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Amazon, Google executives to testify before Senate antitrust committee next week

As House Democrats prepared to announce a handful of bills to rein in Big Tech’s market powers, the Senate Judiciary…

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New York moves a step closer to legalizing cannabis as assembly, senate and governor reach agreement

New York state appears closer to legalizing cannabis for adult recreational use, after Senate Finance Committee Chair Liz Krueger told…

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Senate backtracks on calling witnesses in Trump’s second impeachment trial

The Senate on Saturday afternoon backtracked on its earlier move to have witnesses in former President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial,…

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Senate votes 55-45 in favor of calling witnesses in Trump’s second impeachment trial

The Senate on Saturday voted 55 to 45 in favor of calling witnesses in former President Donald Trump’s second impeachment…

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Senate passes bill to avoid government shutdown for a week, sending it to Trump

The Senate on Friday passed a one-week spending bill in a voice vote, sending the measure on to President Donald…

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Georgia’s Senate runoff elections spark $315 million in media spending so far

Georgia’s two U.S. Senate runoff elections have seen a combined total of $315 million in media spending, according to a…

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GOP’s Sullivan projected to win reelection in Senate race in Alaska

Sen. Dan Sullivan has been projected to win his reelection race in Alaska, according to the Associated Press, guaranteeing Republicans…

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Sen. McConnell cancels scheduled senate floor votes for next two weeks after 3 senators test positive for COVID-19

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has canceled Senate votes that were scheduled for the next two weeks after at least…

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McConnell says a Trump pick to replace Ginsburg on Supreme Court would get Senate vote

Mitch McConnell, the Senate majority leader who refused to bring to a confirmation vote President Barack Obama’s nominee to replace…