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Topic - United States Senate
The crowded field of Republican U.S. Senate candidates is gathering on the same stage again.
Former Lt. Gov. John Bohlinger says he will continue his campaign for U.S. Senate a month after saying he would probably drop out.
A former law partner of convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein was charged Friday with conspiring to violate federal campaign contribution laws involving thousands of dollars donated to the campaigns of John McCain and Charlie Crist.
Rand Paul's biggest political decision is approaching: whether to run for president in 2016 or focus solely on re-election to his U.S. Senate seat. A Republican lawmaker from his home state wants to free him from the potential dilemma by letting him run for both.
A Catholic bishop and a Baptist pastor urged members of the U.S. Senate to address the "dire situation" facing Christians in the Middle East, proposing a special religious freedom envoy to the region.
In his immaculate blue dress uniform, Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair stood ramrod straight before a judge Thursday and pleaded guilty to three charges that could send him to prison for up to 15 years.
Sen. Mitch McConnell assured conservative activists he won't disappoint them if they give him enough troops for the GOP to take control of the Senate in November's elections, as he sought to tamp down a growing rift between tea party activists and top Republican leaders on Capitol Hill.
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Greg Brannon touted a new endorsement Thursday, while rival Thom Tillis announced a $1.1 million television ad.
The Michigan Political Leadership Program at Michigan State University is hearing from Republican ex-Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty and Democratic ex-New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson at its annual fundraising dinner.
A New Mexico water official has been selected by President Barack Obama to run the Bureau of Reclamation, which manages dams, reservoirs and hydroelectric power plants across the West.
Republican Sen. Susan Collins, who's seeking a fourth term, has filed her nominating petitions with Maine elections officials.
The Associated Press has withdrawn its story about dentist David Alameel securing the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate. As of late Tuesday, Alameel had nearly 48 percent of the vote.
A Maine social worker will testify in front of a U.S. Senate panel about the struggles facing the state's aging population.
Senators blocked President Obama's nominee to lead the Justice Department's civil rights division Wednesday in a bipartisan filibuster, with opponents saying his history defending a convicted cop-killer in the Supreme Court made him a poor choice.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Tuesday singled out the Koch brothers in an incendiary speech on the chamber floor, calling their involvement in politics "un-American" and accusing them of trying to use their wealth to undermine democracy.