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  1. Surveillance debate produces unusual alliances in CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KSNT-TV Topeka

    In this Feb. 12, 2015 file photo, Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, accompanied by Republican Presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, CongressA' debate over domestic surveillance is scrambling partisan divisions in the Senate as libertarian-minded Republicans defy their leaders to make common cause with liberal Democrats. WASHINGTON - Congress' debate over domestic surveillance is scrambling partisan divisions in the Senate as libertarian-minded Republicans defy their leaders to make common cause with liberal Democrats.

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  2. Activists Groups Protest NSA Surveillance ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KVBC-TV Las Vegas

    Congress' debate over domestic surveillance is scrambling partisan divisions in the Senate as libertarian-minded Republicans defy their leaders to make common cause with liberal Democrats. Tea party conservative Sen. Mike Lee of Utah is pairing with liberal stalwart Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont to push for Senate passage of the USA Freedom Act, which would end the National Security Agency's collection and storage of domestic calling records.

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  3. Surveillance debate produces unusual alliances in CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this Feb. 12, 2015 file photo, Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, accompanied by Republican Presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Congress' debate over domestic surveillance is scrambling partisan divisions in the Senate as libertarian-minded Republicans defy their leaders to make common cause with liberal Democrats. Photo: Molly Riley, AP FILE - In this May 16, 2015 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul speaks in Des Moines, Iowa.

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  4. GOP nuclear-waste strategy emerges, but with a hitchRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    Republicans have a two-track plan for pushing through Yucca Mountain as the nation's nuclear waste site, but Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., is once again poised to derail the effort. The idea is to keep the Senate energy and water spending bill Yucca-free to avoid sending it through Reid, the most strident opponent of the site.

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  5. Senate panel advances energy and water spending billRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    The Senate Appropriations Committee advanced a $35.4 billion spending bill that covers the Energy Department, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Army Corps of Engineers and other agencies Thursday without any obvious partisan riders. Both Democrats and Republicans held back potentially controversial amendments that would have endangered passage by the full Senate.

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  6. Carper Looks for Bipartisan Solution to Gas TaxRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | Roll Call

    A big argument against raising the gasoline tax to provide more money for transportation projects is that the gas tax, by its nature, affects low- and middle-income people more than it does the wealthy. A solution Sen. Thomas R. Carper , D-Del., is promoting to try to rally support from both parties for the tax increase is to pair it with a more generous earned income tax credit, or EITC, which would benefit those same lower-income Americans.

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  7. Financial Regulatory Improvement Bill Out Of Committee, But Unlikely To Pass In Current FormRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Insurance News Net

    A bill that would significantly reduce federal agencies' authority to regulate insurance companies was reported out of committee today, despite it being unlikely to win enough votes in its present form to become law. The bill will likely need significant narrowing before it can win enough votes to be enacted.

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  8. GOP Will Keep SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Right Wing News

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  9. Dick Morris: Republicans Will Hang On to Senate in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | News Max

    Democrats are salivating at the prospect of recapturing the Senate in 2016. With 24 of the 34 seats up in this cycle now held by Republicans, Democrats are hoping to make up for the ground they lost in 2010 and 2014 in the upper chamber.

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  10. Senate Urged to Study Female Veterans' NeedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    As the number of female veterans continues to increase, an advocacy group is asking the federal government to conduct a study that would evaluate the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' ability to meet the growing needs of female vets and study their levels of privacy and security when they do seek treatment. The request by Disabled American Veterans was made Tuesday at a Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee hearing on "Fulfilling the Promise to Women Veterans."

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  11. GOP lawmaker pushes funding for Yucca Mountain approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The Hill

    Rep. John Shimkus challenged a federal regulator to agree with a simple proposition on Friday: If Congress funds the review process for a nuclear waste depository at Nevada's Yucca Mountain, should regulators follow through on that process? "After 30 years of scientific evaluation, and $15 million spent on the project, we are still waiting for a final determination about the suitability of Yucca Mountain to serve as a permanent geological depository," he said at a Friday hearing of the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee on the environment.

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  12. Legion supports Veterans Benefits Delivery ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | American Legion Magazine

    The Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs is considering a measure that The American Legion would like to see enacted into law. The 21st Century Veterans Benefits Delivery Act would improve the way that benefits claims are processed by the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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  13. Elections Morning Digest: Nevada Republicans wait as Joe Heck flirts with a Senate runRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Daily Kos

    Rep. Joe Heck had initially ruled out running for this open seat and even when he began publicly reconsidering, he still seemed unlikely to go for it. But Jon Ralston tells us that while nothing has been decided, Heck is " moving closer to a bid ."

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  14. Shelby's draft reg relief bill expected this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | NAFCU

    Senate Banking Committee Chairman Richard Shelby, R-Ala., is expected this week to release a draft of his regulatory improvement legislation, which could include several regulatory relief measures specifically aimed at credit unions and community banks. The Senate Banking Committee is scheduled to hold a mark-up of "The Financial Regulatory Improvement Act of 2015" May 21. NAFCU staff continue to work closely with committee members and their staff to advance credit unions' relief needs and will monitor the draft bill's progress closely.

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  15. Nevada governor's spokeswoman arrested for DUIRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | KTNV-TV Las Vegas

    The Office of Governor Brian Sandoval issued the following statement today: "On Friday night I made a mistake and error in judgment and was arrested by the Reno Police Department on suspicion of driving under the influence. I sincerely apologize to my family, to the Governor and his staff, and to all Nevadans.

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  16. NV Governor's communication director arrested on DUI chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | KRNV-TV Reno

    Gov. Brian Sandoval's spokeswoman says she made an error in judgment after being arrested on suspicion of drunken driving. Mari St. Martin was arrested in Reno on Friday night on suspicion of driving under the influence.

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  17. Gillibrand proposes med marijuana billRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | 13WHAM

    U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is trying to change that. She, along with four other senators, Cory Booker , Rand Paul , Dean Heller and Barbara Boxer , is proposing legislation that would allow patients and doctors to use medical marijuana in states where it is legal.

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  18. Nevada Republicans get some good news as Joe Heck moves closer to a Senate bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Daily Kos

    Well, this would suck for Team Blue. Republican. Joe Heck had initially ruled out running for this open seat, and even when he began publicly reconsidering, he still seemed unlikely to go for it.

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  19. Bill Aims To Curb Fed On InsuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Insurance News Net

    The Senate Banking Committee on Thursday will take up legislation aimed at ensuring state regulators have a role in establishing international insurance rules. The primary purpose of the legislation is to reduce the regulatory burden imposed on community banks through the Dodd-Frank regulatory reform law of 2010.

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  20. A Silver State Waiting GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Roll Call

    Heck would be a strong Republican contender for the open Nevada Senate seat next fall. The news Republican Rep. Joe Heck could run for the now-open Nevada Senate seat has shifted the landscape in the Silver State.

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