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WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 07: U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) (L) and Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) (R) hug each other as other Congressional Democrats look on during a news conference in front of the U.S. Capitol February 7, 2019 in Washington, DC. Sen. Markey and Rep. Ocasio-Cortez held a news …

Mitch McConnell to Force Green New Deal Vote to ‘Rattle’ Democrats

UPDATE — 2:19 p.m. EST: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) confirmed Tuesday afternoon that he will bring a vote on the Green New Deal, telling to reporters on Capitol Hill: “I’ve noted with great interest the Green New Deal. And we’re

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Klein: Trump Respects Independence of Intel Agencies While Obama Politicized Them

NEW YORK — Amid the flurry of news media coverage surrounding President Donald Trump’s criticism of the U.S. intelligence community, it may be instructive to recall the Obama administration was repeatedly accused of politicizing the country’s intelligence agencies to advance its own foreign policy agenda.

Hours from deadline, US Senate to vote to avert shutdown

McConnell Shoots Down Report Senate Leaders Struck Deal to End Shutdown Without Wall

Senate leaders have reportedly struck a deal that could end the partial government shutdown that is now the longest in U.S. history. The deal, which would reopen the federal government until Feb. 8, has reportedly been agreed to by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer.

President Donald Trump, left, invites Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, of Ky., right, onstage as he speaks at a rally at Alumni Coliseum in Richmond, Ky., Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018.

Donald Trump to Mitch McConnell: Fight!

President Donald Trump urged Senator Mitch McConnell and Republicans in the Senate on Friday to fight to pass funding for border security.