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Obama Vetoes Bill To Repeal Obamacare Provisions, Defund Planned Parenthood

President Obama vetoed a bill that would have repealed key provisions in the Affordable Care Act and defunded Planned Parenthood for one year on...

Reps. Amash, Massie Blast Congressional Spending Bill for ‘Unconstitutional’ Surveillance Measures

The last-minute addition of the Cybersecurity Act of 2015 to a massive Congressional spending bill has drawn criticism from Representatives who call the provisions unconstitutional,...

Obama Signs ‘Every Student Succeeds Act’

After approval from the United States House of Representatives, the Senate passed the Every Student Succeeds Act on Wednesday, a federal education bill that would...

Senate Passes Bill Repealing Obamacare Provisions, Defunding Planned Parenthood

The United States Senate passed a budget bill on Thursday that aims to repeal several key provisions of the Affordable Care Act and seeks...

Senate Approves CISA Surveillance Bill Masked as ‘Cyber-Security’

UPDATE: The U.S. Senate has officially approved the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA) with a vote of 74 to 21. The Senate voted against four amendments...

Secretary of State John Kerry Subpoenaed Over Keystone Pipeline Documents

Secretary of State John Kerry has been issued a subpoena seeking the release of all "reports, recommendations, letters and comments received by the State...

U.S. Senate Wants to Censor “Terrorist Activity” on Social Media Sites

The Senate Intelligence Committee has approved a new measure which would force social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube to report content...

‘Fast Track Authority’ Passes Senate, Awaits Obama’s Signature

On Wednesday afternoon the U.S. Senate voted to approve "fast track" authority. The approval is a major victory for President Obama, Big Business, and...
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Senate Votes to Ban Waterboarding and Other Forms of Torture

The U.S. Senate has voted to outlaw a number of forms of torture, used by the CIA and U.S. military while interrogating suspects.  Under...

UPDATED: Senate Approves House-Passed USA Freedom Act, Sends Bill To President...

UPDATE: 10 p.m. Eastern – President Obama signed the USA Freedom Act on Tuesday evening. A statement was released on Twitter, prior to the signing,...

Senate Advances USA Freedom Act, Begins Debate On Amendments

On Tuesday, the United States Senate voted, 83-14, to advance the USA Freedom Act, opening it up to a series of amendments that will...

Senate Reconvenes For Last-Minute Attempt To Revive Patriot Act

UPDATE: June 1st 12:01 a.m. Eastern - Section 215 of the Patriot Act has expired. UPDATE: 8 p.m. Eastern – The Senate voted, 77-17, to advance...
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Harry Reid Names His Successor

By Kerry Picket Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid endorsed New York Sen. Chuck Schumer to succeed him as Democratic leader Friday. Reid announced earlier in the...

Senate Democrats Agree to DHS Funding Bill to Protect Obama’s Immigration...

On Wednesday, the Senate voted 98-2 on a bill that would continue to fund the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The bill, which comes...

Wife of American Imprisoned in Iran Details His Arrest – EXCLUSIVE...

WASHINGTON—February 15, 2015 - When Naghmeh Abedini married her husband Saeed in Iran, she never dreamed she would raise their future children as a...
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Rand Paul releases own State of the Union speech

After President Obama gave his State of the Union speech Tuesday night, Senator Rand Paul released his own State of the Union speech online. Paul...

Report Claims Medical Professionals in CIA Torture Program May Have Committed...

On Tuesday, Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), an organization that examines human rights violations in the medical field, released a report that called for...

As deadline nears, $1.1 trillion spending bill is agreed upon

To avoid a government shutdown, Republican and Democratic lawmakers have agreed on a $1.1 trillion spending bill. The new bill was passed in part to...

Republicans Criticize Political Motivation Behind Democrats’ Torture Report, and Release Their...

On Tuesday, the Democrats on the Senate Intelligence Committee released a report on the torture methods, or "enhanced interrogation techniques," used by the Central...

Nancy Pelosi has been reelected as the House minority leader

House Democrats have reportedly reelected Rep. Nancy Pelosi to the position of  minority leader for the next two years. The election has been confirmed Tuesday...

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