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Medicaid expanded in Alaska himself.The Legislature has the opportunity to call a special session to discuss Walker's action, but House Majority Leader Charisse Millett, R-Anchorage, said in a Thursday interview she "(doubts) there's a desire to go back to...
Alaska Gov. Bill Walker announces intent to expand Medicaid from groups across Alaska.If Walker goes ahead with expansion, "that's going to be a fact," Senate Majority Leader John Coghill, R-North Pole, said, and probably not something that lawmakers would kill. "Then it's a matter...

...insisting that numerous sanctions remain in place."I think he's going to be working hard to get 34 votes," Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said of the coming struggle, referring to the support President Barack Obama would need to sustain...
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Diplomats: Iran announcement planned Monday

...scrutiny from members of U.S. Congress."This is going to be a very hard sell for the administration," Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Kentucky Republican, said on "Fox News Sunday" when asked about the likelihood of Congress...
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US: 21M affected by govt. data breach

...Such incompetence is inexcusable," Chaffetz said in a statement.House Republican leaders - Speaker John Boehner, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy and Whip Steve Scalise - also called for Archuleta's resignation and said President Barack Obama...
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Obama: 'Feeling good' on health care

...including the one that resulted in millions of Americans losing the coverage they had and wanted to keep," Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said Wednesday. "And the ruling won't change the skyrocketing costs in premiums...
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Senate vote moves Obama's trade agenda to brink of enactment

...long-coveted fast track bill will be on Obama's desk."This is a very important day for our country," Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said. In the strange-bedfellows politics of trade, he was among the Republican congressional...
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S. Carolina lawmakers vote to debate flag was quickly seconded by leading Republicans including U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, giving others a political opening to announce their moves. Many cited the church slayings as they...
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In Rhode Island, residents gush about paid family leave lost hours and temporary hires or extra work needed to cover workers on leave.Senate Republicans, including Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, have proposed allowing voluntary arrangements where private-sector workers put the overtime they...
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DOR: Perm Fund draw wouldn't impact 2015 PFD checks

...dividend at risk," Tuck said. "There's no need to go out of their way to avoid us that bad."Chenault and House Majority Leader Rep. Charisse Millett, R-Anchorage, did not return requests for comment.Department of Revenue Deputy Commissioner...


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