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World - International
11/13/2022 10:23:31 AM
President Joe Biden's Democrats retained control of the US Senate on Saturday, a remarkable midterm election result that defied predictions of a Republican win over both houses of Congress.

World - International
11/12/2022 9:10:07 PM
Joe Biden's Democrats were just one seat away Saturday from securing a remarkable midterm election result by retaining control of the US Senate.

World - International
9/15/2022 1:21:39 PM
A Senate committee took the first step Wednesday toward the United States directly providing billions of dollars in military aid to Taiwan and making ties more official, ramping up support following soaring tensions with Beijing.

World - International
8/7/2022 10:38:25 PM
After 18 months of arduous negotiations and a marathon night of debate, the US Senate on Sunday passed Joe Biden's ambitious climate, tax and health care plan -- a significant victory for the president ahead of crucial midterm elections.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
8/4/2022 9:18:19 PM
The US Senate ratifies the entry of Sweden and Finland into NATO, strongly backing the expansion of the transatlantic military alliance in the face of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
8/3/2022 3:21:00 PM
The Senate is set to ratify NATO membership for Finland and Sweden, a crucial step toward swiftly expanding the Western military alliance with a show of U.S. support in response to Russia's war with Ukraine.

World - International
5/27/2022 3:51:26 PM
Democrats' first attempt at responding to the back-to-back mass shootings in Buffalo, New York, and Uvalde, Texas, failed in the Senate as Republicans blocked a domestic terrorism bill that would have opened debate on difficult questions surrounding hate crimes and gun safety.

World - International
5/25/2022 8:07:04 PM
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer swiftly set in motion a pair of firearms background-check bills Wednesday in response to the school massacre in Texas. But the Democrat acknowledged Congress’ unyielding rejection of previous legislation to curb the national epidemic of gun violence.

World - International
5/17/2022 6:27:56 PM
Former President Donald Trump's winning streak in U.S. Senate primaries is on the line Tuesday as voters in five states cast their ballots in midterm elections.

Books - News
5/6/2022 5:43:50 PM
A second book by ``Hillbilly Elegy'' author and U.S. Senate candidate JD Vance that had been under contract with Harper has been called off, the publisher told The Associated Press Thursday.

Egypt - Defence
3/11/2022 6:17:52 PM
The US Senate backed on Thursday with an overwhelming majority in an 81-18 vote a massive arms sale, including military cargo planes, to Egypt worth $2.2 billion, according to US news website Politico.

World - International
12/29/2021 11:33:05 AM
Harry Reid, the former U.S. Senate majority leader and Nevada's longest-serving member of Congress, has died. He was 82.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
11/3/2021 2:20:42 PM
The US administration apparently withheld $130 million of assistance “from our Egyptian allies allegedly on human rights concerns,” to pressure Egypt to release 16 prisoners that may include Muslim Brotherhood extremists, US Senator Ted Cruz said at the Senate earlier this week.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
10/14/2021 10:00:00 PM
Senator Robert Menendez, Chairman of the US Senate’s Foreign Relations Committee, stated Thursday that Egypt 'is the pillar for security and stability' in the Middle East and the Arab world, and 'a key partner' for the United States in the region.

World - Region
9/2/2021 1:24:46 PM
The U.S. has suggested that Washington would help Lebanon get electricity from Jordan and facilitate the flow of Egyptian gas through Jordan and Syria to northern Lebanon

Books - News
9/2/2021 10:11:12 AM
Raskin, a Democrat and former constitutional law professor, helped draft articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump for his alleged encouragement of the violent mob and led the impeachment prosecution in the Senate

World - International
8/26/2021 11:48:57 PM
'I strongly condemn this act of terrorism and it must be clear to the world that the terrorists who perpetrated this will be sought and brought to justice,' The New York Democrat said

World - International
7/15/2021 8:44:57 PM
'The message to Beijing and any international company that profits from forced labor in Xinjiang is clear: no more,' Republican Senator Marco Rubio said in a statement

World - International
6/30/2021 10:10:44 AM
If her nomination is confirmed by the US Senate, Gutmann would replace interim appointee Robin Quinville

World - International
6/8/2021 6:53:54 PM
The bill allocates $52 billion in funding for a previously approved plan to increase domestic manufacturing of the components

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