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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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Congressional Dems in Disarray on Trump National Emergency Declaration and Green New Deal

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 7:00pm 3/26/2019 at 7:00pm
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Democrats on Capital Hill faced two major defeats on Tuesday.

House Democrats couldn’t pull in enough votes to override President Donald Trump’s national emergency. The Senate Democrats threw a hissy fit by voting present instead of yes on...

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GOP Plans Constitutional Amendment to Stop Supreme Court Packing

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 1:00pm 3/21/2019 at 1:00pm
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The Democrats have made two areas a focal point in order to get their way: abolish the Electoral College and pack the Supreme Court.

I covered the dangers of eliminating the Electoral College yesterday. Now GOP lawmakers in both chambers want to

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Gillibrand Female Aide Resigned Over Sexual Harassment Claim, But Senator Kept Him on Payroll

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at 9:00am 3/19/2019 at 9:00am
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The Washington Examiner reported Monday night that Democrat presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand kept a man on her payroll three months after he resigned in 2017 due to a sexual harassment claim against him.

This happened a year before one aide resigned due to Gillibrand mishandling her sexual harassment claim against another...

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Gillibrand Aide Resigned Last Summer Over Handling of Her Sexual Harassment Complaint

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 11, 2019 at 11:00am 3/11/2019 at 11:00am
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Sen. Kristin Gillibrand (D-NY), one of the many running for the Democrat nomination for president, has championed herself as a top supporter of the #MeToo movement.

But now Politico reported that an aide within Gillibrand’s...

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Shocker: Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown Decides Not to Run for President

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 1:00pm 3/7/2019 at 1:00pm
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After touring the first primary states, Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) has decided not to join the already crowded 2020 Democrat presidential field.

Brown believes the best place for him is in the Senate.

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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).

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Michael Cohen Begins Three Days of Anti-Trump Testimony on Capitol Hill

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 6:30pm 2/26/2019 at 6:30pm
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President Donald Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen began his three days of testimony on Capital Hill today with an appearance in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee.

According to Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Cohen apologized for lying to them in 2017 and she thought he came across as credible.

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Bernie’s running again, will try to out-Socialist the other Dems

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 9:00am 2/19/2019 at 9:00am
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It’s time for Bernie 2.0! Self-proclaimed democratic socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) has officially entered a crowded Democrat 2020 presidential race. From Vermont Public Radio:

“I wanted to let the people of the state of Vermont know about this first,” Sanders told VPR’s Bob Kinzel. “And what I promise to do is,...

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Senate Finds No Direct Evidence of Trump-Russia Collusion

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 3:00pm 2/12/2019 at 3:00pm
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The Senate Intelligence Committee has found no direct evidence of collusion between President Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia after a two-year investigation.

Even the Democrat investigators have said “they do not contest Republican Committee Chairman Richard Burr over his recent statements that ‘we don’t have anything that would suggest there...

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Senate Passes Bipartisan Anti-BDS Bill

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 11:00am 2/6/2019 at 11:00am

The Senate passed a bill that denounces the Boycott, Divest, and Sanction (BDS) movement 77-23 on Tuesday. The bill “allows state and local governments to boycott companies that boycott the country of Israel.”

The bill also contains a resolution that opposes President Donald Trump’s vow to withdraw American soldiers from Syria...

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Democrats Block Sen. Sasse’s Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 11:30am 2/5/2019 at 11:30am

Democrats have let their infanticide flag fly. Comments by embattled Virginia Governor Northam (who is, ironically, not in the hot seat because of his endorsement of murdering new-born babies, but because of racist yearbook photos recently made public) inflamed the personhood debate.

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Trump: ‘We Have Reached a Deal to End the Shutdown’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 25, 2019 at 1:05pm 1/25/2019 at 1:05pm
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President Donald Trump has announced that they have come to a deal to reopen the government for three weeks. He thanked the federal workers who went without work and promised they’ll receive their backpay soon.

The short term funding does not include wall funding.

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Senate Intelligence Committee Subpoenas Michael Cohen

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 1:00pm 1/24/2019 at 1:00pm
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A day after President Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen postponed his Congressional testimony, the Senate Intelligence Committee served him with a subpoena.

Cohen’s lawyer Lanny Davis confirmed he received the subpoena.

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Report: Pompeo Discussing Running for Kansas Senate Seat in 2020

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 21, 2019 at 5:30pm 1/21/2019 at 5:30pm
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Politico reported on Sunday that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo supposedly met with experienced Republican strategist to discuss running for the Kansas senate seat in 2020.

Republican Sen. Pat Roberts said he will not run for re-election in 2020.

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Kamala Harris Running for President in 2020

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 21, 2019 at 11:30am 1/21/2019 at 11:30am
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For once, something from anonymous sources came true! California Democrat Senator Kamala Harris has officially thrown her hat into the 2020 presidential race.

She made the announcement on Good Morning America.

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