Category: Senate

GOP Senate Plans Vote to Outsource College Graduate America
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GOP Senate Plans Vote to Outsource College Graduate America

Investors are rushing a bill through the GOP-run Senate that would reward Indian college graduates for taking U.S. college-level jobs at low wages from young American graduates. Utah GOP Sen. Mike Lee will ask the Senate on Thursday to approve his Indian outsourcing bill via “Unanimous Consent.” If no Senator objects, the radical bill will…

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2020 Senate Democrats Shy Away from Medicare for All
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2020 Senate Democrats Shy Away from Medicare for All

Many vulnerable Senate Democrats up for reelection in 2020 have rejected the polarizing Medicare for All proposals and instead pushed for expanding Obamacare through a public option. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) Doug Jones (D-AL), and Gary Peters (D-MI), all up for reelection in 2020, have shied away from Democrats’ more radical Medicare for All and…

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Senate Intelligence Committee releases first volume of its investigation into Russian election hacking
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Senate Intelligence Committee releases first volume of its investigation into Russian election hacking

The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence today released the first volume of its bipartisan investigation into Russia’s attempts to interfere with the 2016 U.S. elections. Helmed by Select Committee Chairman Richard Burr, the Republican from North Carolina, and Virginia Democratic Senator Mark Warner, who serves as vice chairman, the committee’s report, “Russian Efforts Against Election…

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Senate Passes Bill to Extend 9/11 Victims Fund, Heads to Trump’s Desk
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Senate Passes Bill to Extend 9/11 Victims Fund, Heads to Trump’s Desk

After months of contentious debate and speaking directly with first responders, the Senate passed a bill Tuesday that ensured the 9/11 Victims’ Compensation Fund for those affected by the September 11, 2001 terror attacks will never run out of money. With a 97-2 vote, lawmakers sent the bipartisan bill named “The Never Forget the Heroes:…

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