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Why Elizabeth Warren Will Never Be Treasury Secretary
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Senate blocks confirmation of Trump Fed pick
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Biden's won, nothing will change that: Schumer
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Tillis wins NC senate race, Cunningham concedes
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'Nothing's going to stop' transition -Biden
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Sen. McConnell: 'No reason for alarm'
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Biden team considers legal action to begin transition
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America's top Republicans join Donald Trump in delaying transition
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McConnell defends Trump's refusal to concede
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How U.S. Senate control may come down to Georgia
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Wall Street jumps on bets for split Congress
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Rosario Dawson congratulates boyfriend Cory Booker as he's re-elected into Senate
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Protesters light up over Mexico's slow pot reform
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Republicans on track to keep U.S. Senate majority
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GOP Senate Victories Dampens Hopes For Climate Action
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Sen. Collins: 'I will serve you with all my heart'
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Who will win the Senate?
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Backlash after Senate inquiry recommends expansion of controversial cashless welfare cardA Senate committee has backed the federal government's push to make cashless welfare cards permanent.
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During NAIDOC Week, the government votes against displaying Indigenous flags in the SenateA motion to fly the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flags in the Senate chamber has been voted down by the federal government.
Australian politicians express dismay over how the US election has unfoldedAustralian MPs and Senators across the political divide have responded to the election in the United States following Donald Trump's premature claim of victory and allegations of voter fraud.
Senators question integrity of pilot for controversial NDIS independent assessment reformsOfficials from the administrator of the National Disability Insurance Scheme has been grilled in a Senate hearing about the controversial independent assessment reforms set to roll out next year.
Disability royal commission expert witness left woman lying on the ground for 30 hours before death, senate committee toldConcerns over the vetting process for witnesses at the disability royal commission have been raised during Senate Estimates.
Sen. Schumer Says Let Voters Wear Candidate Tees to Polls, Guns a 'Bad Idea'Sen. Chuck Schumer is weighing in on an odd fact about most polling places in America -- where you cannot wear clothing with a candidate's face or name, but CAN carry a firearm. The Senate Minority..
The Commonwealth should not acquire the Aboriginal flag's copyright, Senate committee saysThe Select Committee on the Aboriginal Flag made two recommendations in its final report on Tuesday.
Jacquie Lambie's emotional plea on uni fees billUniversity students will pay much more for law and arts degrees under controversial changes passed in the Senate. On Wednesday, Senator Jacquie Lambie delivered a passsionate and personal speech..
Controversial uni funding reforms set to pass parliament after Centre Alliance declares supportLaws the federal government says will lead to more university places and make it cheaper to study in areas of job growth are now set to pass the Senate.
Jacqui Lambie reveals she won't support bill banning mobile phones in immigration detentionThe federal government requires the support of three crossbenchers for the controversial bill to pass the Senate.
Government uni fee reforms will 'make it harder for poor kids', Jacqui Lambie says in scathing statementThe federal government's controversial university funding reform bill needs one more crossbench vote to pass the Senate.
Senate inquiry report backs university fee reform amid strong dissent from committee membersSenate committee chair James McGrath said the federal government's bill struck an appropriate balance but other members have attacked the legislation, calling it "an act of economic and cultural..
'Abandoned by the government': Emotional scenes as stranded Australians plea for more action to bring them homeThere were emotional scenes at a Senate inquiry today as Australians stuck overseas pleaded for the federal government to do more to help them return home.
Warnings over second wave of domestic violence as financial coronavirus support winds downA Senate committee looking at the response to the coronavirus pandemic has heard grave warnings about a predicted spike in domestic violence.
Warning over second domestic violence waveA Senate committee looking at the response to the coronavirus pandemic has heard grave warnings about a predicted spike in domestic violence.
Pete Buttigieg Worried About SCOTUS Power Grab by Senate RepublicansPete Buttigieg believes there may be immediate consequences for the LGBTQ community -- as well as people with preexisting conditions -- if President Trump succeeds in swiftly replacing Ruth Bader..
Significant WA cultural heritage sites 'at risk' in planned Rio Tinto mine expansionMore than 120 cultural heritage sites could be destroyed in Western Australia's Pilbara region by a planned Rio Tinto expansion, a Senate inquiry has been told.
Significant WA heritage sites 'at risk'More than 120 cultural heritage sites could be destroyed in Western Australia's Pilbara region by a planned Rio Tinto expansion, a Senate inquiry has been told.
Donald Trump Vows to Nominate Ruth Bader Ginsburg ReplacementDonald Trump has thrown down the gauntlet -- less than a day after the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg -- making it clear he will try and ramrod her replacement through the Senate ... which will almost..
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.
Mothers whose sons took their lives after Centrelink debts detail their sons' anguish in heartbreaking lettersMothers who lost their sons to suicide after receiving Centrelink debts have submitted emotional handwritten letters to a Senate committee, accusing the government's debt recovery system of playing a..
Far-right ltalian leader facing new trial for 'illegally' keeping rescued migrants on boat for 19 daysItaly's Senate has voted to allow prosecutors to put ex-interior minister Matteo Salvini on trial on charges of illegally detaining migrants at sea.
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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.
Greens vote in replacement for Di NataleAboriginal activist and Victorian MP Lidia Thorpe will fill the seat vacated in the Senate by former Greens leader Richard Di Natale, who has retired.
Pauline Hanson's 'all lives matter' motion overwhelmingly defeated in the SenatePauline Hanson labelled George Floyd a "criminal and a thug" during her speech on her "all lives matter" motion.
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.
Polish Senate passes election bill, setting stage for June votePoland's upper house of parliament, the Senate, approved legislation late on Monday allowing a presidential election to be held using a mix of postal and traditional voting, potentially paving the way..
Poland's nationalists accuse opposition of more delays in election rowPoland's governing nationalists on Tuesday accused opposition lawmakers of trying for a second time to delay a presidential election, after the speaker of the Senate said it would not reconvene to..
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..
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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..
Senate leader expects vote soon on seeking China sanctions over UighursU.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Thursday he expects the chamber to move soon to pass a bill that would call on the Trump administration to toughen its response to China's crackdown..
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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.
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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.
Republican senators ask U.N. chief for independent WHO review panelLeading Republicans in the U.S. Senate on Friday asked the United Nations to conduct an independent review of the World Health Organization response to the coronavirus pandemic, saying the body..
Bipartisan U.S. Senate report backs spy agencies' findings on RussiaThe U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee concurred with spy agencies' findings that Russia sought to boost now-President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign, according to a bipartisan report declassified and..