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Senators push for better security for 2018 election season

Government efforts to protect state and local elections from Russian cyberattacks in 2016 didn't go far enough, leaders of the Senate intelligence committee said Tuesday as the panel released recommendations to safeguard against foreign meddling in the 2018 primary season that's already underway.

Romney makes it official: He’s running for Utah Senate seat

The former presidential nominee made his campaign official Friday in an online video after a delaying his launch following a deadly shooting at a Florida high school.
Students and staff are led out of Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL, after a shooting that killed 17 people on Feb. 14, 2018. (Photo: ZUMA Presss)video

What are your representatives doing to stop school shootings?

A day after the 25th fatal school shooting in the United States since Columbine, we wanted to know what the people who represent us in Washington and Raleigh are doing to try and make sure it doesn't happen again.
Hurricane Matthew Fair Bluff Flooding

US Senate budget plan includes $125M for Hurricane Matthew relief

The US Senate's two-year budget plan could mean more money coming to North Carolina to continue recovery efforts from 2016's Hurricane Matthew, according to the state's senators.

Trump plan offers citizenship path to 1.8 million immigrants

President Donald Trump is proposing a plan that provides a path to citizenship for 1.8 million of the so-called "Dreamer" immigrants, tighter restrictions on legal immigration and $25 billion in border security, the White House said, putting forward an outline likely to find resistance from some of Trump's conservative allies.
Vice President swears Doug Jones (D-Alabama) and Tina Smith (D-Minnesota) to the US Senate on Jan. 3, 2018. (Photo: Pool)video

2 Democrats sworn in as senators, narrow GOP majority

The Republican majority in the Senate narrowed to 51-49 on Wednesday as two new Democratic senators were sworn into office, complicating GOP efforts to advance the party's legislative agenda before the 2018 midterm elections.
Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) speaks at an event in February 2017. (Photo: Utah House of Representatives)video

Utah’s Hatch announces he will not seek re-election to US Senate

Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah says he will not seek re-election after serving more than 40 years in the U.S. Senate.

Some voters opted for Mickey Mouse in bitter US Senate race

"Anyone Else," ''Neither," and "Any Other Republican" were among the written submissions.

McCain treated for viral infection, returns home to Arizona

McCain expressed appreciation for his care and the outpouring of support and, according to his office, "looks forward to returning to Washington in January."

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