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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, which, along with the United States House of Representativesā€”the lower chamberā€”constitutes the legislature of the United States. The Senate chamber is located in the north wing of the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.

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Pelosi, Mnuchin signal openness to resume aid talks [Video]

Pelosi, Mnuchin signal openness to resume aid talks

[NFA] U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday urged a restart of congressional talks on extending coronavirus aid, saying executive actions taken by President Donald Trump a day earlier would have..

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US Stocks Decline, Stimulus Negotiations Heat Up [Video]

US Stocks Decline, Stimulus Negotiations Heat Up

Reuters US stocks closed down on Tuesday as investors mulled Senate Republicans' coronavirus stimulus package and a slew of earnings reports. The GOP continued negotiations on its initial fiscal relief..

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Kobach loses U.S. Senate seat in Kansas primary [Video]

Kobach loses U.S. Senate seat in Kansas primary

U.S. Representative Roger Marshall won the Kansas Republican primary for the Senate on Tuesday, defeating anti-immigration firebrand Kris Kobach with the help of the party establishment, which feared..

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McConnell Tells Republican Candidates To Distance From Trump [Video]

McConnell Tells Republican Candidates To Distance From Trump

Senator Mitch McConnell has a strong suggestion for his fellow Republicans. He is saying do whatever it takes to salvage their campaigns, reports CNN. This is ahead of what Republicans increasingly..

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Deep divide on aid bill, jobless benefit nears end [Video]

Deep divide on aid bill, jobless benefit nears end

[NFA] U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said talks with the White House on a new coronavirus aid bill were not yet on a path toward reaching a deal on Friday, hours before the..

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Billy Porter Urges Senate to Pass Relief Package for Arts Workers | THR News [Video]

Billy Porter Urges Senate to Pass Relief Package for Arts Workers | THR News

Billy Porter appeared virtually on 'Late Night With Seth Meyers' on Tuesday night to discuss the nomination for his performance in 'Pose' and his grassroots campaign Be an Arts Hero.

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Republicans ready piecemeal coronavirus aid bill [Video]

Republicans ready piecemeal coronavirus aid bill

[NFA] A deadline looms before enhanced unemployment benefits expire, and Republican lawmakers are desperately trying to hammer out an agreement within their own party on relief efforts. This report..

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Indian immigrants hold equality rally demanding immigration law reform [Video]

Indian immigrants hold equality rally demanding immigration law reform

A group of Indians on H-1B visa held a rally in Washington DC demanding immigration reforms to benefit those in the country legally. "I am 17 year old, after turning 18 I am not underneath my dad's..

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Democrats reject 'piecemeal' approach to coronavirus relief [Video]

Democrats reject 'piecemeal' approach to coronavirus relief

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the top Senate Democrat, Chuck Schumer, shut down the idea of passing a temporary extension of expanded unemployment benefits separate from a larger coronavirus..

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Chile Senate approves pension reform bill [Video]

Chile Senate approves pension reform bill

A new pension reform law in Chile gives those hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic a chance to dip into their savings. But it has left President Sebastian with his back against the wall.

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GOP Disagrees With Trump's Reopening Plan For Schools [Video]

GOP Disagrees With Trump's Reopening Plan For Schools

Republicans in the Senate are roundly dismissing President Donald Trump's education call. Trump wants to withhold more federal aid from schools that remain shuttered during the COVID pandemic. This is..

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Schumer calls Portland crackdown ā€˜despicableā€™ [Video]

Schumer calls Portland crackdown ā€˜despicableā€™

Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer called the federal crackdown on on anti-racism protests in Portland, Oregon 'despicable' and said it would backfire on U.S. President Donald Trump.

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Pressure among Dems for Biden's running mate pick [Video]

Pressure among Dems for Biden's running mate pick

[NFA] Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is facing pressure from contending groups inside his party as he prepares to interview a shortlist of women for the most important hire of his..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:31Published
McConnell says he has 'total' confidence in Fauci [Video]

McConnell says he has 'total' confidence in Fauci

When asked about his level of confidence in top infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday said he had 'total' confidence in Fauci.

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Funding crunch risks U.S. election chaos [Video]

Funding crunch risks U.S. election chaos

[NFA] State election officials face budget cuts after tax revenues plunged in the virus-stricken economy, with consequences that could undermine votersā€™ faith in the polls. This report produced by..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:44Published
Wearing a mask is 'not complicated': McConnell [Video]

Wearing a mask is 'not complicated': McConnell

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday in Louisville, Kentucky repeated his call for people to wear masks, saying it 'is not complicated' and those in public life should encourage it.

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Senate Dems Unveil Plan for Extension of Federal Unemployment Benefits [Video]

Senate Dems Unveil Plan for Extension of Federal Unemployment Benefits

The plan was proposed by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Democratic Senator Ron Wyden on Wednesday.

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Hickenlooper Wins Colorado Senate Primary [Video]

Hickenlooper Wins Colorado Senate Primary

John Hickenlooper on the Democratic nomination for US Senate in the June 30 primaries. Hickenlooper defeated Andrew Romanoff, the former speaker of the Colorado House. Hickenlooper defeated Andrew..

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New COVID-19 cases could hit 100k per day -Fauci [Video]

New COVID-19 cases could hit 100k per day -Fauci

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases told a U.S. Senate committee that based on the current surge of COVID-19 cases in some states, the country could..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:35Published
Should be 'no stigma' to wearing masks: McConnell [Video]

Should be 'no stigma' to wearing masks: McConnell

Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday reiterated his call to wear masks, saying there should be 'no stigma' in doing so.

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Black GOP senator: Trumpā€™s video retweet ā€˜terrible' [Video]

Black GOP senator: Trumpā€™s video retweet ā€˜terrible'

U.S. Senator Tim Scott, the only Black Republican in the Senate, said on Sunday that President Donald Trump's now-deleted retweet of a video containing a "white power" message was offensive.

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Mississippi Governor Agrees To Sign Bill For New State Flag [Video]

Mississippi Governor Agrees To Sign Bill For New State Flag

Mississippiā€™s House of Representatives and Senate voted to remove the Confederate emblem from the stateā€™s flag. Gov. Tate Reeves promised he would sign a bill to create a new state flag if..

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