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Ginsburg Underwent Cancer Treatment This Summer

Longtime associate justice has been battling cancer for decades

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent three weeks of radiation treatment for pancreatic cancer, the Supreme Court disclosed on Friday.

Gideon (D) Slammed With Ethics Complaint After Free Beacon Report

Senate candidate reimbursed herself for campaign contributions

Sara GideonFormer Maine state senator Ed Youngblood filed an ethics complaint on Thursday against Maine house speaker Sara Gideon after a Washington Free Beacon report revealed she had reimbursed herself for campaign contributions through a corporate-funded political action committee.

Colorado Dems Won’t Clear the Field for Hickenlooper

Other Dems give sharply negative reaction to Senate flip-flop

At least two Colorado Democrats running for the party's nomination to take on Republican Senator Cory Gardner next year won't be clearing the field for John Hickenlooper now that he's decided to run.

Kelly (D) Earns Millions As Corporate Speaker

Dem Senate candidate swore off Corporate PAC donations

Arizona Democratic Senate candidate Mark Kelly made over $1.8 million in speaking engagements in the last 18 months, earning on average $29,000 for speeches given to large corporations.

Cassidy, Sinema Release Family Leave Plan

America the only industrialized country without PFL

Sens. Bill Cassidy (R., La.) and Kyrsten Sinema (D., Ariz.) floated a proposal Tuesday to bring paid family leave to the United States, offering the fourth such proposal in the Senate this term.

Sasse Slams ‘Plain, Unadulterated Anti-Catholic Bigotry’ in Senate

Democratic senators criticized nominee's membership in Knights of Columbus

Sen. Ben Sasse (R., Neb.) slammed the "plain, unadulterated anti-Catholic bigotry" on display in the confirmation process of Brian Buescher, who was nominated to serve on the U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska, prior to the Senate voting to confirm Buescher.

Cotton Calls to Renew American Dream

Arkansas senator advises tough stance on China

Sen. Tom Cotton (R., Ark.) spoke about recovering the American Dream during a Senate hearing on Wednesday, saying that the United States needs to provide "more viable career paths that don't involve expensive educations" to compete with Chinese competition.