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Funding crunch risks U.S. election chaos
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Wearing a mask is 'not complicated': McConnell
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Senate Dems Unveil Plan for Extension of Federal Unemployment Benefits
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Hickenlooper Wins Colorado Senate Primary
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New COVID-19 cases could hit 100k per day -Fauci
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Should be 'no stigma' to wearing masks: McConnell
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Black GOP senator: Trump’s video retweet ‘terrible'
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Mississippi Governor Agrees To Sign Bill For New State Flag
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U.S. Senate backs bill to punish China over HK
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Republican police reform bill 'lacks substance' -Schumer
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Biden Campaign Limiting Time With Foreign Powers
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Reduced voting sites, heated races in NY and KY
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Impeaching Barr a 'waste of time' -top Dem
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Trump 'ethically unfit' for presidency: Pelosi
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'This is just the beginning' -Schumer celebrates DACA ruling
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Senate GOP unveil police reform bill
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'We hear you' -Sen. Scott unveils police reform bill
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Schumer calls Trump's executive order on policing 'inadequate'
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U.S. Senate panel approves subpoena power in Trump-Russia probe
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'Grim resolve': With Biden up big and the Senate in sight, Democrats still haunted by fear of letdownJoe Biden has a larger lead over Donald Trump than Hillary Clinton did at this point in 2016. But Democrats have seen a lead slip away before.
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Senate Dems hit GOP on COVID-19, Trump on RussiaTop Democrats in the Senate are accusing the GOP of being "missing in action" as they push for more relief legislation to deal with the coronavirus pandemic. They're also blasting the president over..
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Kentucky US Senate primary: Amy McGrath squeaks out win over Charles BookerFormer fighter pilot Amy McGrath has won the Democratic primary for U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell's Senate seat in a slim victory over state Rep. Charles Booker.
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Hickenlooper's Stumbles Complicate Democrats' 2020 StrategyThe former governor has faltered in a primary campaign for a seat that is essential for Democrats to capture if they hope to retake the Senate majority.
House Approves D.C. Statehood in Historic VoteIt is the first time a chamber of Congress has approved establishing the nation’s capital as the 51st state. The measure is all but certain to die in the Republican-led Senate.
House approves DC statehood, Senate opposedThe Democratic-controlled House approved a bill Friday to make the District of Columbia the 51st state, but the bill faces insurmountable opposition in the Republican-controlled Senate. (June 26)
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John Bolton wants to help Republicans keep the Senate, but his explosive new book makes him an outcast in the GOPTrump's ex-national security adviser says he wants to devote himself to helping Republicans keep control of the Senate. But Republicans may shun him.
Trump’s Sagging Popularity Drags Down Republican Senate CandidatesA New York Times/Siena College poll paints a grim picture for Republicans in Arizona, Michigan and North Carolina as voters shun candidates aligned with the president.
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