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Here’s How Republicans Are Reacting To The Mueller Report’s Completion
Senator Mitch McConnell called for “as much openness and transparency as possible” from the attorney general around the report.
Lawrence O’Donnell Makes Bold Prediction About Mitch McConnell’s Senate Future
The MSNBC host explained why “next year could be the last year of the humiliation of Mitch McConnell" at the hands of Donald Trump.
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Trump's Judicial Nominees Aren't Just Ideologues. They're Really Young.
Republicans are about to confirm lifetime federal judges ages 37, 40 and 46.
McConnell Lays Blame On Democrats For Election Fraud
After investigators found substantial evidence of election fraud that benefited Republicans in North Carolina, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) blamed Democrats for election fraud.
Mitch McConnell Says Democrats Are To Blame For Election Fraud That Benefited GOP
Joe Scarborough Goes After Donald Trump, GOP For 'Pathetic' Silence On Alleged Terror Plot
Coast Guard Lt. Christopher Hasson reportedly researched the "Morning Joe" co-host while allegedly planning an attack on Democrats and journalists.
Senators Not Backing Green New Deal Received On Average 7 Times As Much Fossil Fuel Cash
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The oil, gas and coal industries' donations heavily favor the lawmakers who have so far refused to back the only climate policy to match the scale of the crisis.
President Trump Lashes Out When Pressed On Investigation
President Donald hurled scathing insults at former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, but ignored reports that McCabe briefed top Republican lawmakers on the investigation into him.
Former GOP Rep: Emergency Declaration Making McConnell 'Eat A Manure Sandwich'
Mike Rogers speculated that the Senate majority leader was making a trade-off in trying to avert another shutdown.
Stephen Colbert Breaks Out An Absolutely Killer 'Emergency' Mitch McConnell Impression
The "Late Show" host offers the Senate an "emergency" declaration of his own.
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Chuck Grassley Sore At Being Cut Off For Mitch McConnell's Emergency Announcement
The Senate majority leader reportedly apologized to Grassley, who had snapped: "I hope the next time ... I won't be interrupted."
Congress Passes Bill To Avert Another Government Shutdown
The legislation provided just a fraction of the president’s $5.7 billion demand for border barriers.
McConnell Interrupts Senate Floor To Announce Planned National Emergency
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) interrupted Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) on the floor to announce that President Donald Trump intends to both sign the government funding bill and declare a national emergency over his border wall.
Trump To Declare National Emergency To Build Border Wall
The president will also sign a spending bill that would avoid a second government shutdown.
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Green New Deal Activists Shift Focus To Vulnerable Republicans Ahead Of Senate Vote
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell vowed this week to hold a vote on the Green New Deal.
McConnell Trolls Democrats By Pledging A Vote On The Green New Deal
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The GOP senator is apparently betting the resolution will prove too radical for a good number of Democrats.
Trump’s ‘National Emergency’ Would Please His Base But Put GOP Senators On The Spot
The Democratic-led House would be likely to pass a bill undoing an emergency declaration — and Mitch McConnell could not stop it from coming up for a Senate vote.
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James Corden Reveals What Nancy Pelosi Was Reading During Donald Trump's SOTU
The president won't like "The Late Late Show" host's theory
If Progressives Want To Nuke The Filibuster, They're Going To Have To Convince A Bunch Of Democrats First
Ambitious health care and climate proposals have no chance of passing with the filibuster on the books. But many Democrats say they want to keep it anyway.
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'Full Frontal With Samantha Bee' Nails The 'Most Diverse Part' Of Republicans At Donald Trump's SOTU
The comedy show's team also joked about Nancy Pelosi, Stacey Abrams, Mike Pence and Mitch McConnell on its Twitter feed.
Mitch McConnell Attacks The Volunteer Backbone Of Elections
The Senate Republican leader implied poll workers are lazy and corrupt.
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McConnell Reportedly Warns Trump Off Emergency Tactic Amid Possible GOP Revolt
Senate majority leader fears such a move could split Republicans and Congress might pass a resolution opposing it.
Mitch McConnell Says Election Day Holiday Is Dem 'Power Grab,' Twitter Users Erupt
"Only Mitch McConnell and Senate Republicans could manipulate something as benign and well intentioned as making Election Day a holiday into a vast left-wing conspiracy."
Mitch McConnell: Democrats' Voting Rights Bill Just A 'Political Power Grab'
The Senate majority leader said the For The People Act, proposed by Democrats, doesn't "pass the laugh test."
Stephen Colbert Hits Trump And McConnell With 5 Scathing Words Over The Shutdown
The "Late Show" host turns the shutdown into a movie poster.
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Senate Plans Votes To End Shutdown Showdown
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The competing proposals seemed unlikely to resolve the month-long impasse.
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