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Climate activist Thunberg speaks with Senators and meets Obama

Washington - Climate Activist Greta Thunberg came to Washington D.C. on Tuesday, meeting with the Senate's climate crisis task force. The 16-year-old Swedish climate warrior also met former President Barack Obama.

Battle of Ontario: Leafs head to Ottawa to take on the Sens

Toronto - The Toronto Maple Leafs head to the nation's capital Saturday night to continue the battle of Ontario against the Ottawa Senators.

Group of Senators: UN Treaty infringes on gun rights

A bipartisan group of United States Senators is opposing the U.N. Arms Trade Treaty, because they believe it will infringe on the Second Amendment rights of citizens to bear arms. The opposition by 50 senators may mean the treaty might be rejected.

With nation split, Obama claims GOP senators too 'controversial'

With a recent Rasmussen poll showing a split in which Party to blame for the federal government shutdown, President Obama labeled first-term GOP senators too "controversial."

Digital Bill of Rights proposed by bi-partisan SOPA opponents

Two lawmakers from opposing sides of the political spectrum are proposing a Digital Bill of Rights to protect the Internet.

NHL: Leafs hang on for 6-5 win against Sens Special

Toronto - The wheels didn't quite fall off but the nuts and bolts came loose as the Toronto Maple Leafs barely hung on for a 6-5 win over the Ottawa Senators.

NHL: Leafs kick off preseason with win over Senators Special

Toronto - While most people are coming to terms with adjusting to fall weather and going back to school, there are many who are excited that hockey is back – yes that’s right – the NHL preseason kicked off on Monday.

Op-Ed: NHL Northeast Division — Good, Great and Despicably Bad

The NHL's Northeast Division boasts the reigning Stanley Cup Champions as well a multiple teams that will be fighting for playoff positioning. In the first part of a 6 part series you get a look at what could be in store.

Biden email warns Democrats could lose the Senate

Washington - Vice President Joe Biden has stepped up efforts to assist in fund-raising for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) in an email this week that reminds voters that the party is only four seats away from losing control of the Senate.

Illinois town fashions tourism message around hiding lawmakers

Releasing a video that asks travelers if they are "looking for someplace to hide," the Illinois town of Rockford sought to capitalize on the recent move by Wisconsin Democratic lawmakers to abandon their state and hide in neighboring Illinois.

Fugitive PH senator cleared by appellate court of murder charges

Philippine Senator Panfilo Lacson, who has been charged of involvement in the murder of publicist Bubby Dacer was cleared Thursday by the the court of appeals.

NHL: Ottawa Senators Working Hard, Even if Parliament is Not

Riding a seven-game winning streak, the Ottawa Senators have cruised into fifth place in the Eastern Conference while things are at a standstill back on Parliament Hill.

Democratic Senators Pushing Text Banning

Democratic Senators are promoting new legislation called the ALERT Act, which would ban texting while operating a vehicle.

Senators: Spend $400 Million on Wind Energy

Senators from two Northeast states want the government to commit $400 million from the economic stimulus package to support an advanced wind energy program, especially for offshore wind projects.

Canadian Prime Minister Appoints New Senators

Canada's Prime Minister has filled the eighteen vacant seats in the Senate, Mike Duffy and Pamela Wallin are among the newly appointed members.

Harper Set To Name Senators

Canada's Prime Minster will fill the empty senate seats by year's end.This will prevent any opportunity by a possible Liberal-NDP coalition from appointing senators.

Ottawa: Conservative Senators Reject Field Trip

Three Conservative members of the Canadian Senate's Committee on Agriculture and Forestry are boycotting a trip to study rural poverty in Canada's three northern territories. The trip's cost: $318,131

Stanley Cup Finals - Game Four

Final Score: Anaheim Ducks 3, Ottawa Senators 2. Despite playing without Chris Pronger who is serving a suspension for elbowing Dean McAmmond in game 3, the Ducks dominated the second period and went on to defeat the Sens, giving them the series lead.

Stanley Cup Finals - Game Three

Final Score: Ottawa Senators 5, Anaheim Ducks 3. The first game of the series on the Senator's home ice was a victory that seemed to bring the fire back into the team's play, cutting the Ducks lead in the series by half.

Stanley Cup Finals - Game Two

Final Score: Ottawa Senators 0, Anaheim Ducks 1 It seemed to be all goalies and defense in this hard fought second game of the final series, with the Ducks coming out on top.

Senator Has Accident Reaching For Car Phone

Just as New Jersey governor, John Corzine, should have practiced what he preached about seat belts before the highway accident that almost took his life and critically injured him, some senators should do the same. Here’s a tale about one who didn’t.

Senators seek repeal of alternative minimum tax

Max Baucus, Senate Finance Committee Chairman and senior Republican Charles Grassley have introduced legislation to eliminate the alternative minimum tax.

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