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McSally's former deputy campaign manager pleads guilty to stealing campaign funds

A deputy campaign manager to former Sen. Martha McSally pleaded guilty Friday to stealing more than six figures from her campaign, the Justice Department announced.Anthony Barry, who was a consultant and a deputy campaign manager for the Arizona Republican, is facing up to five years in prison after pleading guilty to taking more than $115,000 from her campaign in 2018 and 2019, according to a release from the Justice Department.

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McSally's former deputy campaign manager pleads guilty to stealing campaign funds

U.S. Senate draft bill would provide $110 billion for tech research

(Reuters) - U.S. Senate committee leaders have drafted a compromise $110 billion measure for basic and advanced technology research and science over five years and the creation of a White House chief manufacturing officer in the face of rising competitive pressure from China, according to a copy of the 131-page draft legislation seen on Friday by Reuters.

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U.S. Senate draft bill would provide $110 billion for tech research

TechnologyU.S. Senate China bill would create 'chief manufacturing' post in research boost

U.S. Senate committee leaders have drafted a compromise $110 billion measure for basic and advanced technology research and science over five years and the creation of a White House chief manufacturing officer in the face of rising competitive pressure from China, according to a copy of the 131-page draft legislation seen on Friday by Reuters.

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TechnologyU.S. Senate China bill would create 'chief manufacturing' post in research boost

Cleveland businessman Bernie Moreno's campaign for U.S. Senate raises over $1 million in first 30 days

Bernie Moreno's campaign for the U.S. Senate is off to a hot start.On Thursday, his campaign announced that it has raised over $1 million in its first 30 days."We are in this to win this," Moreno said in a statement.

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Cleveland businessman Bernie Moreno's campaign for U.S. Senate raises over $1 million in first 30 days

Perlmutter addresses copyright issues at first House oversight hearing

(Reuters) - U.S.Copyright Office director Shira Perlmutter told the House Committee on the Judiciary on Wednesday that she agreed with an office report from before her tenure finding that part of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act had become "unbalanced" and "out of sync with Congress' original intent."

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Perlmutter addresses copyright issues at first House oversight hearing

Beverly Cleary honored with U.S. Senate resolution

Beverly Cleary’s “lifelong commitment ... to brightening the lives of children” and “outstanding contributions” to children’s literature are now a matter of federal record.The resolution was to be sent to Cleary’s family, according to a press release from Merkley’s office.

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Beverly Cleary honored with U.S. Senate resolution

U.S. Senate intelligence leaders say mystery illness attacks increasing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Democratic and Republican leaders of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee said on Friday incidents similar to suspected "directed" radio frequency attacks on U.S. diplomats appear to be increasing and the committee was investigating.In a statement, Senators Mark Warner, the committee's Democratic chairman, and Marco Rubio, its Republican vice chairman, said they have been aware for nearly five years of the mysterious attacks on U.S. government personnel in Havana, Cuba and elsewhere around the world.

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U.S. Senate intelligence leaders say mystery illness attacks increasing

Senate Intel panel leaders cite 'pattern' of mysterious energy attacks on Americans dubbed 'Havana syndrome' and say they're investigating

The Democratic and Republican leaders of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee said on Friday incidents similar to suspected 'directed' radio frequency attacks on U.S. diplomats appear to be increasing and the committee was investigating.In a statement, Senators Mark Warner, the committee's Democratic chairman, and Marco Rubio, its Republican vice chairman, said they have been aware for nearly five years of the mysterious attacks on U.S. government personnel in Havana, Cuba and elsewhere around the world.

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Senate Intel panel leaders cite 'pattern' of mysterious energy attacks on Americans dubbed 'Havana syndrome' and say they're investigating

Polarizing Trump ally Kobach launches bid for Kansas AG

Polarizing conservative Kris Kobach has launched a campaign for Kansas attorney general Polarizing conservative Kris Kobach launched a campaign Thursday for Kansas attorney general, attempting a political comeback in 2022 after losing nationally watched races for governor and U.S. Senate.Kobach, a former Kansas secretary of state, built his political brand by advocating restrictive immigration policies and tough voter identification laws, including a prove-your-citizenship requirement for Kansas voters struck down by a federal appeals court last year.

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Polarizing Trump ally Kobach launches bid for Kansas AG

U.S. Senate votes to restore federal oil and gas methane rules after Heinrich resolution

The U.S. Senate voted today to reinstate federal controls on methane emissions from the oil and gas industry after many such provisions were rolled back during the tenure of former-President Donald Trump.A group of U.S. Senate Democrats including New Mexico U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich led the push for the federal government to reinstate the rules through a resolution under the Congressional Review Act (CRA).

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U.S. Senate votes to restore federal oil and gas methane rules after Heinrich resolution

Republican senator accuses Democrats of using race as political weapon

Senator Tim Scott, giving the Republican response to President Joe Biden’s maiden speech to Congress, accused Democrats of using race as a political weapon.The US Senate’s only black Republican said it was his party that had led the US out of its pandemic struggles and toward a hopeful future.

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Republican senator accuses Democrats of using race as political weapon

EnvironmentU.S. Senate to vote on measure to reverse methane rule rollbacks in climate move

The U.S. Senate will vote on Wednesday on a measure to restore regulation of emissions of methane, a potent greenhouse gas, a move that Democratic Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer called a "big deal" in fighting climate change.Schumer, along with fellow Democrats Martin Heinrich and Ed Markey and Independent Angus King, will introduce their resolution in the Senate under the Congressional Review Act (CRA), a 1996 law that allows Congress to reverse federal rules implemented in the last days of a past administration with a simple majority.

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EnvironmentU.S. Senate to vote on measure to reverse methane rule rollbacks in climate move

Cash-only for now, dispensaries watching bill that would allow them to bank

The U.S. Senate is considering a bill that could change how cannabis dispensaries work in America.The SAFE Banking Act would allow dispensaries to operate directly with banks, instead of forcing them to work only with cash.A Utah dispensary operator says it would also legitimize the use of medical marijuana for patients.

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Cash-only for now, dispensaries watching bill that would allow them to bank

Alaska candidate shadowed by anti-gay article, election post

A candidate for a U.S. Senate seat in Alaska has previously written articles in support of an organization that espoused gay conversion therapy, questioned the integrity of elections and described the “Twilight” books and movies as evil A candidate for U.S. Senate in Alaska previously wrote articles in support of an organization that espoused gay conversion therapy, questioned the integrity of elections and described the “Twilight” books and movies as evil.

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Alaska candidate shadowed by anti-gay article, election post

U.S. auto industry to press Congress again on chips shortage

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Major automakers and suppliers will press Congress again on Tuesday to address the global shortage of semiconductor chips that has curtailed auto production around the world.A U.S. Senate subcommittee will hear testimony from auto industry groups urging action to address production of "mature node" chips.

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U.S. auto industry to press Congress again on chips shortage

Tim Ryan launches campaign of US Senate seat in Ohio

In an interview, Ryan made the case that Democrats can still win in Ohio."My experience has been just focusing on the workers, their families, the issues that are important to them, recognizing how hard they are working and still not getting by and getting ahead," Ryan told CNN.

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Tim Ryan launches campaign of US Senate seat in Ohio

Collins won't run for Senate or Georgia governor in 2022

Former Republican U.S. Rep. Doug Collins, a favorite of former President Donald Trump, says he doesn’t plan to run for governor or U.S. Senate in Georgia in 2022 Former Republican U.S. Rep. Doug Collins a favorite of former President Donald Trump says he doesn't plan to run for governor or U.S. Senate in Georgia in 2022.

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Collins won't run for Senate or Georgia governor in 2022

Democratic Rep. Tim Ryan to seek open US Senate seat in Ohio

Democratic U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, a 10-term representative from the blue-collar Mahoning Valley, has officially launched his bid for Ohio’s coveted open Senate seat in 2022 Democratic U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan a 10-term representative from Ohio's blue-collar Mahoning Valley, officially launched his bid Monday for a coveted open Senate seat in Ohio.

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Democratic Rep. Tim Ryan to seek open US Senate seat in Ohio