Tag Archives: Senate

What Congress Still Has To Do To Fund The Government

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy

Amanda Becker Originally published by The 19th When the U.S. House of Representatives joins the Senate back in Washington this week, both chambers will be racing to complete the annual government-funding process and avoid a shutdown at the end of September. Among the major sticking points are proposals offered by …

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Why We’re Watching The 2024 Senate Race In California

Sen. Diane Feinstein

Errin Haines Originally published by The 19th This week in #2024Watch came what felt like a seismic development: Reps. Katie Porter and Barbara Lee both signaled their intentions to run for the Senate seat currently held by fellow Democrat Dianne Feinstein — whether she decides to run again or not. The …

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Senate Opens A New Session With A Record Set By McConnell

Vice President Kamala Harris presiding over Senate

Ariana Figueroa, Pennsylvania Capital-Star U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer welcomed reelected and newly elected senators Tuesday afternoon to a new session of Congress, highlighting the bipartisan success of the previous two years and outlining his optimism for a continued approach. “There’s no reason why the success of the last …

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