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Jan 7, 2021 - 01:24 pm .- With Democrats projected to win Tuesday’s Senate races in Georgia, the political landscape for pro-lifers is now clear—they will be defending on multiple fronts against an emboldened abortion lobby.
Dec 23, 2020 - 10:53 am .- The new California senator who will fill the seat vacated by Kamala Harris has been endorsed by pro-abortion and pro-LGBT groups.
Oct 28, 2020 - 02:30 pm .- A bipartisan group of senators introduced a resolution on Monday to declare China’s actions against the Uyghur population as genocide. 
Sep 2, 2020 - 11:05 am .- Nearly two dozen senators are urging the Trump administration to remove the abortion pill from the market as advocates for the drug push for its wider availability.
Jul 28, 2020 - 04:30 pm .- The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has offered its support for a new school funding bill, as Catholic schools grapple with the effects of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. 
Jul 20, 2020 - 12:30 pm .- As Congress considers another coronavirus relief package, members from both parties are highlighting the need to include assistance for working families.
Mar 23, 2020 - 02:00 pm .- The Senate on Monday failed for the second straight day to advance consideration of a stimulus package to respond to the new coronavirus.
Feb 13, 2020 - 03:00 pm .- The Senate will soon vote on two key pieces of pro-life legislation to protect infants surviving abortions and unborn children after they can feel pain.
Dec 4, 2019 - 03:00 pm .- The Senate on Thursday confirmed Sarah Pitlyk, a Catholic lawyer and former special counsel at the Thomas More Society, a legal firm that specializes in pro-life and religious freedom cases.
Nov 25, 2019 - 06:01 pm .- Congressional resolutions recognizing the Armenian genocide were reportedly blocked by Republican senators at the direction of the White House.
Nov 22, 2019 - 12:19 pm .- A group of pro-life leaders, including the US bishops’ pro-life chair, wrote Thursday to President Donald Trump urging him to tell Congress that an amendment funding overseas abortion providers is unacceptable.
Oct 31, 2019 - 01:30 pm .- A pro-life group is warning Senators that a proposed government funding bill could “blacklist” pro-life groups while funding promoters of abortion.
Oct 11, 2019 - 03:00 pm .- When the Senate returns for business on Oct. 15, it will have little more than a month to pass legislation funding the government—and pro-lifers are concerned that attempts to circumvent protections against taxpayer funding of abortion could be successful.
Oct 4, 2019 - 04:00 pm .- The Ensuring Accurate and Complete Abortion Data Reporting Act of 2019 would make certain Medicaid family planning funds to states conditional upon their gathering and reporting comprehensive abortion data to the CDC.
Sep 26, 2019 - 03:00 pm .- The Senate on Thursday passed a temporary extension of government funding ahead of the Sept. 30 deadline, but with an inclusion that could trigger a fight over abortion funding in the coming months.  
Feb 7, 2019 - 01:30 pm .- The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 12-10 along party lines to advance attorney general nominee William Barr to the full Senate for a confirmation vote.
Nov 30, 2018 - 03:40 pm .- Congress looks set to pass a compromise version of the Farm Bill, which would reauthorize billions in government funds for nutrition assistance and agricultural support, but strike a plan to expand work and job-training requirements for food assistance programs.
Nov 29, 2018 - 11:30 am .- The U.S. Senate voted Wednesday in favor of a procedural motion to advance a resolution that could end U.S. involvement in the conflict in Yemen. By a margin of nearly two-to-one, senators backed a motion to advance a resolution to invoke the War Powers Act and subject U.S. support for Saudi Arabia to congressional authorization.
Sep 4, 2018 - 04:29 pm .- Senate confirmation hearings for Judge Brett Kavanaugh began Tuesday. Before Kavanaugh could utter a word, Senate Democrats repeatedly interrupted the proceedings and attempted to delay the hearing, and multiple protestors were escorted from the room.

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