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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican from Kentucky, listens during a news conference with U.S. President Donald Trump, not pictured, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, Oct. 16, 2017. Trump and McConnell appeared to give themselves some breathing room on their goal of completing a tax overhaul before year's end in remarks that emphasized the difficulty of passing major legislation. Photographer: Al Drago/Bloomberg via Getty Images

McConnell Tells Moore To Quit Over Assault Claims, Says 'I Believe The Women'

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is now calling on Roy Moore, the Republican running for Alabama's open Senate seat, to withdraw his candidacy, telling reporters in Louisville on Monday...
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 06: US President Donald Trump speaks as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) (L) and House Speaker Paul Ryan listen during a meeting with House and Senate leadership in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, on June 6, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

Donald Trump Steps Up Feud With Mitch McConnell And Paul Ryan

President Donald Trump on Thursday lashed out at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), continuing a growing feud with congressional leaders in his own pa...
BIRCH RUN, MI - AUGUST 11: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a press conference before delivering the keynote address at the Genesee and Saginaw Republican Party Lincoln Day Event August 11, 2015 in Birch Run, Michigan. This is Trump's first campaign event since his Republican debate last week. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Trump's Border Wall Could Cause A Government Shutdown

WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump is threatening a government shutdown if congressional Democrats do not give in to his demands to fund a border wall in a spending bill next month, but Democrats do...
WASHINGTON - MARCH 23: U.S. President Barack Obama (R) signs the Affordable Health Care for America Act as Marcelas Owens looks on during a ceremony with fellow Democrats in the East Room of the White House March 23, 2010 in Washington, DC. The landmark bill was passed by the House of Representatives Sunday after a 14-month-long political battle that left the legislation without a single Republican vote. Owen's mother got sick, lost her job, lost her health insurance, and then lost her life. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obamacare Survived Because It Has Made Life Better For Millions

The Affordable Care Act has survived yet another effort to snuff it out. And one reason is a simple reality that Republicans have rarely been willing to admit ― to their supporters, to the general pub...
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 25: Senator John McCain R-AZ, departs after returning to the Senate to vote on health care legislation on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on July 25, 2017.(Photo by Oliver Contreras/For The Washington Post via Getty Images)

John McCain Defends Health Care Vote As 'The Right Thing To Do'

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) explained his decision to vote against the Republican health care bill early Friday by saying that the legislation "fell short" of "meaningful reform." Skinny repeal fell...
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 13: U.S. Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) speaks during a hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee June 13, 2017 in Washington, DC. Attorney General Jeff Sessions was expected to face sharp questioning on his prior contacts with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak and his involvement in the firing of FBI director James Comey. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Hot Mic Catches Senator Slamming 'Unattractive' Congressman Who Ripped Her

Another lawmaker assured Susan Collins that she could 'beat the s**t' out of the guy.
Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington October 15, 2013. Republicans in the House of Representatives failed to reach internal consensus on Tuesday on how to break an impasse on the federal budget that could soon result in an economically damaging default on the country's debt. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT)

Republican Plan To Gut Obamacare Without Replacing It Fails. Again.

WASHINGTON ― Less than a day after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said the Senate will vote to repeal Obamacare without providing a replacement, his plan is dead. Three Republicans ann...
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 13: Sen. Jerry Moran (R-KS) speaks during a State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs Subcommittee hearing on the State Department's FY2018 Budget on Capitol Hill on June 13, 2017 in Washington, D.C. Some of the subcommittee members used the opportunity to grill Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on the firing of FBI Director James Comey and the investigatin into possible Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. (Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images)

Senate Republicans Just Killed Their Health Care Bill Again

WASHINGTON — Sens. Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) and Mike Lee (R-Utah) announced Monday they will not be supporting the latest version of the Senate health care bill — diminishing its chances of pa...
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, accompanied by Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO), Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY) and Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX), speaks to the media following the weekly policy luncheons on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., U.S., June 6, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein

Mitch McConnell Delays Vote On GOP Senate Health Care Bill

WASHINGTON ― Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) told senators on Tuesday that he will delay a vote on the Senate GOP health care bill until after the July Fourth recess. "We will not be on...
UNITED STATES - MAY 18: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., introduces Robert S. Karem, nominee for Assistant Secretary Of Defense For International Security Affairs, during a Senate Armed Services Committee confirmation hearing in Dirksen Building on May 18, 2017. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Senate Republicans' Health Care Bill Would See 22 Million Go Uninsured

Twenty-two million fewer people would have health coverage over the next 10 years under legislation that SenateRepublicans aim to bring to the floor for a vote this week, according to the Congressiona...