US Senate Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. U.S. Senate backs budget in step forward for GOP tax cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | The Mississippi Press

    Republicans on Thursday muscled a $4 trillion budget through the Senate in a major step forward for President Donald Trump's ambitious promise of "massive tax cuts and reform." The 51-49 vote sets the stage for debate later this year to dramatically overhaul the U.S. tax code for the first time in three decades, cutting rates for individuals and corporations while eliminating trillions of dollars of deductions and special interest tax breaks.

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  2. Senators Announce New Bill That Would Regulate Online Political AdsRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | Slashdot

    An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Verge: As tech companies face continued scrutiny over Russian activity on their ad platforms, Senators today announced legislation meant to regulate political ads on the internet . The new bill, called the Honest Ads Act, would require companies like Facebook and Google to keep copies of political ads and make them publicly available.

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  3. AP Treats Clinton-Russia Uranium Scandal as Merely a 'Reprise' of Old 2010 AllegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | NewsBusters.org

    Thursday afternoon, Media Research Center President Brent Bozell sharply criticized the establishment press for ignoring damning new information about how Russia, according to a blockbuster report at The Hill , gained "control of more than 20 percent of America's uranium supply." Two-and-a-half days later, the Associated Press has finally reacted - by treating the report as a mere "reprise" of old news.

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  4. Ryan jabs Trump in comedy routine for NY eliteRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | WFTV Orlando

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  5. Cruz Stomps Sanders: What s The DifferencBetween A Socialist And A Democrat?Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Lucianne.com

    Cruz Stomps Sanders: A WhatA s The Differenc Between A Socialist And A Democrat?A Daily Wire, by Robert Kraychik "What is the difference between a socialist and a Democrat on taxes?" asked Sen. Ted Cruz of Sen. Bernie Sanders during Wednesday's CNN-hosted town hall debate in Washington, D.C. Sanders could not or would not answer the question; "I don't know the answer to that," said the self-described "democratic socialist" senator from Vermont. Sanders heralded "Denmark, and Sweden, and Norway, and Finland," falsely framing the Scandinavian countries as having a "higher standard of living" than America.

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  6. Police search for 17-year-old aggravated robbery suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KSWO

    Trump started the storm this week when he claimed that he alone of U.S. presidents had called the families of all slain soldiers. Trump started the storm this week when he claimed that he alone of U.S. presidents had called the families of all slain soldiers.

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  7. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., speaks to reporters as he heads to...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | News Times

    A bipartisan proposal to calm churning health insurance markets gained momentum Thursday when enough lawmakers rallied behind it to give it potentially unstoppable Senate support. But its fate remained unclear as some Republicans sought changes that could threaten Democratic backing.

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  8. Led by Trump, GOP sets out for communal suicideRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Texarkana Gazette

    Even more than 40 years later, picturing Gene Wilder and Donald Sutherland in "Start the Revolution Without Me" sets me laughing. At a royal masquerade ball around the French Revolution, decorously dancing couples, one after another, pass around conspiratorial notes to "Kill the Duke," "Kill the Duchess," "Kill the Queen."

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  9. Democrats fail to block Arctic reserve oil drillingRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Fox News

    A polar bear sow and two cubs are seen on the Beaufort Sea coast within the 1002 Area of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge ( U.S. Senate Democrats on Thursday failed to pass a measure to block oil and gas drilling in part of the Arctic National Wildlife Reserve, losing to Republicans who believe production there would provide jobs and wealth. An amendment blocking the development failed 48-52, mostly along party lines.

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  10. Paul Ryan pokes fun at President Trump in speech at NY eventRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Newsday

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  11. FBI Takes on Niger Ambush CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | News Max

    The FBI has joined the investigation into how a group of ISIS-affiliated militants killed four U.S. soldiers in Niger on Oct. 4, the Wall Street Journal reported . Military officials said they're still trying to piece together a timeline of what happened amid lawmakers' criticism of the Pentagon and White House for a lack of transparency, the Journal reported.

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  12. Donald Trump kicks issues to Congress, is erratic negotiatorRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | San Mateo Daily Journal

    President Donald Trump is proving to be an erratic negotiating partner as he punts policy issues to Congress and then sends conflicting signals about what he really wants. His rapid backpedal this week on a short-term health care is the latest example, and it's left Republicans and Democrats scratching their heads.

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  13. The Latest: Kelly 'stunned' by criticism of Trump callRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Waco Tribune-Herald

    A Georgia couple says they're disappointed that they never received a call from President Donald Trump after their son, an Army Ranger, died in an accident in Afghanistan. Congresswoman Frederica Wilson says she heard President Trump on speakerphone tell the widow of a US soldier killed in Niger, 'he knew what he signed up for.'

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  14. Evoking slain son, Kelly defends Trump on condolence callsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Waco Tribune-Herald

    This photo provided by the U.S. Army Special Operations Command shows Sgt. La David Johnson, who was killed in an ambush in Niger.

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  15. Bernie Sanders Skips the Women's Convention Amid Outrage and Heads to Puerto Rico InsteadRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Time

    Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is skipping the Women's Convention and heading to hurricane-hit Puerto Rico instead, he announced on Thursday. The selection of Sanders as a keynote speaker at the annual convention was met with uproar after it was assumed he would be headlining the women's event, which is themed "Reclaiming our Time."

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  16. U.S. Senate Adopts Budget, Giving Momentum to Trump's Tax-Cut PlansRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    The Senate adopted a fiscal 2018 budget resolution Thursday that House GOP leaders agreed to accept, a show of unity aimed at speeding consideration of President Donald Trump's plan to enact tax cuts. The budget cleared the Senate 51-49, with all Democrats and Republican Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky voting against it.

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    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    Sen. Bernie Sanders is interviewed by Reuters reporters at his office on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017. Sen. Bernie Sanders , whose selection as a major speaker at the upcoming Women's Convention set off a heated debate among feminists, said he won't attend the event, but will instead visit Puerto Rico, which is still struggling to recover from the extensive damage left by back-to-back hurricanes.

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  18. Trump kicks issues to Congress, is erratic negotiatorRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Recorder

    President Donald Trump is proving to be an erratic negotiating partner as he punts policy issues to Congress and then sends conflicting signals about what he really wants.

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  19. GOP budget seen as step toward massive tax cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Recorder

    The Senate Thursday blocked an effort by Democrats to preserve their ability to raise roadblocks in front of a $1.5 trillion GOP tax cut plan later this year.

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  20. Senate approves budget outline, as GOP takes next step for tax reformRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WSOCTV

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