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McConnell Has Just One Play Against Joe Manchin’s Voting Rights Compromise

The question is if the trick will keep working.
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McConnell Immediately Dismisses Manchin Voting Compromise As ‘Equally Unacceptable’

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) made short work of any notion that Sen. Joe Manchin’s (D-WV) voting compromise would attract Republican support, calling it “equally unacceptable” to the original For the People Act and “totally inappropriate.”  [Author: Kate Riga]
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McConnell shoots down Manchin's voting compromise

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said on Thursday that Republicans will oppose a compromise election reform proposal put...
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Same rotten core": McConnell rejects Manchin's voting rights compromise

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced Thursday that he opposes the compromise on Democrats' sweeping voting rights...
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Kurt Lash and the Canons of Constitutional Law

For the Symposium on Kurt Lash, The Reconstruction Amendments: The Essential Documents (University of Chicago Press, 2021)(2 vols.). In 1998, when Sandy Levinson and I wrote about the constitutional canon, we identified three basic kinds of canons. The pedagogical canon focuses on materials that to be taught in law schools (or universities). The academic theory canonfocuses on materials necessary (or helpful) for debates in constitutional theory. The cultural literacy canonincludes materials n...
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Top GOPer Swears To Make Biden ‘Half-Term President’ In Echo Of McConnell’s Infamous Obama Vow

Senate Republican Conference chair John Barrasso (R-WY), the third highest ranking GOPer in the chamber, has taken Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's (R-KY) infamous obstruction vow to another level. [Author: Cristina Cabrera]
Tags: News, Senate, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Mitch McConnell, Obstruction, McConnell, John Barrasso, Cristina Cabrera


Progressives call on Justice Stephen Breyer to retire amid McConnell's threats to block future Supreme Court nominees

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell; Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images; J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo Progressives are calling on Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire. "For the good of the country, now is the time to step aside," an ad that ran in Politico read. The call comes after Sen. Mitch McConnell said he would block future nominees to the court. See more stories on Insider's business page. Progressives have mounted a p...
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LA City Councilman Mike Bonin served recall notice

Los Angeles City Councilman Mike Bonin was served with a recall notice on Tuesday, June 15, making him the second progressive council member to be the target of a recall effort in less than a week. “This recall campaign is an extravagant waste of taxpayer money, a thinly disguised attempt to derail my efforts to provide real solutions to our homelessness crisis, and the latest in a series of recall attempts to silence strong progressive voices,” Bonin said in a statement released Tuesday afterno...
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No. 3 Senate Republican John Barrasso vows to make Biden a 'one-half-term president'

The Wyoming lawmaker's remarks come after McConnell pledged to block the president's agenda and sharply criticized the administration's policies.
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Analysis: Why McConnell and Trump are on a collision course

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell made one thing very clear: He is going to work very hard to make sure that the strongest general election candidate emerges from contested GOP primaries for the Senate next year.
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Why McConnell and Trump are on a collision course

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell made one thing very clear: He is going to work very hard to make sure that the strongest general election candidate emerges from contested GOP primaries for the Senate next year.
Tags: Senate, Cnn, Gop, Mitch McConnell, Trump, McConnell


Trump tried to get DOJ to back his election lies

• Read emails on Trump's allies pressuring DOJ • Analysis: Trump's DOJ scandal keeps getting worse • Video: McConnell dismisses Trump DOJ's secret seizure of data
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Analysis: McConnell's new Supreme Court threat to Democrats

• Analysis: McConnell plays his Supreme Court card • 'Rank hypocrisy': Lawmaker slams McConnell's remarks
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McConnell's new threat to Democrats: No Biden high court pick

• Analysis: McConnell plays his Supreme Court card • 'Rank hypocrisy': Lawmaker slams McConnell's remarks
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'Rank hypocrisy': Lawmaker slams McConnell's remarks

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell indicated he will refuse to confirm a Supreme Court nominee picked by Biden in 2024 if the GOP wins back the Senate.
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10 Things in Politics: The Trump Org. figures on prosecutors' radars

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:The 4 Trump Organization figures who could guide prosecutors through the company's financesJamie Dimon says JPMorgan is sitting on $500 billion in cash in anticipation of higher inflationThe 5 most popular places to move to all have good weather, lower taxes, and conservative politicsOne thing to watch for: ...
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McConnell dismisses Trump DOJ's secret seizure of data

CNN's Chris Cuomo looks at President Biden's performance on the NATO world stage, and goes after Senate Minority leader Mitch McConnell's defense of Trump DOJ's secret seizure of data.
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McConnell’s New SCOTUS Threat: Maybe We Won’t Confirm Any Justices For 18 Months!

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on Monday previewed what could become the latest iteration of his “no Supreme Court justices for Democratic presidents” rule.  [Author: Matt Shuham]
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Trump's DOJ scandal keeps getting worse

• Top Senate Republicans split on need to investigate secret DOJ subpoenas • Trump-appointed DOJ official who has emerged as key figure in scandal over agency's pursuit of records to leave post • McConnell dismisses Trump DOJ's secret seizure of data
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Deb Haaland to ask Biden to restore protections for three national monuments - report

Trump ‘drastically shrunk’ two of the Utah monuments in 2017Biden emphasizes ‘rock-solid and unshakable’ commitment to NatoSays meeting with Turkish president was ‘positive and productive’Nato summit: leaders agree that China presents security risks 11.15pm BST The Senate minority leader, Mitch McConnell, said on Monday it was “highly unlikely” he would allow Joe Biden to fill any supreme court vacancy arising in 2024, the year of the next presidential election, if Republicans had regained c...
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McConnell Signals a GOP Senate Wouldn’t Confirm a Supreme Court Justice in 2024

The comments come as progressive pressure mounts on Justice Stephen Breyer to retire this year so President Joe Biden could make an appointment.
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McConnell: GOP-controlled Senate would block a Supreme Court nominee before 2024 election

Republican Senate Minority Leader McConnell implied that a GOP-controlled Senate would not confirm a Biden Supreme Court nominee in 2024.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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McConnell: ‘Highly unlikely’ I would let Biden fill supreme court seat in 2024

Senate minority leader’s remarks prompt increasing calls for Stephen Breyer to step down during Biden administration
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McConnell previews potential Supreme Court opposition

By Clare Foran | CNN Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Monday that if his party regains the majority in 2022 it’s “highly unlikely” he would let President Joe Biden confirm a Supreme Court vacancy if one opened up in 2024, and was non-committal when asked about an opening at the end of 2023. “I think in the middle of a presidential election, if you have a Senate of the opposite party of the president, you have to go back to the 1880s to find the last time a vacancy was filled. So I ...
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Liberals tell Breyer to retire after McConnell says he won't support Biden Supreme Court pick in 2024

Some on the left are re-upping their calls for Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire from the bench Monday after Senate...
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Mitch McConnell gives 'maybe 50-50' odds of bipartisan infrastructure deal as Democrats say they won't drop climate initiatives

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. Tom Williams-Pool/Getty Images McConnell took a dour view on the likelihood of a bipartisan Senate group succeeding with an infrastructure bill. He told a conservative radio host that its odds were "maybe 50-50." Pelosi signaled she's unwilling to strike a deal with Republicans if it meant substantially cutting the package. See more stories on Insider's business page. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell provided a downbeat view on the late...
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McConnell says 'highly unlikely' he would let Biden fill a Supreme Court vacancy in 2024 if GOP wins back Senate

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Monday that if his party regains the majority in 2022 it's "highly unlikely" he would let President Joe Biden confirm a Supreme Court vacancy if one opened up in 2024, and was non-committal when asked about an opening at the end of 2023.
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McConnell says 'highly unlikely' he'd let Biden fill SCOTUS vacancy in 2024 if GOP flips Senate

If McConnell becomes majority leader again, he also won't rule out not allowing a Supreme Court confirmation hearing if Biden tried to...
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