Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has been announced as the winner of the GOP nomination for Senate in Kentucky, beating tea party-aligned businessman Matt Bevin. Bevin and others had accused McConnell of being insufficiently conservative.
The latest Obama decision to push back an actual decision on approval of the Keystone XL pipeline has put Democrats running in swing states in a tough position: go along with the leader of their party or break with Obama in order to try to win more moderate voters, with whom the Keystone XL pipeline is relatively popular.
Abortion “doctor” Kermit Gosnell was found guilty of delivering three children only to cut through their necks and snip their spinal cords. The gruesome stories of his Pennsylvania practice, where babies whined and even pulled-away from his touch before being murdered, reportedly drew tears in the courtroom. Gosnell was convicted on three charges of first-degree murder in 2013.
Despite his outwardly even-keeled demeanor, Sen. Minority Leader has had a target on his back for both Republicans and Democrats in the last few years.
This comparison is heinous for so many reasons.
We haven’t heard much from Senator Marco Rubio these days.
Special weekend sessions for both the House of Representatives and the Senate did not yield fruit on making progress between Democrats and Republicans on reopening the government and raising the debt ceiling.
Both chambers of Congress will meet today to discuss plans to end the debt ceiling and budget impasse and re-open the government.
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