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GOP senators buff green credentials as Election Day nears

All politics are local, Senate Republicans’ environmental politics included.In the South, Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., favors a ban on offshore oil and gas drilling. In the West, Sens. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., and Steve Daines, R-Mont., highlight their work on a new law that permanently funds the Land and Water Conservation Fund, a federal pool of…
bubmag
September 22, 2020
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The positions of key GOP senators on replacing Ruth Bader Ginsburg

With President Trump planning to nominate his third Supreme Court justice nominee this week, key Republican senators are indicating their stance on replacing the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg with less than 50 days until Election Day.The state of play: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.) has vowed that "Trump's…
bubmag
September 20, 2020
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GOP senators confront past comments on Supreme Court vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican senators weighing what to do about the vacancy on the Supreme Court are facing questions about their own past comments amid complaints by Democrats that their views have shifted with changing political reality.President Donald Trump on Saturday urged the GOP-run Senate to consider “without delay” his…
bubmag
September 19, 2020
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Another Republican Senator in Quarantine After COVID Exposure

U.S. Senator Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) went into quarantine Thursday after being exposed to a person with COVID-19.Johnson tested negative for the virus on Wednesday, but due to a potential 14-day incubation period will remain in quarantine until the end of September. The senator called off plans to accompany President Donald…
bubmag
September 18, 2020
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Senators to study if additional 4Ps budget needed in 2021

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September 17, 2020
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Sarah McBride poised to become U.S.’s first transgender state senator

DOVER, Del. — Transgender activist Sarah McBride won a Democratic state Senate primary in Delaware on Tuesday and is poised to make history as the first transgender person elected to that state's General Assembly and the first transgender state senator in the United States.McBride, who interned at the White House…
bubmag
September 16, 2020