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Our,um, “Republican” Senate

Mitch McConnell has been tooting his own horn a lot lately, claiming that he has been spearheading the most productive US Senate in memory. The folks over at Heritage have, of course, a little cold water to throw on that:  Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.,…

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Fool Me Once …

Regardless of whomever wins The White House, Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell want to assure us that they will protect our interests over the next four to eight years: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan appear to be on opposite sides of the…

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The REAL Mitch McConnell?

This Bloomberg piece offers a peek at the profesional bio of majority leader Mitch McConnell that probably explains an awful lot:  […] The Senate majority leader didn’t begin his career as an archconservative. In a then-predominantly Democratic Kentucky, he rose through Republican Party ranks in…

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#NCSEN: Tillis slams Cruz

Well, all of you folks who held your nose in the 2014 US Senate race — look at what you got:  […] Afterward, in a fiery floor speech Friday, Cruz accused McConnell of telling a “flat-out lie” by shifting his plans to move the bank…

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GOP sellout on ObamaCare?

      The Tea Party worked hard to give Republicans a majority in the U.S. House and a larger caucus in the U.S. Senate in 2010.  How did DC Republicans repay this small-government grassroots movement?  They worked with BarryO to raise the federal debt…