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"… ry, the Fraternal Order of Police national president, testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee in April 2015. “However, we must remember that the p …"

"… ks," said Sen. Mark Madsen, R-Saratoga Springs, raising his voice during a Senate hearing on the failed bill this session. ‘The optics don’t look good …"

"… here we have to trust that they won’t do it,” Nixon said in a Maryland Senate hearing. “I want to be in a country where the law says they can’t do i …"

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"… ng a central ownership registry for shell companies.  Lew also asked Senate leaders to take action to approve eight tax treaties that the U.S. has neg …"

"… o well-known tax havens, Switzerland and Luxembourg, have been waiting for Senate approval for more than five years. The U.S. Justice Department said in a n …"

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"… onal Leadership Fund since 2012, plus an additional $2 million to the Senate Leadership Fund since last year. $402,000: Amount former Florida Gov …"

"… ia, a super PAC created to boost the gubernatorial bid of Republican state Senate President Bill Cole. The contribution is Accelerate West Virginia’s larg …"

"… in the 2016 presidential race and also directly donated to Democratic U.S. Senate candidates Tammy Duckworth of Illinois and Donna Edwards of Maryland. $44 …"

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"… jet, the most expensive weapons system ever built. Clinton served on the Senate Armed Services Committee during her final six years in the Senate where sh …"

"… d on the Senate Armed Services Committee during her final six years in the Senate where she also received defense-industry contributions. Adjusted for infla …"

"… ted for inflation, she collected $258,024 from the top contractors for her Senate campaign and leadership political action committee (PAC) during that perio …"

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"… bureaucratic shift even though this legislation has not yet passed in the Senate: the House approved the idea on Dec. 10, 2015. Members of Congress expres …"

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"… sed on the presidential race. Ian Prior, a spokesman for the conservative Senate Leadership Fund super PAC and One Nation, a nonprofit group that also focu …"

"… Fund super PAC and One Nation, a nonprofit group that also focuses on the Senate, told the Center for Public Integrity in an email that “there have certa …"

"… inating process." Consequently, Prior continued, “the fight to keep the Senate has become one where there has been increased interest, focus, and attenti …"

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"… ent Barack Obama will nominate to the court. And the Republican-controlled Senate, led by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, says it will not consider any Oba …"

"… -thirds vote of approval would be required in both the U.S. House and U.S. Senate, which often can’t achieve simple majorities on seemingly perfunctory ma …"

"… from spending money to influence elections. It received 54 votes in the Senate in 2014, but needed 60 to move forward. “It’s really tough to draft, …"

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"… ated $2,700 to a joint fundraising outfit benefiting Rubio’s now-defunct Senate campaign and his leadership PAC As a senator, Black said, Rubio “did a …"

"… . The three-way contest also featured Democrat Kendrick Meek. In the U.S. Senate, many conservative groups have given Rubio high marks — although his wor …"

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"… r preferences and to simulate policymaking. Staff members of the House and Senate appropriations subcommittees on defense vetted the arguments for accuracy. …"

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"… in addition to criminal law. The bill, HB487, has been assigned to a Senate public education subcommittee. Most school resource officers, however, are …"

"… ed by David Albo, Republican of Fairfax County. The bill is now before the Senate Committee for Courts of Justice. After the Center’s story came out last …"

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"… estoration of the various restricted rights,” he said. The Maryland Senate voted to override the veto earlier this month, after the Maryland House of …"

"… been extended to people with felony records. The same study looked at 400 Senate elections from 1978 and 2000 and found that seven may have been reversed i …"

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"… xico Oil & Gas Association one day after resigning from the state Senate.  He did not return requests for comment. State records show his bos …"

"… ates. After the bill passed, Clere and Sen. Brandt Hershman, the bill’s Senate sponsor and also a Republican, received “Legislator of the Year” award …"

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"… e House's latest FEC budget proposal predicts a $430,000 savings from U.S. Senate candidates filing their campaign finance reports electronically, instead o …"

"… on paper. Obama's thinking, however, may be little more than wishful: the Senate last year again refused to shed its decidedly 20th century ways and adopt …"

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"… ingly help Clayton Homes. The proposal was also included in a larger U.S. Senate bill last year that was approved in a committee but did not make it to the …"

"… bill last year that was approved in a committee but did not make it to the Senate floor. After a story in December alleging Clayton systematically tar …"

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"… committee group. …"

"… reveal its donors. In a campaign finance disclosure report filed Friday, Senate Majority PAC reported receiving more than $300,000 in reimbursements for s …"

"… y Forward. In response to questions from the Center for Public Integrity, Senate Majority PAC spokesman Shripal Shah described Majority Forward as "an alli …"

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"… convictions of the former speaker of the Assembly and former leader of the Senate in separate federal corruption trials. Both scandals and the Center’s re …"

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"… n the wake of a tumultuous year during which both the Assembly speaker and Senate leader were arrested and then convicted on federal corruption charges. And …"

"… e year, however, Silver had been convicted, as had Dean Skelos, the former Senate leader, who was indicted in an unrelated corruption scheme just months aft …"

"… ensions, a change that’s included in the governor’s proposals. In the Senate, a group of independent Democrats in December “relaunched” a campaign …"

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"… ly has one job,” Christie said, referring to Rubio’s less-than-stellar Senate attendance record. Christie, whose own absence from New Jersey has been n …"

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"… government overreach. Almost all of them languish in a U.S. House or U.S. Senate committee. None have become law. Prospects for an FEC overhaul in particu …"

"… form advocate. “Unfortunately, there are some in Congress — notably, [Senate Majority Leader] Mitch McConnell — who are perfectly content with the st …"

"… a passed today by the FEC includes calls for the electronic filing of U.S. Senate campaign finance reports, a fix to the general counsel salary issue and a …"

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"… senators submitted a resolution, which later passed, stating that the Senate “stands with … the people of Cameroon” and others in response to ris …"

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"… Penny Bernard Schaber, a former Democratic assemblywoman who ran for state Senate in 2014. WMC Issues Mobilization Council aired about $153,000 worth of TV …"

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"… minated this fall with convictions of the former leaders of both the state Senate and Assembly. Days after the release of the State Integrity Investigation …"

"… d government,” Montesano said in a release. After trials of both former Senate leader Dean G. Skelos and former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver ended in …"

"… chorus. Earlier this month, a group of Independent Democrats in the state Senate said they would renew their push for the adoption of a set of ethics and c …"

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"… Friday was another bad day for Albany’s tarnished image, as former state Senate leader Dean G. Skelos and his son were convicted on a suite of corruption …"

"… ng trial. Skelos’ conviction — which automatically expels him from the Senate — marks the fall of two of the “three men in a room” that rule New Y …"

"… the State Integrity Investigation. On December 7, a group of independent Senate Democrats — who comprise a leadership coalition with the Republicans — …"

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"… l votes on the most significant gun control legislation to come before the Senate in nearly two decades, polls showed that about 90 percent of Americans sup …"

"… Gun Owners of America, have together poured nearly $81 million into House, Senate and presidential races since the 2000 election cycle,  according to f …"

"… directly donated fully 28 times the amount of their opponents in House and Senate races, $7 million on the pro-gun side compared to $245,000 on the gun cont …"

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"… .3 million into TV ads about two highly contested Virginia state Senate seats in northern and central districts that could have helped Democr …"

"… ublican. Overall, Democrats fell flat without gaining any new seats in the Senate, maintaining the previous 21-19 divide. While turning the tables would ha …"

"… mixed results. It paid for an estimated $40,000 worth of ads for Virginia Senate candidates who lost but spent a “six-figure amount” in the Kentucky go …"

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"… rors are still hearing testimony in a separate federal case against former Senate President Dean Skelos, who along with his son was charged with several cor …"

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"… turned. The rental car provision in the legislation, which is also in the Senate bill, was spurred by the deaths of Raechel and Jacqueline Houck, ages 24 a …"

"… ich would effectively exclude dealerships. No such provision exists in the Senate bill. Williams is chairman of Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM SRT in Weatherford. …"

"… A spokesman for the committee declined comment. Members of the House and Senate have formed a conference committee to hammer out differences between the t …"

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"… uted to this report. This story was co-published with Al Jazeera America. …"

"… last election on ads bashing Republican candidates for the U.S. House and Senate. During the 2012 election, Patriot Majority USA spent nearly $3.5 million …"

"… spent nearly $3.5 million against Republican Sen. Dean Heller — Reid’s Senate counterpart from Nevada’s congressional delegation who Reid actively cam …"

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"… major player in the Democrats’ failed bid to retain control of the U.S. Senate last year — a time when many Democratic candidates decried the influx of …"

"… x of “dark money” in politics. Led by Craig Varoga, a staunch ally of Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., it was a particularly prolific force o …"

"… lific force on television. The group aired more than 15,000 TV ads in key Senate races, according to a Center for Public Integrity analysis of data provide …"

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"… ler.” The rental car provision in the legislation, which is also in the Senate bill, was spurred by the deaths of Raechel and Jacqueline Houck, ages 24 a …"

"… ich would effectively exclude dealerships. No such provision exists in the Senate bill. The amendment received little attention in the press, which may hav …"

"… Medicaid or NIH [National Institutes of Health] funding?" he asked.) The Senate and House have both passed six-year transportation bills and a conference …"

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