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[LIVE] House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), along with House and Senate Democrats, hold a news conference prescription drug legislation. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: lucas, mcconnell, trump, washington, david, c-span, mitch mcconnell, david tate, murray,...
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Congressional Republican leaders, including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA), spoke in the Capitol about their opposition to H.R. 1, which addresses campaign finance, voting rights and ethics policy. Sen. McConnell called H.R. 1 a "terrible proposal," and said it would not be brought up for consideration on the Senate floor. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: california, washington, scalise, nancy pelosi
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A look at the political career of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), featuring video from the C-SPAN archive, and analysis by Washington Post Senior Congressional Correspondent Paul Kane, and Bloomberg Politics National Political Reporter Sahil Kapur. Sponsor: C-SPAN
Topics: mcconnell, mr. kapur, mr. kane, mitch mcconnell, sahil kapur, harry reid, paul kane, kentucky,...
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A look at the political career of Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), featuring video from the C-SPAN archive, and analysis by New York Times Chief Washington Correspondent Carl Hulse, and Alex Bolton, Senior Staff Writer for The Hill. Sponsor: C-SPAN
Topics: schumer, chuck schumer, new york, mcconnell, washington, durbin, harry reid, chuck, mitch...
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At the end of Tuesday's session, Majority Leader McConnell announced that both the President's latest proposal and a Democratic proposal will both be voted on later in the week. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: mr. mcconnell, mr. schumer, florida, washington, jay inslee, ecuador, scott
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Earlier today, as the Senate came into session, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell came to the floor to discuss the government shutdown, and President Trump's recent proposal to negotiate. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) joined other Democrats on the U.S. Capitol Senate steps to talk about day 26 of the partial government shutdown and urge President Trump to re-open the government. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
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Vice President Pence and congressional leaders had conflicting characterizations of a meeting at the White House with President Trump regarding the government shutdown that had extended 19 days. Both parties spoke to reporters and the only thing they were able to agree on was that the gathering was brief and the impasse would continue.
Topics: pelosi, schumer, nancy pelosi, washington, texas
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) responded to President Trump's first national address. The president spoke to the nation from the Oval Office on border security and immigration policy, and called on lawmakers to pass legislation reopening the government from a partial shutdown and giving $5.7 billion to build a barrier on the U.S.-Mexico border. The two Democratic leaders called on President Trump and congressional Republicans to reopen the...
Topics: trump, mexico, washington
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Senate Democratic leaders spoke to reporters following a weekly lunch meeting with the party's caucus. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said his party wouldn't support an offer from Republicans and the White House, which he panned as having a "slush fund" for President Trump. Senator Schumer and other Democrats also talked about their efforts to force a floor vote on legislation ordering Senate lawyers to defend the Affordable Care Act following a ruling from a Texas...
Topics: mitch mcconnell, schumer, murray, washington, manchin, booker
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Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) delivered a statement on the Florida Senate recount and why it's necessary. He criticized the actions of his opponent Gov. Rick Scott (R-FL) for claiming voter fraud and accused him of abusing his power as governor to threaten election officials. Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer (NY) called on Gov. Scott to recuse himself from the recount immediately. The two senators did not take any questions from reporters. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: florida, scott, nelson, bill nelson, schumer, arizona, donald trump, washington
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnelll (R-KY) held a press conference following the Senate's vote to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh as the next Supreme Court Justice. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol | Senate Radio and Television Gallery
Topics: mcconnell, brett kavanaugh, clarence thomas, washington, collins
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said the allegations against Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh are of the utmost gravity and the vote on his nomination should be postponed, at least, until the FBI completes its investigation. Sen. Schumer says he believes Christine Blasey Ford is credible. And he says there is no reason to rush the nomination through after hastily put together phone calls between the Judiciary Committee Staff and Christine Blasey Ford. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: fbi, kavanaugh, brett kavanaugh, grassley, washington, kavanagh, dr. ford, c-span
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) remarked on the previous day's comments from President Trump during which the president voiced support for Russian President Vladimir Putin. Sen. Schumer said it had been one of the worst days for any president of the United States, and he called on his Senate colleagues from both parties to demand public testimony from members of the president's cabinet regarding President Trump's private meeting with President Putin which took place prior to their...
Topics: schumer, russia, trump, ukraine, helsinki, vladimir putin, mcconnell, nato, shaheen, kremlin,...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), joined by other Senate Republican leaders, spoke to reporters after his party's weekly meeting. He spoke words of support for the NATO alliance and European allies, and said there was "indisputable evidence" Russia tried to interfere with the 2016 U.S. elections. His remarks came the day after President Trump voiced support for Russian President Vladimir Putin in a joint news conference following a private meeting in Helsinki, Poland....
Topics: russia, nato, europe, kavanagh, washington
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Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) criticizes Pres. Trump's nominee for Supreme Court Justice, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, on his record and demands a review of all of Judge Kavanaugh's papers and emails. Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) praises the nomination and Judge Kavanaugh's record. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: kavanaugh, gorsuch, brett kavanaugh, roberts, wade, leonard leo, washington, neil gorsuch
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) joined other Senate Democrats on Capitol Hill to talk to reporters about President Trump's Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Sponsor: U.S. Senate | Ohio Clock
Topics: kavanaugh, texas, klobuchar, donald trump, washington
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The Faith and Freedom Coalition continued its 2018 conference in Washington, DC. Speakers included Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Sponsor: Faith and Freedom Coalition
Topics: washington, sec, mcconnell, mr. mcconnell, kentucky, mitch mcconnell, china, jerusalem, trump,...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on the history of Kentucky lawmakers and how U.S. Senate leadership has changed. His speech focused on Senators Joseph Clay Stiles Blackburn and Alben Barkley's contributions to Congress and the position of Senate Majority Leader. The Kentucky Historical Society hosted this event. Sponsor: University of Louisville | McConnell Center for Political Leadership
Topics: barkley, kentucky, blackburn, blackburn, washington, mcconnell, garner, united states senate, alben...
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) delivered remarks at the University of Louisville. Sponsor: University of Louisville | McConnell Center for Political Leadership
Topics: mitch, brooklyn, washington, schumer, chuck, mitch mcconnell, chuck schumer, florida, new york,...
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Topics: mcconnell, washington
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[LIVE] Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) hold a news conference at the party's retreat in West Virginia. Sponsor: House Republican Conference,Senate Republican Conference,Congressional Institute
Topics: fbi, mcconnell, fisa, kentucky, nunes, washington, mueller
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Senate Minority Leader Schumer previewed the State of the Union Address. He said the economy is a result of the Obama Administration. Calls for bipartisanship from the President and says he should announce sanctions against Russia. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: russia, trump, obama, obama, mueller, mr. schumer, donald trump, washington
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell spoke on the Senate floor, following a vote that blocked a temporary government funding bill through February 16th. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topic: washington
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The Wall Street Journal hosted its annual CEO Council meeting in Washington, DC. In this portion, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) talked about the Senate Republican agenda, including passing tax reform, the 2018 budget, and an infrastructure bill. Sen. McConnell also talked about the Alabama Senate special election between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones. The majority leader called his party's nominee "a completely unacceptable candidate" in light of recent...
Topics: alaska, alabama, roy moore, mcconnell, lisa murkowski, washington, virginia, iran, mitch mcconnell
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Speaking at the annual Wall Street Journal CEO Council meeting, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said that Roy Moore is "a completely unacceptable candidate." He said, "Roy Moore should withdraw. The women who have come forward are completely credible. His campaign is collapsing." He also said that he was in talks with President Trump, Vice President Pence and Chief of Staff Kelly on the best way to move forward, including the possibility of having Attorney General...
Topics: jackson lee, washington
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In a press conference on Capitol Hill, Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) criticized the Republican tax proposal to eliminate deductions for state and local taxes. He also commented on other issues including disaster relief and the need for universal background checks for gun purchases. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: schumer, new york, washington, west virginia, pelosi, california
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) spoke about the failed attempt to replace the Affordable Care Act, Russia's interference in the 2016 elections, and President Trump's remarks regarding with Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: russia, mueller, trump, washington, massachusetts, chuck schumer, alexander, pennsylvania, north...
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) responded to tweets by President Trump calling for a government shutdown when the omnibus budget deal expires at the end of September 2017. Minority Leader Schumer talked about the bipartisan nature of the deal and why the President should support it. He also spoke about President Trump's tax policy proposal. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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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) 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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People: Chuck Schumer Sponsor: Democratic Party
Topics: washington, tom wheeler
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said that Republicans were "plotting and soon will be executing a full-scale assault" on the health care system. He spoke with reporters on the party's legislative agenda after Senate Democratic leaders met with Vice President-elect Mike Pence on the new administration's priorities. Topics of questions included the upcoming U.S. Supreme Court nomination. People: Chuck Schumer Sponsor: U.S. Senate | Ohio Clock
Topics: hoosiers, journal, kamala harris, washington, indiana, obama
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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
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) talks about his book "The Long Game: A Memoir", in which he discusses his life in politics. He is interviewed by Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN)
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Senator Mitch McConnell (R)-KY speaks about former Kentucky congressman Henry Clay. This is the second in a series of speeches of prominent Kentuckians in the U.S. Senate.
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Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) talks about the Senate's history and meaning in an interview from 2010.
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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, the incoming majority leader in the 114th Congress, speaks with Gerald Seib about the Republican agenda.
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Sen. McConnell talks about the state of the Senate and the need for a correction.
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Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell presents a post-election news conference to talk about his party's gains in the November midterm elections.
Topics: washington, kentucky
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Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) speaks on former Sen. Alben Barkley (D-Ky.).
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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky,) discusses the Senate's domestic agenda.
Topics: john sopko, washington, harry reid, paul, mitch mcconnell, kentucky, afghanistan
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Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) speaks.
Topics: kentucky, harry reid, obama, washington
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