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Democrats fear McConnell veto over Biden agenda

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President-elect Joe Biden's agenda in Washington may only go as far as Mitch McConnell lets him. McConnell, the Senate Republican leader who was reelected in Kentucky to a seventh term last week, is poised to hold ...

Mitch McConnell just sent a VERY clear message to Donald Trump about 2022

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Mitch McConnell's entire being is -- and always has been -- focused on winning elections. Every move he makes and every thing he says is part of a broader effort to ensure that his side winds up with more seats -- a...

Mitch McConnell wins reelection in Kentucky, defeating Democrat Amy McGrath

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell won his reelection fight in Kentucky, CNN projected Tuesday night, defeating Democratic opponent Amy McGrath and her massive fundraising efforts to unseat him. McGrath, a forme...

McCarthy, McConnell send letter to Biden requesting ‘Gang of 8’ briefing on Afghanistan evacuation

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"It is of the utmost importance that the U.S. Government account for all U.S. citizens in Afghanistan and provide the necessary information and means of departure to all those Americans who desire to leave the countr...

Mitch McConnell just blew up Joe Manchin’s bipartisan dream

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Bipartisanship is a two-way street. West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin, who has made working across the aisle his North Star, learned that lesson the hard way on Thursday afternoon, when Senate Minority Leader shut down...

McConnell suspends in-person lunches for GOP senators

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is suspending in-person lunches for GOP senators, according to his press secretary Doug Andres, ahead of the Senate's return next week. Democrats suspended their in-person lun...

Pelosi and McConnell need to make a stimulus deal to protect renters

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David Dworkin is a former US Treasury official in the Obama and Trump administrations, and the CEO of the National Housing Conference. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his own. .leftside-floating...

Mitch McConnell is going to win (again)

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We won't even know who President Donald Trump's pick to replace the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court will be until late this week, but we know now for (almost) certain that Senate Majority Leader Mitch ...

A tale of two Kentuckians: Paul and McConnell diverge as Covid cases rise

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Sen. Rand Paul just got temporarily kicked off YouTube for an inaccurate tirade against masks. Sen. Mitch McConnell, meanwhile, has been airing ads that urge people to go out and get the vaccine. The two Kentucky R...

McConnell calls Barrett ‘exceedingly well-qualified’ and vows Senate floor vote ‘in the weeks ahead’

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Washington Top Senate Republicans on Saturday applauded President Donald Trump's nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to become the next Supreme Court justice and called for a quick confirmation vote. Senate Majority Lead...

Can Mitch McConnell keep his colleagues in line on ‘election fraud’?

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On the same day that he -- finally -- acknowledged President-elect Joe Biden's victory, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell began to grapple with the first leadership test of the coming Congress: Convincing his R...

McConnell jabs at Trump saying 2022 midterms shouldn’t be ‘rehash’ of 2020 election

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"I do think we need to be thinking about the future and not the past," McConnell told reporters on Capitol Hill on Tuesday when asked if he was comfortable with his party’s embrace of the former president. TRUMP CALL...

McConnell chokes up in emotional tribute to retiring Tennessee senator

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell choked up on the Senate floor Wednesday as he remembered his decades long friendship with the retiring Tennessee Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander, a rare moment of raw emotion f...

Democrat calls Manchin ‘the new Mitch McConnell’ and says he is working to thwart Biden’s agenda

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Washington New York Rep. Jamaal Bowman on Monday compared fellow Democrat Sen. Joe Manchin to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and said he is trying to thwart President Joe Biden's agenda after the West Virgini...

Mitch McConnell just went off on Donald Trump and the election deniers

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Faced with the likelihood that his party will lose its Senate majority and fed up with a group of Republican senators pushing an effort to invalidate the Electoral College vote, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnel...

Mitch McConnell plays his Supreme Court card

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If President Joe Biden wants to fill a Supreme Court vacancy, he had better hope a seat opens up between now and the end of 2022. That's the unmistakeable message sent by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R) i...

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