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  1. Senate leaders hope to end take-it-or-leave-it budget votesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., joined from left by, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, speaks with reporters following a closed-door strategy session on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. McConnell urged confirmation for President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state, Mike Pompeo.

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  2. Sen. McConnell's bill takes aim at ravages of opioid epidemic on the workforceRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Cincinnati.com

    Sen. McConnell's bill takes aim at ravages of opioid epidemic on the workforce McConnell's new bill backs pilot program to link employers, treatment group to foster recovery, return to the workforce Check out this story on cincinnati.com: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks on the U.S. Senate floor about Tuesday's shooting at Marshall County High School. Jan. 23, 3018 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday morning that he's introducing legislation that targets the opioid epidemic and its devastating impact on American workers and businesses.

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  3. Overnight Health Care: Trump's VA pick on the ropes | White...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Hill

    Welcome to Tuesday's Overnight Health Care, where we just got a 1,883 page Medicare regulation, everyone's idea of a fun way to spend a Tuesday afternoon. But first, a lot of new developments on the Veterans Affairs Secretary front.

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  4. Another Religious Litmus Test for ChristiansRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Townhall

    ... leadership to U.S foreign relations. We continue to stand by our support. We urge Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) to do everything in his power to assure that Pompeo's confirmation vote is scheduled in a timely manner and remind our ...

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  5. State Legislature Considers Reducing Fines, Fees For SpeedingRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City

    ... out who the culprit was until tragedy had struck. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., joined from left by, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, speaks ...

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  6. Democrats fear Grassley special counsel bill amendment will let GOP...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Washington Post

    ... the Judiciary Committee if it is to stand a chance of being considered on the Senate floor; Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) last week told Fox News he would refuse to bring it to a vote. Karoun Demirjian is a congressional reporter covering ...

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  7. Mitch McConnell Mum on Ronny Jackson at VARead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | News Max

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was noncommittal Tuesday about the future of embattled Veterans Affairs nominee Ronny Jackson after a Senate panel postponed his confirmation hearing amid allegations of professional misconduct. "I'm waiting to hear from both Chairman [Johnny] Isakson [R-Ga.] and the administration about what they believe the way forward should be, and we'll take our cue from them," the Kentucky Republican told reporters at the Capitol.

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  8. The White House's Ronny Jackson problems were entirely avoidableRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    White House physician Ronny L. Jackson spoke to reporters in January about President Trump's health. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has made one thing clear: He thinks the best thing he can do for President Trump - and for Republicans' midterm election chances - is to push the Senate to approve as many of Trump's nominees as possible, as rapidly as possible.

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  9. Senate Takes Steps to Repeal CFPB Indirect Auto Lending GuidanceRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | JD Supra

    On April 17, 2018, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced that the Senate would seek to repeal the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's indirect auto lending guidance. The Senate passed a joint resolution of disapproval under the Congressional Review Act on the following day, thereby sending the resolution to the U.S. House of Representatives, where it is expected to similarly pass.

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  10. Senate sets vote on Richard Grenell, Trump's long-delayed nominee for ambassador to GermanyRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    Sen. Mitch McConnell filed cloture on Richard Grenell's nomination, which starts a clock on a series of votes that will ultimately lead to his likely confirmation. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., filed cloture on Richard Grenell's nomination, which starts a clock on a series of votes that will ultimately lead to his likely confirmation by a simple majority.

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  11. Senate Health panel approves opioid billRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Hill

    The Senate Health Committee unanimously voted Tuesday to send the panel's bipartisan opioid bill to the chamber's floor.

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  12. Macron Calls for New Iran Talks to Build On Deal Trump LoathesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Roll Call

    ... a man through a process like this - it's too ugly and disgusting." On Capitol Hill, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., did not say Jackson's nomination should move forward. And Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer , D-N.Y., said "it's ...

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  13. Vive La France: Trump Hosts Glitzy White House State DinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | News Max

    ... is in, as are House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky was invited, but his office said he is unable to attend. In a break with tradition, Trump invited no Democratic ...

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  14. Rand Paul: The Senatea s Noble Pain in the NeckRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The American Conservative

    ... The number of times he has thrown sand in the procedural gears in order to make a point probably makes Mitch McConnell squirm in discomfort. Ever since he became a U.S. senator in 2012, Paul has been engaged in parliamentary mischief. He's launched ...

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  15. Mike Pompeo's Path To Foggy Bottom Becomes ClearerRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Outside the Beltway

    ... of the United States' top diplomat by the full Senate this week was all but secured anyway. Senator Mitch McConnell, Republican of Kentucky and the majority leader, intends to move the full chamber to begin debate on Mr. Pompeo's nomination as soon ...

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  16. 'A vote for Pompeo is a vote for war'Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Final Call

    ... have all said they will vote against recommending Mr. Pompeo to the full Senate. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky) could still bring the confirmation vote to the Senate floor, although it would be the first time for a secretary of state ...

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  17. Fischer Plans to Approve Nominee Mike PompeoRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | KFOR-AM Lincoln

    ... Senator Rand Paul switched his vote from opposition to support late Monday night. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell plans to have the full chamber begin debate on Pompeo's nomination as soon as Wednesday. They're projecting a final vote on ...

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  18. Conservative Court Nominee Highlights Smoother Path to BenchRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Roll Call

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., has presided over a steady stream of judicial confirmations under President Donald Trump, a marked shift from when Barack Obama was president. Appeals court nominee Kyle Duncan has advocated for conservatives in legal fights over contentious cultural issues such as abortion and LGBT rights, leaving behind the kind of paper trail that might have dissuaded presidents from putting him through the Senate's confirmation process.

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  19. After close vote, panel sends Pompeo nomination to SenateRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Medincine Hat News

    ... nomination now goes to the full Senate, where votes are tallying in his favour and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he looks forward to voting to confirm him later this week. Trump has been quick to fire his top cabinet secretaries, but ...

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  20. Vote Hemp: Senator McConnell Introduces The Hemp Farming Act of 2018Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    WASHINGTON: Vote Hemp, the nation's leading grassroots hemp advocacy organization working to change state and federal laws to allow commercial hemp farming, strongly supports the introduction and advancement of The Hemp Farming Act of 2018. Introduced on April 12, by Senate Leader Mitch McConnell , with strong support from Senator Ron Wyden , and further bi-partisan support from Senator Jeff Merkley , the Hemp Farming Act of 2018, if passed, would remove federal roadblocks to the cultivation of industrial hemp, the non-drug agricultural varieties of Cannabis.

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