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NEW: The Republican-controlled U.S. Senate on Sunday moved closer toward a final confirmation vote on President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Amy Coney Barrett, on Monday, just over a week before Election Day

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During the debate, Trump claimed that Biden had received money from Russia. However, a report from a Republican-controlled Senate committee says nothing about Joe Biden receiving any money from Russia, and it is not clear that Hunter Biden did, either.

The GOP did in fact hold the House not so long ago and came up with a plan that would have left upwards of 20 million people without insurance, eroded pre-ex protections, and gutted Medicaid. It was so unpalatable that the Republican controlled Senate wouldn't pass it.

[VIDEO] Morning Report: US House speaker Nancy Pelosi said a deal on new coronavirus aid was "just about there", despite continued opposition from the Republican-controlled Senate. #ausbiz 

[CHART] US stocks stumbled in early trade and recovered to finish with modest gains after US House speaker Nancy Pelosi said a deal on new coronavirus aid was "just about there", despite continued opposition from the Republican controlled Senate. #ausbiz  Bloomberg

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The Republican-controlled Senate on Wednesday will take up a $500 billion COVID-19 stimulus package.

Halted by a procedural vote, the Republican-controlled Senate did not advance a standalone bill to help fund forgivable loans for small businesses on Tuesday.

[VIDEO] Morning Report: US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Democrats and the White House are closing in on an aid package, though the Republican-controlled Senate remains in favour of a smaller deal. #ausbiz 

The Republican-controlled Senate is set to vote on the reauthorization of the Paycheck Protection Program for small business loan forgiveness.


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Trump assails Warren for proposing to rename bases named for Confederate generals and expresses hope that “Republican Senators won’t fall for this” — perhaps unaware that the Republican-controlled Senate Armed Services Committee has already approved it on bipartisan vote.

We are building the Wall now, but the reason the badly needed Wall wasn’t approved in the Republican controlled House and Senate was that we had a very slim majority in the Senate, & needed 9 Democrat votes. They were totally unwilling to give Wall votes to us, want Open Borders!

This week marks one year since the House passed universal background checks. What has the Republican-controlled Senate done to combat gun violence in that time? Absolutely nothing.

The Republican-controlled Senate chose to put party over country today by blocking firsthand witnesses and relevant documents at Trump’s impeachment trial. You can’t have a fair trial without witnesses.

The vast majority of Americans wanted the United States Senate to produce new evidence and firsthand witnesses. Yesterday, the Republican-controlled Senate blocked them—ensuring this will not be a fair trial.

150 - days in 2019 150 - mass shootings 2,876,775 - thoughts and prayers tweets from cowardly public leaders 93 - days that the Republican controlled Senate has refused to hold a vote on the House-passed background checks bill

The Republican-controlled Senate passed a clean bill to fund the government back in December. Today, they rejected an almost identical bill. This historic shutdown is unconscionable. Open the government.

Jeff Sessions is so dangerous that a Republican-controlled Senate rejected his nomination to a federal judgeship 30 years ago.

Lying under oath to a Republican controlled senate is only investigated as a crime if the senate wants it to be investigated. Lying to an FBI agent is a crime that the FBI can pursue even if the Republican senate doesn’t want them to. Kavanaugh can’t risk talking to the FBI.