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The 2024 Senate map just got even more difficult for Democrats

CNN  —  Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema decided to shake up the political world on Friday by becoming an independent. The former Democrat is still caucusing with the party in the…

Biden’s FAA pick ready to face Senate confirmation hearing

CNN  —  When Michael Whitaker last worked at the Federal Aviation Administration, his tasks included bringing air traffic control – which tracked airplanes using strips of paper – into the…

Laphonza Butler: California Gov. Newsom appoints Laphonza Butler to fill Feinstein’s Senate seat

CNN  —  California Gov. Gavin Newsom will appoint Laphonza Butler, the president of EMILY’s List, to fill the late Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s Senate seat, his office confirmed Sunday evening.…

Government shutdown: House sends bill to Senate hours ahead of deadline

CNN  —  Congress may now be on a path to avert a shutdown after the House abruptly reversed course and passed a bipartisan bill to extend government funding just hours…

Bob Menendez: More Senate Democrats call on New Jersey colleague to resign

Washington CNN  —  The political walls are closing in on Sen. Bob Menendez, the New Jersey Democrat under a federal indictment accusing him of corruption-related offenses. New Jersey Sen. Cory…

McCarthy privately outlines new GOP plan to avert shutdown, setting up clash with Senate

CNN  —  Speaker Kevin McCarthy, facing growing unrest in the GOP conference, is moving on a new plan to keep the government open for another month – but he is…

Tuberville and Senate Republicans plot rarely used tactic to force vote on stalled Marine Corps commandant nomination

CNN  —  Alabama Sen. Tommy Tuberville and a group of his fellow GOP senators are plotting a new tactic to break the Senate’s gridlock on stalled military nominees: they may…

Senate launches inquiry into Coast Guard sexual assault coverups exposed by CNN report

CNN  —  The US Senate has launched a formal inquiry into the Coast Guard’s handling of a secret, yearslong investigation that found rapes, sexual assaults and other serious misconduct at…

Growing feud over Tuberville’s stand on Pentagon nominations risks Senate confirmation of nation’s top military officer

CNN  —  The escalating feud between Democrats and Sen. Tommy Tuberville over the Alabama Republican’s blockade of roughly 300 military nominees could soon lead to an even riskier situation: Holding…

Former Rep. Mike Rogers expected to run for Senate seat in Michigan after being courted by GOP leaders

CNN  —  Mike Rogers, the former GOP congressman who chaired the House Intelligence Committee, is expected to soon announce he will run for the Senate in Michigan, giving Republican leaders…