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McConnell defends decision to fill Ginsburg's seat
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Romney agrees to vote on Trump's Supreme Court pick
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How Is A Supreme Court Justice Nominated?
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Trump casts doubt on Ginsburg's dying wish
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Senate leaders spar over Trump's intent to nominate
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Biden's False Claims
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Biden blasts Trump's Supreme Court plan
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Murkowski, Collins break ranks on swift SC vote
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Trump's plan 'exercise in raw political power' -Biden
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Bill Clinton: 'Superficially Hypocritical' Supreme Court Push
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GOP Vows To Replace RBG Before Election Day
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Protestors express 'dissent' outside McConnell home
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Trump Tells GOP: We Are Obligated To Fill SCOTIS Seat
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Ginsburg's Death Thrusts America Into An Unprecedented Culture War
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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87
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Masks may be more effective than vaccines -CDC
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85 Million Pieces Of Mail Delayed In One Week
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Vaccine available 'late 2nd, 3rd quarter, 2021' -CDC
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GOP 'skinny' coronavirus aid bill fails in Senate
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NIH head refutes Trump claim of vaccine by election day
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Senate censures Aged Care Minister Richard Colbeck over handling of coronavirus crisisAged Care Minister Richard Colbeck has been censured by the upper house over his handling of the coronavirus crisis in aged care.
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Aboriginal activist Lidia Thorpe says First Nations treaty a priority in her role as Greens senatorAboriginal activist and Victorian MP Lidia Thorpe will fill the seat vacated in the Senate by former Greens leader Richard Di Natale, who has retired.
Aboriginal activist Lidia Thorpe voted in as historic replacement Greens SenatorAboriginal activist and Victorian MP Lidia Thorpe will fill the seat vacated in the Senate by former Greens leader Richard Di Natale, who has retired.
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Bill enabling life sentence for paedophiles set to pass parliamentLabor has flagged it will work with the government to stamp out child sex abuse as the Senate prepares to pass a bill to jail paedophiles for life.
Anti-abuse laws set to pass parliamentLabor has flagged it will work with the government to stamp out child sex abuse as the Senate prepares to pass a bill to jail pedophiles for life.
Fewer than 60 Indigenous Australians have contracted coronavirus, Senate inquiry hearsThere have been 59 cases of coronavirus in Indigenous Australians and none of those are in remote communities, senators have heard.
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U.S. Senate Republican leader threatens 'reexamining' U.S.-China relationshipU.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday threatened to reexamine the U.S.-Chinese relationship if Beijing pursues a "further crackdown" on Hong Kong, after China was set to impose new..
U.S. Senate approves bill to pressure China over Uighur rightsThe U.S. Senate approved legislation on Thursday calling on President Donald Trump's administration to toughen its response to China's crackdown on its Uighur Muslim minority, the latest push in..
Poland's Senate says in no hurry to review rules on election voting proceduresPoland's upper house of parliament will take however much time it need to review legislation for voting procedures in the country's upcoming presidential election, the Senate speaker said.
Head of national coronavirus commission to be paid $500,000 for six months workThe head of the National COVID-19 Coordination Commission is being paid $500,000 for six months work, a Senate inquiry has heard.
Trump Senate ally seeks China sanctions over COVID-19 probeA leading U.S. Republican senator proposed legislation on Tuesday that would authorize the U.S. president to impose far-reaching sanctions on China if it fails to give a full account of events leading..
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U.S. Senate upholds Trump veto of 'insulting' Iran war powers resolutionThe U.S. Senate failed on Thursday to override President Donald Trump's veto of a resolution that would have limited his ability to wage war against Iran by requiring him to obtain congressional..
Poland's Senate leader accuses ruling PiS of election-by-post 'trickery'The head of Poland's opposition-led Senate on Tuesday accused the ruling nationalists of "procedural trickery" to force through a May presidential election by postal ballot amid the coronavirus..
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Daughter of former Kazakh leader leaves key Senate postThe daughter of Kazakhstan's powerful former president has left her position as speaker of the Senate, a role that led some observers to tip her as a possible candidate for the presidency.
Most Kenyan regions ill-prepared to tackle COVID-19 pandemic, senate warnsMost of Kenya's 47 local authorities are not properly equipped to deal with the coronavirus health crisis, which weakens the country's fight against the pandemic, a senate committee warned.
Poland's PM calls on Senate to speed up work on election legislationPoland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has called on the upper house of the parliament, the Senate, to speed up work that would enable holding the presidential election on May 10 via a postal vote.
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Senate passes $130 billion JobKeeper wage subsidy schemeEligible workers will from May get $1,500 fortnightly payments for six months after the federal government's $130 billion wage subsidy scheme passed parliament.
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Head of Brazil's Senate tests positive for coronavirus - statementDavi Alcolumbre, the head of Brazil's Senate, became the latest high-level political figure to test positive for coronavirus on Wednesday, his office said in a statement.
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