Senate Dems block vote to disapprove of Iran deal

WASHINGTON - For the second time, Senate Democrats on Tuesday blocked a vote to...unlikely to advance, Republicans staged the Senate vote to make political points against Democrats and in future Senate races. They point to polls showing Americans...
Nation and World
Senate approves TransCanada buyout

The Alaska Senate voted by a wide margin Tuesday morning...known as AK LNG.After a 16-3 vote, Senate Bill 3001 moves to the House, where the...session called to consider it.On the Senate floor Tuesday morning, senator after...
Senate panel votes to lift 40-year-old US ban on oil exports

WASHINGTON - The Senate Banking Committee endorsed a bill Thursday...Heitkamp said she is optimistic that some Senate Democrats will support efforts to lift...R-Alaska, before a vote in the full Senate."Putting an end to (the export ban...
Senate Finance advances TransCanada buyout bill

JUNEAU - The Senate Finance Committee has advanced legislation authorizing funding for a...already would hold the state's interest in liquefaction facilities.A Senate vote is expected as early as Tuesday. If the bill passes, it would...
McGuire says she'll leave Senate after 2016

...McGuire, R-Anchorage, won't seek another term in the Alaska Senate, reported the Alaska Public Radio Network. She made the announcement...of the Alaska Arctic Policy Commission and she is chairwoman of the Senate Rules Committee.
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Republicans rush to shut borders to Syrian refugees

...House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky...Schumer of New York, the third-ranking Senate Democrat, broke with most in his party...including via FBI background investigations. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev...
Nation and World
Transportation Secretary Foxx talks Native issues in Anchorage

...Reauthorization and Reform Act."The Senate passed its $277 billion version of a...attended the meeting with Foxx, said the Senate's DRIVE Act would take Alaska's yearly...Transportation Program - on par with the Senate, according to a release from Young's...
Clinton, Sanders spar over taxes, health care

...Her campaign pointed to a bill proposed by Sanders in the Senate in 2013 to create a single-payer health care system that would...O'Malley have pressured Clinton to support legislation in the Senate that would provide 12 weeks of paid family and medical leave...
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Polarized politics dictated Keystone call

...corrosive politics, Keystone commanded the support of nine Senate Democrats when it came up for a vote at the beginning of this...Illinois and Wisconsin will face similar considerations when Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell brings up legislation aimed...
Nation and World

...chiefs from both parties to pressure reluctant Republican senators into ratifying a nuclear weapons deal with Russia. (The Senate ratified the treaty the following month.) General Motors stock resumed trading on Wall Street, signaling the rebirth of an...
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