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Robert McDonald Confirmed as VA Secretary, 97-0

The Senate has confirmed the nomination of Robert McDonald to be the new secretary of… View Post

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Robert McDonald Confirmed as VA Secretary, 97-0

The Senate has confirmed the nomination of Robert McDonald to be the new secretary of… View Post

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House Passes 21st Century Endangered Species Transparency Act

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