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GOP Senators Accuse National Science Foundation Of Funding Climate 'Propaganda'

GOP Senators Accuse National Science Foundation Of Funding Climate 'Propaganda'Four Republican senators this week demanded an investigation of the National



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All GOP senators want to halt separation of families at border, McConnell says

All GOP senators want to halt separation of families at border, McConnell says"The president says we need to act, the Democrats say we need to act, we say we need to act," Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said.



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Sage grousing: Senators charge Interior is holding up conservation grants

Sage grousing: Senators charge Interior is holding up conservation grantsDemocratic senators are demanding to know why the Department of Interior has been delaying the disbursement of grants and cooperative-agreement funding for conservation projects. According to a letter to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, written by Democrats Tammy Duckworth of Illinois and Mazie K. Hirono of Hawaii and signed by 10 colleagues, a political appointee has been put in charge of vetting payments of more than $ 50,000. Interior has not yet responded to the letter, which was obtained exclusively by Yahoo News.



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Republican Senators Are Drafting A Bill To Fight Trump On Tariffs

Republican Senators Are Drafting A Bill To Fight Trump On TariffsWASHINGTON ― Republicans are finally standing up to President Donald Trump,



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Christopher Wylie Warns Senators: Cambridge Analytica, Steve Bannon Want 'Culture War'

Christopher Wylie Warns Senators: Cambridge Analytica, Steve Bannon Want 'Culture War'Cambridge Analytica may technically no longer exist,* but revelations about



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Key U.S. senators: 'no doubt' Russia sought to interfere in U.S. election

Key U.S. senators: 'no doubt' Russia sought to interfere in U.S. electionBy Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The leaders of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee said on Wednesday they agreed with intelligence agencies’ assessment that Moscow sought to interfere with the 2016 U.S. election to boost Donald Trump’s prospects of becoming president. “There is no doubt that Russia undertook an unprecedented effort to interfere with our 2016 elections,” the committee’s Republican chairman, Senator Richard Burr, said in a joint statement with the committee’s top Democrat after a closed hearing on the issue. “After a thorough review, our staff concluded that the (intelligence community) conclusions were accurate and on point,” Senator Mark Warner said.



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Pro-Choice GOP Senators Keep Voting For Trump's Anti-Abortion Judges

Pro-Choice GOP Senators Keep Voting For Trump's Anti-Abortion JudgesWASHINGTON ― The Senate voted Tuesday to confirm one of President Donald



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Senators Cancel Confirmation Hearings For Trump's VA Pick

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EPA's Pruitt under spending probe; senators urge his ouster

EPA's Pruitt under spending probe; senators urge his ousterBy Timothy Gardner WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House budget office said on Wednesday it was probing whether a $ 43,000 soundproof phone booth installed for Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt violated the law, while dozens of Democratic senators called for him to resign over allegations of ethics lapses. Pruitt has been under fire for potential ethics lapses, including flying first class, excessive spending on security, and the rental of a room in a Washington condominium owned by the wife of an energy lobbyist. The Office of Management and Budget is reviewing whether spending on the booth installed in Pruitt’s office broke a law prohibiting federal agencies from incurring expenses in excess of available funds, known as the Anti-Deficiency Act.



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Senators Unveil Bipartisan War Authorization Bill

Senators Unveil Bipartisan War Authorization BillWASHINGTON ― A bipartisan group of senators is taking another crack at making



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