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McConnell Plans To Force Vote On ObamaCare Repeal, Hopes GOP Accountability Revives Replace Effort

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 4:34pm 7/22/2017 at 4:34pm

One of my favorite things to come out of the Republican ObamaCare flailing is Kemberlee’s term for it:  a cluster. It is that.  But Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell reportedly has one card left up his sleeve, and he intends to use it next week: force his caucus to record for...

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EU Officials Consider Retaliatory Bourbon Tariff if U.S. Adopts Steel Tariff

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at 10:00am 7/11/2017 at 10:00am
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And this is how we know the EU is officially off its rocker — they’re considering a retaliatory bourbon tax.

Before we get too alarmist here, they’re also considering tariffs on dairy and orange juice, according to a report in the Financial Times:

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No, McConnell’s Childhood Polio Treatment Was Not Funded By Government

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 7:00pm 6/27/2017 at 7:00pm
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Occupy Democrats is a progressive group who claim they provide “a counterbalance to the Republican Tea Party.”  They are best known for creating “click bait” memes on Facebook that the left eats up. Occupy Democrats keeps Snopes.com busy writing reports on their false, or “mixture” of fact and fiction,...

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Ex-Obama Spox Earnest Blames Republicans for Obama Inaction on Russian Meddling

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 26, 2017 at 9:00am 6/26/2017 at 9:00am
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In a transparent attempt at blame-shifting, former Obama spokesman Josh Earnest has tried to place responsibility for President Obama’s failure to respond effectively to Russian meddling in the election . . . on Republicans.

It’s been

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Elizabeth Warren Claims Mitch McConnell Won’t Speak to Her

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 17, 2017 at 12:00pm 4/17/2017 at 12:00pm
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In an interview with the Boston Globe, Sen. Elizabeth Warren claimed Sen. Mitch McConnell won’t even say hello to her after she violated Senate rules during floor debate over the confirmation of Attorney General, Jeff Sessions.

According to the Globe:

“I’ve spoken to him, but he has not spoken to me,” Warren said,...

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McConnell: ‘I’ll file cloture on the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch’ (Updated)

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 12:21pm 4/4/2017 at 12:21pm
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As Senate Democrats continue to politicize the confirmation of Trump Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch, Senate Majority leader, Sen. Mitch McConnell announced he’ll file cloture Tuesday.

Democrats have promised to filibuster the Gorsuch confirmation vote. Cloture, if passed, would limit the filibuster.

During floor debate Tuesday, McConnell said:

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First Gorsuch Supreme Court decision: McConnell v. Schumer

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 4:30pm 4/2/2017 at 4:30pm

Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) appeared this morning on Meet the Press and announced that the Republicans are unlikely to reach the 60 votes needed to confirm Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court.   Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell (R-) later appeared on the same show and announced that Gorsuch would...

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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

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 10, 2017 at 5:30pm 3/10/2017 at 5:30pm
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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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