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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) spoke about the consequences of repealing the Affordable Care Act, saying Democrats would hold Republicans responsible for the effects of repealing the health care law. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topic: washington
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell outlined goals for the Senate at the start of the 115th Congress, including repealing the Affordable Care Act. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: Senator McConnell on 115th Congress Goals, Television Program
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Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) called for an ethics investigation into the health care-related stock investments of Representative Tom Price's (R-GA), President-elect Trump's nominee for secretary of the Health and Human Services Department. Senator Schumer acknowledged that he did not know whether Representative Price broke the law but stated that there was enough evidence to warrant an investigation before the nomination advances. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), ranking member of...
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Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) called for an ethics investigation into the health care-related stock investments of Representative Tom Price's (R-GA), President-elect Trump's nominee for secretary of the Health and Human Services Department. Senator Schumer acknowledged that he did not know whether Representative Price broke the law but stated that there was enough evidence to warrant an investigation before the nomination advances. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), ranking member of...
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House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) responded to reporters questions at his weekly briefing on his party's legislative agenda. He said that Republican priorities for the 115th Congress included regulatory reform and repealing and replacing President Obama's health care law. Other topics included Russia's role in election-year hacking. People: Paul D. Ryan Sponsor: U.S. Capitol | House Radio and Television Gallery
Topic: Health Care
Source: http://www.politifact.com/wisconsin/statements/2017/feb/03/paul-ryan/testing-paul-ryan-claim-obamacare-premium-increase/
House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) responded to reporters questions at his weekly briefing on his party's legislative agenda. He said that Republican priorities for the 115th Congress included regulatory reform and repealing and replacing President Obama's health care law. Other topics included Russia's role in election-year hacking. People: Paul D. Ryan Sponsor: U.S. Capitol | House Radio and Television Gallery
Topics: russia, obama
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House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) responded to reporters questions at his weekly briefing on his party's legislative agenda. He said that Republican priorities for the 115th Congress included regulatory reform and repealing and replacing President Obama's health care law. Other topics included Russia's role in election-year hacking. People: Paul D. Ryan Sponsor: U.S. Capitol | House Radio and Television Gallery
Topics: Children, Families, Federal Budget, Government Regulation, Health Care, Medicaid, Public Health
Source: http://www.politifact.com/wisconsin/statements/2017/feb/01/paul-ryan/paul-ryans-damning-claim-affordable-care-act-obama/
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) called the congressional intelligence briefing on Russian hacking a "stunning disclosure." House and Senate intelligence leaders, including President-elect Donald Trump received a briefing on the Russian hacking and intervention in the U.S. election. Speaking at her first press conference since the start of the 115th Congress, Leader Pelosi also talked about the upcoming electoral college vote. People: Nancy Pelosi Sponsor: U.S. Capitol |...
Topics: House Minority Leader Pelosi Calls Hacking Intelligence Report Findings "Stunning",...
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) spoke about President-elect Donald Trump's Cabinet nominations and the Democratic conditions for moving forward quickly. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: trump, mcconnell, mr. schumer, obama, mitch mcconnell
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[LIVE] The Senate resumed debate on the fiscal year 2017 budget resolution, which includes instructions to committees to write legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act. People: Barry C. Black; Mitch McConnell Jr.; Chuck Schumer Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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[LIVE] The Senate resumed debate on the fiscal year 2017 budget resolution, which includes instructions to committees to write legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act. People: Barry C. Black; Mitch McConnell Jr.; Chuck Schumer Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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[LIVE] The Senate voted 81 to 17 to pass a waiver for General James Mattis to serve as defense secretary in the Donald Trump administration. People: Mitch McConnell Jr.; Chuck Schumer Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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[LIVE] The Senate voted 81 to 17 to pass a waiver for General James Mattis to serve as defense secretary in the Donald Trump administration. People: Mitch McConnell Jr.; Chuck Schumer Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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[LIVE] The Senate voted 81 to 17 to pass a waiver for General James Mattis to serve as defense secretary in the Donald Trump administration. People: Mitch McConnell Jr.; Chuck Schumer Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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[LIVE] The Senate convened for a legislative session. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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House Republican leaders briefed reporters on their priorities for the first 100 days of the Trump administration, which iclude repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act and tax reform. House Speaker Paul Ryan said he supports President Trump's proposal for a border tax as part of a larger tax plan. Sponsor: House Republican Conference
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House Republican leaders briefed reporters on their priorities for the first 100 days of the Trump administration, which iclude repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act and tax reform. House Speaker Paul Ryan said he supports President Trump's proposal for a border tax as part of a larger tax plan. Sponsor: House Republican Conference
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Democratic colleagues about their $1 trillion infrastructure bill for road, port, drinking water, and other such projects, which they say they would negotiate with President Trump on how to pay for it. Senator Schumer called on the president to follow through on his campaign promise to spend money on infrastructure. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol | Senate Radio and Television Gallery
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Democratic colleagues about their $1 trillion infrastructure bill for road, port, drinking water, and other such projects, which they say they would negotiate with President Trump on how to pay for it. Senator Schumer called on the president to follow through on his campaign promise to spend money on infrastructure. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol | Senate Radio and Television Gallery
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[LIVE] Sponsor: U.S. Senate | Ohio Clock
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Senate Democratic leaders spoke to reporters after their weekly party lunch. Sen. Schumer urged President Trump to label China a currency manipulator and back the Democrats infrastructure proposal. In addition, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) responded to President Trump's claim that 3 to 5 million people voted illegally calling it a "delusional statement" and said it encourages voter suppression. People: Chuck Schumer Sponsor: U.S. Senate |...
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Senate Democratic leaders spoke to reporters after their weekly party lunch. Sen. Schumer urged President Trump to label China a currency manipulator and back the Democrats infrastructure proposal. In addition, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) responded to President Trump's claim that 3 to 5 million people voted illegally calling it a "delusional statement" and said it encourages voter suppression. People: Chuck Schumer Sponsor: U.S. Senate |...
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[LIVE] The Senate convened for a legislative session. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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[LIVE] the Senate resumed consideration of former ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson's nomination to be secretary of state. A confirmation vote was expected in the afternoon. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
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[LIVE] the Senate resumed consideration of former ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson's nomination to be secretary of state. A confirmation vote was expected in the afternoon. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
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[LIVE] the Senate resumed consideration of former ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson's nomination to be secretary of state. A confirmation vote was expected in the afternoon. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress
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[LIVE] Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Republican leaders spoke to reporters about the legislative agenda following their weekly caucus lunch. Sponsor: U.S. Senate | Ohio Clock
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Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) spoke in opposition to the nomination of Betsy DeVos to be education secretary. He also touched briefly on the president's immigration order and Russia. He was followed by Senators Murray (D-WA)), Van Hollen (D-MD) and Hirono (D-HI), all of whom spoke against the confirmation of Ms. Devos. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: russia, betsy devos, madam, ms. devos, trump, isis, alaska, maine, new york
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[LIVE] Sponsor: U.S. Senate | Ohio Clock
Topics: gorsuch, mr. grassley
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[LIVE] The Senate session of Monday, February 6, 2017, resumed at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday to continue debate on the nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) to be attorney general. Senator Sessions was confirmed by a vote of 52-47. Following the confirmation of Senator Sessions, the Senate began debate on the nomination of Representative Tom Price (R-GA) to be the secretary of health and human services Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress
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Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) made a brief floor statement on the nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) to be attorney general, saying Jeff Sessions was qualified, fair, and honest and that "it's been tough to watch all this good man has been put through in recent weeks." People: Mitch McConnell Jr. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: Senator Mitch McConnell on Attorney General Nomination, Television Program
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said the Senate's tradition of mutual respect and comity was violated by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's (R-KY) "selective enforcement" of Rule 19. He said Senate Republicans were "guilty of the exact same thing they were trying to police." He said Senator McConnell had previously said then-Senator Harry Reid's (D-NV) leadership was "cancerous" and that Senator Reid "doesn't care about the safety of our...
Topic: massachusetts
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[LIVE] The Senate resumed consideration of Representative Tom Price's (R-GA) nomination to be health and human services secretary. Luther Strange (R-AL) was sworn in to replace Jeff Sessions, who had resigned to become U.S. attorney general. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke about how Supreme Court nominees abide by the "Ginsburg Standard," refraining from previewing how the nominee might vote on a particular case once on the Court. He then criticized Democrats for employing a "double standard" by requesting that nominees answer questions about these issues. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: gorsuch, clinton, ruth bader ginsburg, sotomayor, ginsburg, leahy, obama, new york
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Following their weekly caucus lunch, Senate Republican leaders spoke to reporters about National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's decision to resign over his contact with Russia before President Trump's swearing-in. Sponsor: U.S. Senate | Ohio Clock
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress
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Following their weekly caucus lunch, Senate Republican leaders spoke to reporters about National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's decision to resign over his contact with Russia before President Trump's swearing-in. Sponsor: U.S. Senate | Ohio Clock
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) called for an independent investigation of former National Security Adviser Gen. Michael Flynn. Sen. Schumer says the resignation of Gen. Flynn raises more questions than answers and calls for newly appointed Attorney General Sessions to recuse himself from leading the investigation based on Department of Justice regulations. People: Chuck Schumer Sponsor: U.S. Senate | Ohio Clock
Topic: flynn
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[LIVE] Sponsor: U.S. Senate | Ohio Clock
Topics: Senate Republicans Speak to Reporters at the Capitol, Television Program
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[LIVE] The Senate confirmed the nomination of Representative Ryan Zinke (R-MT) to be interior secretary. Senators later took up the nomination of Dr. Ben Carson for housing and urban development secretary. People: Barry C. Black Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress, Wealth
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[LIVE] The Senate confirmed the nomination of Representative Ryan Zinke (R-MT) to be interior secretary. Senators later took up the nomination of Dr. Ben Carson for housing and urban development secretary. People: Barry C. Black Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
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[LIVE] Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) called for a special prosecutor to investigate Russian involvement in the 2016 elections and criticized a new executive order banning travel from six Muslim-majority nations. He later talked about Republican efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: mr. rosenstein, russia, rosenstein
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) called for a special prosecutor to investigate Russian involvement in the 2016 elections and criticized a new executive order banning travel from six Muslim-majority nations. He later talked about Republican efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topic: russia
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) talked about the Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act. He's in favor of the plan and was looking forward to the committee hearings. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: Senator McConnell on Affordable Care Act Replacement, Television Program
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[LIVE] The Senate recessed shortly after convening due to a Senate staff member falling ill. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress
Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and other Republican leaders spoke to reporters following their weekly party lunch meeting. Leader McConnell responded to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report on the Republican bill to replace the Affordable Care Act, saying the projection of fewer people purchasing health care is the inevitable result of the government not making people purchase health care. In addition, he said the Republican replacement would be open for amendment in...
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress
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Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and other Republican leaders spoke to reporters following their weekly party lunch meeting. Leader McConnell responded to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report on the Republican bill to replace the Affordable Care Act, saying the projection of fewer people purchasing health care is the inevitable result of the government not making people purchase health care. In addition, he said the Republican replacement would be open for amendment in...
Topics: Senate Majority Leader Says Health Care Bill Will Be Open to Amendment, Television Program
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Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and other Republican leaders spoke to reporters following their weekly party lunch meeting. Leader McConnell responded to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report on the Republican bill to replace the Affordable Care Act, saying the projection of fewer people purchasing health care is the inevitable result of the government not making people purchase health care. In addition, he said the Republican replacement would be open for amendment in...
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Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and other Republican leaders spoke to reporters following their weekly party lunch meeting. Leader McConnell responded to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report on the Republican bill to replace the Affordable Care Act, saying the projection of fewer people purchasing health care is the inevitable result of the government not making people purchase health care. In addition, he said the Republican replacement would be open for amendment in...
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress
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Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and Senate Democratic leaders spoke to reporters following their weekly party lunch meeting. They addressed the Congressional Budget Office projections on the Republican bill to replace the Affordable Care Act. In addition. Senator Schumer urged Republicans not to repeal the Affordable Care Act but instead work on improving the law. Sponsor: U.S. Senate | Ohio Clock
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
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Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and Senate Democratic leaders spoke to reporters following their weekly party lunch meeting. They addressed the Congressional Budget Office projections on the Republican bill to replace the Affordable Care Act. In addition. Senator Schumer urged Republicans not to repeal the Affordable Care Act but instead work on improving the law. Sponsor: U.S. Senate | Ohio Clock
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
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C-SPAN looks back at the opening statements of all eight current Supreme Court Justices at their confirmation hearings. The program also includes remarks by Senators who introduced the nominees. People: Chuck Schumer; Christine Todd Whitman Sponsor: C-SPAN
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) spoke about the House Republican bill to replace the Affordable Care Act. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) spoke about the House Republican bill to replace the Affordable Care Act. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and other Republican leaders spoke briefly to reporters on their legislative agenda including health care legislation and confirmation process for Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch. Sponsor: U.S. Senate | Ohio Clock
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and other Republican leaders spoke briefly to reporters on their legislative agenda including health care legislation and confirmation process for Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch. Sponsor: U.S. Senate | Ohio Clock
Topics: gorsuch, colorado, schumer, scott wong
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and other Republican leaders spoke briefly to reporters on their legislative agenda including health care legislation and confirmation process for Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch. Sponsor: U.S. Senate | Ohio Clock
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) told reporters on Capitol Hill that Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch was playing "dodge ball" during his confirmation hearing with the Senate Judiciary Committee. Sen. Schumer said there was no "legally justifiable rationale" for not answering the questions on his judicial philosophy or legal issues. Sponsor: U.S. Senate | Ohio Clock
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) told reporters on Capitol Hill that Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch was playing "dodge ball" during his confirmation hearing with the Senate Judiciary Committee. Sen. Schumer said there was no "legally justifiable rationale" for not answering the questions on his judicial philosophy or legal issues. Sponsor: U.S. Senate | Ohio Clock
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) talked first about investigations into the Trump campaign's contacts with Russia. He also spoke about failed Republican efforts to replace the Affordable Care Act. He mentioned a willingness to work with the president on health care and asked for the president to rescind some of his executive orders related to the Affordable Care Act. He finished by talking about tax reform efforts, warning that Republicans should heed the lessons of what just...
Topics: nunes, mr. schumer, russia
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) encouraged Democrats to drop any thoughts of filibustering Neil Gorsuch's nomination to become the next Supreme Court justice. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: gorsuch, neil gorsuch, obama
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) touted President Trump's expected executive order rolling back some environmental rules regarding energy production, specifically coal. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: obama, washington, kentucky
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The Senate's Republican and Democratic leaders continue debate today on the nomination of Neil Gorsuch for the Supreme Court. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told Senators that's there's no traditional 60-vote standard for passing Supreme Court nominees. (he's the one who insisted on 60 under Obama)… while Minority Leader Charles Schumer says in the past, the president has consulted with the other side of the aisle before nominating a potential justice and this time the president went with a...
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
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The Senate's Republican and Democratic leaders continue debate today on the nomination of Neil Gorsuch for the Supreme Court. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told Senators that's there's no traditional 60-vote standard for passing Supreme Court nominees. (he's the one who insisted on 60 under Obama)… while Minority Leader Charles Schumer says in the past, the president has consulted with the other side of the aisle before nominating a potential justice and this time the president went with a...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke about the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to replace Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court. He said "it now looks apparent" Judge Gorsuch "will be subject to first successful partisan filibuster in the history of the Senate." Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: gorsuch, clinton, obama, gore
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) talked about the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to replace Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court. He laid out his reasons for opposing the nominee and talked a bit about the upcoming "Nuclear Option" threatened by the Republicans, positing that instead of Senate procedures needing to be changed, perhaps the nominee should be changed. He started his comments by paying tribute to those killed in St. Petersburg, Russia, in an explosion earlier...
Topics: gorsuch, obama, merrick garland, washington, breyer, mcconnell, neil gorsuch, russia
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke about Judge Neil Gorsuch's nomination to the Supreme Court. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: gorsuch, mr. mcconnell, clt
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Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) spoke about the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to replace Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court. He explained in detail why Democrats were so upset, primarily due to the way nominee Judge Merrick Garland was treated the previous year. He was followed by Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY), who first talked about Equal Pay Day before turning to the Supreme Court nomination. He explained the rationale behind the threatened filibuster, related the history of the 2013 action by...
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
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Senate Minority Leader Schumer (D-NY) spoke about the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to replace Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court. He said the option to sit down with Democrats remained on the table. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
[LIVE] The Senate voted to invoke the so-called "nuclear option," thereby changing Senate rules to require a simple majority vote to limit debate on Supreme Court nominations, instead of the 60-vote threshold. Senators then voted to limit debate. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress
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Following the decision to invoke the so-called "nuclear option," thereby changing Senate rules to require a simple majority vote to limit debate on Supreme Court nominations instead of the 60-vote threshold, Senators debated the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to replace Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress
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[LIVE] The Senate confirmed the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to be an associate justice on the U.S. Supreme Court. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress
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Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) opened the Senate today by commenting on the U.S. missile strikes in Syria, saying he agreed with the President's actions. He went on to talk about the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to be the next U.S. Supreme Court justice. Following his remarks, Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) commented on the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, specifically mentioning that he hoped that the judge heard Democratic concerns and would rule...
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) opened the Senate today by commenting on the U.S. missile strikes in Syria, saying he agreed with the President's actions. He went on to talk about the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to be the next U.S. Supreme Court justice. Following his remarks, Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) commented on the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, specifically mentioning that he hoped that the judge heard Democratic concerns and would rule...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) told reporters he suppored the U.S. missile strikes in Syria. He called it well planned, well executed, and certainly more than a "pin prick" to the Assad regime. He added that the strikes also signaled that America was back and sent a message to North Korea, Russia, and Iran that America was leading again. Senator McConnell also talked about the confirmation vote for Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch, federal spending, and...
Topics: Foreign Policy, Military, Syria
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