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The 62-37 roll call Friday by which the Senate passed a measure to strengthen the Obama administration's hand in global trade talks. A "yes" vote is a vote to pass measure. Voting yes were 14 Democrats and 48 Republicans. Voting no were 30 Democrats, 5 Republicans and 2...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two senators have a plane to catch to Cuba, others were hoping to impress Republican presidential primary voters and then there's Sen. Lamar Alexander, who is slated to deliver a sunset piano performance of "Ol' Man River" on the banks of the Mississippi. The...
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a victory for President Barack Obama, the Senate passed bipartisan legislation Friday night to strengthen the administration's hand in global trade talks, clearing the way for a highly unpredictable summer showdown in the House. The vote was 62-37 on the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate approves trade bill in major win for President Barack Obama.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two senators have a plane to catch to Cuba, others were hoping to impress Republican presidential primary voters and then there's Sen. Lamar Alexander, who is slated to deliver a sunset piano performance of "Ol' Man River" on the banks of the Mississippi. The...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Richard Martinez thinks of his son every day, and with those thoughts come the constant reminder of a young life cut tragically short by a troubled man with a gun. That is why, the 61-year-old attorney says, he crisscrosses the country, poking and prodding...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's trade bill faced a crucial test vote in the Senate, and Washington state Democratic Sen. Maria Cantwell saw an opportunity. In a tense drama that unfolded in real time on the Senate floor Thursday, Cantwell withheld her vote to move...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's trade bill faced a crucial test vote in the Senate, and Washington state Democratic Sen. Maria Cantwell saw an opportunity. In a tense drama that unfolded in real time on the Senate floor Thursday, Cantwell withheld her vote to move...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican senators have advanced legislation that would ease rules on smaller banks and other requirements of the landmark law reining in Wall Street and the financial industry after the 2008 crisis. But it received no support from Democrats, making its...