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By Guest Author On Wednesday, March 21st, 2018
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Donald Trump Urged to Accept Democrats’ Immigration Deal by Koch Network

Donald Trump continues his fight against an immigration deal, leading to several groups urging the president to soften his stance. Politico reports that the Koch network, a group of three organizations funded by More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, March 15th, 2018
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Virginia Senate Approves Distracted Driving Bill

In a 29-11 vote, the Virginia Senate has approved a distracted driving bill that would prohibit the use of handheld use of cell phone while driving. The approval was unexpected, but the bill must still pass through More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, February 8th, 2018
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Senate passes massive spending bill to avoid government shutdown

Senate leaders rolled out a massive two-year budget deal Wednesday, pleasing both parties and preventing a government shutdown, but increases the federal government’s spending. The plan heads to the House. Majority More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, February 3rd, 2018
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The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act fails to pass cloture

On Monday, the US Senate voted on S. 2311, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. This legislation, which passed the House of Representatives last October, would have protected the lives of unborn children More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, January 26th, 2018
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Susan Collins recounts the use of the African Talking Stick in the Senate, Lamar Alexander ‘tossed it’

Sen. Susan Collins used her Tuesday morning appearance on CNN to show off her “talking stick” which ignited conversation and some debate across the Internet. screenshot/ CNN “I can show it to you,” More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, January 24th, 2018
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Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act passes House, Planned Parenthood calls it ‘unnecessary’, ‘full of inflammatory language’

On Friday, the US House of Representatives passed the bill, H.R. 4712, entitled the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act in a 241-183 vote, making it a serious pro-life victory. The vote took place the More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018
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‘Schumer Shutdown’ ends: ‘Democrats put illegal aliens before’ our military, says Liberty Counsel

The Democratic-led shutdown of the government ended. Democrat Minority Leader Chuck Schumer reversed his blockade of the Continuing Resolution that would continue to allow the federal government to operate. The More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, April 26th, 2016
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Florida debate: David Jolly agrees with Democrats, says Senate should hold Merrick Garland hearing

Rep. David Jolly (R-Fla.), who’s vying for a Senate seat in November, broke from his party’s messaging on Monday night and said Republicans should act on President Barack Obama’s Supreme Court nominee this More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, April 22nd, 2016
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2016 US Senate races: John McCain vs Kelli Ward, Alan Grayson takes on David Jolly

This week on Dispatch Radio, former U.S. Senate candidate Alex Snitker discusses a few of the 2016 races, including John McCain’s struggles against Dr. Kelli Ward for his seat in Arizona and news that an Open More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, April 20th, 2016
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David Jolly, Alan Grayson set open Senate debate for April 25

The bipartisan Open Debate Coalition announced that Republican Congressman David Jolly (FL-13) and Democratic Congressman Alan Grayson (FL-9) will participate in a first-ever Open Debate for U.S. Senate, where regular More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 11th, 2015
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Senate Democrats may force government shutdown over DHS, amnesty battle

For the second consecutive day, Senate Democrats blocked their Republican colleagues from bringing a bill to the floor to fund the Department of Homeland Security, which has become the epicenter of disagreement More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, January 1st, 2013
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US Senate passes ‘fiscal cliff’ deal, President Obama says it’s the ‘right thing to do for our country’

The US Senate has approved a deal on Monday to avert general tax hikes and spending cuts known as the “fiscal cliff”. donkeyhotey donkeyhotey.wordpress.com The bill, which raises taxes for the wealthy, More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, October 20th, 2012
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Claire McCaskill squares off against Todd Akin in Senate debate, calling him ‘extreme’

Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill cast herself as a moderate willing to work with Republicans while GOP challenger Todd Akin repeatedly linked her to the policies of President Barack Obama as they highlighted More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, October 19th, 2012
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’50 Shades of Grey’ questions derails New York Senate race debate VIDEO

America’s “50 Shades of Grey” obsession has entered the political arena as a lightning round question in the New York Senate debate dealt with E.L. James’ erotic novel. Senator Kirsten More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, October 19th, 2012
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Josh Mandel and Sherrod Brown get personal in attacks during Ohio Senate debate

The second debate in Ohio’s highly contested US Senate race became a battle of vitriol which included the Republican Josh Mandel calling the Democratic incumbant, Sherrod Brown, a liar and can’t be trusted. Negative More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, October 18th, 2012
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Bill Nelson, Connie Mack square off in lone Florida Senate debate

Bill Nelson and Connie Mack IV traded barbs in the only debate of their U.S. Senate campaign Wednesday night, with the candidates attacking each other over Medicare, taxes and their voting records and accusing the More...


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