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Jon Kyl To Resign From US Senate At End Of December, McSally Favored to Replace

Arizona Republican Sen. Jon Kyl will resign from the U.S. Senate at the end of December, he announced Friday. Kyl, who replaced Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain after his death, told The Arizona Republic that he will be leaving office on Dec. 31, when the legislative calendar ends. He said he agreed to finish working until the 115th Congress concluded, ...

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House GOP Considering $5 Billion Bill For Border Wall To Defend Trump

Republicans in the House of Representatives are considering a $5 billion dollar bill which would fund the border wall President Donald Trump has promised. The legislation comes as Trump met with House minority leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer Tuesday morning to discuss the possibility of a government shutdown and to see if they could work on ...

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Senate To Take Up Trump-Backed Criminal Justice Reform Bill, McConnell Says

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the U.S. Senate will take up a criminal justice reform bill backed by President Donald Trump, on the House floor Tuesday morning. McConnell said in his speech it is likely the Senate will work between Christmas and New Year’s, “if necessary,” in order to pass criminal justice reform legislation before 2019. The Senate will ...

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George Papadopoulos Has Been Released From Prison

Former Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos was released from prison Friday morning after serving 12 days of a 14-day sentence in Wisconsin. Papadopoulos was released from federal prison in Oxford, Wisconsin, after 10 a.m. Eastern Time, according to CNN. Now that he has been released, Papadopoulos will have to serve 12 months of supervised probation, pay a $9,500 fine and complete ...

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Congress Passes Two-Week Funding Bill To Avoid Government Shutdown

The House and Senate passed legislation Thursday afternoon that will fund the federal government for two weeks in order to avoid a shutdown. This comes as the House of Representatives canceled votes for the week after former President George H.W. Bush passed away on Nov. 30, despite the risk of a possible government shutdown. The passing of the legislation will give both ...

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Vegans Furious Because Orrin Hatch Posted This Video

Utah Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch posted a video of himself eating bacon Tuesday, upsetting vegans and vegetarians. Hatch posted the video of himself eating a plate of bacon in his office Tuesday morning, in response to an article from the Independent, which said “Phrases like ‘bringing home the bacon’ could be banned to avoid offending vegans.” pic.twitter.com/Cp2cNiCBHQ — Senator Hatch ...

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