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Senate Committee Strikes Bipartisan Deal On $4.6 Billion Border Bill

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 21, 2019 at 9:00am 6/21/2019 at 9:00am
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Mitch McConnell Explains Why Reparations Aren’t a Good Idea, and Democrats Pounce and Seize

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 5:00pm 6/20/2019 at 5:00pm
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The issue of reparations took center stage in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday and, as expected, the Usual Suspects were standing at the ready with some familiar absolute moral authority cards to play against those who oppose the idea.

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McConnell pours salt in Democrats’ Merrick Garland wound: Yes, we’ll confirm Trump SCOTUS nominee in 2020

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 2:10pm 5/29/2019 at 2:10pm
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Mitch McConnell’s decision not to permit confirmation proceedings for Obama Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland in 2016 is an open, oozing, and painful wound from which Democrats have not emotionally recovered.

McConnell just poured salt in that wound.

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Mitch McConnell Wants to Raise Smoking, Vaping Age to 21

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 19, 2019 at 1:00pm 4/19/2019 at 1:00pm
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Mitch McConnell pushes forward with rule change to speed lower-level confirmations

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 1, 2019 at 8:30pm 4/1/2019 at 8:30pm
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Mitch McConnell has been a bad boy (in the eyes of Democrats) according to my email inbox:

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Republicans continue reshaping federal judiciary, though you probably are focused on Democrat anti-Semitism

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 5:00pm 3/7/2019 at 5:00pm
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Much focus the past week has been on the anti-Semitic accusations of dual and disloyalty from Democrat Representative Ilhan Omar, backed by the progressive wing of the party, particularly Rashida Tlaib and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Democrats not only have been unable to deal with it, they connived to water down a planned...

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Senate May Issue Its Own Measure to Condemn Anti-Semitism

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at 3:00pm 3/6/2019 at 3:00pm
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It looks like the Senate may introduce its own resolution to condemn anti-Semitism as the House of Representatives drafts its own resolution in response to the latest anti-Semitic remarks from Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN).

The Washington Examiner reported that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell found the rise in anti-Semitism “disturbing” and has...

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Sen. Markey Claims McConnell is Trying to “Sabotage” and “Silence” the Green New Deal

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 1:00pm 2/13/2019 at 1:00pm
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Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) is not happy about Majority Leader McConnell’s decision to bring the Green New Deal up for a vote. Markey co-authored the Green New Deal, which was introduced last week. Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez is the House sponsor of the “bill.”

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McConnell to Bring Green New Deal Up for a Vote

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 5:00pm 2/12/2019 at 5:00pm
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Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader McConnell announced the Senate would be voting on the Green New Deal introduced by freshman Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez.

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Time to fire up the judicial confirmation engines again

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 20, 2019 at 6:00pm 1/20/2019 at 6:00pm
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I’m so old, I remember when Republicans were ramming judicial nominations through the Senate, and Democrats were squealing like stuck pigs about it.

Then came Jeff Flake’s attempt to disrupt the process unless a bill were passed protecting Mueller, and...

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McConnell Decides Senate Will Vote on Criminal Justice Reform Bill Backed by Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 3:00pm 12/11/2018 at 3:00pm
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) finally decided to pick up the criminal justice reform bill, the FIRST STEP Act, that has the approval of President Donald Trump. From The Washington Examiner:

“At the request of the president and following improvements to the legislation that have been secured by several members, the...

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Mitch McConnell harassed again at restaurant, but other diners come to his defense

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 7:30pm 10/20/2018 at 7:30pm
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has been harassed and confronted by anti-Trump and anti-Kavanaugh protesters, including outside a restaurant, at the airport, and on the street after a Georgetown University event.

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McConnell: “Single biggest disappointment” of time in Congress is “failure to address the entitlement issue”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at 5:52pm 10/16/2018 at 5:52pm
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In an interview with Bloomberg News Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader McConnell called the skyrocketing federal deficit “disturbing.”

McConnell went so far as to say, “The single biggest disappointment of my time in Congress has been our failure to address the entitlement issue.”

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Mitch McConnell: Keep sending nominees and “we’ll keep confirming ’em and change the court system forever”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 14, 2018 at 12:00pm 10/14/2018 at 12:00pm
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has been on a roll. Together Judiciary Committee Chair Chuck Grassley, McConnell has sheparded through Democrat obstruction a total as of today of 84 Trump judicial nominees, including 15 last week in addition to Brett Kavanaugh.

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Mitch McConnell rams through 15 more federal judges

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 7:30pm 10/11/2018 at 7:30pm

Fresh off his victory in confirming Brett Kavanaugh, Mitch McConnell forced stalling Democrats to agree to 15 more federal judicial confirmations in exchange for putting the Senate in recess so vulnerable Democrats could return home to campaign.

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McConnell opens up possibility Senate would confirm Trump SCOTUS nominee in 2020

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 7, 2018 at 9:50am 10/7/2018 at 9:50am
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Mitch McConnell dropped a political nuclear bomb on Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace.

In discussing Senate confirmation of Supreme Court nominees, McConnell discussed how he did not allow Obama’s nomination of Merrick Garland to go forward. He contrasted the Republican position with Democrats’ attacks on Brett Kavanaugh by pointing out that...

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McConnell Files to End Kavanaugh Debate, Confirmation Vote Possible Saturday

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 10:07pm 10/3/2018 at 10:07pm

Late Friday night, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell filed cloture to end the debate on Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh.

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