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Poll: Majority of Republicans Back Trump’s Russia Policy

Republicans remain firmly supportive of President Donald Trump’s overtures to Russia, even as the GOP’s congressional leaders are wary. A new McClatchy-Marist poll found a large majority of Republicans, 73…

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Sen. Warren Silenced as Senate Turmoil Continues

Democratic senators fighting to derail Jeff Sessions’ nomination as attorney general repeatedly challenged Republicans Wednesday by reading aloud from a critical letter from Martin Luther King Jr.’s widow, a day…

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GOP Senator Tries to Reassure Australia After Trump Call

A senior Republican senator on Thursday sought to assure Australia that the United States remains a staunch ally following a tense discussion between President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister…

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GOP Senators Move Trump EPA Pick Ahead as Dems Boycott Vote

Republicans suspended Senate committee rules Thursday to muscle President Donald Trump’s pick to lead the Environmental Protection Agency toward confirmation after Democrats boycotted a vote. It was the latest sign…

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How to Fix a Damaged Senate

When then-Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid invoked the “nuclear option” to break the rules of the Senate in 2013 to allow for simple majority confirmation of presidential nominees, he created…

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Dems Force Delays in Votes on Price, Mnuchin, Sessions

Democrats forced delays Tuesday in planned Senate committee votes on President Donald Trump’s picks for Health and Treasury secretaries and attorney general, amid growing Democratic surliness over the administration’s aggressive…

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Trump Spokesman: Tax Mexican Goods to Fund Wall

President Donald Trump called on fellow Republicans to help him enact “great and lasting change” at a party retreat Thursday but offered few details. Later his spokesman said the president…

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This GOP Tax Plan Really Will Help Middle Class

Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, has already established that he is willing to break from the pack on tax policy. Most Republican reform plans over the last decade have viewed their…

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Senate Democrats to Propose $1T Infrastructure Plan

Senate Democrats on Tuesday will propose spending $1 trillion on transportation and other infrastructure projects over 10 years in an attempt to engage President Donald Trump on an issue where…

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