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Senate Democrats approve big Biden deal, 51-50; House vote next

WASHINGTON — Democrats pushed their election-year economic package to Senate passage Sunday, a hard-fought compromise less ambitious than President Joe Biden’s original domestic vision but…

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Dems’ climate, energy, tax bill clears initial Senate hurdle

WASHINGTON — A divided Senate voted Saturday to start debating Democrats’ election-year economic bill, boosting the sprawling collection of President Joe Biden’s priorities on climate,…

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Cortez Masto’s Senate re-election bid boosted by Ernaut op-ed | PARTY LINES

Last week, we told you there likely would not be an organized, well-populated group of Republicans supporting incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto the…

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Senate backs Finland, Sweden for NATO 95-1, rebuking Russia

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senators delivered overwhelming bipartisan approval to NATO membership for Finland and Sweden Wednesday, calling expansion of the Western defensive bloc a “slam-dunk”…

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$250M police grant bill passes Senate

WASHINGTON — A bipartisan bill that would provide $250 million in grant funding for small police and law enforcement agencies — including 90 percent of…

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Cortez Masto’s Clark County land swap bill derails in Senate

WASHINGTON – A bill to swap federal public land for private development in the Las Vegas Valley was derailed this week when Clark County balked…

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Travel abortion bill by Cortez Masto blocked in Senate

WASHINGTON — A bill by U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto to protect interstate travel by women seeking an abortion was blocked Thursday by a Republican…

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Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
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Myopic Democrats again target the Senate filibuster | EDITORIAL

A destructive addiction to instant gratification plagues politicians of all ideological persuasions. But Democrats boiling over angry at the Supreme Court and other conservative bogeymen…

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‘Big opportunity’ — GOP campaign chief looks to flip U.S. Senate red

WASHINGTON — Florida U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, predicted Wednesday that the GOP could control the Senate with 54…

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Senate firearms deal a commonsense compromise | EDITORIAL

Compromise in Washington, D.C., may be rare, but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible. Even on an issue as contentious as firearms. Just over a week…

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