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Dems forcing the Nuclear Option would unite the Republican Party

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 9:20pm 3/28/2017 at 9:20pm

I’m not sure the Republican Party ever has been united. There always were factions at odds with each other and at each other’s throats.

It reminds me of the Tom Lehrer song National Brotherhood Week, paraphrasing:

Well the RINOs hate the Tea Party, and the Tea Party hates the Neocons, and the Neocons hate...

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McConnell, White House Battle Over Tax Reform Timeline

http://www.wjhg.com/news/headlines/Senate-Set-to-Stage-High-Profile-Keystone-XL-Debate-288333061.html
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 10, 2017 at 5:30pm 3/10/2017 at 5:30pm
http://www.wjhg.com/news/headlines/Senate-Set-to-Stage-High-Profile-Keystone-XL-Debate-288333061.html

Tax reform has been at the forefront of GOP policy issues in Washington. Under the Trump administration, tax reform includes a proposed border adjustment tax or tariff. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and the White House want tax reform legislation in the works by August, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said an...

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Women Flock to Have Mitch McConnell Quote Tattooed on Their Bodies

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 5:51pm 3/8/2017 at 5:51pm
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“Can I get the McConnell special, please?”

Almost exactly a month ago, Sen. Elizabeth Warren violated Senate floor rules when she attempted to read a letter from the late Coretta Scott King that would’ve impugned then Sen. Jeff Sessions.

Warren refused to stop reading and eventually read the letter in full...

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Will Republicans press SCOTUS Nuclear Option button?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 18, 2016 at 3:00pm 11/18/2016 at 3:00pm

The Nuclear Option was used for the first time by Harry Reid in 2013 to allow Obama to stuff the lower federal courts with Obama nominees despite Democrats not having a filibuster proof majority in the Senate at the time. It was a clear possibility at the time that Democrats were about...

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Schumer, McConnell Will Lead in Senate

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 3:00pm 11/16/2016 at 3:00pm

Sen. Chuck Schumer won Minority Senate Leader while Sen. Mitch McConnell maintained his position as Senate Majority Leader:

Schumer, who until Wednesday was the third-ranking Senate Democrat, secured the top position with little opposition after Reid, D-Nevada, announced his retirement this summer.

And he managed to hold onto the post, despite Democrats boasting...

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Trump Met With Ryan, McConnell at Capitol Hill

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 10, 2016 at 5:30pm 11/10/2016 at 5:30pm

After his meeting with President Barack Obama, President-elect Donald Trump drove down to Capitol Hill to meet with Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell:

“I think we’re going to do some absolutely spectacular things for...

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Republican Senators Rail Against Trump’s Attacks on Judge Curiel

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 6, 2016 at 5:30pm 6/6/2016 at 5:30pm

Donald Trump lashed out at the federal judge presiding over the Trump University fraud case, claiming his Mexican heritage made him ineligible to properly dispense justice. Because of course.

Though Trump’s verbal assault against Judge Gonzalo Curiel began earlier this year, Trump cranked them to eleven last week. “I’m building a...

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In Indiana, McConnell Allies Move to Block “Another Cruz”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 10, 2016 at 5:30pm 4/10/2016 at 5:30pm

Apparently, Mitch McConnell is trying to undermine the senate run of a conservative candidate from Indiana that he sees as a potential disruptive force like Ted Cruz.

CNN reports:

Rep. Marlin Stutzman is a member of the anti-leadership House Freedom Caucus, a conservative in the mold of Ted Cruz and a three-term Indiana...

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Obama Reveals Plan to Bring Most Dangerous Gitmo Terrorists to U. S.

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 4:15pm 2/23/2016 at 4:15pm

Having campaigned on closing Gitmo and on his first day in office signing an executive order to close it within the year, Obama has been steadily emptying the detention center, often in dubious deals...

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Mitch McConnell: No Tea Party Wacko Birds in 2016

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 19, 2015 at 6:00pm 12/19/2015 at 6:00pm
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Having just won reelection to his Senate seat for a sixth term in 2014, Mitch McConnell is back to making comments such as the one he made last year about his plans for “crushing” the TEA Party.

This time, McConnell is announcing that he will ensure that no GOP candidate who “can’t...

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McConnell to Rand: Hey, How About Focusing on Your Senate Race?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 6:00pm 10/24/2015 at 6:00pm

Rand Paul’s disappointing poll numbers and fundraising for his presidential campaign are reportedly a cause for c...

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REVOLT: County GOP votes “No Confidence” in Boehner-McConnell

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 2:25pm 3/14/2015 at 2:25pm

The failure of congressional Republicans to take action to stop President Obama’s arguably unconstitutional and illegitimate executive actions, on immigration in particular, has created a growing unrest among those who put John Boehner in charge of the House and Mitch McConnell the Senate.

While there have been failed revolts in the House...

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Obama denies Americans jobs, vetoes bipartisan Keystone XL Pipeline bill

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at 5:14pm 2/24/2015 at 5:14pm

We knew this day was coming, although we’d hoped that somewhere in his heart, President Obama might find the decency to pass legislation that would create thousands of jobs, reinvigorate communities and small towns, likely decrease the instances of exploding trains, and pump much needed cash into our fledgling economy....

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Alison Grimes repeats: Sure I voted for Hillary, but how dare you ask me about Obama

http://www.wkyt.com/wymt/home/headlines/Grimes-continues-to-dodge-question-of-who-she-voted-for-279624262.html
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 12:59pm 10/18/2014 at 12:59pm
http://www.wkyt.com/wymt/home/headlines/Grimes-continues-to-dodge-question-of-who-she-voted-for-279624262.html

Let’s face it, Alison Grimes hasn’t been helped by any of her recent missteps regarding whether she voted for Obama.

She repeated the refusal to answer the question on local TV again:

U.S. Senate Candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes continues to refuse to say who she voted for in the 2008 and 2012 presidential...

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Alison Grimes again invokes constitutional right not to admit voting for Obama

http://youtu.be/J-78iZQexow
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 13, 2014 at 8:51pm 10/13/2014 at 8:51pm
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Alison Grimes, challenging Mitch McConnell, famously and embarrassingly refused to admit during a news interview that she voted to Obama.

During the debate tonight, which is still ongoing as of this writing, Grimes doubled down, invoking the military sacrifices made to protect our country:

“I’m not going to compromise a constitutional right.”

 
 
 

Still searching for Alison Grimes supporter who believes she’s not anti-coal

http://youtu.be/L4sn-jI12_8
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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 2:31pm 10/7/2014 at 2:31pm
http://youtu.be/L4sn-jI12_8

James O’Keefe and the crew at Veritas Action Fund are in search of a supporter of Alison Grimes supporter who actually believes her campaign position that she’s not anti-coal industry.

The other day O’Keefe released a video in which various assorted Democratic operatives and Grimes supporters used the “L” word in describing...

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Alison Grimes and coal – The Lying Game? (#KYSEN)

http://youtu.be/A1N3rbwRA_k
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 6, 2014 at 10:00am 10/6/2014 at 10:00am
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James O’Keefe’s Project Veritas Action has gone undercover with various Democratic campaigns, and is beginning to roll out video.

First up, supporters of Alison Grimes, who is challenging Mitch McConnell. Grimes supporters in...

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