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Schumer cuts off McConnell before press conference

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) jumped in front of Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) before McConnell's weekly press conference.
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McConnell cites experience with polio in ad pushing Kentuckians to get vaccinated

Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell is taking his coronavirus vaccine plea directly to his constituents.
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Nearly 230 Republican lawmakers, including McConnell and McCarthy, urge the Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade and 'release its vise grip on abortion politics'

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Trump is still "liable" for his conduct in office. Samuel Corum/Getty Images Nearly 230 Republican members of Congress called on the Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade. Lawyers representing the lawmakers said the Court should "release its vise grip on abortion politics." In its next term, the Supreme Court will review a Mississippi ban on abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy. See more stories on Insider's business page. Nearly 230 Republi...
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Mitch McConnell will air pro-vaccine radio ads in Kentucky as the Delta variant surges and his red state lags behind in vaccinations

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Trump is still "liable" for his conduct in office. Samuel Corum/Getty Images McConnell will run minute-long ads on Kentucky radio stations urging people to get vaccinated. The Republican has consistently urged Americans to get a COVID-19 vaccine. But McConnell has refused to reject vaccine skepticism in his own caucus. See more stories on Insider's business page. Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell will run minute-long ads on more than 100 K...
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McConnell Plans To Air Pro-Vaccine Ads On Kentucky Radio Stations

The spot will be paid for by his reelection campaign and will draw on his experience surviving polio as a child.
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Not all Republicans are embracing McConnell's vaccine push

Nearly half of House Republicans still won't say publicly​ whether they are vaccinated against Covid-19, even as new cases rise nationwide.
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Not all Republicans are embracing McConnell's vaccine push. Read what some had to say when asked this week

Nearly half of House Republicans still won't say publicly​ whether they are vaccinated against Covid-19, even as new cases rise nationwide.
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10 Things in Politics: Biden says Fox News saw the light on vaccines

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:Inside Gov. Kristi Noem's inner circleBiden doesn't care if you think he's the devil, you just can't say 'nothing happened' during the Capitol riotAmazon and investment banks are trying to cash in on cannabis legalization President Joe Biden speaking with reporters on July 8. Alex Won...
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Monthly child tax credit payments may mean a big tax surprise

• McConnell says GOP will not vote to raise debt ceiling, setting up clash in Congress • Restaurants are short on staff. Chipotle says raising wages helps
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McConnell Floats New Plan To Derail Infrastructure Talks: Hold The Debt Ceiling Hostage

As the much-covered drama over the fate of the bipartisan infrastructure deal dies down, McConnell told Punchbowl News Tuesday night that he doesn’t think Republicans will vote to raise the debt ceiling. It’s a revival of old tactics of GOP political brinksmanship that Republicans favored during the Obama administration. “I can’t imagine there will be a single Republican voting to raise the debt ceiling after what we’ve been experiencing,” McConnell said. Meanwhile, it's looking increasing...
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McConnell says GOP will not vote to raise debt ceiling, setting up clash in Congress

Republicans will not vote to increase the federal borrowing limit, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said in a new interview, setting the stage for a huge battle in Congress as it stares at a deadline to avoid a debt default.
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White House and Congress see breakthrough Covid infections – US politics live

White House and congressional staff test positive for virusOfficials say cases underscores importance of vaccinations 4.11pm BST Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell is on the floor, throwing barbs at majority leader Chuck Schumer and the cloture vote on the bipartisan infrastructure bill. McConnell from Senate floor on today's infrastructure bill procedural vote: "Today, the Democratic Leader appears to be intent on calling a vote he knows will fail." pic.twitter.com/ACkEKscvuXMcConnell: ...
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McConnell says no Republicans will vote to raise debt ceiling

Republicans will not vote to increase the debt ceiling, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said in a new interview, putting additional political pressure on Democrats in the coming weeks.
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McConnell: No Republicans will vote to raise debt ceiling

Republicans will not vote to increase the debt ceiling, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said in a new interview, putting additional political pressure on Democrats in the coming weeks.
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The 2nd highest-ranking House Republican just got his first vaccine dose as Mitch McConnell raises alarms about the Delta variant

Kevin McCarthy and Steve Scalise Alex Wong/Getty Images House minority whip Steve Scalise, the second-highest ranking House Republican, revealed that he got his first COVID-19 vaccine dose on Sunday. Scalise previously said he hadn't been vaccinated because he had COVID-19 antibodies. The congressman called the vaccines "safe and effective" and cited the rapidly-spreading Delta variant as a reason for getting vaccinated. See more stories on Insider's business page. House minorit...
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Fauci to Sen. Rand Paul: 'You do not know what you're talking about, quite frankly, and I want to say that officially'

Dr. Anthony Fauci testified before the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee on July 20. Stefani Reynolds/Associated Press Dr. Anthony Fauci and Sen. Rand Paul once again butted heads on Tuesday. During a hearing on COVID, Fauci told Paul that the senator didn't know what he was talking about. "If anybody is lying here, senator, it is you," Fauci said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Anthony Fauci and Republican Sen. Rand Paul on Tuesday got into ...
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Fauci rips into Sen. Rand Paul: 'You do not know what you're talking about, quite frankly, and I want to say that officially'

Dr. Anthony Fauci testifies before the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee on Tuesday, July 20, 2021. Stefani Reynolds/Associated Press Dr. Anthony Fauci and Sen. Rand Paul once again butted heads on Tuesday. Fauci told Paul he didn't know what he was talking about during a hearing on COVID-19. "If anybody is lying here, senator, it is you," Fauci said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Anthony Fauci and Republican Sen. Rand Paul on Tuesday got ...
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Trump called McConnell 'a stupid person' and a 'knucklehead' for not eliminating the filibuster during his term, book says

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell listens to President Donald Trump talks to reporters while hosting Republican congressional leaders and members of Trump's cabinet in the Oval Office at the White House July 20, 2020, in Washington, DC. Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images Trump slammed McConnell as a "stupid person" and "knucklehead" in a new interview. The former president insulted McConnell over his refusal to kill the filibuster. The interview is in an upcoming book by two Washington ...
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Pence refused to leave the Capitol during the January 6 riot despite Secret Service agents urging him to evacuate, saying, 'I'm not getting in the car': book

Vice President Mike Pence presides over a joint session of Congress on January 6. Saul Loeb - Pool/Getty Images Pence did not want to leave the Capitol as rioters stormed it on January 6, a new book says. "I Alone Can Fix It" says he wanted Congress to return to finish the electoral certification. The world can't see "our process of confirming the next president can be delayed," he said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Vice President Mike Pence refused to leave the Cap...
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Mike Pence refused to leave the Capitol during the January 6 riot despite Secret Service agents urging him to evacuate, saying, 'I'm not getting in the car': book

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence presides over a joint session of Congress on January 06, 2021. Saul Loeb - Pool/Getty Images Pence did not want to leave the Capitol as rioters stormed the building on January 6, a new book says. "I Alone Can Fix It" reveals how Pence wanted Congress to return to finish the electoral certification. "We can't let the world see that our process of confirming the next president can be delayed," he said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former...
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‘We’re going to get this done’: Biden on Capitol Hill to push infrastructure package – live

President to discuss massive $3.5tn plan over lunch with DemocratsSenate minority leader McConnell hits back at Biden on voting rights 7.15pm BST Jenn Psaki announced earlier at the White House that the US will start evacuating from Afghanistan individuals at risk because they worked for the US government as translators and in other roles.As Reuters puts it: “the evacuation, Operation Allies Refuge, is set to start during the last week of July. Fighting between US-backed Afghan forces and th...
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McConnell criticizes Texas Democrats for staging a walkout, saying they've come 'to snap selfies and bask in the limelight'

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., does a cable news interview before the start of a two-week recess, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, June 23, 2021. AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite Mitch McConnell slammed Texas Democrats who fled the state for Washington, DC, this week. McConnell accused them of coming "to snap selfies and bask in the limelight." The legislators staged a walkout to block a series of GOP-led bills in the state legislature. See more stories on Insider's...
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McConnell dismisses Biden’s voting rights criticism as experts warn of democratic crisis – live

Senate minority leader hits back at Biden on voting rights‘We are very proud of this plan,’ says Schumer on infrastructure 5.30pm BST The Guardian’s Sam Levine provides some insightful analysis of Joe Biden’s voting rights speech yesterday:Joe Biden gave his most muscular defense of the right to vote yet on Tuesday, but offered few specifics on how Democrats could overcome Republican efforts to stymie federal voting reform. Related: Biden defends voting rights – but no word on ending the f...
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McConnell says Trump deriding him as an 'Old Crow' is 'quite an honor'

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell listens to President Donald Trump talks to reporters while hosting Republican congressional leaders and members of Trump's cabinet in the Oval Office at the White House July 20, 2020, in Washington, DC. Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images Former President Donald Trump blasted McConnell as an "Old Crow" over the weekend. McConnell seemingly responded in stride, saying that Old Crow was a favored drink of Henry Clay. Trump is upset that Richard Shelby has ...
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McConnell ‘Perplexed’ By COVID-19 Vaccine Resistance His Own Party Is Pushing

“I can only speak for myself,” McConnell said when asked about other GOP senators fueling vaccine hesitancy.
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Biden Fires Trump-era Social Security Commissioner

President Biden fired Trump-era Social Security Administration commissioner Andrew Saul on Friday. [Author: Josh Kovensky]
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McConnell Hit With Some Home Truths After Saying He’s ‘Perplexed’ By COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy

"This is some hall of fame level gaslighting right here," one critic hit back at the Kentucky Republican.
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'He's bragging about it in Kentucky': Biden calls out McConnell for touting COVID-19 relief bill the senator voted against

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and President Joe Biden. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images; Alex Wong/Getty Images President Joe Biden called out Sen. Mitch McConnell for touting the relief package he voted against. McConnell told constituents Kentucky would see funding but said he did not vote for the legislation. "He's bragging about it in Kentucky," Biden said in response. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden called out Senate Minority Leader Mitch...
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McConnell Ties Himself In Knots Praising And Criticizing Biden’s COVID Relief

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on Tuesday shamelessly hyped President Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief plan that he opposed, only to pan it as a "windfall" that can't happen again, all in the same breath. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
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Mitch McConnell Admits Kentucky To Will Get $4 Billion Under Law He Opposed

McConnell acknowledged his state would benefit from the American Rescue Plan, even though he voted against the funds.
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