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  1. Reagan Tribute Efforts Right on the MoneyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Roll Call

    ... the idea that Reagan bump President John Kennedy (D-Mass.) from the half dollar. Across the Capitol, Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) will offer legislation to put Reagan's portrait on the $10 bill in place of Alexander Hamilton 'at the appropriate ...

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  2. Congressional pressure building on Obama as Iran talks drag outRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Fox News

    The Obama administration's decision to send Iranian nuclear talks into overtime is triggering a backlash on Capitol Hill, as congressional Republicans warn Tehran is exploiting the situation and moving the goalposts. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., called on the administration to "press pause" on the discussions, after negotiators announced they would miss the June 30 deadline and extend talks another week.

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  3. Republicans say they wona t eliminate the filibuster in 2017. Should we believe them?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Washington Post

    ... to consider lowering the 60-vote threshold for repealing ObamaCare. Sources close to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) say there's virtually no chance he will go along with abolishing the filibuster, something he has strongly criticized ...

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  4. Ex-Im Bank Can't Back New US Exports as Charter LapsesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Transport Topics

    ... arrangements that help U.S. companies such as trucking compete for overseas sales. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), who is opposed to reauthorizing the bank, has said he'll allow its supporters to combine legislation to extend it with ...

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  5. Ex-IM loan, credit program on hold; Kentuckiana businesses could be impactedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    ... $10.8 million and Stanford's Decoart, Inc. has received more than $5.6 million. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell once supported Ex-Im, but concedes he understands the claim that some consider it "corporate welfare." "I'm not gonna prevent it ...

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  6. McConnell: Gay Marriage Is 'Law of the Land' for Congress, TooRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | News Max

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says there's not much Congress can do in the wake of the ruling by the Supreme Court legalizing gay marriage. In an interview Tuesday night on Kentucky television station WDRB , McConnell restated that he still holds to the traditional view of marriage.

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  7. McConnell: GOP out of legislative options to fight gay marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Politico

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell concedes that there's little congressional Republicans can do to fight the Supreme Court's ruling in favor of same-sex marriage nationwide, though he predicted a flurry of litigation aimed at protecting "religious liberty" in light of the decision. The Kentucky Republican has been a staunch opponent of same-sex marriage, one of just six Senate Republicans to sign an amicus brief urging the high court to reject federal protection of same-sex marriage.

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  8. Democrats Pursue a No-Veto Strategy on Spending BillsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Roll Call

    ... appropriations bill ( HR 2685 ), which Democrats blocked from consideration in June. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made it clear just how the GOP will characterize Democrats' action on it: 'Our Democratic friends have curiously just last ...

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  9. Boehner, House GOP getting things doneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Hill

    ... in recent memory. Of course the House also has a new and energetic partner in Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and his colleagues in the Republican majority. McConnell has shown that under the right leadership the Senate can work as ...

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  10. $9 billion worth deals stall as Export-Import Bank charter expiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Arka News Agency

    ... already cost real Americans their jobs and harmed long-term U.S. global leadership." Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, who is opposed to reauthorizing the bank, has said he'll allow its supporters to combine legislation to extend ...

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  11. jennifer_rubinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Washington Post

    ... which will lay the foundation for our next President to undo this disaster." But how big a majority? Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) alerts his colleagues: "The White House needs to remember that this is one of the most serious issues of our time. It ...

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  12. In Effort To Stem Opioid Crisis, Mass. Congressional Delegation Reaches Across The AisleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | WBUR-AM Boston

    Sen. Ed Markey is teaming up with his colleagues from across the aisle to push for both legislation and information. "[Senate Majority Leader Mitch] McConnell [of Kentucky] and I are requesting that there be a surgeon general report on the opioid overdose epidemic in the United States," Markey said.

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  13. Export-Import Bank expiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | CBS News

    ... congressional leaders, who think they will be able to reauthorize the bank in July. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, told the Associated Press on Monday that he will allow a vote in the Senate to reauthorize the bank and he thinks ...

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  14. Federal Export-Import Bank set for midnight expirationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Denver Post

    ... weeks by attaching it to must-pass legislation to extend the highway trust fund. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., told The Associated Press this week that supporters of the bank have the votes to pass it . Whether it could then get ...

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  15. Federal Bank set for expirationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Nashua Telegraph

    ... weeks by attaching it to must-pass legislation to extend the highway trust fund. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., told The Associated Press this week that supporters of the bank have the votes to pass it and he will give them the ...

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  16. General Robert E. Lee statue vandalized in VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Examiner.com

    ... rotunda of the Kentucky Capitol building. Davis was a native of that state. Senate Majority Leader Senator Mitch McConnell has joined calls for the removal of the statue from the building. McConnell stated that "Maybe a better place for that would ...

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  17. After mercury ruling, higher security of Obama climate rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | News Tribune

    ... in Congress who have encouraged states to simply ignore Obama's climate change rules. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, of the coal-heavy state of Kentucky, said the mercury ruling was a "critical reminder" for governors that Obama's ...

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  18. Dennis Persica: Why not usher in Lee Dorsey Circle?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Advocate

    ... such as South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley and U.S. Sens. Lindsey Graham, also of South Carolina, and Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul, of Kentucky. Alabama's administration, no hotbed of liberalism, removed Confederate flags from its public spaces. Even ...

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  19. Mitch McConnell addresses current issues before Mt. Vernon ChamberRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | WKYT

    Kentucky's longest serving U.S. Senator says last year's lengthy and costly campaign showed him two things about how he says people feel about the country. "One was the President, those not happy with him," Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said.

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  20. McConnell Rejects Further Filibuster Reforms: We'll See What Happens in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | The Washington Monthly

    So after dropping a lot of hints, Mitch McConnell has made up his mind that no, he will not support any effort to get rid of the Senate filibuster to smooth things for the next Republican president. Alexander Bolton of The Hill has the story : Senate Republicans appear to be closing the door on gutting the filibuster, brushing aside calls from presidential hopefuls Jeb Bush and Scott Walker to consider lowering the 60-vote threshold for repealing ObamaCare.

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