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Florida recounts continue with Senate: A look at where we are now with the election

Bill Nelson by less than 13,000 votes in the Senate race and is headed to a legally required hand ... Read on for a look at where we stand with Florida’s two big races and the recount efforts. After t... read more

Senate refuses to stop arms sale to Saudi-allied Bahrain, rejecting a proxy effort to end war in Yemen

The Senate on Thursday voted against an effort to block an arms ... acknowledged that it would be “a proxy vote” at best, “because we’re not being allowed a direct vote on the war in Yemen.” “The Saud... read more

Criminal justice overhaul hits Senate snags despite Trump endorsement

A bipartisan criminal justice overhaul ran into fresh political obstacles in the Senate on Thursday, mere hours after winning President Donald Trump’s endorsement. Supporters of the proposal, which wo... read more

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They Battled Over the Supreme Court, but Stuck Together on Criminal Justice Reform

WASHINGTON — After a popular bill to improve prison education and training programs breezed through the House last May, criminal justice reformers in the Senate faced a crucial choice: run with it or ... read more

Florida! Florida! Florida!: Senate Race Heads To A Hand Recount

While the outcome in the Florida Governor's Race is clear, the Senate ... was going to change the margin in this race,” Nelson’s lead recount attorney, Marc Elias, said on a call with reporters. The h... read more

Pence: Midterms were 'a great win for our side'

"We were very ... say it will change Washington for the better and 16 percent say it will change it for the worse. And as Congress looks likely to keep the status-quo in its leadership elections, plur... read more

Elections Bring Credit Union Changes to House

Big changes are coming to one side of ... concentrated a great deal of money on Senate Democratic moderates, some of whom lost. Overall, CUNA was happy with the results of its giving. “We were able to ... read more

Democrats Made a Fatal Mistake in the 2000 Florida Recount—and They Are on the Verge of Making It Again

Instead, we got George W. Bush—and with him the war in Iraq, huge tax cuts for the wealthy, and eight years wasted doing nothing to stop climate change ... in Florida and Georgia need to be different. ... read more

Critics of the Amazon Deal Have Valid Reasons to Oppose it

The latest tally showed Abrams is roughly 55,000 votes behind Kemp — and in need ... that we win. #BringItHome”. As of this writing, there is no message of concession, only his retraction of his Elect... read more

Congressional leadership elections: House Republicans elect Kevin McCarthy as next leader; Pelosi seeks to shore up votes for speaker

In morning meetings, both Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky ... relentless attacks on our rights and freedoms,” Hogue said. “Now more than ever, we need strong leaders who will fight passio... read more

Why Chicago may never have another black mayor

But it’s a disaster when you need ... that changes the face of politics. In Chicago, Harold Washington was the first to show us what that kind of energy looks like. We saw it nine years later with the ... read more

POLITICO Playbook PM: Pelosi hits at Trump over special counsel, goads potential challenger

POLITICO THE LATEST IN THE SENATE … BURGESS EVERETT ... Transportation and Science committees have the tools they need to address climate change. The tension within the party comes ... amid broader te... read more

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