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Senate kills ‘Skinny repeal’ of Obamacare in dramatic Friday morning vote

Three Republican senators join with Democrats to kill yet another attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act . . .

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Senate Republicans fail to repeal Obamacare; Carter wants to ‘snatch a knot in their ass’

Another attempt to repeal Obamacare in a Senate falls 10 votes short, bringing angry words from Georgia Rep. Buddy Carter . . .

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Senate votes down its own version of Trumpcare

Nine Republicans join with 48 Democratic senators to kill the Senate’s own version of Trumpcare in a Tuesday night vote . . .

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Senate adopts supplemental budget

Senate approval of the amended budget is expected to receive quick agreement from the House of Representatives . . .

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Federal default, shutdown averted as Senate OKs budget deal

The Senate passes legislation that raises budget spending and the debt ceiling, with the measure moving to President Obama for his signature . . .

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Senate Dems block 20-week abortion ban that Ga. senators support

Senate Democrats block a final vote on a bill that would have prohibited abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy . . .

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Isakson, Perdue votes won’t stop Iran nuclear deal

Sens. Johnny Isakson and David Perdue, along with their GOP colleagues, are unable to pass legislation that would disapprove of the Iran nuclear agreement . . .

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Political Notes: Comparing the votes on the transportation bill

Democratic legislators switched their votes in the Senate to help pass the transportation funding bill . . .

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Chambliss, Isakson vote with Senate Dems to pass budget

Saxby Chambliss and Johnny Isakson vote with Senate Democrats to pass a budget bill and send it to President Obama . . .

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Senate rejects filibuster, expected to amend Graves’ bill to defund Obamacare

Georgia Sens. Johnny Isakson and Saxby Chambliss reject a plea from Ted Cruz, move ahead with bill to keep the federal government operating . . .

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