Sen. Mitch McConnell Says Pres. Joe Biden Won't Be Impeached Over Afghanistan, Says Hold Him Accountable at 'Ballot Box'

Sen. Mitch McConnell Says Pres. Joe Biden Won't Be Impeached Over Afghanistan, Says Hold Him Accountable at 'Ballot Box'

Senate Minority leader Mitch McConnell said President Joe Biden will not be impeached over his handling of the U.S. troops' exit from Afghanistan.
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Optimism Grows for Stimulus as McConnell, Pelosi Discuss Negotiations Over Phone

Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi talked over the phone and discussed prioritizing omnibus and stimulus before the year ends.
Ties Between McConnell, Biden That Go Way Back to Senate Could Shape Early Agenda

Ties Between McConnell, Biden That Go Way Back to Senate Could Shape Early Agenda

Former vice president Joe Biden and Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell have a record of cutting deals together in the Senate, but many things have changed in the past few years.
GOP Senators Speak To Media After Weekly Policy Luncheon At The Capitol

Second Stimulus: McConnell Says Negotiators are 'Very, Very Far Apart'

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday that negotiators of the second stimulus are still "very, very far apart" on how much spending should go to the package.
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GOP Senators File Supreme Court Brief Challenging Obama's Immigration Executive Actions

A coalition of U.S. Republican senators filed a U.S. Supreme Court brief challenging the legality of President Barack Obama's immigration executive actions.
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Congressional Hispanic Caucus: Senate GOP Must Do Their Jobs, Supreme Court Vacancy Must Be Filled

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) have called on Senate Republicans to fulfill their constitutional obligations and fill the Supreme Court’s vacant seat.
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Obama Reveals 'Spoiler Free' Insight on Next SCOTUS Justice

The political gridlock to nominate Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s successor is becoming much more difficult with President Barack Obama and Senate Republicans disagreeing on the nomination process.
Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) (C) answers reporters' questions duirng a news conference with (L-R) Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA), Senate Minority Whip Richard Durbin (D-IL) and Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) senate

US Senate Confirms First Latino Philadelphia Judge for Third Circuit Appeals Court

The U.S. Senate confirmed Latino Judge Luis Felipe Restrepo to serve the Third Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday, after more than a year since President Barack Obama nominated the Colombian.
Senate Minority Leader Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) (L) and Senate Majority Leader Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY)

Senate Judicial Confirmation Vote for Judge Luis Felipe Restrepo Set for January 2016

After more than a year in limbo, the Senate judicial confirmation vote for Judge Luis Felipe Restrepo is officially set for early 2016.
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Senate Skips Obama’s Latino Judicial Nominee's Confirmation Vote

More than a year has passed since President Barack Obama nominated Judge Luis Felipe Restrepo to serve the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and while the Senate has steadily schedule confirmation votes, the Latino is still not on the calendar.
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Immigration Reform Legislation Not Happening in 114th Congress, Says Senate Leader Mitch McConnell

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said immigration reform legislation will not be discussed during the current 114th Congress.
Rand Paul

Senate Confirms First Latina to Federal Court of Appeals, Latino Judge Luis Felipe Restrepo Awaits Confirmation Vote

The U.S. Senate voted and approved the first Latina to serve on the Federal Circuit Court, but one other Latino nominee still awaits his confirmation vote amidst political gridlock.
Pat Toomey

Judge Luis Felipe Restrepo Finally Undergoes Senate Judicial Committee Nomination Hearing As Kara Farnandez Stoll Awaits Senate Vote

Judge Luis Felipe Restrepo, currently serving for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, finally had his Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Wednesday to potentially serve on U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals. Meanwhile, Kara Farnandez Stoll is still waiting for the Senate's confirmation vote, nearly seven months after President Barack Obama nominated both Latinos.
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Sen. Harry Reid Hits Back at Sen. Mitch McConnell Over Potentially Blocking Latino Judicial Nominee Luis Felipe Restrepo

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nevada, hit back at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., for potentially blocking President Barack Obama's federal court nominees, one including a Latino judge for an appeals court.
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US Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid Announces Retirement, Won't Seek Reelection in 2016

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid announced his retirement and will not seek re-election in 2016. In a video message titled "Thank You!" Reid said his facial injuries result him to have "little down time" and take into consideration several issues.
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U.S. Attorney General Nominee's Confirmation At Risk Over Human Rights Bill, Abortion Debate

Loretta Lynch’s U.S. Attorney General confirmation vote will likely be delayed due to the Senate’s gridlock on a human rights bill and language regarding abortion.
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