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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, left, accompanied by White House Legislative Affairs Director Eric Ueland and acting White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, walks to the offices of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 24, 2020.

White House, Congress agree on $2 trillion virus rescue bill

Associated Press March 25, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and Senate leaders of both parties announced agreement early Wednesday on an unprecedented $2 trillion emergency bill to rush sweeping aid to businesses, workers and...

In this image from video, Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, back row second from left, stands and cast a guilty vote on the first article of impeachment, abuse of power, during the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump in the Senate at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020.

Not Guilty: Split Senate acquits Trump of impeachment

Lisa Mascaro and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press February 5, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump won impeachment acquittal Wednesday in the U.S. Senate, bringing to a close only the third presidential trial in American history with votes that split the...

Senate hearing evaluates progress of Nuclear Energy Innovation and Modernization Act

Senate hearing evaluates progress of Nuclear Energy Innovation and Modernization Act

Camille Koch, Contributing Writer January 19, 2020

On Jan. 15, the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works held a hearing to discuss the one-year progress of the Nuclear Energy Innovation and Modernization Act  The act , signed into law by...

Durbin wins Illinois, race called before 8 p.m.

Durbin wins Illinois, race called before 8 p.m.

Kate Brunea November 5, 2014

Sen. Dick Durbin was elected to his fourth term as U.S. senator for Illinois Tuesday night. The election was called at 7:55 p.m.  and his supporters at campaign headquarters began celebrating...

Durbin secures new term, other Democrats not so lucky

Durbin secures new term, other Democrats not so lucky

Julian Hayda November 5, 2014

The intimate hotel ballroom didn't bat an eye when the AP announced a solid win for Sen. Dick Durbin, nor did it seem to notice that Jim Oberweis, the Republican challenger, had ceded the race to Durbin,...

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