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  1. Senate confirms Loretta Lynch as attorney generalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Boston.com

    ... 31 years. In the end, the margin was wider than had been expected: 10 Republicans, including majority leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, joined the Senate's 44 Democrats and two independents in supporting Lynch. Forty-three senators, all ...

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  2. Ted Cruz skips vote as Senate confirms Loretta Lynch as attorney generalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | The Post-Standard

    ... 10 Republicans, more than expected in the days heading into the vote. In a surprise, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., was among those voting "yes." Obama said the U.S. would be better off with Lynch. In a speech to his advocacy group, ...

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  3. Lynch vote: Why Cruz skipped and McConnell voted yesRead the original story

    Thursday | WICU12 Erie

    ... a floor speech railing against Lynch's confirmation. In another unexpected twist, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell voted in support of Lynch, after taking heat for holding up a vote on her nomination because of a conflict with Democrats on an ... 6 comments

  4. Senate GOP leadership wants to restore federal ObamaCare subsidies...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Hot Air

    ... of August 2017. The bill was unveiled this week with 29 other cosponsors, including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and his four top deputies, Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX), John Thune (R-SD), John Barrasso (R-WY) and Roy Blunt (R-MO). ...

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  5. Under McConnell's Leadership, Senate Finally Gets Its Work DoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | News Max

    ... and thus more likely to produce real answers to the country's challenges," he concluded. When Sen. Mitch McConnell began his term as leader by pledging to return to days when compromise was more common. "The only way 100 senators will truly be able ...

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  6. Loretta Lynch makes history as first black woman to become attorney generalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Christian Science Monitor

    Loretta Lynch is sworn in to testify before a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on her nomination to be U.S. attorney general on Capitol Hill in Washington, in this January 28, 2015 file photo. The Senate could vote this week on Lynch's nomination, Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell said on April 21, ending a month-long partisan impasse on a anti-human trafficking bill that threatened to stall her confirmation indefinitely.

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  7. Loretta Lynch wins confirmation as attorney generalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Foster's Daily Democrat

    ... 10 Republicans, more than expected in the days heading into the vote. In a surprise, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., was among those voting "yes." "Loretta has spent her life fighting for the fair and equal justice that is the ...

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  8. Loretta Lynch confirmed by Senate as attorney generalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Washington Post

    ... years. In the end, the margin was wider than had been expected: Ten Republicans, including Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.), joined the Senate's 44 Democrats and two independents in supporting Lynch. Forty-three senators, all Republicans, were ...

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  9. Loretta Lynch wins confirmation as attorney general - Thu, 23 Apr 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Spokesman-Review

    ... 10 Republicans, more than expected in the days heading into the vote. In a surprise, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., was among those voting "yes." In a speech to his advocacy group, Organizing for Action, Obama said Lynch had ...

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  10. A Few Delegations Newly Punching Above Their WeightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Roll Call

    ... - but 13th in the new rankings. That's because among its citizens are the new Senate majority leader, Mitch McConnell , and the veteran chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, Harold Rogers . Fully half its House delegation (3 out of 6) hold ...

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  11. Senate confirms NC's Loretta Lynch for attorney generalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    ... announced their support to secure the simple majority needed for confirmation. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., was one of 10 Republicans who supported Lynch. The others were: Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire, Thad Cochran of Mississippi, ...

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  12. Another rich celebrity takes a 'challenge' to live like a normal personRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Washington Examiner

    Remember last week when Gwyneth Paltrow took a "food stamp challenge" to supposedly live like someone less fortunate than she? Remember how she miscalculated how much a food stamp recipient has to live on each week and proved that she has no idea how to shop for herself? Remember how she quit said challenge after four days and then celebrated her failure with an $80 meal at an elite Los Angeles restaurant? Ashley Judd, who once considered running against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., will take a 30-day challenge as an "unshopper" and buy nothing new. The point of the challenge is to reuse the things you own and "unclutter your life, save money and create a lot less waste."

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  13. Loretta Lynch Is Confirmed As The First Black Female U.S. Attorney GeneralRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NewsOne

    ... her because Ms. Lynch defended President Obama's executive actions on immigration. What's more, Senator Mitch McConnell, Republican of Kentucky and majority leader, had held up the nomination until the Senate voted on a human trafficking bill, a ...

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  14. Lawmakers confirm Loretta Lynch as next U.S. attorney generalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Business Journal

    ... by Obama in November. The vote that finally came Thursday had been held up by U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , a Kentucky Republican, who had wanted the passage of a human trafficking bill before the chamber would vote on her ...

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  15. Sens. Pat Roberts, Jerry Moran vote against Loretta Lynch's nomination to AGRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Capital-Journal

    ... from deportation. But ten Republicans voted for Lynch on Thursday, including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky and possible 2016 presidential candidate Lindsey Graham of South Carolina. In a statement Thursday, Sen. Jerry Moran said ...

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  16. GOP Shows It's Hyde MaintenanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Family Research Council

    ... that this legislation was somehow more pro-life than past bills. Democrats shrieked that Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) was trying to pull one over on them -- when in fact, they were the ones doing the misleading. According to the The Hill ...

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  17. Senate Confirms Loretta Lynch with Ten GOP VotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | National Review Online

    ... legal status to millions of illegal immigrants. (Conservatives didn't have problems with Lynch per se.) Mitch McConnell (Ky.) Orrin Hatch (Utah) Lindsey Graham (S.C.) Jeff Flake (N.M.) Thad Cochran (Miss.) Susan Collins (Maine) Mark Kirk (Ill.) ...

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  18. - Senate Confirms Durham High Grad Loretta Lynch as U.S. Attorney General ... DevelopingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | HeraldSun.com

    ... 10 Republicans, more than expected in the days heading into the vote. In a surprise, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., was among those voting "yes." The long delay in confirming Lynch since she was nominated in November incensed ...

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  19. National View: Eugene Robinson a " Confirm Loretta Lynch nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... Republicans are embroiled in one of their epic struggles to get out of their own way. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., has allowed his party's best interests - and those of the nation - to be held hostage by three issues. One is ...

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  20. Loretta Lynch Confirmed As 83rd Attorney General Of The United StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Outside the Beltway

    ... 10 GOP senators ended up casting their ballots in favor of confirmation, including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, (R-Ky.). As I noted last week , the delay in voting on Lynch's nomination had little to do with her merits but was instead ...

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