senate passes bipartisan $1 trln infrastructure bill

A $1 trillion infrastructure package that is a top priority for U.S. President Joe Biden secured enough votes to pass in the Senate on Tuesday, a bipartisan victory for the White House as it aims to..

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John King explains why infrastructure bill vote is a big deal [Video]

John King explains why infrastructure bill vote is a big deal

CNN’s John King explains the significance of the Senate passing a bipartisan infrastructure bill, which will head to the House for a vote.

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Cassidy: Infrastructure likely to pass on Tuesday [Video]

Cassidy: Infrastructure likely to pass on Tuesday

Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy says that the bipartisan infrastructure package is likely to pass the Senate on Tuesday.

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Bash asks Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez if she will challenge Schumer [Video]

Bash asks Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez if she will challenge Schumer

In this preview from the CNN special “Being .. AOC,” Dana Bash asks Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez (D-NY) on if she plans to mount a challenge against Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY)..

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$1 trillion infrastructure bill advances in U.S. Senate [Video]

$1 trillion infrastructure bill advances in U.S. Senate

The U.S. Senate voted to advance a $1 trillion infrastructure package on Saturday, an important procedural step forward after months of negotiations between President Joe Biden and a bipartisan group..

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Schumer cuts off McConnell before press conference [Video]

Schumer cuts off McConnell before press conference

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) jumped in front of Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) before McConnell’s weekly press conference.

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Sen. Graham tests positive for COVID-19 [Video]

Sen. Graham tests positive for COVID-19

Republican U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham announced on Monday that he has tested positive for COVID-19 despite being vaccinated, has flu-like symptoms and will be self-quarantining for 10 days. This..

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U.S. Senate takes up $1 trillion infrastructure bill [Video]

U.S. Senate takes up $1 trillion infrastructure bill

[NFA] The U.S. Senate will try to complete work this week on a $1 trillion infrastructure investment bill that would bring long-awaited improvements to roads, bridges and mass-transit systems and..

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Senate Unveils Big Infrastructure Bill [Video]

Senate Unveils Big Infrastructure Bill

The bipartisan infrastructure bill is a key part of President Joe Biden’s agenda and is the first phase of his infrastructure plan.

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