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Loretta Lynch, the 83rd U.S. Attorney General.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Senate Confirms Loretta Lynch as U.S. Attorney General

Loretta Lynch has won confirmation to serve as the nation’s attorney general, ending months of delay.

04/23/2015

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Senate to Hold Hearings on Police Body Cameras

The Senate is planning to hold hearings on the police use of body cameras, as protests over the death of a black man in police custody continue in a nearby city.

04/22/2015

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Senate Nears Votes On Trafficking Bill, Loretta Lynch

Key senators said Monday they’re close to a deal on an anti-trafficking bill, potentially clearing the way for a vote to confirm President Barack Obama’s attorney general.

04/20/2015

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WATCH: U.S. Sen. Roberts’ ‘Frozen’ Ringtone Creates Hearing Hysterics

Sen. Pat Roberts is urging people to “let it go” after his cellphone filled a somber committee hearing room with the first few bars of a song from Disney’s “Frozen.”

04/16/2015

Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD).  (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Girl Scouts of America)

Rep. Donna Edwards Endorsed by 7 Local Officials

Rep. Donna Edwards has been endorsed by seven members of the Prince George’s County Council in her bid to replace retiring Sen. Barbara Mikulski.

04/16/2015

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker III. (Credit: rushernbaker.com)

Prince George’s Co. Executive Endorses Van Hollen for Senate

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker endorsed Chris Van Hollen for the United States Senate on Wednesday.

04/08/2015

The New Jersey Senator is accused of accepting gifts and campaign contributions in exchange for political favors. (Photo credit  MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Menendez Pleads Not Guilty To Corruption

The New Jersey Senator was charged with accepting nearly $1 million in gifts and campaign contributions from a longtime friend in exchange for political favors.

04/02/2015

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Schumer Considered Favorite To Replace Reid As Head Of Senate Dems, Report Says

The Senate Minority Leader announced he will not run for re-election next year.

03/27/2015

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Senate OKs Artificial Insemination Bill for Same-Sex Couples

Female same-sex couples in Maryland would have the same health care benefits for artificial insemination as heterosexual couples, under a bill passed by the state Senate.

03/24/2015

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State Sen. Jamie Raskin to Run for Congress

Maryland State Sen. Jamie Raskin says he is running for the congressional seat that will open when Rep. Chris Van Hollen runs for Senate.

03/24/2015

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