Mitch McConnell

Republicans are on party probation

If Republican Congress members are seen as grownups in the next two years and pass meaningful bills, their brand will help their nominee. If they are seen as... Read more »

Jan. 12, 2015


In court and Congress, Obama's resistance to pipeline tested

In a double blow, the newly empowered Republican-led Congress and the Nebraska Supreme Court on Friday undercut President Barack Obama's opposition to the long... Read more »

Jan. 9, 2015

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House overwhelmingly approves Keystone XL pipeline

The House overwhelmingly passed a bill Friday authorizing the Keystone XL oil pipeline, despite a renewed pledge by the White House to veto the legislation after a... Read more »

Jan. 9, 2015

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Senate panel approves Keystone bill despite veto threat

A bill to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline cleared a key Senate committee Thursday, setting up a fight next week pitting newly empowered Republicans against... Read more »

Jan. 8, 2015


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