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McConnell to Dems: Confirm Gorsuch or Lose More Senate Power

Although the rules of the Senate are in the hands of Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., the Democrats are the ones putting their future numbers at risk if they filibuster Judge Neil Gorsuch's Supreme Court confirmation this week and force the senator to invoke the nuclear op...

McConnell: Gorsuch will be confirmed this week

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Mitch McConnellMcConnell: Gorsuch will be confirmed this week Senate must remove one of Obama Administration's most counterproductive measures McConnell: Russia controversy 'certainly not helpful' to Trump pushing his agenda MORE (R-Ky.) on ...

The Hill's 12:30 Report

Sign up to receive the 12:30 Report right to your A midday take on what's happening in politics and how to have a sense of humor about it.* The Hill's 12:30 Report: Breaking - Dems delay panel vote on Supreme Court nominee | Senate Intel to question Kushner over Russian meeti...

Ted Cruz: 'Judge Gorsuch Will Be Confirmed'

Supreme Court nominee Neil Goruch will be confirmed within 60 days – with or without a Senate filibuster, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz predicted Sunday. In an interview on CBS News' "Face The Nation," Cruz said he figures there's a "50/50" percent chance of a filibuster. "They don't ...

Bear-poking Obama

In 2011, then-President Obama roasted Donald Trump at the White House Correspondents' Dinner. Obama mocked Trump about his birth-certificate controversy and was boorishly condescending about Trum...

Roberts, target of Trump jabs, meeting Trump at Capitol - World - NZ Herald News

WASHINGTON (AP) " Donald Trump and John Roberts are not likely to rehash Trump's criticism of the chief justice when they meet outside the Capitol at noon. Instead, they will take part in a vener...

Following in Obama’s footsteps, Trump chooses the Lincoln bible for his swearing-in

The US presidential inauguration features several intriguing traditions, including the incoming president’s ability to choose a bible for his (or her) swearing-in. In advance of his own inaugur...

A Suggestion for Reading Trump's Tweets

I’d like to wholeheartedly endorse Jim Geraghty’s post. He’s right — “not every Trump tweet needs to dominate the news cycle for a day.” Indeed, I think there’s a framework for und...

Trump, Clinton Spar over SCOTUS, Guns, Abortion in Final Debate Moderated by Fox News' Chris Wallace

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton sparred at Wednesday’s debate over gun rights, with the Republican nominee charging that the Second Amendment is “under absolute siege” and would be eroded ...

Cotton gets funny in Iowa

A Tweet from Dave Weigel, accompanyingandto town hall meetings (something Cotton is loathe to attend in Arkansas)Cotton is a one-man roadblock to judicial appointees, from the Supreme Court to co...

APNewsBreak: US tried to deport slain refugee twice

Essential News from The Associated Press APNewsBreak: US tried to deport slain refugee twice In this Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016 frame from video provided by the El Cajon Police Department, a m...

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