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Trump's Visit To Arizona Is A Headache For GOP Sen. Jeff Flake

NPR | Aug. 22, 2017 5:20 a.m.

A recent presidential tweet called Flake "WEAK" and "toxic." Flake says Trump and his supporters "have given into the politics of anger."

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The Senate Could Go 'Nuclear' This Week. What Does That Mean?

NPR | April 3, 2017 5:40 a.m.

A potentially historic and consequential week lies ahead in the United States Senate, where Republicans stand ready to invoke the "nuclear option" to confirm Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court.

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Bergdahl's Lawyers Seek Dismissal Of Case Over Sen. McCain's Comments

Boise State Public Radio | Aug. 21, 2016 10:51 a.m.

Bergdahl’s lawyers say his case was improperly influenced by Arizona Sen. John McCain last year when the senator said that if the military doesn’t punish the Army sergeant he would hold a Senate hearing.

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High-Profile Politicians Rally Oregonians For Merkley, Wehby Senate Race

OPB | Oct. 6, 2014 12:16 p.m. | Portland

A number of high-profile politicians are making their way to Oregon this month in support of senate candidates, Sen. Jeff Merkley and Republican challenger Monica Wehby.