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Why Mitch McConnell Outmaneuvers Democrats at Filling the Supreme Court | The New Yorker

The boundless cynicism of Mitch McConnell is again on display. The Kentucky Republican, who is the Senate Majority Leader, told a home-state audience that, if there is a vacancy on the Supreme Court in 2020, he will make sure that President Trump’s nominee receives a confirmation vote. This, of course, conflicts with McConnell’s view on …

After years of assailing Obamacare, some Republicans now fear the political fallout – Los Angeles Times

Republicans in Congress, fresh off an election that punished their party for opposing healthcare protections, now worry that a recent federal court ruling undermining Obamacare could give Democrats new ammunition for 2020, and they’re scrambling to thwart any attacks. Particularly in the Senate, some Republicans want to prove to voters …

Will Mark Harris Actually Go to Congress?

Now Nancy Pelosi is threatening to not seat Rep. Mark Harris, the putative victor. And more damning evidence of GOP complicity is coming to light. Republican Mark Harris still hopes that the 116th Congress will seat him as the fairly elected representative for North Carolina’s Ninth Congressional District. Harris beat …