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Sen. Chris Murphy to Senate colleagues: 'We are responsible'

Speaking on the Senate floor Wednesday amid reports of a mass shooting at a Florida high school, Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) condemns colleagues for failing to take action on gun control. “This happens nowhere else other than the United States of America, this epidemic of mass slaughter,” said Murphy.

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House passes budget, ending government shutdown

The House narrowly passed a sweeping bipartisan budget accord, ending an hours-long government shutdown and clearing a path for huge spending increases for both the Pentagon and domestic programs. The 240-186 vote sent the 400 billion US dollar spending plan to President Donald Trump, who has promised to sign it.

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The old Ted Cruz is back

Sen. Ted Cruz has been trying to work closely with the GOP colleagues he once criticized. But now that he faces no serious primary opposition, he’s back to his old self.

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Sen. Chris Murphy to Senate colleagues: 'We are responsible'

Speaking on the Senate floor Wednesday amid reports of a mass shooting at a Florida high school, Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) condemns colleagues for failing to take action on gun control. “This happens nowhere else other than the United States of America, this epidemic of mass slaughter,” said Murphy.
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Sen. Chris Murphy to Senate colleagues: 'We are responsible' 1:42

Sen. Chris Murphy to Senate colleagues: 'We are responsible'

House passes budget, ending government shutdown 1:04

House passes budget, ending government shutdown

Ryan and Schiff react to Nunes memo vote 3:51

Ryan and Schiff react to Nunes memo vote

Senate votes to fund government through Feb. 8 2:33

Senate votes to fund government through Feb. 8