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Pelosi 'optimistic' on virus aid deal before election
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Pelosi 'hopeful' on virus relief bill before election
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'Long, contentious week' of Barrett hearing begins
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White House pushes for limited stimulus bill
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Dems ready to grill Trump's Supreme Court pick
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McConnell avoids WH citing COVID-19 concerns
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McConnell avoids WH, citing COVID-19 concerns
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WH defends Trump's white supremacy response
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Republicans blast debate as 'a brawl', 'embarrassment'
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McConnell Blasts Dems' 'Outlandish' Stimulus Plan: 'Get Serious'
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Judge Barrett meets with Senate Leader McConnell
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GOP leaders split with Trump on peaceful transfer of power
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McConnell defends decision to fill Ginsburg's seat
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Trump casts doubt on Ginsburg's dying wish
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Senate leaders spar over Trump's intent to nominate
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Murkowski, Collins break ranks on swift SC vote
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Bill Clinton: 'Superficially Hypocritical' Supreme Court Push
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Protestors express 'dissent' outside McConnell home
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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87
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Fact check: Claims are false about Mitch McConnell's wealth, Kentucky's lack of itA meme highlighting extremes of Kentucky is false. Its senior senator isn't the richest, and the state isn't quite the poorest.
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McConnell: Senate will take up Barrett nomination on October 23The Judiciary Committee is set to vote on Barrett's nomination on October 22.
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White House to offer $1.8 trillion COVID-19 stimulus plan as Pelosi and Mnuchin negotiateAt an event in Kentucky on Friday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said it was "unlikely" a stimulus deal would occur before the election.
Mitch McConnell: A COVID-19 relief deal is 'unlikely' before Election DaySenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell also called House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's comments about the 25th Amendment "absolutely absurd."
McConnell says he hasn't been to the White House recently due to COVIDThe Senate majority leader indirectly criticized the White House's coronavirus safety measures, observing they're "different" from those in place in the Senate.
Mitch McConnell says he hasn't visited White House since August because of lax COVID rulesSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday he hasn't been to the White House since Aug. 6.
Trump shuts down COVID relief talks until after the electionThe president urged Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to focus on confirming his nominee to the Supreme Court.
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McConnell reschedules floor activity as multiple GOP Senators test positive for COVID-19Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is rescheduling floor activity as multiple GOP Senators have tested positive for COVID-19. Political contributor Molly Hooper joins CBSN to discuss.
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McConnell avoids questions on recent COVID-19 testSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell refused to answer reporters' questions Friday on whether he has been tested for COVID-19 since he attended a White House event last Saturday. (Oct. 2)
Pelosi 'optimistic' of a stimulus deal, saying Trump's COVID-19 diagnosis 'changes the dynamic'Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, speaking at a news conference in Kentucky, said "we're closer to getting an outcome."
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Amy Coney Barrett meets with Senator Mitch McConnell, who hopes to speed her confirmation to the Supreme Court.Judge Amy Coney Barrett met with Mitch McConnell, the Senator majority leader, who hopes to speed her confirmation to the Supreme Court.
Court pick Barrett visits Senate ahead of hearingsPresident Donald Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court, Amy Coney Barrett, is on Capitol Hill on Tuesday for a day of meetings with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other pivotal Republican..
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