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McConnell’s Move To Avert Shutdown Cheers Vulnerable Senators Up In 2016

Dodging a damaging shutdown would be a big win for GOP Senators on the ballot in 2016.

February 26, 2015
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How Republicans Could Risk A Senate Seat To Win The White House

The GOP’s next vice-presidential pick could swing control of the U.S. Senate.

February 9, 2015
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GOP Senators Seek To Put Focus Back On VA Scandal

A group of Republican senators is trying to bring the VA scandal back to the spotlight.

January 29, 2015
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Senators’ Doubts Persist As Administration Explains Bergdahl Deal

By Michael A. Memoli and Christi Parsons, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl appeared “drugged” and “very weak” in a Taliban video shown to senators Wednesday during a classified briefing, the administration’s most broad-ranging consultation with lawmakers after a controversial prisoner swap. The Obama administration contends that there was increased concern that […]

June 5, 2014
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GOP Senators Call For Joint Select Committee To Investigate Benghazi (Again)

Just days after House Democrats demanded an end to the House Oversight Committee’s “partisan investigation” into the 2012 attacks on the American diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, three Republican senators requested a new inquiry into the incident. “We are once again calling for the appointment of a Joint Select Committee to investigate the terrorist attacks […]

March 31, 2014