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165 headlines found matching 'Senate'
Fri March 24, 2017
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
And just when it looked like all hope was lost for Obamacare, twin roosters tails of dust were spotted on the horizon accompanied by the throaty roar of a Trans-Am's engine going full out
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Thu March 23, 2017
(Denver Post)
 
 
 
Peyton Manning begins campaign to run for U.S. Senate
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(Ars Technica)
 
 
 
By 50-48 vote, the Senate passes Flake's bill to allow your ISP to sell your browsing history to anyone willing to pay for it. Evil corporations are getting tired of winning and having you for lunch
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(Politico)
 
 
 
There are 553 administration positions that require Senate confirmation. 20 are filled. 36 waiting confirmation. 497 waiting for Trump to stop golfing and actually name someone
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Tue March 21, 2017
(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
Texas passes bill allowing doctors to withhold information from pregnant women about detected birth defects like Down's Syndrome, Republicanism, Cowboys fandom
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(Vox)
 
 
 
GOP Representatives: Here we'll put $75* billion into the bill. Don't ask what it does. We won't know until the Senate passes it
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Mon March 20, 2017
(Lexington Herald Leader)
 
 
 
Rand Paul predicts that Trumpcare will pass, fail completely, and only then after the complete collapse of the healthcare system will any real negotiations towards healthcare reform begin
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(USA Today)
 
 
 
Treasury Department takes steps to stop borrowing money. Mostly to take a quick break to officially celebrate the national debt passing the $20 trillion mark
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(NBC News)
 
 
 
If Neil Gorsuch isn't a legitimate SCOTUS judge, then I understand the Senate has ways of shutting that down
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Sun March 19, 2017
(CNN)
 
 
 
Kellyanne's husband picked to lead the civil division of the DOJ. Fun fact that certainly won't come back to haunt him? He was part of the legal team for Paula Jones that established you can sue sitting U.S. presidents
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Fri March 17, 2017
(KWWL Waterloo)
 
 
 
Slavishly devoted Trump supporter and Iowa senator Joni Ernst is holding a town hall in Cedar Rapids today. No word if she'll show up wearing bread bags on her feet
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(KFOR Oklahoma City)
 
 
 
Actual headline: Oklahoma law allows Sen. Ralph Shortey to keep his state retirement even if convicted of prostitution with a minor
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Thu March 16, 2017
(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
Enjoy Sean Spicer's latest Melissa McCarthy impersonation
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(Salon)
 
 
 
Trump's response when Fox News' Tucker Carlson confronts him on the devastating impact repealing Obamacare will have on those who voted for him: "Oh, I know"
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
A bunch of GOP senators are rooting for Republican healthcare efforts to fail because they don't want to get blamed for killing millions of people
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(Fox News)
 
 
 
Oklahoma politician may face charges after being found with underage male prostitute, as his ethics and Midwest family values come up a little behind
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
GOP: "If Democrats want to fix healthcare, they should offer their own bill." That's the joke
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Wed March 15, 2017
(The Daily Beast)
 
 
 
News: Sen. McCain directly accuses politician of working directly for the Russians and Vladimir Putin, on the senate floor. Fark: Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky for not supporting bill to advance Montenegro's bid to join NATO
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(WV Gazette Mail)
 
 
 
To prepare for the resurgence in coal jobs that Trump has promised, West Virginia Senate proposes eliminating nearly all mine safety regulations
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Mon March 13, 2017
(Talking Points Memo)
 
 
 
Senate Stenographer participates in Nap Day in the middle of Mitch McConnell speech
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(Perth Now)
 
 
 
You're an anti-vaxx senator. Your fellow senator is in hospital. Ooh, perfect time to visit him for a photo op. Oh, he's there because he has measles?
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Thu March 09, 2017
(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
Trumpy Spice: "Every member of the House and Senate will be able to have their opportunity to have amendments (on TrumpCare) offered through the committee process and on the floor," GOP Leadership: The Hell you say
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
Rand Paul introduces simple bill to full repeal Obamacare titled "Popcorn Dot Gif Act of 2017"
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(Denver Post)
 
 
 
Coal Rollers: Boys will be boys or boy what a bunch of dirt bags?
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Reporter: "Mr. Pence, do you believe Trump's claim about Obama wiretapping him, yes or no?" VP Pence: "EVASIVE MANEUVERS, EVASIVE MANEUVERS. ALL POWER TO PORT THRUSTERS AND TRANSFER ALL POWER TO DEFLECTOR SHIELDS"
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Tue March 07, 2017
(Right Wing Watch)
 
 
 
The latest conspiracy theory from fringe alt-right radio shock jocks? Obama holdovers in government are "committing treason" against Trump to cover up their crimes
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Mon March 06, 2017
(Lowering the Bar)
 
 
 
Sunday Sunday Sunday... It's the Weiner Dog Winternationals
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Sun March 05, 2017
(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
Star Wars: Rebels ended its third season with a momentous revelation that could have been worth a whole movie [Warning: Spoilers]
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Sat March 04, 2017
(Right Wing Watch)
 
 
 
Why does 'god' need a starship? er...senate seat?
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Fri March 03, 2017
(Politico)
 
 
 
Adam Schiff says that Session' explanations for his meetings with the Russian ambassador "make no sense"; tells Jack McCoy to have detectives Briscoe and Green bring him in and go over his statements again
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Thu March 02, 2017
(USA Today)
 
 
 
Well that didn't take long, Trump administration goes from defending Sessions as a victim of a partisan witch hunt to "hey, we didn't know he met with Russians until we turned on the TV this morning". Oh, Beauregard, we hardly knew ye
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(Townhall)
 
 
 
Claire McCaskill: Jeff Sessions should resign because as a senator he once talked to the Russian Ambassador...you know just like me and every one of my hypocrite DNC colleagues on the Senate Armed Services Committee
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(Politico)
 
 
 
Senate confirms Ben Carson as secretary of HUD. Current plans are to inform him when he wakes up
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(Breitbart.com)
 
Fake
 
Sessions was not technically asked if anyone in the Trump campaign talked with the Russians, only what he would do if they had. Therefore it was not perjury when he said no one had communicated with them
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(Media Matters)
 
 
 
Foxnews: Full Power to Deflector Shields
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Wed March 01, 2017
(The Hill)
 
 
 
WH ordered to keep all information they have regarding Russia. Presumably for the big bonfire they'll have when Putin has a state visit
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(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
They'd have gotten away with it too if it weren't for those meddling kids and their dumb watchdog. SCOOBY DOOBY DOO
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Tue February 28, 2017
(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
"Hansen's 58-42 percent victory over Marino on Saturday ensured that Democrats will maintain control of the (Delaware) state Senate. It also notched a big win for a new generation of Democratic activists shocked into action by the election"
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Sun February 26, 2017
(Fox 25 Oklahoma City)
 
 
 
Scott Pruitt lied under oath during his Senate confirmation hearing. About what? "Have you ever conducted business using your personal email accounts?"
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Sat February 25, 2017
(Right Wing Watch)
 
 
 
Robert Davi says reporters who "spread lies about virtuous political candidates like Trump" should be thrown in jail. Tough talk from a man whose biggest film credit is Showgirls
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Fri February 24, 2017
(Lawrence Journal-World)
 
 
 
As the revolt in Brownbackistan gains momentum, rebel forces seize control of the state legislature and vote to accept Obamacare funds to expand Medicaid, and restore the tenure rights to public school teachers that were removed in 2014
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(Mediaite)
 
 
 
Yertle has outlived his usefulness, according to town hall attendees
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(The Consumerist)
 
 
 
Senators pitch last minute attempt to exempt pizza places from posting nutritional value, because right now it's off the chart
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Thu February 23, 2017
(NPR)
 
 
 
How bad are these town halls getting for Republicans? John McCain would rather make unannounced visits to war zones than go home to his constituents
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Scott Pruitt's emails released yesterday raise serious concerns about his ties to the energy industry and how he worked to try block environmental regulations. Imagine how embarrassing it would be if the Senate had already voted to confirm him
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(AZ Capitol Times)
 
 
 
Arizona Senate votes to seize assets of those who plan, participate in protests that turn violent
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Wed February 22, 2017
(MSN)
 
 
 
Dooooooo Eeeeeeeeet
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Tue February 21, 2017
(STLToday)
 
 
 
Lambert St. Louis airport may finally get a useful passenger comfort upgrade -- the ability to buy a beer AND take it back to your gate
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
Chuck Schumer says that soon Republicans will grow a spine and put an end to their support of Trump's general horribleness. Any. Day. Now
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(Vox)
 
 
 
549 key positions in the administration need Senate confirmation. 14 have been filled. 20 await confirmation. 515 don't have nominees
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Mon February 20, 2017
(MSNBC)
 
 
 
In shocking news, John McCain is a maverick in name only and has backed all of Trump's decisions with his votes
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Fri February 17, 2017
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Even if you are the governor of that state, you still can't wear jeans on the North Dakota Senate floor
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(BBC-US)
 
 
 
House passes bill to allow Trump to grab millions of women by the pussy at once
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Scott Pruitt confirmed as head of Environmental Destruction Agency
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(KSTU FOX 13)
 
 
 
Utah GOP official sorry for writing letter expressing his true feelings on equal pay for women
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(Chicago Trib)
 
 
 
But his emails
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Wed February 15, 2017
(Politico)
 
 
 
Senate Republicans ask Trump to withdraw his Puzder, it's not that kind of party
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Tue February 14, 2017
(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
The genius behind "Suicide Squad" confirmed by the Senate and now fifth in line for the presidency. Brought to you by Carl's Jr
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Mon February 13, 2017
(Detroit Free Press)
 
 
 
"And for the next order of business, the Senate is urged to consider a draft defense bill sponsored by the Honorable Senator Bawwitdaba da bang a dang diggy diggy"
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Sun February 12, 2017
(Daily Kos)
 
 
 
Yertle flees Kentucky tarmac in an SUV to avoid protesting constituents, arrives at his home to discover the protesters were outside there too
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Sat February 11, 2017
(WMC 5 Memphis)
 
 
 
Having solved all of Tennessee's problems, legislature wants to declare children conceived through artificial insemination illegitimate
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Fri February 10, 2017
(Fox News)
 
 
 
Sean "Lumpy" Hannity is tired of the radical alt-left holding up President Trump's agenda. Did I say radical alt-left? I meant Republican congressmen
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
Last month, when no one was looking, McCain co-filed a Senate bill to split up the court that just blocked the Muslim ban
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Thu February 09, 2017
(Reuters)
 
 
 
While reading a letter for Coretta Scott King can apparently get you in trouble in the US Senate, they're just straight up brawling in South Africa's parliament
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(Politico)
 
 
 
Alabama AG and comic book supervillain Luther Strange to replace Jeff Sessions in U.S. Senate
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Wed February 08, 2017
(CNN)
 
 
 
Failed presidential candidate Carly Fiorina now wants to wreck Virginia with possible Senate run
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Senator Elizabeth Warren was silenced by an old obscure Senate rule that was prompted by a fistfight
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(Oregon Live)
 
 
 
Apparently, reading Coretta Scott King's letter out loud on the Senate floor is only a violation of rule 19 if you're a woman
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(Jezebel)
 
 
 
Don't mess with Texas...unless you are President Trump and threaten to cut our federal funding. Then we are eager to roll over and be your ever obedient biatch
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Tue February 07, 2017
(Fox News)
 
 
 
DeVos foes now claiming her policies could 'kill children,' ruin public schools, bring hallway grizzlies to extinction
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(Newser)
 
 
 
The Democrats have a candidate who would totally destroy Trump in the 2020 elections. Being Democrats, they'll probably run anyone but him
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(Politicus USA)
 
 
 
Trump's nominee for Secretary of Labor admits to employing illegal immigrants
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Mon February 06, 2017
(The Hill)
 
 
 
Gorsuch's confirmation hearing will rend the Senate asunder
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Sun February 05, 2017
(Politico)
 
 
 
The Senate is tearing itself apart. Didn't this happen in Attack of the Clones? Isn't that how Palpatine rose to power?
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Fri February 03, 2017
(ABC News)
 
 
 
You have to give credit where credit is due: Trump has certainly gotten people re-engaged in the civic process again. Senate Switchboard has been receiving an average of 1.5 MILLION calls a day from angry constituents in the last two weeks
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Thu February 02, 2017
(Vox)
 
 
 
Heads Exxon wins, tails we lose
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
Stuart Smalley shreds Grandpa Munster during Senate debate
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Wed February 01, 2017
(The Hill)
 
 
 
Trump so good at 9 dimensional Kerplunk he's got libs protesting outside Chuck Schumer's house
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(Time)
 
 
 
Tillerson confirmed as Exxon ambassador to Russia
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Tue January 31, 2017
(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
Senate Dems delay their eventual surrender by boycotting confirmation hearing, preventing GOP from moving forward
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(Palmer Report)
 
 
 
Bannon will have to be confirmed by the senate to sit on the NSC
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(Politico)
 
 
 
Trump just convinced Governor Rick Scott to run against Bill Nelson for Senate
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(Twitter)
 
 
 
That time during Sally Yates' confirmation hearing when Jeff Sessions implied the AG should refuse to follow unlawful orders
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(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
"Donald Trump's impeachment is gaining ground because Republicans are already deserting this president in droves, and because the man is psychiatrically incapable of checking whether something is legal before he does it"
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
And here comes McMahon's...WHAT'S THAT? BAH GAWD, KING. IT'S THE SENATE DEMOCRATS' MUSIC
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Mon January 30, 2017
(Daily Kos)
 
 
 
This may come as a shock, but Trump's nominee for U.S. treasury secretary has been accused of being untruthful with the Senate during the confirmation process #alternativefacts
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(Politico)
 
 
 
Senate Dems pledge to go tit for tat with SCOTUS nominee obstruction. Misunderstanding, Trump approves due to tits
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(News 13 Orlando)
 
 
 
Like some squamous, eldritch horror rising from the depths of the sea once the stars are again right, Trump Supreme Court pick to be unveiled Tuesday
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Fri January 27, 2017
(Austin News KXAN)
 
 
 
Texas still working on Tebow bill which allows homeschooled kids to play for their local actual-school football team
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Thu January 26, 2017
(CNN)
 
 
 
Trump wants you to know he totally fired those quitters first
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Wed January 25, 2017
(AP)
 
 
 
NASCAR driver Carl Edwards may have retired to run for Senate in 2018. Doesn't he know that his history of repeatedly turning left will almost surely destroy any chances he has of winning?
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Our Courageous Senate Majority Leader responds to Trump's lie on election fraud: "It does occur, There are always arguments on both sides about how much, how frequent and all the rest. ... The notion that election fraud is a fiction is not true"
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Tue January 24, 2017
(The Tennessean)
 
 
 
Tennessee could deem porn a "public health crisis"
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Mon January 23, 2017
(Business Insider)
 
 
 
Trump to sign an executive order today ordering a re-negotiation of NAFTA. However since NAFTA is a Senate-ratified binding treaty, that executive order has all the legal effect of a "Sovereign Citizen's" declaration that he is his own country
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Sun January 22, 2017
(New York Daily News)
 
 
 
Curt Schilling continues to lay the groundwork for his Senate campaign challenging Elizabeth Warren for her seat, by calling every one of the millions of people who attended yesterday's Women's Marches " insanely stupid " on Twitter
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Thu January 19, 2017
(Seattle Times)
 
 
 
Washington urged to update distracted-driving law from the flip-phone stone age of 2008 to account for smartphones and tablets. You currently can't text or hold a phone next to your ear, but posting to FB and bingeing on GoT are totes legal
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(Slate)
 
 
 
The most powerful conservative in Washington is none other than the nihilistic Yertle
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(Lexington Herald Leader)
 
 
 
Mitch McConnell is getting real tired of not answering questions about the replacement for Obamacare that isn't coming
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(Politicus USA)
 
 
 
New survey shows only 22% of Americans want Obamacare repealed; this is a huge drop in support for the GOP's plan after red state voters learned the ACA that covered them was actually Obamacare
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Wed January 18, 2017
(NPR)
 
 
 
Meet the white laborers of rural North Carolina who believe that Donald Trump is not only going to bring back $40/hour manufacturing jobs, but also make Americans start smoking tobacco again
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Tue January 17, 2017
(The Onion)
 
 
 
In addition to civil rights, civil language, and America being a world leader, we also are going to have to say goodbye to the Onion's articles about Joe Biden
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(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
Baller chastises Chastain over chastity
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Sat January 14, 2017
(Radio Free Europe)
 
 
 
Senate to investigate Russian hacking with hearings and will bring in both Obama and Trump people. Wikileaks immediately releases hacked emails that they did not in any way get from Russia
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Thu January 12, 2017
(Talking Points Memo)
 
 
 
While everyone was watching the Senate GOP take their healthcare away, the House GOP was busy eliminating the government's ability to regulate private industry in any capacity
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Tue January 10, 2017
(Riverfront Times)
 
 
 
It's a few decades late, but the switchboard at the US Capitol was finally updated to note that Roy Blunt is no longer representing Missouri in the Senate
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(Politico)
 
 
 
"I pledge to protect the civil rights of every American as attorney general," claims Emperor Palpatine lookalike Jeff Sessions, whose record is so white it gets confused for a Beatles double album
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(ABC Action News)
 
 
 
Senate confirmation hearing for AG-nominee Jeff Sessions interrupted by hecklers, KKK attendees
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Trump's pick for Education Secretary, Betsy DeVos, is starting to look so toxic for the position that even Senate Republicans are willing to postpone her hearing
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(New York Magazine)
 
 
 
Senate Nihilists: "Give us the Obamacare repeal NOW." 52 Dudes: "You don't HAVE the farking votes, dipshiats. We know you never did"
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
The health insurance lobby isn't fighting the Obamacare repeal because they're afraid of Trump
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Mon January 09, 2017
(AOL)
 
 
 
US Office of Government Ethics knocks back another tumbler of scotch and expresses concern about Trump's nominee hearings
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(Mother Jones)
 
 
 
At least some people like President-elect Trump's pick to lead the Environmental Protection Agency ...okay so they're all climate deniers and oil industry flacks, but still
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(Politico)
 
 
 
New Democrat-sponsored bill would end Trump's exemptions for his conflicts of interest
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(Fox News)
 
 
 
Texas steps up the immigration war with an anti-sanctuary bill. Can the inevitable anti-anti-sanctuary bill be far behind?
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(Daily Kos)
 
 
 
If democracy is ruled by a minority of voters, is it still a democracy?
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Sun January 08, 2017
(Gothamist)
 
 
 
Not-actually-a-Democrat Bernie Sanders wants to revitalize the Democratic Party to 'create a damn government that represents all of us'
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(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
Senate Indian Affairs committee to return to its 19th century roots
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Fri January 06, 2017
(Courier-Journal)
 
 
 
Let's check in on Bevinstan: University of Louisville could be about to lose accreditation due to political interference
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(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
Hello? This is dog... oops, I mean Trump
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Thu January 05, 2017
(ABC News)
 
 
 
Paul Ryan promises Republicans will complete 'Obamacare' replacement this year. No word on if it will be replaced with a medical ponzi scheme, a wet sock, or plain good old nothing
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
New Hampshire has a new governor for two whole daysii
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(C-SPAN)
 
 
 
And so it begins: Senate Votes 51-48 to repeal Obamacare
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(The Raw Story)
 
 
 
The federal government now has a dollar menu
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
Did Russia tamper? Did Trump know? What's the deal with airline food? THIS is your Senate Armed Services Hearing on Russian Spying thread
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(Investors Business Daily)
 
 
 
Filibuster this: Democrats pay a huge price for gutting the Senate's supermajority rule
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Wed January 04, 2017
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Washington, D.C. homeless rate is now double the national average, not including 9 Democrats without homes in the Senate and 62 in the House of Representatives since 2009
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(Vice)
 
 
 
Maybe if the Galactic Senate hadn't defunded Planned Parenthood, the Republic wouldn't have succumbed to an evil fascist dictatorship. But hey, that was a long, long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away
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Mon January 02, 2017
(The Hill)
 
 
 
Nancy Pelosi says the "ball is in the GOP's court" over the Obamacare repeal, tries to gain points by using a sports metaphor
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(NewsOK)
 
 
 
Your state has a budget shortfall approaching $1 billion. Do you A) remove corporate tax breaks, B) cancel planned income tax cuts, or C) create a checkbox on state income tax returns letting citizens donate their refunds to the state coffers?
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Wed December 28, 2016
(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
Carrie Fisher had completed her filming for "Star Wars: Episode VIII" before her death. So we've got that going for us, which is nice
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Senate Putin their foot down
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Fri December 23, 2016
(Fark)
 
 
 
Fark's 2016 Headline of the Year contest: Puns and Wordplay headlines
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Putin tells Democratic Party to stop crying already, and points out that Republicans had also won the House and Senate "Did we do that, too?" *grins*
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(NBC News)
 
 
 
Rex Tillerson will receive such a thorough vetting from the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, he won't even have to reveal his tax returns
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Thu December 22, 2016
(Jezebel)
 
 
 
Trump voters:"Why would anybody want to cut access to reproductive healthcare for women? This Pence guy sounds like a tyrant"
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(Five Thirty-Eight)
 
 
 
Buying a cabinet position is much cheaper than you thought
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Wed December 21, 2016
(Reverb Press)
 
 
 
The History Channel takes time out of its busy schedule running programs about aliens and pawn stars to declare the 2016 election as the first to be influenced by a foreign power
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(Politico)
 
 
 
Incoming senate minority leader Chuck Schumer endorses Trump's trillion dollar "infrastructure" plan knowing no details of the monumental scam ahead
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(Alaska Dispatch News)
 
 
 
Let's check in with Alaskan politicos to see how well they're taking Obama's latest no drilling regulation. Oh, my
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Tue December 20, 2016
(Blogger.com)
 
 
 
So you're down 48-52 in the Senate, but you want to stop Donald Trump. What would it take to convince Lisa Murkowski, Susan Collins, and John McCain to turn independent?
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Mon December 19, 2016
(Inquisitr)
 
 
 
In 51 places, the real election takes place. Will more than one go rogue, or will democracy die to thunderous applause? This is YOUR Official 2016 Presidential Electoral College Vote Thread
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Fri December 16, 2016
(White House)
 
 
 
Live Presidential news conference
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Thu December 15, 2016
(The Hill)
 
 
 
Senate Dems roll out the first of five dozen bills attempting to repeal Trump's conflicts of interest
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(Politicus USA)
 
 
 
Elizabeth Warren seems to be looking at a 2020 presidential run by taking a new Senate Armed Services post that will add to her resume
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Wed December 14, 2016
(Five Thirty-Eight)
 
 
 
It seems some Russia hawks have an issue with Tillerson's nomination for Secretary of State and want to kill it
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Tue December 13, 2016
(Bloomberg)
 
 
 
Yertle shows some spine regarding tax cuts to the Orange one
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Mon December 12, 2016
(NBC News)
 
 
 
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Egressive) backs hearings to investigate Russian interference in US 2016 election. Hope they do better job than they did with Benghazi, missing emails
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Sun December 11, 2016
(Politico)
 
 
 
John Kennedy elected to the US Senate. This is not a repeat from November 4, 1952
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Thu December 08, 2016
(Daily Kos)
 
 
 
Republicans prepare to celebrate complete takeover of US government with massive infighting and chaos. Lindsey Graham: "It's gonna be a real bloodbath"
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
Democrats looking to the Senate for the 2020 presidential candidate, though maybe they need to look at someone like Jeff Probst or Bear Grylls since we're electing reality show hosts with no political experience now
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Wed December 07, 2016
(Nerdist)
 
 
 
We could be getting curved space coins in 2019 to mark the anniversary of the Apollo moon landing
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Tue December 06, 2016
(National Review)
 
 
 
That National review decides that a 70-year old law requiring someone to be 10 years removed from active military service before becoming Secretary of defense is CLEARLY unconstitutional-just as Trump picks a general for Sec def who retired in 2013
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(Right Wing Watch)
 
 
 
A bunch of pastors got on their knees in the Senate chamber and it sounded like a labor room
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Mon December 05, 2016
(Politico)
 
 
 
Senate Democrats: Merrick Garland was nominated back on March 16. So, what's the hurry to approve Trump's Cabinet appointments?
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Sun December 04, 2016
(NPR)
 
 
 
Renzi rejected
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(Daily Kos)
 
 
 
Here's an idea, Democrats: Instead of wasting money on a fruitless recount, how about putting some money into a Senate runoff election that you might have a shot of winning
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Sat December 03, 2016
(The Daily Caller)
 
 
 
Democratic Rep. Steve Cohen files for constitutional amendment to get rid of the Electoral College. I just wanted to let you know: We're all counting on you. Good luck
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Italy looks to strip the power of the Senate. This is not a repeat from 27 B.C
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Fri December 02, 2016
(Washington Examiner)
 
 
 
Pentagon: The U.S. Navy's newest ship cannot complete even a 30-day mission, Litorally
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(The Intercept)
 
 
 
Senate quietly passes AIPAC supported bill that would make criticism of Israel a civil rights violation on college campuses. Imagine what could happen a few months from now
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Thu December 01, 2016
(Politico)
 
 
 
Trump considers adding two Democratic Senators to his administration: Manchin and Heitkamp. For those keeping score of the Senate balance: both of their replacements will be appointed by Republican governors
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(Newsnet5)
 
 
 
In Ohio it will soon become illegal to have sex with animals. In related news, for the time being, it is still legal to have sex with animals in Ohio
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Wed November 30, 2016
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Hey you know, since we're already scraping the bottom of the barrel for Trump's cabinet picks, why don't we just go all in and bring Dan Quayle back to relevance, that'd be hilari-No. he DID? Really? Sonuvfa-
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Tue November 29, 2016
(Occupy Democrats)
 
 
 
Trump pick for AG says schools are in bad shape because of A: Low teacher pay? B: Outdated technology? or C: Those 'irritating disabled kids'?
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(Politico)
 
 
 
Senate Democrats whip out their dull butter knives, say the Jeff Sessions confirmation is in for a fight
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