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McConnell moves ahead with bipartisan stopgap spending bill

...fight over money for Planned Parenthood.The action of Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., followed a decisive Senate vote blocking a bill that would have stripped Planned Parenthood of its taxpayer funding while keeping the government running...
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Senate Dems block vote to disapprove of Iran deal

...measure is unlikely to advance, Republicans staged the Senate vote to make political points against Democrats and in future...McConnell accused Democratic senators of refusing to let the Senate vote on the deal."A strong, bipartisan majority of the...
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Iran deal survives: Democrats block disapproval vote

...Underscoring the fierce politics, the National Republican Senatorial Committee sent out press releases within moments of the Senate vote criticizing Democratic senators for their votes.Some House Republicans, buoyed by a favorable ruling this week in...
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Supporters of Iran deal near key vote total to back up Obama

WASHINGTON - Supporters of the Iran nuclear deal are on the cusp of clinching the necessary Senate votes to keep the contested agreement alive and hand President Barack Obama a major foreign policy victory, in spite of furious opposition...
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S. Carolina Senate gives final OK to flag removal

...minority that is dead set against it," Neal said. "We'll see when that vote comes up who they are."Tuesday's Senate vote lacked drama, nearly matching the vote from the day before. But minutes after, the chamber hushed and all 45 senators...
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Senate vote moves Obama's trade agenda to brink of enactment

...less-favorable terrain.A key Senate vote greatly brightened Obama's hopes...Fight for the Future.Tuesday's Senate vote was as painful for the AFL-CIO...manufacturing groups cheered.The Senate vote "is an important step towards...
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Obama's trade bill narrowly clears key hurdle

...legislation that would make a significant change in the government's bulk collection of Americans' phone records. A Senate vote is expected once the trade bill has passed, but it is unclear if there are the 60 votes needed to send it to Obama...
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Conservation groups push back on federal lands transfer idea

...said. "More immediate decision making, and a more responsive decision making."For many conservation groups, the Senate vote narrowly endorsing Murkowski's amendment means the notion of massive transfers of federal land to the states no longer...
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Bill that Walker says he will veto advances from Senate

...proposal by Gov. Bill Walker has advanced from the Senate.Notice of reconsideration was served following Tuesday's Senate vote, which meant the bill could be voted on again. However, reconsideration was not taken up Wednesday, and the bill...
Hawaii's US Sen. Schatz named to Senate appropriations committee

...role in the refocus of U.S. attention toward the Asia-Pacific, he said.The appointments are subject to a full Senate vote.In the current budget drama, Schatz said he plans to vote for the $1.1 trillion spending package, although he...


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