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Virginia GOP selects racist Trump clone as Senate nominee

Virginia voters turned thumbs down to Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential race and the party of the sick elephant doomed its chance to...

More women running for Senate. Can they win?

Women running for office are due to hit another threshold with a record number of candidates for the U.S. Senate, but actually winning those...

Problems increase for GOP from ex-con candidate

Republican Don Blankenship doesn’t care if his party and his president don’t think he can beat Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin this fall. This former coal...

Senate committee advances bill to protect Mueller

The Senate Judiciary Committee voted Thursday protect special counsel Robert Mueller’s job, putting the matter in the hands of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell,...

Senate may delay VA confirmation hearing

Senators were discussing plans to delay the confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump’s pick to be Veteran Affairs secretary over growing questions about the...

Partisan politics facing Pompeo confirmation?

President Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, is facing serious opposition before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, which may not have...

Spending bill no one read but voted for anyway

The Republican Congress passed a $1.3 trillion spending for fiscal 2018 (which began on Oct. 1 of last year) and adds $140 billion in...

Congress approves $1.3 trillion spending bill

Congress gave final approval Friday to a giant $1.3 trillion spending bill that ends the budget battles for now, but only after late scuffles...

Senate hopes to stop election hacking

With the 2018 primary season already underway, leaders of the Senate intelligence committee are launching an effort to protect U.S. elections from a repeat...

Senate rolls back Dodd-Frank bank regulations

The Senate passed bipartisan legislation Wednesday designed to ease bank rules that were enacted to prevent a relapse of the 2008 financial crisis that...