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Senate Bogs Down on Ukraine and Israel Aid After G.O.P. Blocks Border Deal

The Senate bogged down on Wednesday over a bill to send tens of billions of dollars to Ukraine and Israel…

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Menendez, in Defiant Speech, Says Bribery Case Against Him Is ‘Baseless’

Senator Robert Menendez accused prosecutors of conducting a public smear campaign and denied accepting bribes to benefit the governments of…

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McConnell and Other Senate Republicans Criticize Trump’s Talk on Immigrants

The minority leader took an oblique swipe at Donald Trump’s rhetoric about migrants “poisoning the blood” of the country, but…

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Hopes for Quick Passage of Ukraine Aid Bill Dim as Border Talks Drag On

After a weekend of bipartisan negotiations, lawmakers were still short of a compromise and Republicans said they were reluctant to…

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Senators Hold Up 43 Biden Diplomatic Nominees as Crises Roil World

The State Department says the monthslong blockade has damaged U.S. national security. Several Republican senators have objected to advancing the…

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Republicans Sideline Zelensky With Border Demands, Imperiling Aid Package

The Ukrainian president delivered an urgent plea for more help for his country in its fight against Russia, only to…

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Congress Isn’t a Schoolyard. Time to Deal With Toxic Immaturity.

On Tuesday, Republican Senator Markwayne Mullin of Oklahoma decided to settle a social media beef in the middle of a…

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To Build Momentum, Scott Tackles Race and Racism in Chicago

Senator Tim Scott of South Carolina gave his speech as his struggling presidential campaign said it would move most of…

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Biden’s Nominee for U.S. Ambassador to Israel Is Grilled by Senators

As President Biden visited Israel on Wednesday to pledge U.S. support in its fight against Hamas, his nominee to fill…

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I Wish ____ Would Run

We asked readers which other candidates they would like to see in the presidential race.

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