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A recipe for gridlock: Lawmakers brace for partisan feuds and legislative stalemate

Michigan Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow has seen this before. → Read More

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A recipe for gridlock: Lawmakers brace for partisan feuds and legislative stalemate

Michigan Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow has seen this before. → Read More

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Rick Scott will challenge Mitch McConnell for Senate Republican leader

Sen. Rick Scott of Florida will challenge Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell for his powerful post after the Republicans failed to win back the majority despite a favorable political environment. → Read More

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‘We need to have a real discussion’: GOP leaders brace for tense talks after disappointing election results

House and Senate Republicans are gearing up for a tense series of closed-door meetings this week as the GOP grapples with what went wrong in the midterms and decides the political fate of its current leaders, who are under fire following last week's disappointing election results. → Read More

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Trump mounts anti-McConnell campaign as conservatives seek delay in leadership elections

Former President Donald Trump is calling up his allies in the Senate, GOP sources tell CNN, and making a suggestion as he seeks to divert blame for -- Republicans' lackluster midterm performance: Take aim at Mitch McConnell. → Read More

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House Democrats quietly plot leadership plans while waiting for Nancy Pelosi’s next move

The internal Democratic maneuvering to succeed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is quietly playing out behind the scenes even as lawmakers are completely in the dark about her ambitions and future plans. → Read More

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Kevin McCarthy faces rocky road to speakership as hardliners emboldened by GOP’s election showing

Members of the pro-Trump House Freedom Caucus are withholding their support for House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy's speakership bid and have begun to lay out their list of demands, putting the California Republican's path to securing 218 votes in peril if the party ultimately takes the House with a slim majority. → Read More

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‘That certainly didn’t help’: GOP blame game spreads after midterm shortfalls

Mitch McConnell's high-spending super PAC has a suggestion for their party's campaign committee: Consider picking candidates in primaries who won't collapse in the general election. → Read More

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Bullish on a House takeover, GOP’s investigative plans on Hunter Biden and others pick up steam

House Republicans are in active discussions to immediately hit the ground running if they take power on Tuesday and target what has become one of their top priorities: Investigating President Joe Biden's son. → Read More

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‘People are furious’: Jayapal withdraws letter on Ukraine policy amid Democratic anger

A House progressive leader abruptly withdrew a letter pushing the Biden administration to pursue diplomacy in Russia's war with Ukraine, an about-face following furious internal backlash from Democrats who felt blindsided by the move just two weeks before the November midterms. → Read More

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Exclusive: McConnell ignores Trump’s attacks and says ‘I have the votes’ in quest to make history

It's become a throwaway line at former President Donald Trump's campaign rallies: GOP senators must boot Mitch McConnell from the leadership position he's held longer than any Republican in American history. → Read More

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Nebraska Republican Ben Sasse to resign his Senate seat to become University of Florida president, source tells

Sen. Ben Sasse of Nebraska, a prominent voice in the Republican Party who voted to convict former President Donald Trump in his second impeachment trial, plans to resign from the Senate by the end of the year to take a job as the president of the University of Florida, according to a source familiar with the deliberations. → Read More

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House GOP amps up talk about impeaching Biden’s border chief, posing a test for McCarthy

House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy will be swiftly confronted in a Republican majority with a politically dicey proposition gaining steam within his conference: Launching impeachment proceedings against President Joe Biden's top official in charge of the southern border. → Read More

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‘This is not the best job in the world’: Manchin says he hasn’t made any decisions on running again

Sen. Joe Manchin has wielded his power more than any other senator in the 50-50 Senate -- but whether he wants to do it for six more years is still a question. → Read More

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Mitch McConnell gives big boost to electoral bill in response to January 6 attack

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Tuesday he would support legislation that would make it harder to overturn a certified presidential election, an endorsement that will bolster its chances for passage in his chamber and puts him at sharp odds with former President Donald Trump, who has called on GOP senators to sink the plan. → Read More

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House January 6 committee postpones public hearing because of hurricane

The House select committee investigating the January 6, 2021, attack on the US Capitol postponed its hearing scheduled for Wednesday in light of Hurricane Ian heading toward Florida. → Read More

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Democrats are warming to a Biden 2024 campaign. They're just not sure if he'll run.

Many Democratic leaders, operatives and officials are cautiously warming to the idea of President Joe Biden running for reelection in 2024, dozens of high-ranking Democrats told CNN. → Read More

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Democrats are warming to a Biden 2024 campaign. They're just not sure if he'll run.

Many Democratic leaders, operatives and officials are cautiously warming to the idea of President Joe Biden running for reelection in 2024, dozens of high-ranking Democrats told CNN. → Read More

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Manchin releases details of energy permitting deal that could complicate passage of government spending bill

West Virginia Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin released his plan Wednesday evening to expedite permits for energy projects, which Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer intends to add to the short-term spending bill that must pass by the end of the month to avert a government shutdown. → Read More

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House Democrats shift tactics to rebut GOP’s crime attacks but struggle to overcome party divisions over police

In a private memo last summer, House Democratic leaders warned their party's most vulnerable members about the "enduring" and "potent" attacks waged by Republicans over policing and crime, counseling them to be far more proactive in their support for law enforcement than they were in the 2020 cycle. → Read More