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Why Rick Santorums & Bobby Jindals Endorsement Is Huge For Marco Rubio

This week Marco Rubio received two endorsements from prominent politicians and former presidential candidates.  The first is former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, and the second is Louisiana Gov. 333 more words

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Is the Senate Eschewing Its Constitutional Duty Concerning Confirmations to the Federal Bench?

Is the Senate Eschewing Its Constitutional Duty Concerning Confirmations to the Federal Bench?

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Since Republicans took control of the Senate in January 2015, they have been confirming federal judges at the slowest pace in more than 60 years, since 1953.  1,009 more words

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Donald Trump Presidential Bid Scores Sarah Palin Endorsement

Donald Trump, the reality television star-turned-politician, was endorsed by Sarah Palin, the politician-turned-reality TV star, in his front-running bid to be the next Republican U.S. president, his campaign said on Tuesday. 736 more words

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Amid heightened concerns about terrorism, Senate to consider suspending Syrian refugee program

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Amid heightened concerns about the threat of terrorism from refugees fleeing Syria and Iraq, the Senate next week will consider whether to suspend a controversial program allowing refugees from those countries into the U.S. 346 more words

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Senators report 'a lot of progress' in avoiding government shutdown

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Bipartisan Senate leaders reported Monday that negotiators had made “a lot of progress” in narrowing differences over year-end bills to fund the government and extend dozens of expiring tax breaks. 594 more words

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