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Both Republican senators representing Texas, John Cornyn and Ted Cruz, voted against a $50 billion Superstorm Sandy spending bill in early 2013 after pushing for spending cuts to be attached.
Thirty-four senators — 25 aligned with the Democrats and nine Republicans — are up for re-election next year.
State senators voted 38-13 on Tuesday, with Michael Connelly, R-Lisle, and Linda Holmes, D-Aurora, in the dissent.
Bevin urged Kentuckians to contact their state senators and representatives to offer support for efforts to fix Kentucky's pension problems, assuring them lawmakers – who have particularly generous pension benefits – will not spare themselves.
Two polls, released in the past two weeks, show a similar result - Moore is ahead anywhere from 18 to 19 percent one month out from a crucial primary that could determine Alabama's next senator.
Enriquez's family also is seeking help from Ohio's senators, Republican Rob Portman and Democrat Sherrod Brown.
While Pearce has called for the site to be reduced by an unspecified amount, both the state's Democratic senators have lobbied for its retention.
Then, the president* elevated the incumbent senator, Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III, to be the Attorney General of the United States.
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Origin and Etymology of senator
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
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: a member of a senate or the Senate
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