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Watch: Senate Convenes Friday to vote on Kavanaugh

The Senate will convene at 9:30 a.m. EST Friday and, among other business, will vote on ending debate on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The vote is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. and is widely expected to pass along party lines. Today’s vote will set up the final confirmation vote that is expected Saturday. Live Streams of the Cloture Vote on ...

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Juan Williams has no idea how Congress or presidential elections work

Fox News co-host, on-air contributor and political pundit Juan Williams wrote an entire article to tell America that the Senate does not accurately represent America, Trump didn’t really win, and that we should be governed by political polling … or something. Mr. Williams, that’s not how it works, that’s not how any of this works. Williams starts out quoting another ...

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Mitch McConnell Is Just a Clerk at Heart

Curator of the Senate Mitch McConnell has decided to re-define his role in public life. McConnell is moving away from characterizing himself as a conservative legislative titan. According to an obsequious profile in The Weekly Standard (a Never–Trumper hotbed), McConnell has found his true calling. The curator believes the best use of his talents is to serve as the Human ...

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Pro-Trump Congressman Wins Republican Senate Nomination Pennsylvania

Lou Barletta pro-trump senate candidate 2018 pennsylvania

  by Henry Rodgers GOP Rep. Lou Barletta defeated state Rep. Jim Christiana to win the Pennsylvania Republican Senate primary Tuesday night. The Associated Press called the race for Barletta after 52 percent of precincts had reported their numbers, which showed he had 59 percent of the votes. Barletta will now take on Democratic incumbent Bob Casey Jr. in the high-stakes race for U.S. ...

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Russell Vought Confirmation Vote Is a Rejection of Bernie Sanders’ Religious Test

Wednesday afternoon, Vice President Mike Pence cast a tie-breaking vote to confirm Russell Vought, the Trump administration’s nominee for deputy director of the Office of Management and Budget. Vought’s nomination drew national attention after Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) deemed Vought unfit for public service due to his Christian belief that salvation is found through Jesus Christ alone. In response to Senator Sanders’ religious bigotry, Family Research Council ...

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Trump reacts to Senate’s Failure to Advance 20-week abortion restrictions

President Donald Trump issued a statement expressing his displeasure at the Senate’s vote on a bill that would have prevented the murder of unborn babies past 20 weeks. “Recently, when I addressed the 45th annual March for Life,” the president said in opening. “I called on the Senate to pass the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, important legislation that would ...

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Senate passes first vote to reopen government; Democrats only got a date change

Chuck Schumer mad

The U.S. Senate pulled together the 60-plus votes needed to allow a 3-week funding measure to reach the floor on Monday – the first step to ending the Democrat-led shutdown of the U.S. government. The cloture vote, which ends debate and allows a bill to progress to a floor vote, passed by an 81-18 margin. Now the measure goes to ...

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Noon Senate vote to reopen the government in trouble

U.S. Senate Votes on Betsy DeVos

The Senate has scheduled a procedural vote to end the government shutdown for Noon Monday, but the prospects for passage are grim. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced the vote saying, “In two hours, every senator can vote to end this government shutdown.” But the architect of the shutdown, Senate Minority Leader Chuch Schumer, said Sunday night that those involved ...

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Democrats to shut down government in support of illegal immigrants

Chuck Schumer

Senate Democrats have promised to filibuster the House-passed temporary spending bill unless it includes some form of amnesty for a large population of illegal aliens. The extreme left political position is likely to result in a government shutdown. At the focus of the debate is Democrats demand that the spending bill include legal protections for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) ...

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Watch: Chelsea Manning puts out confusing first campaign video

Chelsea Manning running for Senate

Chelsea Manning, formerly Bradley Edward Manning, has confirmed a run for U.S. Senate with the release of a new video with no title and a confused set of messages. The video starts off showing grainy, static-effect added images of police and protesters clashing. Chelsea does the voice over for the video and tells viewers “We live in trying times. We ...

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Senate passes tax reform 51-48; bill goes back to the House

U.S. Senate vote on tax reform

The Senate voted along party lines early Wednesday to pass an economy-boosting tax reform bill that makes America’s corporate tax rates competitive in the global economy and provides rate cuts for middle-income earners and businesses. The House of Representatives passed the measure Tuesday afternoon but will have to vote again Wednesday in order to send it to President Donald Trump ...

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Listen: A Government Shutdown? It Has Nothing to Do with Government!

As we hear all of the talking heads and news show mouthpieces claim calamity at the prospect of a so-called “government shutdown,” once again the American people have to suffer the egos and power play of politicians in Washington, DC. But the fact of the matter is this. This moment in time isn’t about a government shutdown. It’s about politicians ...

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