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BILLINGS, Mont. — Montana U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte is sponsoring legislation to withdraw land near Yellowstone National Park from future mining, after describing an...
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PORTLAND, Maine — Maine's moderate U.S. senator says she doesn't think the timetable for tax reform should be delayed by the results of Alabama's...
GOP’s Farenthold, bowing to pressure, won’t seek re-election

WASHINGTON — Bowing to pressure from fellow Republicans, Texas Rep. Blake Farenthold said Thursday he would not seek re-election to a fifth term, apologizing...
The Latest: White House says Roy Moore should concede

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The Latest on the Alabama Senate race (all times local): ...
Senate may put off most anticipated Russian probe findings

WASHINGTON — With no firm conclusions yet on whether President Donald Trump's campaign may have coordinated with Russia, the Senate intelligence committee could delay...
Collins, Murray press Senate leaders on harassment claims

WASHINGTON — Two of the Senate's most senior women sent notice on Thursday that they expect changes to Capitol Hill's practices for dealing with...
Minnesota Democrats aim to clear Smith’s path for 2018 bid

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota's next senator, Tina Smith, could face a clear path to next year's special election, with support pouring in from...
Black women seek rewards from Democrats after Alabama race

WASHINGTON — Once again, black women showed up for Democrats, with nearly all of them voting in Alabama for new Sen. Doug Jones, just...
Republican tax bill drops controversial loan provisions

WASHINGTON — Republican lawmakers have dropped from the tax bill provisions that were criticized by students and educators as making college less affordable. ...
Illness sidelines McCain, Cochran as tax vote nears

WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans rushed toward votes next week on their sweeping $1.5 trillion tax package, hopeful ailing Sens. John McCain and Thad Cochran...

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