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Senate advances bill to protect same-sex marriage

The United States Senate got the bipartisan support it needed to advance a bill to codify same-sex and interracial marriage into federal law.

Idaho primary ballots available for absentee voting

Despite unusual circumstance, the government of Idaho decided to proceed with election day remaining the same.

Go vote

Voting is a right and every citizen who can should vote.

Brett Kavanaugh confirmed by Senate in 50-48 vote

Protestors shouted from the gallery and descended upon the steps of the Capitol on Saturday, Oct. 6, as the Senate confirmed Brett M. Kavanaugh as the 114th Supreme Court justice with a 50-48 vote.

1,500 children lost?

The hashtag #Wherearethechildren had the internet up in a storm about nearly 1,500 "lost" immigrant children.

Mitt Romney announces run for Utah Senate seat

Mitt Romney launched his campaign video to announce his next move to run for Utah Senate seat.

Elder Christofferson offers prayer during U.S. Senate session

Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles offered the morning prayer Wednesday morning in the United States Senate. “Elder Christofferson prayed...

Connecticut’s Chris Murphy holds Senate floor for nearly 15-hour filibuster

Democratic Senator Chris Murphy ended an almost 15-hour filibuster Thursday morning after Majority Leader Mitch McConnell agreed to a vote on a gun control bill.

Find common ground in disagreements

April 22, the Senate passed an anti-human-trafficking bill that had been held in committee for six weeks. The bill largely was considered uncontroversial and had...

Former U.S. senator joins LDS Church

On Sunday, April 19, Larry Pressler, a former U.S. senator, was confirmed as a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Pressler...

Majority of BYU-I students don’t know their states congressional representatives

According to a study by Scroll, only 16 percent of BYU-Idaho can name their state's congressional representatives. Jessica Munson, a freshman studying elementary education, said...

Concealed carry bill reaches Senate

Gun control has become a rising issue in the United States. The Idaho State Senate will meet on Feb. 12 to vote on a bill...

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Flourish Point closes its doors

It's a new era for Rexburg's Flourish Point — on Dec. 1, the organization made the transition to a website-only resource.