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US Senate confirms William Barr as attorney-general; Democrats question how he will handle Mueller investigation

William Barr served as attorney general before, under President George HW Bush, and Republicans said he's the perfect pick to take the helm again.
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Donald Trump to declare 'national emergency' to build US -Mexico border wall after Congress swats him down: All you need to know

US president Donald Trump has decided to invoke the power of his bully pulpit to declare a national emergency that will allow him to build his promised US-Mexico border wall after the US Senate okayed..
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Mike Pompeo Rules Out Senate Run, Kobach, Colyer Might Run [Video]Mike Pompeo Rules Out Senate Run, Kobach, Colyer Might Run

The Secretary of State has confirmed he won't run for U.S. Senate in 2020, so who's still rumored to run for the Republican nomination?

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US Senate Passes Parkland Resolution [Video]US Senate Passes Parkland Resolution

US Senators from Florida, Marco Rubio, and Rick Scott sponsored a resolution to honor the Parkland victims and survivors.

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US President Donald Trump has indicated he is prepared to sign the government funding bill and issue a national emergency decree on the border, a leading Republican has said. Senate Majority Leader..

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Senate Confirms Bill Barr As US Attorney General [Video]Senate Confirms Bill Barr As US Attorney General

According to Reuters, the US Senate has confirmed William Barr as the nation's attorney general. The Senate voted 54-to-45 to confirm Barr, with most senators voting along party lines. Now confirmed,..

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Who Is The New Attorney General, William Barr? [Video]Who Is The New Attorney General, William Barr?

On Thursday, William Barr was confirmed as the new attorney general. Barr previously served as attorney general under former President George H.W. Bush. Democrats and even some Republicans are..

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Mark Kelly Announces His Bid for Arizona's U.S. Senate Seat [Video]Mark Kelly Announces His Bid for Arizona's U.S. Senate Seat

Astronaut, veteran, and activist Mark Kelly announced that he is running for Arizona’s open Senate seat in this emotional campaign ad featuring his wife, Gabby Giffords.

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Democratic Presidential Candidates Try to Block T-Mobile-Sprint Deal [Video]Democratic Presidential Candidates Try to Block T-Mobile-Sprint Deal

According to Broadcasting and Cable, eight Democratic senators are opposing a deal to merge T-Mobile and Sprint. The group of senators called on the FCC and Justice Department to block the merger..

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Retired NASA Astronaut Mark Kelly Announces US Senate Bid [Video]Retired NASA Astronaut Mark Kelly Announces US Senate Bid

Kelly announced his bid for U.S. Senate in Arizona.

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NASA's Mark Kelly launches U.S. Senate bid [Video]NASA's Mark Kelly launches U.S. Senate bid

Retired NASA astronaut Mark Kelly, husband of wounded former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, is running for the U.S. Senate seat in Arizona that was held by the late John McCain. Linda So reports.

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NASA's Mark Kelly launches U.S. Senate bid [Video]NASA's Mark Kelly launches U.S. Senate bid

Retired NASA astronaut Mark Kelly, husband of wounded former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, is running for the U.S. Senate seat in Arizona that was held by the late John McCain. Linda So reports.

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Astronaut Mark Kelly, Gabby Giffords' Husband, Announces Run For McCain's Senate Seat [Video]Astronaut Mark Kelly, Gabby Giffords' Husband, Announces Run For McCain's Senate Seat

Mark Kelly has announced he is running for US Senate in Arizona.

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Mark kelly announces run for U.S. Senate in 2020 [Video]Mark kelly announces run for U.S. Senate in 2020

Mark Kelly announced Tuesday his plans to run for Senate in 2020.

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Mark Kelly to run for Senate in 2020 [Video]Mark Kelly to run for Senate in 2020

Democrat Mark Kelly announced a bid for the 2020 Senate seat currently held by Martha McSally.

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Obama nuclear win in Senate, digital pill approved | FirstFT [Video]Obama nuclear win in Senate, digital pill approved | FirstFT

► Subscribe to the Financial Times on YouTube: http://bit.ly/FTimeSubs September 11, 2015: FirstFT’s Chris Nuttall provides Friday’s top stories from around the world, with the US Senate..

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Apple chief executive defends tax payments [Video]Apple chief executive defends tax payments

The FT's US economics and trade correspondent James Politi provides highlights from Apple chief executive Tim Cook's testimony before the US Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations shortly..

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Cory Booker Annoucnes Presidential Run [Video]Cory Booker Annoucnes Presidential Run

On Friday, Democratic Sen. Cory Booker has announced he's running for president in the 2020 election. He made the announcement in a video on Friday, which is the first day of Black History..

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Sen. Cory Booker Is Running For President [Video]Sen. Cory Booker Is Running For President

Business Insider reports that Democratic Sen. Cory Booker has announced he's running for president in the 2020 election. Booker made the announcement in a video on Friday. Friday is coincided with..

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Mike Johnston announces US Senate run against Cory Gardner [Video]Mike Johnston announces US Senate run against Cory Gardner

Democrat Mike Johnston, a former state senator and gubernatorial candidate, declared his candidacy in the 2020 race for Cory Gardner's US Senate seat.

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Senate Committee Postpones Vote On Trump's Pick For Attorney General [Video]Senate Committee Postpones Vote On Trump's Pick For Attorney General

According to a report by Reuters, on Tuesday, the US Senate Judiciary Committee postponed a vote on President Donald Trump's attorney general nominee, William Barr, as Democrats expressed concern that..

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Senate Plans Votes To End Government Shutdown On 34th Day [Video]Senate Plans Votes To End Government Shutdown On 34th Day

According to Reuters, the US Senate planned votes on competing proposals to end the partial government shutdown. But both bills are expected to fail in the Senate, which has a Republican majority. The..

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Rand Paul suggests moving the SOTU to the US Senate [Video]Rand Paul suggests moving the SOTU to the US Senate

Senator Rand Paul suggested Senate Leader Mitch McConnell invite President Trump to deliver the State of the Union address at the US Senate.

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Could Beto O'Rourke Win In 2020? [Video]Could Beto O'Rourke Win In 2020?

Beto O'Rourke took the national stage by storm in 2018, when he ran against Republican Ted Cruz in a race for the US Senate. O'Rourke only narrowly lost to Senator Cruz, in what should have been a walk..

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LinkedIn Co-Founder Reid Hoffman Apologizes For Unwittingly Funding Alabama Senate Race Disinformation Campaign [Video]LinkedIn Co-Founder Reid Hoffman Apologizes For Unwittingly Funding Alabama Senate Race Disinformation Campaign

LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman issued an apology on Wednesday for unwittingly funding a disinformation campaign focused on the US Senate race in Alabama.

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U.S. Senate passes border security bill, sends to House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted overwhelmingly to avert another partial government shutdown with bipartisan spending legislation that funds new barriers for part of the..
Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters India

US Senate approves William Barr as attorney general

[USA], Feb 15 (ANI): The US Senate on Thursday (local time) voted to confirm William Barr as the nation's next attorney general, putting him in charge of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's inquiry
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U.S. Senate panel delays vote on nominee to lead immigration agency

The U.S. Senate Homeland Security Committee postponed a vote on Wednesday on whether to approve Ronald Vitiello, President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement..
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US Senate may confirm Trump attorney general pick as soon as Wednesday

The Senate on Tuesday voted 55-44, largely along party lines, to advance his nomination in a strong sign that the Republican-controlled chamber will confirm him this week.
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U.S. Senate proposal would block Saudi path to atomic weapon in nuclear deal

By Timothy Gardner WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. senators from both parties introduced a resolution on Tuesday requiring that any deal to share U.S
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Trump attorney general pick Barr advances in U.S. Senate

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's attorney general nominee, William Barr, moved closer to confirmation on Tuesday after the U.S. Senate voted to advance his nomination despite Democrats'..
Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters India

'They don't understand who black people are': Kamala Harris hits out at critics

Harris, 54, became the first Indian American and the second black woman to serve in the US Senate when she took office in 2017
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Retired astronaut Mark Kelly to run for U.S. Senate

Retired U.S. astronaut Mark Kelly, whose wife former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords was wounded in a 2011 mass shooting, plans to run for a U.S. Senate seat in Arizona, he said in a video posted to..
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Husband of former U.S. Congresswoman Giffords to run for U.S. Senate in Arizona

Retired U.S. astronaut Mark Kelly, whose wife former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords was wounded in a 2011 mass shooting, plans to run for a U.S. Senate seat in Arizona, he said in a video posted to..
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U.S. Senate passes pro-Israel bill, measure also rebukes Trump

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate passed a Mideast policy bill on Tuesday including a measure that would allow states to penalise businesses that take part in boycotts of..
Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters India

US: Senate passes Syria, anti-BDS bill

[USA], Feb 6 (ANI): United States Senate on Tuesday approved legislation which includes a provision warning US President Donald Trump not to precipitously withdraw troops from Afghanistan and Syria
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U.S. Senate breaks from Trump with Syria troop vote

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-led U.S. Senate backed largely symbolic legislation on Monday that broke with President Donald Trump by opposing plans for any abrupt..
Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters India

U.S. Senate leader wants U.S. troops to stay in Syria, Afghanistan

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican leader of the U.S. Senate offered legislation on Tuesday urging the United States to keep troops in Syria and Afghanistan, as President Donald..
Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters India

U.S. Senate judiciary chair requests FBI briefing on arrest of Trump ally

The Republican chairman of the U.S. Senate judiciary panel on Wednesday requested a briefing from the FBI on the arrest of Roger Stone, a longtime associate of President Donald Trump, in an inquiry..
Reuters India - Published

India may face communal violence if BJP pushes Hindu nationalist agenda ahead of LS election, warns US intelligence chief

Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats, in a written statement to the US Senate Select Committee, said that BJP policies during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first term have deepened communal..
Firstpost - Published

US Senate passes bill to reopen government

[USA], Jan 26 (ANI): The United States Senate has passed the short-term spending bill to fund the government until February 15, inching a step closer to reopening the government which has been
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Donald Trump's plan to fund US-Mexico border wall, end partial govt shutdown falls short in Senate

The US Senate blocked a bill backed by President Donald Trump that would have ended the federal government shutdown by funding the US-Mexico border wall
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Donald Trump's former fixer Michael Cohen 'will comply' with US Senate subpoena, says lawyer

A Senate committee has subpoenaed US President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen, his attorney said Thursday, and Cohen intends to comply with the interview demand related to the..
Firstpost - Published

Lawmaker says doesn't think new stopgap spending bill in U.S. Senate has wall money

U.S. Democratic Senator Ben Cardin said he does not believe a three-week stopgap funding bill introduced in the Senate Thursday evening has money for a wall to be built along the U.S. border with..
Reuters India - Published

Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen subpoenaed by U.S. Senate panel - adviser

President Donald Trump's former personal attorney and self-described "fixer" Michael Cohen has been subpoenaed to testify by the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee, Cohen's adviser Lanny Davis said on..
Reuters India - Published

U.S. Senate plans votes on shutdown, lawmakers pursue temporary solution

The Republican-led U.S. Senate planned votes on Thursday for competing proposals to end the partial government shutdown - both of which were likely to fail - as lawmakers and the White House sniped at..
Reuters India - Published

US: Senate to vote to reopen govt

[USA], Jan 23 (ANI): Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell struck an agreement with Minority leader Chuck Schumer to vote on the two proposals suggested to reopen the government which has been
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US Senate to vote Thursday on two proposals to end shutdown; Chuck Schumer urges Republicans to sign on 'stop-gap' bill

Each proposal would require 60 votes to advance in the 100-member body, a high threshold, given the current level of partisan rancor over who is to blame for the shutdown.
Firstpost - Published

US Senate to vote on ending government shutdown, Trump wall impasse on Thursday

Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell laid the groundwork for a vote on Thursday on a Democratic proposal to fund the government for three weeks, without attaching the $5.7 billion in..
DNA - Published

Kamala Harris, first black woman in US Senate, jumps into 2020 White House race

The Republican National Committee criticized Harris as "the least vetted" of the Democratic candidates, calling her unqualified and out of touch.
Zee News - Published

US Senate to vote on Donald Trump's 'compromise' immigration plan next week as majority leader calls for bipartisanship

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Saturday said that he will take up legislation on Trump's immigration plan next week, in exchange for funding of the border wall that would end the nearly..
Firstpost - Published

Russia sanctions measure stalls in U.S. Senate, fate uncertain

Legislation seeking to keep sanctions in place on companies tied to the Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska, including the giant aluminium firm Rusal , stalled in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday.
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Defying Trump, U.S. Senate advances measure critical of easing Russia sanctions

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-led U.S. Senate voted on Tuesday to advance a resolution disapproving of a Trump administration plan to ease sanctions on Russian companies..
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'I will not be bullied': US Attorney General nominee William Barr breaks with Donald Trump over Mueller probe

Barely days ago, Donald Trump thought he was rid of the men who helped launch the Robert Mueller-led investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 elections; he didn't realise there's a third man of..
Firstpost - Published

Kamala Harris criticises Trump over government shutdown

Democrat Kamala Harris, the first Indian-American to serve in the US Senate, has criticised President Donald Trump over the federal government shutdown and called it a "crisis of the President's own..
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Bipartisan bill unveiled in U.S. Senate to fight China tech threats

Two U.S. lawmakers who have been active in congressional efforts to address technology threats from China introduced a bill on Friday to create a White House office to fight state-sponsored technology..
Reuters India - Published

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