US Senate

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US primary elections: Dr Oz tied with McCormick in test of Trump’s influence on Republicans – as it happened
Celebrity physician, who is endorsed by Trump, is currently behind in the Pennsylvania senate primary, but the race remains too close too call

Vivian Ho

18, May, 2022 @9:33 PM

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Election denier triumphs as primaries test Trump’s grip on Republican party
Voters nominate Doug Mastriano in Pennsylvania’s governor race, but congressman Madison Cawthorn ousted in North Carolina

Lauren Gambino in Washington

18, May, 2022 @4:31 AM

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Senate to vote on $40bn Ukraine aid bill initially blocked by Rand Paul – as it happened
A preliminary vote on military, humanitarian and economic aid to Kyiv is expected today, setting up a final vote on Wednesday

Richard Luscombe

16, May, 2022 @8:11 PM

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Mitch McConnell visits Kyiv with delegation of Republican US senators
Senators meet Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy who praises US bipartisan support for his country

Edward Helmore

14, May, 2022 @2:19 PM

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Can this offbeat tattooed Democrat flip a Pennsylvania Senate seat?
John Fetterman, a proponent of marijuana legalization and sentencing reform, is the frontrunner in his party’s primary

Jake Blumgart in Philadelphia

14, May, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Senator Rand Paul single-handedly holds up $40bn US aid for Ukraine
Democratic and Republican Senate leaders both supported package but Paul objected to scale of spending

Guardian staff and agencies

12, May, 2022 @10:17 PM

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Democrats lose Senate vote to codify abortion rights into federal law
Final tally was 49-51, with all Republicans and one conservative Democrat, Joe Manchin, voting against the measure

Lauren Gambino in Washington

11, May, 2022 @10:38 PM

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Democrats lose Senate vote to codify abortion rights 49-51 – as it happened
Democrat Joe Manchin sides with Republicans in voting against the measure

Richard Luscombe

11, May, 2022 @9:05 PM

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Mitch McConnell says Senate Republicans couldn’t pass abortion ban
Republican leader says ‘I think it’s safe to say there aren’t 60 votes’ to pass ban should Republicans take control in midterm elections

Martin Pengelly in New York

11, May, 2022 @11:56 AM

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Joe Biden calls inflation his ‘top domestic priority’ but blames Covid and Putin – as it happened
President says he understands American’s frustration with Democrats, who control all three branches of government: ‘I don’t blame them’

Lauren Gambino in Washington

10, May, 2022 @9:05 PM

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Susan Collins calls the cops over polite abortion message chalked outside home
‘Intricately drawn’ message urging Republican senator to back reproductive rights bill was not a crime, police in Maine say

Gloria Oladipo

10, May, 2022 @6:18 PM

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Senate Democrats aim to reveal which Republicans oppose abortion ahead of midterms – live
Democrats’ strategy is to force Republicans to vote to defeat abortion legislation, thus showing where every senator stands on the issue

Richard Luscombe

09, May, 2022 @8:40 PM

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