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  1. Deadline near, Senate faces last-minute vote on Patriot ActRead the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago | Star Tribune

    ... session that day, a Sunday, and seek action before the deadline. Sen. Rand Paul, Kentucky's other senator and a Republican presidential candidate, called the Senate's failure to allow an extension of the surveillance programs during a late-night ...

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  2. Senate Blocks Bill To End Government Collection Of Phone RecordsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago | News 88.9 KNPR

    ... Henry reports. McConnell first proposed a measure to extend the act to June 8. But Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, a Republican presidential contender, objected, saying he wants two amendments debated and voted on. Henry reports that McConnell then tried ...

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  3. Another patch put in place for highway and transit fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | Daily Herald

    Congress has sent President Barack Obama a bill to keep highway and transit aid flowing to states for another two months and prevent shutdown of summer construction projects. The Senate approved the bill by voice vote early Saturday; the measure passed the House earlier in the week.

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  4. Senate Clears White House-Backed Trade BillRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | ABC News

    ... said in a written statement that Republicans will do their part to pass it. But in a challenge to Obama, the Ohio Republican added that "ultimately success will require Democrats putting politics aside and doing what's best for the country." Dozens ...

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  5. Sliver of Clinton emails hint at lingering political troubleRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | SFGate

    ... judge. Instead, the judge ordered the agency to conduct a "rolling production" of the records. Along with a Republican-led House committee investigating the Benghazi attacks, the slow drip of emails will likely keep the issue of how Clinton, the ...

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  6. Deadline near, Senate faces last-minute vote on Patriot ActRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | SFGate

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. walks to a Republican luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, May 22, 2015.

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  7. Congress' familiar path: short-term solutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | SFGate

    The U.S. Capitol is illuminated at night as the Senate continues to work late, Friday, May 22, 2015, on Capitol Hill as a pile of important bills await action. When senators left town early Saturday after approving a brief extension of the nation's highway and transit aid, they were following a well-worn path.

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  8. VA must find millions to finish troubled Denver hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    ... to avoid a repeat. "They've been offering us crumbs of reform," said Tyler Sandberg, a spokesman for Colorado Republican Rep. Mike Coffman. "We want the whole loaf." The hospital in suburban Aurora is expected to cost $1.73 billion, nearly three ... 3 comments

  9. Guest lineups for the Sunday news showsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

    CNN's "State of the Union" - Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro; Reps. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., and Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii.

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  10. Senate passes trade bill sought by Obama on bipartisan voteRead the original story

    12 min ago | Prince Albert Daily Herald

    ... awaited action by lawmakers who covetously eyed a weeklong vacation - set to begin whenever the work was done. Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Obama's indispensable ally in passing the bill, said it would create "new ...

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  11. Senate blocks measures to extend NSA programRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | 4029TV.com

    ... was a two-month extension beyond the current law's June 1 expiration date, which was voted down 54-45. Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul, who's also seeking his party's nomination for President, led the charge against the program, repeatedly ...

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  12. In a late night vote, Senate fails to resolve standoff on civil libertiesRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Spero News

    ... really question my sincerity." Paul's opposition roiled the water in the Senate and prompted barbs from some Republican colleagues. Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas), an ally of McConnell, said in the aftermath, "Sen. Paul is asking for something that ...

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  13. Sensitive info came to Clinton by emailRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | Ashland Times-Gazette

    ... secretary of state to opt out of a State Department email account has become a political problem for her, as the Republican-led House committee investigating the Benghazi attacks has used the disclosures of her email usage to paint her as secretive ...

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  14. More Read the original story

    28 min ago | WTOL-TV Toledo

    The measure relaxes a rule that makes getting specialized care from local doctors difficult for some veterans, especially those in rural areas. Senators approved the bill by voice vote as they rushed to wrap up legislative work before a weeklong Memorial Day recess.

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  15. U.S. Senate adjourns after failing to take any action to reform or renew the unPatriot ActRead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | Northwest Progressive Institute

    ... of Americans' phone data. The House passed this legislation a few days ago by an extremely wide margin, but top Republican Mitch McConnell, an NSA sympathizer, doesn't like it. McConnell allowed the bill to come up for a vote earlier tonight, but he ...

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  16. Obama OKs giving Congress voice on Iran nuke dealRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | Recordpub.com

    ... has a bigger personal stake in making sure that it delivers on its promise." Sen. Bob Corker, the Tennessee Republican who chairs the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and helped write the legislation, said the Obama administration must make sure ...

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  17. McConnell's Plot Veers Off ScriptRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | National Journal

    ... legislative fight capped off the end of a strange session for McConnell, when not only Democrats but his own Republican allies in the House questioned his strategy, one which left the majority leader with an abbreviated recess and no solution to the ...

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  18. Not All Senators Stand With RandRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | National Journal

    Rand Paul may be the most unpopular person in the United States Senate at the moment, the way his fellow senators are talking. As the marathon session stretched into Saturday morning, and senators realized they still lacked a solution to address the expiring language of the Patriot Act used to allow the NSA's bulk collection of call data, some lawmakers pointed squarely at the Kentucky Republican - the one who's eyeing the White House, not the one who is Majority Leader.

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  19. Heller lobbies for Douglas, Good Samaritan land billsRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Nevada Appeal

    Sen. Dean Heller on Friday urged fellow senators to support two pieces of public lands legislation including the Douglas County Conservation Act. He said that act is designed to "jump-start economic development throughout Douglas County while ensuring the rural character of the Carson Valley remains intact."

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  20. Small Biz Key in Presidential ElectionRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | NewsFactor

    ... them votes. Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton has made small business one of the top items on her campaign agenda. Republican Ted Cruz says the primary problems hurting small companies are the health care law, taxes and government regulations. ...

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