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United States Senate: Upper house of the United States Congress
The United States Senate is the upper chamber of the United States Congress, which, along with the United States House of Representatives—the lower chamber—constitutes the legislature of the United States. The Senate chamber is located in the north wing of the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.

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McConnell defends decision to fill Ginsburg's seat [Video]

McConnell defends decision to fill Ginsburg's seat

When Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was asked Tuesday about a possible contested election impacting the timeline of a Supreme Court pick, he responded, "all kinds of things could happen."

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Romney agrees to vote on Trump's Supreme Court pick [Video]

Romney agrees to vote on Trump's Supreme Court pick

[NFA] Republican Senator Mitt Romney said the Senate should move forward with a vote on President Trump's replacement for liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, paving the way for Trump to cement a 6-3..

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How Is A Supreme Court Justice Nominated? [Video]

How Is A Supreme Court Justice Nominated?

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death leaves the Supreme Court with a vacancy just weeks before the presidential election. How are Supreme Court Justices nominated and confirmed? First, Pres. Donald..

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Trump casts doubt on Ginsburg's dying wish [Video]

Trump casts doubt on Ginsburg's dying wish

[NFA] President Donald Trump on Monday sought to discredit Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's family's statement that her last wish was the next president appoint her successor, saying without evidence it..

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Senate leaders spar over Trump's intent to nominate [Video]

Senate leaders spar over Trump's intent to nominate

Democratic Senate Leader Chuck Schumer on Monday called Majority Leader Mitch McConnell "craven" for his intent to put President Donald Trump's to-be-determined Supreme Court nominee to a vote on the..

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Biden's False Claims [Video]

Biden's False Claims

CNN reports Joe Biden made false claims in a Sunday speech. In the speech, Biden urged Senate Republicans to let the winner of the presidential election fill the new Supreme Court vacancy. CNN reports..

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Biden blasts Trump's Supreme Court plan [Video]

Biden blasts Trump's Supreme Court plan

[NFA] Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden urged Senate Republicans not to vote on any candidate nominated to the Supreme Court as the November election approaches, calling his rival Donald..

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Murkowski, Collins break ranks on swift SC vote [Video]

Murkowski, Collins break ranks on swift SC vote

[NFA] Republican Senators Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Susan Collins of Maine broke ranks with President Donald Trump on his plan to swiftly hold a Senate vote on a potential successor to late Supreme..

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Trump's plan 'exercise in raw political power' -Biden [Video]

Trump's plan 'exercise in raw political power' -Biden

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden urged Senate Republicans not to vote on any candidate nominated to the Supreme Court as the November election approaches, calling his rival Donald Trump's..

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Bill Clinton: 'Superficially Hypocritical' Supreme Court Push [Video]

Bill Clinton: 'Superficially Hypocritical' Supreme Court Push

Washington (CNN) Former President Bill Clinton said Sunday it is "superficially hypocritical" for President Donald Trump and Senate Republicans to push to put a new justice on the Supreme Court before..

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GOP Vows To Replace RBG Before Election Day [Video]

GOP Vows To Replace RBG Before Election Day

It didn't take long for US congressional leaders to start bickering over which president should nominate the next Supreme Court justice. Following the news of the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg..

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Protestors express 'dissent' outside McConnell home [Video]

Protestors express 'dissent' outside McConnell home

Protesters gathered outside the home of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Saturday, calling on him to delay efforts to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by the death on Friday of Justice Ruth..

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Trump Tells GOP: We Are Obligated To Fill SCOTIS Seat [Video]

Trump Tells GOP: We Are Obligated To Fill SCOTIS Seat

On Saturday, President Donald Trump said that Republicans have an "obligation" to fill Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's vacant seat on the Supreme Court. CNN reports that Trump told that GOP must will..

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Ginsburg's Death Thrusts America Into An Unprecedented Culture War [Video]

Ginsburg's Death Thrusts America Into An Unprecedented Culture War

On Friday, CNN reported that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died at ate 87. Her death is being mourned around the country. Ginsburg is a trailblazing legend and a lion of liberal..

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87 [Video]

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87

[NFA] Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a stalwart liberal on the Supreme Court since 1993, died on Friday at age 87 of complications from pancreatic cancer. Lisa Bernhard has more.

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Masks may be more effective than vaccines -CDC [Video]

Masks may be more effective than vaccines -CDC

[NFA] Speaking at a Senate hearing on U.S. response to the coronavirus, Dr. Robert Redfield, the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said "face masks are the most important,..

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85 Million Pieces Of Mail Delayed In One Week [Video]

85 Million Pieces Of Mail Delayed In One Week

A new Senate report finds an estimated 85 million are late in one week. According to Gizmodo the report finds there had been nearly a 20 percent drop in on-time deliveries. The report was prepared by..

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Vaccine available 'late 2nd, 3rd quarter, 2021' -CDC [Video]

Vaccine available 'late 2nd, 3rd quarter, 2021' -CDC

At a Senate hearing on the U.S. coronavirus response Wednesday, the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Robert Redfield, said a vaccine would be "generally available to the..

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GOP 'skinny' coronavirus aid bill fails in Senate [Video]

GOP 'skinny' coronavirus aid bill fails in Senate

Democrats and one Republican on Thursday defeated a GOP bill that would have provided around $300 billion in new coronavirus aid, as Democrats sought far more funding. Colette Luke has the latest.

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NIH head refutes Trump claim of vaccine by election day [Video]

NIH head refutes Trump claim of vaccine by election day

The head of the U.S. National Institutes of Health told a Senate panel no one knew precisely when a vaccine for the novel coronavirus would be ready.

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