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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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"… S. Sen. Thom Tillis in what was one of the nation’s most hotly contested Senate races. Crossroads GPS reported giving Carolina Rising $4.82 million, or r …"

"… tegist and former advisor to then-President George W. Bush. Targeting the Senate But the new tax filing shows Crossroads GPS also gave millions in additio …"

"… 2014 elections, when the parties battled fiercely over control of the U.S. Senate. Republicans won, and the new documents prove Crossroads’ influence was …"

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"… oup. That does not include the former leaders of both the Assembly and the Senate, who were charged in unrelated corruption schemes earlier this year but re …"

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"… oup. That does not include the former leaders of both the Assembly and the Senate, who were charged in unrelated corruption schemes earlier this year but re …"

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"… he state’s ethics code favors participation over recusal. The House and Senate also have ethics committees, but the House panel hasn’t met since 2003 a …"

"… ave ethics committees, but the House panel hasn’t met since 2003 and the Senate committee last met in 1999. Some violations surface anyway, such as when a …"

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"… in managing the budget," said David Byerman, former secretary of the state Senate. The legislature employs an auditor to dig into the finances of …"

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"… arent violations and other eyebrow-raising practices. For example, former Senate President Peter Bragdon was able to empty out his campaign account in 2014 …"

"… for “expenses I had incurred related to my role as state senator and/or Senate (president) and paid out of my pocket.” None of those expenses were docu …"

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"… whether it's a tax on fish, a tax on resources, or a funding bill,” said Senate President Kevin Meyer, a Republican. Longstanding debate over the rule re …"

"… ast what could have been deciding yes votes in favor: the bill cleared the Senate 11-9. (Parnell, who signed the bill into law, had also worked for the oil …"

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"… tol, known as the Roundhouse, and a special blow to the image of the state Senate, where a Democratic lawmaker of 18 years had recently resigned in the face …"

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"… n March raised lawmakers’ pay to $39,400, and in exchange, the House and Senate agreed to eliminate reimbursements for most office expenses. However, lavi …"

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"… bribes and kickbacks. Then, less than four months later, it was the state Senate leader, Republican Dean Skelos, who federal prosecutors charged with bribe …"

"… a no-show job he secured for his son.  Skelos was the fifth straight Senate leader to be charged with corruption. And finally, two months after that, …"

"… er to be charged with corruption. And finally, two months after that, the Senate’s second-ranking Republican, Thomas Libous, was convicted of lying to th …"

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"… for legislative accountability despite the legal woes of Yee and two other Senate Democrats, Rod Wright of Los Angeles, and Ron Calderon of Montebello. Wrig …"

"… 2008. Calderon faces a federal trial on political corruption charges. The Senate’s image was further tarnished by disclosures that the director of human …"

"… d five of her family members and three members of her softball team in the Senate, as reported by the Sacramento Bee. The case broke into public view w …"

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"… me to the present. The images of three former House speakers and a former Senate president pro tempore now bear engraved plates memorializing the dates of …"

"… ugh gift ban bills have been introduced and approved in the state House or Senate — as recently as last year— they've always fizzled before becoming fin …"

"… standoff between Wolf, a Democrat, and the Republican-led state House and Senate, now feels clouded by the record campaign spending. Wolf wants to raise mo …"

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"… epted $95,000 in public funds in 2014 in his first run for office, a state Senate seat. So did his Republican opponent. But fearing that his high profile wo …"

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"… ate. In the end, only 24 lawmakers provided the records. “The Senate president and speaker of the House have a lot of power to punish members w …"

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"… ing. One pair of eyes looks toward the House chamber, the other toward the Senate. That's mere coincidence, most likely, and not intended as a warning to l …"

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"… state’s laws and oversight are inadequate. “For years, the House and Senate were on public notice from Harrell’s disclosure forms that his use of po …"

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"… y and quickly available online through the secretary of state’s office. Senate President Pro-Tem Brent Hill, a Republican, said technology has made Idaho …"

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"… including a host of provisions championed by Abbott, collapsed in a House-Senate stalemate in the final hours before the session adjourned. Buried in the i …"

"… cry for tougher campaign finance laws by passing out $10,000 checks in the Senate chamber. Outrage over Pilgrim’s political largesse helped make ethics a …"

"… named thousands of appointees who were vetted and confirmed by the Texas Senate, subject to strict ethics and disclosure laws, and served in most cases wi …"

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"… a lot of power grabbing going on,” said state Sen. Anthony Hensley, the Senate Democratic leader, adding that below the surface, “there's corruption, t …"

"… peals from his own pool of candidates, subject only to confirmation by the Senate. After that change, Brownback's first appointment to the Court of Appeals …"

"… sues The Kansas Legislature – as well as its key budget committees, the Senate Ways and Means Committee and the House Appropriations Committee – are do …"

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"… the public’s business. Whether it’s redistricting, closed Republican Senate caucuses, secretive Medicaid expansion discussions or a lack of political …"

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"… d look across the building to simultaneously see what’s happening in the Senate. From that same spot, they can see judicial leaders’ offices on the seco …"

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"… , though the Assembly must now approve versions of the bills passed by the Senate. Last month, Walker signed a law that prohibits prosecutors …"

"… ssembly is slated to meet later this month to consider changes made by the Senate.   Campaign finance laws in tumult As the campaign finance oversigh …"

"… roved versions of the changes, and the Assembly is expected to take up the Senate version when it meets later this month. With Walker back in Wis …"

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