The Senate advanced President Donald Trump’s nominee to be attorney general on Tuesday, clearing a procedural hurdle ahead of his confirmation vote later this week.
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Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney announced on Friday morning that he is running for a Utah Senate seat.
West Virginian Senator Joe Manchin, who is up for re-election in 2018, said it “wouldn’t be wise” for Hillary Clinton to campaign for him in West Virginia.
President Trump signed an executive order taking action on ObamaCare after Congress failed to pass a repeal bill several times.
The Senate has blocked President Trump from exercising his authority to make recess appointments on Thursday as lawmakers left Washington for their August recess.