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Democrats will retain their control of the Senate after winning several closely contested races on Tuesday.

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  • Portman among 47 GOP senators to sign letter to Iran
    WASHINGTON — In a move Democrats denounced as trying to sabotage the Obama administration’s foreign policy, Sen. Rob Portman and 46 other Senate Republicans yesterday warned Iran’s leadership that any agreement to limit Tehran’s apparent efforts to build a nuclear bomb would need Senate approval to stay in effect beyond 2016. More
  • Coalition on immigration bill clears first tests
    The bipartisan coalition behind a contentious overhaul of immigration laws stuck together on a critical early series of test votes Thursday, turning back challenges from conservative critics as the Senate Judiciary Committee refined legislation to secure the nation's borders and offer eventual citizenship to millions living illegally in the United States. More
  • Republicans to back Obama's student loan plan
    House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare win, the chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee said Thursday in outlining a deal that would let college students avoid a costly hike on their student loans. More
  • GOP boycotts health care advisory board
    House and Senate Republican leaders told President Barack Obama Thursday that they will refuse to nominate candidates to serve on an advisory board that is to play a role in holding down Medicare costs under the new health care act. More
  • Hillary Clinton Gets Another Nudge for 2016
    Paging, Hillary Clinton. Emily’s List, the influential abortion-rights group that backs Democratic women, unveiled an initiative Thursday to help put a woman in the White House. The group announced a six-figure digital media campaign and new polling that shows a strong appetite for a female commander-in-chief as part of its “Madame President” campaign. More
  • Control of U.S. Senate hangs in the balance
    Last week we looked at five of the most critical states for contested U.S. Senate seats: Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Maine and North Carolina. This week we analyze the remaining five on my top-ten ...
    05/23/2020 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Gun control group starts faith-driven initiative
    A leading gun control advocacy group has enlisted more than a dozen religious leaders to increase voter turnout this fall in support of candidates who support measures to prevent gun violence.
    05/22/2020 - 8:29 pm | View Link
  • Gun control group makes a splash in 2 NM Senate races
    SANTA FE – The political arm of a New York-based gun control group that pushed for recent background check and temporary firearm seizure laws is spending big bucks on two contested New Mexico Senate ...
    05/21/2020 - 5:30 pm | View Link
  • Trump to withdraw US from another key arms control pact
    The government will withdraw the U.S. from another major arms control pact on Friday, according to President Donald Trump.
    05/21/2020 - 12:40 pm | View Link
  • Trump administration to withdraw from Open Skies treaty in a further erosion of arms control pacts with Russia
    The agreement was designed to reduce the chances of an accidental war between Russia and the United States by allowing reconnaissance flights over the two countries.
    05/21/2020 - 6:29 am | View Link
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