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  1. Boehner stands firm on looming shutdown: Dems using a blackmaila to protect Obama amnestyRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Washington Times

    ... Democrats on Wednesday ended their filibuster of the House-passed funding bill after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Kentucky Republican, agreed that measures blocking the president's immigration actions would be stripped from the ...

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  2. Boehner to media: Pucker upRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | CNN

    ... laughter, one asked what the speaker's gesture was supposed to mean. Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) haven't yet worked out a way to keep the Department of Homeland Security up and running past Friday. The House has ...

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  3. FCC approves sweeping Internet regulation planRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Fox News

    ... needs to get beyond its 1930s rotary-telephone mindset and embrace the future," Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said in a statement. While the broadband industry is expected to sue, Republicans in Congress said they will try to pass ...

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  4. Split FCC approves a net neutralitya plan; dissenters decry Obama a power grabaRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Washington Times

    ... He called the plan "half-baked, illogical, internally inconsistent and indefensible." Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Kentucky Republican, said the new regulations will "strike a blow to the future of innovation in our country." "The Obama ...

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  5. Dana Milbank: Boehner playing waiting game he can't winRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... speakership." NBC's Luke Russert asked him why he hadn't spoken with his Senate counterpart, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., in two weeks. Politico's Jake Sherman asked what he thought about the merits of McConnell's plan to split the ...

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  6. Homeland Security shutdown: What will and won't happenRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

    ... back down on their gambit by moving ahead with separate pieces of legislation, as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is now favoring. One would finance the department and let it carry on. The other would be specific to the immigration ...

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  7. What happens if DHS shuts down?Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | NBC2 News

    ... delaying deportations for immigrants. But that night, a potential solution emerged as wjell, with Sen. Mitch McConnell announcing he'll bring a separate bill to the floor tackling Obama's immigration move, potentially allowing a clean DHS funding ...

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  8. McConnell: Internet rules 'a blow to the future of innovation'Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Hill

    Sen. Mitch McConnell on Thursday sent a warning to the Federal Communications Commissions ahead of its vote on controversial net-neutrality rules. The FCC will decide whether to issue regulations designed to guarantee equal treatment of Internet traffic.

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  9. Landmark Internet rules approvedRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Hill

    ... bureaucracy, and not the American people, decide the future of the online world." Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) took to the Senate floor Thursday morning to blast the rules, warning that the FCC's plan would "strike a blow to the ...

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  10. Tea Party favorite defects from DHS funding compromiseRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Hill

    ... to block a funding measure that would halt Obama's immigration actions, so Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) decided to hold two votes - one on defunding those actions, and the other on a "clean" bill that funds the agency in its ...

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  11. Susan Rice, Samantha Power to speak at AIPAC meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R- Calif.), Democratic House Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md), Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC). On the final day of the conference, thousands of ...

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  12. Senate panel approves Loretta Lynch for attorney generalRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Newsday

    ... in a 12-8 vote to approve her nomination and send it to the Senate floor. Now Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) must schedule a floor vote, which is expected in March. Lynch needs the votes of all of the Senate's Democrats and five ...

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  13. What happens, and does not, in Homeland shutdownRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

    ... back down on their gambit by moving ahead with separate pieces of legislation, as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is now favoring. One would finance the department and let it carry on. The other would be specific to the immigration ...

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  14. GOP may need House Dems to help resolve DHS funding impasseRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Deseret News

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., accompanied by Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., right, meets with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, to talk about his move to disentangle one of two contested immigration measures from the Homeland Security budget and debate the issues separately, as the Senate faces an impasse over provisions attached to the spending bill aimed at blocking President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration. WASHINGTON - Republican House Speaker John Boehner has a possible escape from the Homeland Security funding impasse if he's willing to use it: cooperative Democrats.

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  15. Loretta Lynch wins Senate panel vote to be attorney generalRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... now goes to the Senate floor, where she seems assured of eventual approval. But Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has so far been noncommittal about when he will schedule the vote. Democrats have complained that Lynch's nomination has ...

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  16. Milbank: The waiting game Boehner can't winRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... speakership." NBC's Luke Russert asked him why he hadn't spoken with his Senate counterpart, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., in two weeks. Politico's Jake Sherman asked what he thought about the merits of McConnell's plan to split the ...

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  17. Reid, Pelosi warn Republicans on shutdownRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Politico

    ... or folding to Democrats' demands to decouple immigration and government funding. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) will begin the process of stripping out the House-passed immigration riders as late as Thursday evening. The first ...

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  18. Debt Ceiling Legacy Sends Overnight Rates to Five-Month LowsRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    ... of the political standoffs that occurred over the borrowing measure in 2011 and 2013. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Kentucky Republican, has stated repeatedly the government won't default on its obligations and won't shut down. The ...

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  19. Homeland Security bill moves in Senate while House in limboRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Houston Chronicle

    ... workers who may be furloughed in a shutdown; 2c x 7 inches; 96.3 mm x 177 mm; Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., accompanied by Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., right, meets with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, ...

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  20. ARRAY(0x121d4f28)Read the original story

    20 hrs ago | Talking About Politics

    ... the raid on Osama bin Laden, drone attacks on al Qaeda and a war on ISIS is protecting us. John Boehner and Mitch McConnell want to shut down Homeland Security because they're mad at Obama about immigration. Democrats can't or won't see that all ...

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