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Trump Endorses Mitt Romney’s Run for Utah Senate Seat

Mr. Romney, who has publicly clashed with Mr. Trump in the past, has signaled he plans to serve as a check on the president if he is elected.

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Here’s what the Senate gun bill says

Following the shooting in Parkland, Florida, the White House said President Donald Trump “is supportive of efforts to improve the federal background check system” for gun purchases. Principal deputy press secretary Raj Shah said that Trump spoke with Sen. John … Continue reading

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Romney makes it official: He’s running for Utah Senate seat

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Former presidential hopeful Mitt Romney is running for a Utah Senate seat, officially launching his political comeback attempt Friday by praising his adopted home state as a model for an acrimonious national government in Washington. … Continue reading

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Mitt Romney: 5 Things To Know About Former Presidential Candidate Running For Senate

Mitt Romney announced he’s running for a Senate seat in Utah, but don’t get too excited about the Trump critic entering the race just yet. Here are five things you need to know about his politics.

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Mitt Romney Announces Senate Run

Mr. Romney, a critic of the president, officially confirmed that he would run to fill the seat of Senator Orrin G. Hatch, who is retiring.

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Mittens For Mormons: Mitt Romney Announces Utah Senate Bid

The worst kept political secret of the past year is now official. Mitt Romney is running to replace Sen. Orrin Hatch in Utah. Here is Romney’s announcement: Mitt Romney’s announcement video: I am running for United States Senate to serve … Continue reading

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Trump Throws A Tantrum After His Immigration Bill Gets The Fewest Votes In The Senate

Trump threw a fit and blamed Chuck Schumer and the Democrats for his immigration bill getting the fewest votes of any immigration legislation considered by the Senate. You can almost hear the tantrum in this statement by Press Secretary Sarah … Continue reading

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Rubio goes to Senate floor to argue against gun control after Parkland massacre

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio (R) responded to the horrific mass school shooting in Parkland on Wednesday by claiming that gun violence prevention efforts were a waste of time. “If we do something, it should be something that works to stop similar future calamities,” … Continue reading

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Senate Republicans steamrolled Sen. Tammy Baldwin to push a hyper-partisan nominee

On Thursday, the Senate Judiciary Committee moved forward with the nomination of Michael Brennan to the Seventh Circuit, the federal appeals court for Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin, despite a troubling record—and over a home state senator’s objections. What’s so bad about … Continue reading

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Senate Republican rejects gun control, wants to make schools more like military checkpoints

During an interview on CNN Thursday afternoon, Sen. Mike Rounds (R-SD) reacted to the nation’s latest deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida by arguing that the solution is to make schools more like military checkpoints. “I think that we should … Continue reading

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‘Dreamers’ left in limbo as Senate rejects immigration bills

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate left hundreds of thousands of “Dreamer” immigrants in limbo Thursday, rejecting rival plans that would have spared them from deportation and strengthened the nation’s border security. Senators dealt President Donald Trump an especially galling defeat … Continue reading

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Senate Rejects Trump’s Immigration Plan

The measure would have severely limited chain migration, ended the visa lottery, funded the border wall and resolved the fate of the Dreamers.

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Senate Leaders Reconsider Ban on Pell Grants for Prisoners

The Senate’s top education leaders will consider reinstating Pell grants for incarcerated students, a move that would restore a federal lifeline to the country’s prison education system.

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On Washington: No Room for Debate: Senate Floor Fight Over Immigration Is a Bust So Far

Over the first three days, the Senate has remained gridlocked as usual, as leaders shy away from politically charged votes.

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Chris Murphy Storms The Senate Floor And Slams GOP Inaction On Guns After Parkland School Shooting

After the shooting in Parkland, Florida, Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) told Republicans on the Senate floor that they are allowing the mass atrocity of school shootings to take place through their inaction on common sense gun legislation, Video: Murphy said: … Continue reading

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Senate Immigration Debate Gets Off to a Slow, Unhappy Start

Even as a floor debate on immigration faltered, a bipartisan group of senators was working behind the scenes to come up with a plan that could garner 60 votes.

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Parents Of GOP Senate Candidate Donate Maximum Amount To Democratic Opponent

It’s nothing short of embarrassing that the folks who know GOP Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson best – literally, his folks – don’t think he should be a U.S. Senator. The post Parents Of GOP Senate Candidate Donate Maximum Amount To … Continue reading

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Senate to Hold Immigration Debate — With the Outcome Unknown

On Monday afternoon, the Senate will begin a novel legislative adventure. Lawmakers will try to assemble immigration legislation that can garner 60 votes.

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