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# US Senate

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# Cyber Security
US Senate website taken out by 'Lulz' hackers
A security review is ordered after the Senate’s website is compromised by the loosely-aligned Lulz Security group.
# Resignation
US senator in Nevada resigns and will avoid questions over sex scandal
John Ensign would have faced questions from a Senate ethics committee over a pay-off that followed a previously revealed sex scandal.
# Shutdown
US Congress battles to agree budget and avoid government 'shutdown'
The Republican House and Democratic Senate are at odds over spending cuts – with a total shutdown a realistic prospect.
# Libya
US Senate approves resolution demanding Gaddafi's resignation
Senators unanimously pass a resolution seeking regime change in Libya, and calling on the UN to impose a no-fly area.
# United States
Judgement day for Obama as mid-term reckoning arrives
The entire US House of Representatives is up for election, as well as 34 Senate seats, in a major test for President Obama.
# Campaign
Republican candidate reassures the public she 'didn't go to Yale'
US Senate candidate in Delaware Christine O’Donnell attacks Democratic opponent Chris Coons in latest campaign advertisement
# Financial Reform
US passes sweeping banking reforms
All US financial institutions will subjected to tighter rules in an attempt to protect the taxpayer.