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McConnell says he's open to paring back US spending bill
The Senate's top Republican says he's open to a proposal from the White House to pare back a hard-fought spending package that has come under assault from party conservatives
Ala. Sen. Shelby to lead powerful Appropriations Committee
Alabama Republican Sen. Richard Shelby is on the brink of becoming the new chairman of the Appropriations Committee, a post with great influence over more than $1 trillion in annual spending
Trump's desire for large-scale military parade gets mixed reactions on Capitol Hill
Members of Congress had mixed reactions to President Donald Trump ’s desire for a large-scale parade showing off the might of the U.S. military, with even some Republicans questioning whether a display of tanks and soldiers marching sent the right message or was worth the cost. Sen. Lindsey Graham
What does Alabama Senate race mean for 2018?
Senate Republicans lost one of their Alabama seats this week and are attempting to pass an unpopular tax bill.
Write-in votes still loom over Alabama Senate race
While the final results in Tuesday's upset victory for Democrat Doug Jones in Alabama's U.S. Senate special election won't be known for a few weeks, the unofficial results from the race show that write-in votes may have played a crucial role in determining the outcome of the race. Unofficial
Roy Moore refusing to concede Alabama Senate race, says 'battle rages on'
Twenty-four hours after Democrat Doug Jones claimed an upset victory in Alabama's senatorial election, controversial candidate Roy Moore is refusing to concede the race. Moore released a video on Wednesday night, saying "the battle rages on," and vowing every ballot should be counted. "In this
ANALYSIS: Some winners and losers in the Alabama Senate race
Politics didn't stay local Tuesday night in the special election to fill the U.S. Senate seat in Alabama, as the neck-and-neck race attracted the interest and participation of many major national political figures. The involvement paid off handsomely for some, but the people who bet big on a
Roy Moore's loss in Alabama sparks finger-pointing in the White House at McConnell and Bannon
President Trump has not yet publicly cast blame for Roy Moore 's defeat for Senate in deep red Alabama, but inside the White House, his team is sharply divided and pointing fingers. The top two targets: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon .
Richard Shelby among Democrats to nab a 1986 US Senate win
Nov. 5, 1986: In Alabama, the incumbent House member narrowly beat Republican Jeremiah Denton.
Meet Democrat Doug Jones, Alabama's senator-elect
Alabama's senatorial runoff day not only marked the first time a Democrat has won a Senate seat in Alabama in 25 years. It also marked a coming out party for Doug Jones. Jones' campaign for senator was often overshadowed by the bluster of, and litany of accusations against, his opponent, Roy Moore.