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Bush: Senate Should Confirm Attorney General Nominee LynchLikely Republican presidential contender Jeb Bush is calling on the U.S. Senate to confirm attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch.
Prince George's County Executive to Endorse Van HollenMaryland Rep. Chris Van Hollen's campaign says Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker will endorse Hollen for U.S. Senate.
Md. Democrats Discuss Aftershocks of ElectionCongressional Maryland Democrats met Monday to discuss the political aftershocks of the election that resulted in the party losing control of the U.S. Senate and the Maryland governor's office.
GOP's Win In Alaska Adds To Party's Senate SweepRepublican Dan Sullivan defeated Sen. Mark Begich in a race that was too close to call on election night.
GOP In Charge: Eager To Move On Keystone XL, TaxesRepublicans say they are ready to move legislation approving the Keystone pipeline, trim Obamacare and cut taxes.
For New Senate Leader McConnell, A Goal AchievedAs a child, Mitch McConnell contracted and largely beat polio. He was student president in high school, the University of Louisville and the University of Kentucky law school. He's never lost a general election and has spent 30 years in the Senate scaling Republican leadership ranks.
Republicans Projected To Take Control Of Senate For First Time Since 2006With wins in Arkansas, Colorado, Iowa, Montana, North Carolina, South Dakota and West Virginia Tuesday Republicans will take control of the U.S. Senate for the first time since 2006.
CBS News: Republican Tom Cotton Wins Arkansas Senate RaceBig night for GOP in Arkansas as Republican Asa Hutchinson wins governor's race.
Christie: 'I Would Rather Die Than Be In The United States Senate'Gov. Chris Christie's appearance at the NAACP's annual state conference has drawn mixed reviews.
Poll: Grimes Recaptures Lead Over McConnell, Large Gains Made In Rural KentuckyDemocratic candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes has recaptured the lead over Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in Kentucky’s U.S. Senate race.
Report: Congress Has Worked A Full Week 14 Percent Of The Time Since 1978The U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate have reported for full, 5-day work weeks 258 times – or 13.5 percent of the 1,917 weeks Congress has been in session since Jan. 1, 1978.
Kansas Supreme Court Orders State To Remove Democrat's Name From Senate BallotDecision expected to make it more difficult for Republican Pat Roberts to win a 4th term
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