United States Senate
The United States Senate is a legislative chamber in the bicameral legislature of the United States, and together with the U.S. House of Representatives makes up the U.S. Congress.First convened in 17...
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How Ignorance Of History Feeds Demagogues Who Hate The Constitution
Americans in 1913 showed by their votes they had forgotten the purpose of the Framers’ design for the Senate. We've done even worse.
IT Workers Fear House Members Are Being Blackmailed
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All 100 senators invited to WH briefing on North Korea
Mike Emanuel reports from Washington, D.C.
Entire Senate being called to White House for North Korea briefing
The entire U.S. Senate has been invited to the White House for a briefing Wednesday on the North Korea situation, amid escalating tensions over the country’s missile tests and bellicose rhetoric.
Suspect in custody after shots fired outside US Capitol
Car tried to allude police, driver apprehended outside Rayburn building
Donald Trump Is Poised to Win Electoral College
Donald Trump appeared poised to sew up his victory Monday despite opposition groups’ efforts to block his path by persuading members of the Electoral College to snub him.
Pro-Trump electors receive death threats
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The Political Process Isn’t Rigged — It Has Much Bigger Problems
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Durbin endorses Chuck Schumer for Senate leader, easing path for New Yorker to succeed Reid
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Koch brothers fight climate funding probe
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History of the United States Senate
The United States Senate has a history of approximately 220 years as the upper house of the United States Congress, being described in the United States Constitution in 1787 and first convened in 1789...
History of the United States Senate - Wikipedia
Traditions of the United States Senate
The United States Senate observes a number of traditions, some formal and some informal. Some of the current and former traditions are described below:
From the Senate's earliest days, the new mem...
Traditions of the United States Senate - Wikipedia
United States Capitol
The United States Capitol, atop Capitol Hill at the eastern end of the National Mall in Washington, D.C., is the seat of the United States Congress, the legislative branch of the U.S. federal governme...
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United States congressional committee
A congressional committee is a legislative sub-organization in the United States Congress that handles a specific duty (rather than the general duties of Congress). Committee membership enables member...
United States congressional committee - Wikipedia
Closed session of the United States Congress
In the Congress of the United States, a closed session (formally a session with closed doors) is a parliamentary procedure for the Senate or the House of Representatives to discuss matters requiring s...
Closed session of the United States Congress - Wikipedia
Senatorial courtesy
Senatorial courtesy is an unwritten political custom (or constitutional convention) in the United States whereby the president consults the senior U.S. Senator of his political party of a given state ...
Senate hold
In the United States Senate, a hold is a parliamentary procedure permitted by the Standing Rules of the United States Senate which allows one or more Senators to prevent a motion from reaching a vote ...
United States Congress
The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the federal government of the United States consisting of two houses: the Senate and the House of Representatives. The Congress meets in the ...
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List of United States Senate committees
This is a complete list of U.S. congressional committees (standing committees and select or special committees) that are currently operating in the United States Senate. Senators can be a member of mo...
List of United States Senate committees - Wikipedia
Elections in the United States
The United States is a federation, with elected officials at the federal (national), state and local levels. On a national level, the head of state, the President, is elected indirectly by the people,...
Elections in the United States - Wikipedia
Filibuster
A filibuster is a parliamentary procedure where debate is extended, allowing one or more members to delay or entirely prevent a vote on a given proposal. It is sometimes referred to as talking out a b...
Great Triumvirate
The Great Triumvirate is a term that refers to the three statesmen who dominated the United States Senate in the 1830s and '40s: Henry Clay of Kentucky, Daniel Webster of Massachusetts, and John C. Ca...