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Marketplace Fairness Act Passes The U.S. Senate [VIDEO]
Today, the Senate passed U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., legislation 69-27, sending a strong bipartisan signal that states should be able to enforce their own laws and that the federal government should not favor one business over another or one taxpayer over another...
Senate Democrats Craft Bill To Avert Budget Cuts
WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Senate Democrats have prepared a plan to slice the Pentagon's budget by $3 billion a year in an attempt to avoid far steeper cuts this year that defense hawks warn would cripple the military.
Majority Leader Harry Reid hopes to stage a vote on the measure before $85 b…
Senate Nears Vote On $50.5B For Sandy Victims
WASHINGTON (AP) — Three months after Superstorm Sandy devastated parts of the densely populated Northeast, the Senate is nearing a vote on a $50.5 billion emergency relief bill to help storm victims recover.
Some conservatives are complaining the bill will add to the nation's debt...
Barrasso Defeats Chesnut for U.S. Senate
On Tuesday night, incumbent Republican John Barrasso defeated Democratic challenger Tim Chesnut for another term in the U.S. Senate.
Barrasso says he’s ready to get back to work in Washington, D.C.
There’s a lot of work that needs to be done,” Barr…
UW Professor Drops U.S. Senate Bid
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A University of Wyoming history professor is dropping his bid to run as an independent for U.S. Senate.
Phil Roberts says there is no room in this year's Senate race for him because in order to be successful he would need support from a number of Republicans...
Senate Ready For Showdown On Tax Cuts
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is ready for a tax-cut showdown that is all about Democrats and Republicans showing voters their differences over taxing the well-off and blaming the other side for threatening to push the government over a fiscal cliff...
Albany Co. Commissioner Enters U.S. Senate Race
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Democratic Albany County Commissioner Tim Chesnut says he will run for the U.S. Senate.
The 47-year-old Laramie resident admitted his chances of victory were small. But Chesnut hopes his campaign will help shift the political climate away from the hyperpartisanship seen to…
Senate Resolution Honors American Cowboy
U.S. Senators Mike Enzi and John Barrasso  joined 12 of their colleagues in introducing a resolution that will declare July 28 a day honoring the accomplishments and contributions of cowboys from around the nation. This is the eighth year the resolution has been introduced.
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