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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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Ukraine Aid Funding Receives Overwhelming Bipartisan Support in US Senate [Video]

Ukraine Aid Funding Receives Overwhelming Bipartisan Support in US Senate

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Senate Unanimously , Confirms Bridget Brink As, New US Ambassador to Ukraine. Politico reports that the career Foreign Service officer, who is currently the U.S. ambassador to Slovakia, was confirmed..

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Crowd, cheers, history as Senate confirms Supreme Court pick

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Ketanji Brown Jackson Confirmed to Supreme Court by Senate

Ketanji Brown Jackson , Confirmed to Supreme Court by Senate. NBC News reports the U.S. Senate has officially confirmed Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court. NBC News reports the U.S...

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This Day in History: , The United States Officially Enters World War I. April 6, 1917. War against Germany was declared in both the Senate and House of Representatives by votes of 82-6 and 373-50,..

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US State Department Launches New Cybersecurity Bureau [Video]

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House Passes Bill To Cap the Cost of Insulin at $35 a Month [Video]

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GOP Sen. Susan Collins To Vote for Ketanji Brown Jackson for SCOTUS [Video]

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GOP Sen. Susan Collins To Vote for , Ketanji Brown Jackson for SCOTUS. CNBC reports that the Republican senator said she'll back Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to serve as a Supreme Court justice. CNBC..

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