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  1. Grimes endorses Democrat Jack Conway for governorRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WFIE-TV Evansville

    Grimes declined to endorse Conway on Monday, when she announced she would seek re-election. She had been considered a potential Democratic candidate for governor following her unsuccessful attempt to challenge Republican U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell last year.

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  2. Keystone vote: Senate's new openness comes at a price: time and patienceRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky listens to Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska as she speaks to reporters about the Keystone XL pipeline bill on Capitol Hill in Washington, on Tuesday. It was going to be a long day working on the Keystone pipeline bill Wednesday, but Sen. Lisa Murkowski was prepared.

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  3. After 'whirlwind' debate, Senate set to approve Keystone pipeline billRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    A sign reading "Stop the TransCanada Pipeline" is placed in a field near Bradshaw, Neb., on Jan. 6. After three weeks and 50 amendment votes, the Senate was on track Thursday to approve legislation to expedite construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. Passage would secure not only a top Republican policy victory, but a political success for new Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who made Keystone his priority.

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  4. Senate heads toward approval of Keystone XL pipeline billRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Home

    ... But the Keystone jobs debate has been important for the Senate and for our country," Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky said Thursday before the vote. "The Keystone infrastructure project has been studied endlessly, from almost every ...

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  5. Obama to call for end of sequestrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... couldn't agree on a separate package of cuts. Don Stewart, deputy chief of staff to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said that "previous budgets submitted by the president have purported to reverse the bipartisan spending limits ...

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  6. Final Keystone vote expected ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Hill

    ... amendments and vote up or down on passage of this bill before we leave for the week," Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said on the Senate floor early Wednesday.

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  7. McConnell: 'Powerful special interests' couldn't stop Keystone billRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Hill

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Thursday that the Senate will pass legislation approving the Keystone XL pipeline later in the day. "Today we'll have two stacks of votes culminating in passage of S. 1, the Keystone bill," McConnell announced on the Senate floor.

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  8. So Much for an Easy Keystone Victory for Senate RepublicansRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Planetizen

    ... All 45 Republicans voted for the measure. While absenteeism may have lost the vote for new Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), Democrats have also pushed him "to continue the freewheeling energy debate on the floor that has delved into topics ...

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  9. Governors Float Plan To Replace Notorious BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Roll Call

    ... end and for construction to start as soon as 2017. During last year's Senate campaign, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky proposed paying for a new Brent Spence Bridge and other bridges around the country by repealing the 1931 Davis-Bacon ...

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  10. McConnell: Unyielding on Iran, defiant on KochsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Cincinnati.com

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Wednesday rejected suggestions Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delay his speech to Congress, and he vowed to bring up a bill to toughen sanctions on Iran soon. McConnell: Unyielding on Iran, defiant on Koch brothers Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Wednesday rejected suggestions Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delay his speech to Congress, and he vowed to bring up a bill to toughen sanctions on Iran soon.

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  11. Fact Check: Both sides in Keystone XL debate bend factsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MySanAntonio.com

    ... and products that will be exported anyway. FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2015 file photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., left, joined by Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn of Texas, speaks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington to ...

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  12. Any Republican Who Votes To Confirm Loretta Lynch Is Voting For AmnestyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Townhall

    ... unquestionably defending Obama's unilateral executive amnesty. An executive action that Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said "is not how democracy is supposed to work" and that Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) said is a violation of the ...

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  13. Legislation could put an end to partisan labor boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fox News

    "U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Sen. Lamar Alexander , chairman of the Senate labor committee, today introduced the NLRB Reform Act to turn the National Labor Relations Board from an advocate to an umpire and keep the general counsel from operating as an activist for one side or the other," a press release detailed. The bill is designed to rein in the general counsel, end partisan advocacy by splitting board members between parties and encourage timely decision-making by including budgetary disincentives for gridlock.

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  14. Bipartisanship and the quixotic quest for an olive branchRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Hill

    ... is right next door to you. One day before they found Cervantes's remains, Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) appeared on the CBS News show "60 Minutes." Among other things, they said President Obama should have used the State ...

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  15. Kirk pushes economic "pressure" on Iran over nuclear dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Illinoisreview

    ... co-sponsor the Kirk-Menendez legislation, including: Senators Mark Kirk (R-Ill.), Robert Menendez (D-N.J.), Mitch McConnell (R-Ky), Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Dan Coats (R-Ind.), Gary Peters ...

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  16. "Relieving sequester in 2016 and beyond is critical to long-term growth and investment."Read the original story

    Yesterday | Bloomberg

    ... even under Democrats -- could never accept," Don Stewart, deputy chief of staff for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky said in an e-mail. Obama's budget submission is the opening bid in a nine-month battle over the federal ...

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  17. Ex-DHS secretaries warn Congress not to a risk funding for the operations that protect every AmericanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    ... they'll need at least 60 votes for the spending bill to clear procedural hurdles and pass. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said this week that the Senate will take up the spending bill in the coming days, likely next week, but he hasn't ...

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  18. Obama seizes leverage on immigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Hill

    ... Democratic confidence, nearly every Democratic senator signed a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Tuesday saying that they were united against legislation that included riders targeting the president's executive orders. ...

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  19. Senate set for Thursday Keystone voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Politico

    The Senate is set to greenlight its Keystone XL bill on Thursday, just 48 hours after Democrats forced Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to postpone victory on the oil pipeline he has made the GOP's first priority for 2015. The final Keystone vote comes after a Wednesday voting marathon and brings Republicans to the edge of success on their first bill of the year.

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  20. Both sides in Keystone XL debate bend factsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Texarkana Gazette

    Associated Press Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, left, joined by Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn of Texas, speaks with reporters Tuesday about the status of the Keystone XL Pipeline bill.

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