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Republican Sen. Martha McSally wants to make domestic terrorism a federal crime

Republican Sen. Martha McSally wants to make domestic terrorism a federal crimeArizona Sen. Martha McSally wants to create law in the federal criminal code to address domestic terrorism after mass shootings in El Paso and Gilroy.



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Amy McGrath calls out Sen. Mitch McConnell for posting a photo of her name on a tombstone

Amy McGrath calls out Sen. Mitch McConnell for posting a photo of her name on a tombstoneThere's a new zinger in the ongoing saga between Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his rival, Amy McGrath.



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Sen. Rand Paul offers Rep. Ilhan Omar a trip back to Somalia to 'appreciate America more'

Sen. Rand Paul offers Rep. Ilhan Omar a trip back to Somalia to 'appreciate America more'Kentucky's junior senator says Rep. Ilhan Omar needs to be more grateful for living in the U.S., and that visiting Somalia will teach her why.



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First Democratic Debate Begins With All Eyes on Sen. Elizabeth Warren

First Democratic Debate Begins With All Eyes on Sen. Elizabeth WarrenJim Watson/AFP/GettyIn the opening moments of Wednesday night’s first Democratic debate, it was clear where the spotlight was: on Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), the highest-polling candidate of the 10 presidential hopefuls on stage in Miami. The debate’s moderators directed four questions to Warren in the first 20 minutes, more than any other candidate, and those questions touched at the heart of her policy agenda —  the economy, income inequality, and sweeping change to the nation’s health care system.That gave Warren an opportunity to get at the heart of her stump speech from the get-go. “We need to make structural change in our government and our economy and in our country,” she said to wrap up the debate’s first answer, to applause. The rest of the field found themselves chasing Warren’s agenda, too, illustrating just how much the liberal senator has set the policy framework of the crowded 2020 primary.  The first question, for example, directed to Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) was framed as a response to an idea championed by Warren: breaking up Facebook, Amazon, and Google, something Booker has criticized. “Why do you disagree?” he was asked. In recent weeks, Warren has surged to the top tier of the two dozen-strong field of Democrats after a shaky first stretch in the race. Several polls have shown her trailing only former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) nationally and in key states, even surpassing Sanders in some surveys. Read more at The Daily Beast.Got a tip? Send it to The Daily Beast hereGet our top stories in your inbox every day. Sign up now!Daily Beast Membership: Beast Inside goes deeper on the stories that matter to you. Learn more.



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Sen. Rand Paul: It's a mistake to keep ramping things up in the Middle East

Sen. Rand Paul: It's a mistake to keep ramping things up in the Middle EastForeign Relations Committee member Sen. Rand Paul on U.S. sending additional troops to Middle East amid tensions with Iran.



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GOP Sen. Mitt Romney: 'I am sickened' over Trump's conduct revealed in Mueller report

GOP Sen. Mitt Romney: 'I am sickened' over Trump's conduct revealed in Mueller reportRepublican Sen. Mitt Romney said the conduct by President Donald Trump and his campaign outlined in special counsel Robert Mueller's report left him "sickened" and "appalled"



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Former Sen. John McCain's role in Trump dossier intrigue detailed in deposition

Former Sen. John McCain's role in Trump dossier intrigue detailed in depositionDavid Kramer's testimony in a case connected with the Steele dossier's publication provided new revelations about the late Sen. John McCain's role.



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Sen. Dianne Feinstein Calls on FAA to Ground All Boeing 737 MAX 8 Planes

Sen. Dianne Feinstein Calls on FAA to Ground All Boeing 737 MAX 8 PlanesMultiple countries have grounded Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplanes after the most recent crash



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Could Sen. Martha McSally’s rape disclosure revive the Equal Rights Amendment?

Could Sen. Martha McSally’s rape disclosure revive the Equal Rights Amendment?Attitudes, protections and opportunities to redress grievances have not all changed with the times, as abuse endured by McSally and other women shows.



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No 2020 White House run for Dem Sen. Sherrod Brown of Ohio

No 2020 White House run for Dem Sen. Sherrod Brown of OhioCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown said Thursday he will not run for president in 2020, becoming the latest Democrat to bow out of the White House race.



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