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Brody Mullins

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Senators hope to complete 2003 spending package by Thursday

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Democrats hope to add $20 billion to fiscal 2003 omnibus bill

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Lieberman announces presidential bid

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GOP takes control of both chambers as session starts

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Frist most likely successor to Lott as Senate majority leader

After Sen. Trent Lott, R-Miss., announced he would step down as majority leader, Sen. Bill Frist, R-Tenn., quickly emerged as the leading candidate to replace him.

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GOP plans to pass spending bills by Jan. 21

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Bush, Senate GOP win big on homeland security bill

President Bush won a hard-fought victory Tuesday on homeland security legislation when the Senate rejected a Democratic effort to strip controversial amendments to the bill and then passed it on a 90-9 vote.

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Senate Dems seek to strip provisions from homeland bill

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Senators blast homeland bill provisions, but expect approval

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Homeland security to prolong lame-duck session

Last-minute objections to legislation to create a Homeland Security Department will keep the Senate in session into next week, dashing hopes that Friday would be the final day of the lame-duck session.

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Controversial provisions could delay Senate homeland vote

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Bush, GOP leaders prevail on homeland bill labor rules

President Bush and congressional Republicans finally prevailed in a key battle over homeland security legislation Tuesday, after a partisan brawl that delayed approval of a Homeland Security Department for four months.

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House passes homeland security bill

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Congress returns to stack of bills in lame-duck session