Andrew Desiderio

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Senate moves to ban Russian oil, revoke normal trade relations

Workers repair an oil well. | Oleg Nikishin/Getty Images The Senate voted on Thursday to revoke normal trade relations with...

Dems torpedo Cruz’s bid to sanction Russian pipeline

Sen. Ted Cruz speaks during a hearing. | Alex Brandon-Pool/Getty Image .cms-textAlign-left{text-align:left;}.cms-textAlign-center{text-align:center;}.cms-textAlign-right{text-align:right;}.cms-magazineStyles-smallCaps{font-variant:small-caps;}Senate Democrats on Thursday blocked a GOP-led effort to...

Biden administration hits the Hill to lobby Dems against GOP-backed Russia sanctions

Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) is lobbying Democrats against the bill. | Anna Moneymaker-Pool/Getty Images .cms-textAlign-left{text-align:left;}.cms-textAlign-center{text-align:center;}.cms-textAlign-right{text-align:right;}.cms-magazineStyles-smallCaps{font-variant:small-caps;}The Biden administration on Monday deployed...

Dems shift gears on Russian pipeline, backing Biden against Cruz’s gambit

The Senate is preparing to vote next week on legislation from Sen. Ted Cruz that would force the president to impose...

Cruz secures vote on Russian pipeline sanctions in deal with Schumer

Sen. Ted Cruz participates in a committee hearing on Dec. 15. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images .cms-textAlign-left{text-align:left;}.cms-textAlign-center{text-align:center;}.cms-textAlign-right{text-align:right;}.cms-magazineStyles-smallCaps{font-variant:small-caps;}The Senate clinched an agreement...

Bipartisan deal to crack down on China's treatment of Muslims stalls in Senate

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) lamented the failure to pass a bill cracking down on the Chinese treatment of Uyghur Muslims. |...

Amid caustic rhetoric, House votes to combat Islamophobia

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) speaks to reporters in the wake of anti-Islamic comments made by Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) who likened...

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