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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 Representatives—the lower chamber—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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Joe Biden hails Senate passage of virus aid bill [Video]

Joe Biden hails Senate passage of virus aid bill

US President Joe Biden on Saturday hailed the passage of the American Rescue plan by an exhausted Senate.Politicians narrowly approved a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill on Saturday as Biden and his..

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'It's a good day': Biden hails passage of relief plan [Video]

'It's a good day': Biden hails passage of relief plan

President Joe Biden celebrated the Senate's passage of his $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief plan in a party-line vote.

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'It's a good day': Biden hails passage of stimulus plan [Video]

'It's a good day': Biden hails passage of stimulus plan

President Joe Biden celebrated the Senate's passage of his $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief plan in a party-line vote.

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Senate passes Biden's $1.9 trillion Covid relief plan [Video]

Senate passes Biden's $1.9 trillion Covid relief plan

The Senate on Saturday passed President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief plan in a party-line vote after an all-night session that saw Democrats battling among themselves over jobless aid and..

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'Help is on the way': Biden speaks after Senate passes relief plan [Video]

'Help is on the way': Biden speaks after Senate passes relief plan

President Joe Biden gives remarks after the Senate passed his $1.9 trillion Covid relief plan by a 50-49 vote.

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Schumer: Nobody said it would be easy, but it is done [Video]

Schumer: Nobody said it would be easy, but it is done

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer addresses the media following the Senate’s vote to pass the $1.9 trillion Covid relief package

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Senate passes Biden's $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief bill [Video]

Senate passes Biden's $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief bill

The Senate passed President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief plan, after an all-night “vote-a-rama” and a 12-hour struggle to get one Democrat to support the party’s plan on a critical..

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Imran Khan trust vote: Why did he face it? | Oneindia News [Video]

Imran Khan trust vote: Why did he face it? | Oneindia News

Pakistan PM Imran Khan won a trust vote in the National Assembly securing his government after an embarrassing defeat at the Senate polls. Khan needed 172 votes to win the Confidence Vote. He received..

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Covid-19 relief bill hits Senate as negotiations change enhanced unemployment benefits and more [Video]

Covid-19 relief bill hits Senate as negotiations change enhanced unemployment benefits and more

CNN’s Phil Mattingly reports.

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Compromises being made to pass $1.9 trillion COVID bill [Video]

Compromises being made to pass $1.9 trillion COVID bill

The United States Congress is scrambling to complete work on President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill before some existing pandemic-related benefits are due to expire. Freddie Joyner..

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Congressman sues Trump over deadly Capitol siege [Video]

Congressman sues Trump over deadly Capitol siege

Democratic congressman Eric Swalwell has sued Donald Trump, his lawyer Rudy Giuliani and other allies of the former president over the deadly attack on the U.S. Capitol when violent Trump supporters..

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Sen. Bernie Sanders Reflects On A Lost Year [Video]

Sen. Bernie Sanders Reflects On A Lost Year

Speaking on the Senate floor, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) talked about how the past year has impacted young and old people alike.

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Senate moves a step closer to COVID relief bill [Video]

Senate moves a step closer to COVID relief bill

The U.S. Senate voted on Thursday to take up President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion coronavirus aid bill, setting up what is likely to be a contentious, days-long debate over the merits of the sweeping..

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Republicans and Democrats begin debate on Covid relief bill [Video]

Republicans and Democrats begin debate on Covid relief bill

The Senate is bracing for a marathon effort and a late night of voting on amendments before lawmakers take a final vote on President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill. The House passed..

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A House Win For Voting Rights [Video]

A House Win For Voting Rights

Democrats’ marquee voting rights legislation expands early voting, tackles gerrymandering, and increases campaign finance transparency. But the bill faces long odds in the Senate.

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U.S. House passes 'George Floyd' police bill [Video]

U.S. House passes 'George Floyd' police bill

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill on Wednesday banning controversial police tactics and easing the way for lawsuits against officers violating suspects' constitutional rights, although..

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House cancels session after police warn of Capitol plot [Video]

House cancels session after police warn of Capitol plot

The U.S. House of Representatives canceled its planned Thursday session, after the Capitol Police warned on Wednesday that a militia group could be plotting to breach the building that was subjected to..

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Pentagon slow to help on Jan. 6 -D.C. commander [Video]

Pentagon slow to help on Jan. 6 -D.C. commander

Pentagon officials took more than three hours to approve a request by the U.S. Capitol Police for National Guard troops to back up police under attack by rioters at the Capitol on Jan. 6, a military..

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Keilar: GOP states are turning big lie into legislation [Video]

Keilar: GOP states are turning big lie into legislation

CNN’s Brianna Keilar discusses how many Republicans are trying to change voting laws after losing the House, Senate and presidency in 2020.

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Watch FBI director debunk conspiracy theories pushed by Trump supporters [Video]

Watch FBI director debunk conspiracy theories pushed by Trump supporters

CNN’s Jessica Schneider reports on FBI Director Christopher Wray’s testimony to the Senate committee investigating the security failures that took place during the January 6th Capitol riot.

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'Hardy debate' on COVID bill could start Wednesday -Schumer [Video]

'Hardy debate' on COVID bill could start Wednesday -Schumer

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said the chamber was due to take up, as early as Wednesday, President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill that passed last weekend by the House of..

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FBI director vows to track down Capitol riot instigators [Video]

FBI director vows to track down Capitol riot instigators

In his opening statement to a Senate committee investigating the security failures that took place during the January 6 US Capitol riot, FBI Director Christopher Wray vowed that those responsible for..

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Sen. Coons: Dems will have other chances to raise minimum wage [Video]

Sen. Coons: Dems will have other chances to raise minimum wage

Democratic Sen. Chris Coons of Delaware tells CNN’s Dana Bash he will work to find other ways to raise the minimum wage after a key Senate official ruled that it couldn’t be included in the $1.9T..

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