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 2021-04-19 18:54 

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Why Republicans are suddenly panicked by the market they used to love...

Did Mitch McConnell cancel the market? Answer: No. He was never a real fan.For the past few decades, the GOP's interests aligned harmoniously with those of corporations. Businesses amassed wealth while staying out of social issues. The GOP, in turn, r...

 2021-04-17 11:33 

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Mitch McConnell flat-out tells Republicans to use Manchin and Sinema to obstruct Biden...

Both Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Republican leader Mitch McConnell strategized this week with their conferences on the filibuster, and both had as their focus the two problem children of the Democrats: Sens. Joe Manchin of West Virginia and K...

 2021-04-14 15:53 

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Mitch McConnell praises Joe Manchin for opposition to ending the filibuster: 'I really greatly admire' him...

Although Democrats took control of the U.S. Senate when Sen. Raphael Warnock and Sen. Jon Ossoff won runoffs in Georgia in early January, their Senate majority is a narrow one — and many Democrats are calling for an end to the filibuster, which requ...

 2021-04-12 17:24 

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McConnell's 'stay out of politics' warning to corporations doesn't seem to be working...

Apparently Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's threat to corporations to...

 2021-04-08 18:44 

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Here's what Mitch McConnell's sudden backflip over corporations in politics really means...

Mitch McConnell must be feeling sore after this week's backflipping. On Monday, the Senate minority leader said,...

 2021-04-07 11:54 

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Mitch McConnell declares war on 21st century America...

Mitch McConnell is leading the Republican effort to take voting rights—the very fundamentals of our democracy—and turn the issue into "woke" "cancel culture" fodder, spinning desperate gossamer threads of disinformation to try ...

 2021-04-06 20:07 

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Why Mitch McConnell is struggling to keep the GOP's central bargain from falling apart...

As you know, the Republican Party is the party of business. It has been that way since the late 19th century. What you may not know is that some Republicans have always taken a dim view of corporate power, depending on their brand of conservatism. Prior t...

 2021-04-06 14:50 

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McConnell downplays Kentucky's need for COVID relief funding...

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) does not believe his home state of Kentucky is in need of the COVID relief funding recently passed by the Biden administration. During McConnell's recent travel to Lexington, Ky., he discussed the Democra...

 2021-04-06 12:57 

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Mitch McConnell's hypocrisy on bold display after he tells CEOs to 'stay out of politics'...

Republicans have a long history of praising corporate CEOs as...

 2021-03-31 15:32 

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Conservatives simply don't want majority rule. The filibuster has been their weapon since before the Civil War...

Mitch McConnell's claim that...

 2021-03-30 18:43 

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Mitch McConnell's risky bet could strategically bankrupt the GOP...

Once again, this time with feeling: Mitch McConnell is bad at his job. To be sure, the Senate minority leader is good at obstruction.1 He's good at breaking the rules to win. But otherwise, when it comes to coalition-building, deal-making and...

 2021-03-30 10:36 

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Here's even more proof that Mitch McConnell is a hypocritical historical revisionist...

Last week, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell made headlines with the ridiculous statement that the filibuster has...

 2021-03-29 17:27 

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Right-wing donors terrified by conservative support for bill to prevent billionaires from buying elections: leaked recording...

A newly surfaced recording shows a senior adviser to Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell conspiring with the Koch brothers' network and other conservative groups to torpedo sweeping voting rights legislation.The Jan. 8 recording obtained by The New...

 2021-03-28 17:32 

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Ex-GOP counsel offers Democrats advice on how to deal with Mitch McConnell's filibuster threats...

Appearing on MSNBC's...

 2021-03-25 15:43 

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Mitch McConnell keeps getting caught telling lies. Turns out, being minority leader is less fun...

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., remained steadfast in his decades-long commitment to alternative facts, bandying falsehoods this week about the civil rights history behind the filibuster, H.R. 1, and his contact with President Biden.McConne...

 2021-03-25 11:08 

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McConnell's increasingly desperate efforts to keep the filibuster are backfiring...

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is freaking the hell out about the potential of losing all his clout as the end of the filibuster looms. He's gone well beyond his trademark troll-like hypocrisy, and has just become hysterical—in both sens...

 2021-03-25 00:03 

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McConnell gets rebuked for calling voting rights bill a 'power grab'...

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell was rebuked Wednesday for his assertion that proposed pro-democracy legislation was a "power grab" by Democrats while at the same time denying that state-level GOP lawmakers are pushing voter suppression meas...

 2021-03-24 11:11 

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Historians clamor to refute McConnell claim that filibuster has 'no racial history'...

Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday made the sweeping claim that the legislative filibuster...

 2021-03-23 20:36 

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Mitch McConnell claims the filibuster has 'no racial history' — and it immediately backfires...

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has, in recent weeks, been a vigorous defender of the filibuster — making it clear that he would use it to defeat a Democratic voting rights bill. At a news conference on Tuesday, a reporter asked McConnell abo...

 2021-03-23 11:09 

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McConnell inadvertently makes the Democratic case on filibuster reform in Kentucky op-ed: I 'get a big seat at the table'...

An op-ed from Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's appears to give credibility to Democratic lawmakers' desire to end the filibuster. In his article, published by the Courier-Journal, McConnell explained why he actually favors what the filibus...

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