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Photobook: The New Senate Faces of the 115th Congress

Seven newly elected Senators were sworn into office Tuesday, the start of the 115th United States Congress. Here are the names and faces of the five Democrats and two Republicans who make up the 2017 freshman senate class.

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Reid Lied About Romney’s Taxes; Now Lies About Trump, Bannon

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) took to the Senate floor this week to attack Breitbart News Executive Chairman Stephen K. Bannon as a “a champion of white supremacists,” recycling false accusations against him and demanding that President-elect Donald J. Trump rescind Bannon’s Sunday appointment as Chief Strategist and Special Counselor in the new administration.

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Hillary Clinton Hypocrisy on the Supreme Court

“I regret deeply that the Senate has not done its job and they have not permitted a vote on” Merrick Garland’s Supreme Court nomination, Hillary Clinton charged during Sunday’s debate in St. Louis against Donald Trump. Not holding a vote to ensure “the full compliment of nine Supreme Court justices” is a “dereliction of duty,” she said.

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9/11 Widow Sues Saudi Arabia in Wake of Law Enacted over Obama’s Veto

The widow of a man who perished in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks filed a lawsuit against U.S. ally Saudi Arabia soon after Congress enacted a law over President Barack Obama’s veto that allows Americans to sue the Arab kingdom in connection to the attacks that killed more than 3,000 more than 15 years ago.