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Upper house of the United States Congress

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United States Senate: Upper house of the United States Congress
The United States Senate is the upper chamber of the United States Congress, which, along with the United States House of Representatives—the lower chamber—constitutes the legislature of the United States. The Senate chamber is located in the north wing of the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.

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Why Elizabeth Warren Will Never Be Treasury Secretary

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Biden's won, nothing will change that: Schumer

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When Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell was asked by a reporter Tuesday about Republican senators not acknowledging President-elect Joe Biden's win over Donald Trump, he responded that "the..

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President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team is considering legal action over a federal agency’s delay in recognizing the Democrat’s victory over President Donald Trump in last week’s election...

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America's top Republicans join Donald Trump in delaying transition

"In the United States of America, all legal ballots must be counted any illegal ballots, must not be counted. And President Trump is 100 per cent within his rights to look into allegations of..

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Eyes on Georgia, as Senate balance of power up for grabs [Video]

Eyes on Georgia, as Senate balance of power up for grabs

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McConnell defends Trump's refusal to concede [Video]

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U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday said President Donald Trump was completely within his rights to look into "irregularities" from last week's election.

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How U.S. Senate control may come down to Georgia [Video]

How U.S. Senate control may come down to Georgia

[NFA] The control of the Senate hangs in the balance as two races in Georgia could head to a runoff, in a general election that has produced extremely close results. Gavino Garay reports.

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Wall Street jumps on bets for split Congress [Video]

Wall Street jumps on bets for split Congress

U.S. stocks jumped on Thursday, as investors bet Republicans would retain control of the Senate and block any major policy changes under a possible Joe Biden White House that could dampen corporate..

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Rosario Dawson congratulates boyfriend Cory Booker as he's re-elected into Senate [Video]

Rosario Dawson congratulates boyfriend Cory Booker as he's re-elected into Senate

Rosario Dawson has congratulated her boyfriend Cory Booker on being re-elected as New Jersey Senator.

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Protesters light up over Mexico's slow pot reform [Video]

Protesters light up over Mexico's slow pot reform

Mexico's Supreme Court ruled over a year ago that laws restricting marijuana use were unconstitutional. Now activists are furious over the government's failure to legalize it. Maha Aladrawi reports.

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Republicans on track to keep U.S. Senate majority [Video]

Republicans on track to keep U.S. Senate majority

[NFA] Republicans appeared poised to retain control of the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, after Senator Susan Collins defied political odds to win re-election in Maine and other Republican incumbents led..

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GOP Senate Victories Dampens Hopes For Climate Action [Video]

GOP Senate Victories Dampens Hopes For Climate Action

Republican electoral victories Tuesday cast doubt over whether the US would enact any significant measures to curb planet-heating emissions in the near-term. States were still tallying results on..

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Sen. Collins: 'I will serve you with all my heart' [Video]

Sen. Collins: 'I will serve you with all my heart'

Republican Senator Susan Collins, an independent-minded moderate, won a surprise re-election victory in Maine on Wednesday, strengthening her party's chances of retaining control of the U.S. Senate.

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Who will win the Senate? [Video]

Who will win the Senate?

As with the presidency, the Senate race this election cycle is too close tocall. We take a look at why it is important.

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U.S. Senate seats flip in competitive races [Video]

U.S. Senate seats flip in competitive races

Democrats and Republicans battled for control of the U.S. Senate in half a dozen closely fought races on Wednesday. Bryan Wood reports.

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