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In Rhode Island, residents gush about paid family leave

...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 earn toward paid...
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'Ugly' potential fallout from Supreme Court health care case

...states to act, but it would ultimately leave the problem for the next president and Congress. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is a co-sponsor.Johnson's bill would repeal the requirements for individuals to have insurance...
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Obama's trade bill narrowly clears key hurdle

...Export-Import Bank."It was a nice victory. We're going to continue and finish up the bill this week," Majority leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Obama's most important Senate ally on the trade bill, said after sealing the agreement that Cantwell...
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Paul protests Patriot Act for hours

...go unchallenged."The House overwhelmingly passed a bill to end the bulk collection and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., has said the Senate will act on the issue before beginning a Memorial Day recess scheduled for week's...
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NSA phone spying illegal, judge rules

...records, but Senate leaders are backing a competing measure that would maintain the status quo.Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and intelligence committee chairman Richard Burr took to the Senate floor Thursday with forceful arguments in favor...
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Senate puts trade bill back on track

...advance to allow votes on the currency manipulation and other related measures at the same time.Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., disputed charges that he had reneged on an earlier agreement, and he noted pointedly that while Republicans...
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Obama AG nominee up for confirmation

...turned into a litmus test on abortion.Although that issue was not connected to Lynch, Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell had been holding off her nomination vote until the trafficking issue was resolved.The long delay since Lynch was...
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GOP tries to undercut nuclear deal with Iran

...and presents itself as a constitutional primer to the government of an American adversary. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky's signature is on it, as are those of several prospective presidential candidates.Explaining the...
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Miller says Murkowski will lose seniority if she wins write-in

Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said Sen. Lisa...It's not something that Mitch McConnell can do on his own, its up to...was actually told by Senator Mitch McConnell today that if the senator runs...
My Turn: Will GOP destroy Obama's gains?

...even though those bills were written based on Republican legislative models. And in January 2009, Senate Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., stated, "The single most important thing we want to achieve is for President Obama to be a one-term...


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