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Republican from Kentucky

Mitch McConnell is a U.S. Senator from Kentucky and the Republican majority leader in the U.S. Senate.

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How Congress could pass Obamacare changes now, or change the filibuster rules

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After the health care bill failure, what's next for Congress and the Affordable Care Act?

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Fact-checking claims by Kamala Harris and Dianne Feinstein on GOP health bill

California Sens. Kamala Harris and Dianne Feinstein have been among the most vocal critics of the GOP health plan. PolitiFact California fact-checked several of their claims about the bill from whether it will "effectively end Medicaid," as Harris said, to Feinstein’s assertion children’s hospitals may be forced to close under the plan.

Senate health care bill's two-front war: Policy and process

Now that a Senate health care bill has been unveiled, senators will be jousting over its provisions to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, President Barack Obama’s signature health care law.

6 questions answered about ‘the nuclear option,’ the filibuster, and Supreme Court nominations

Now that President Donald Trump has tapped Neil Gorsuch to fill an open seat on the Supreme Court, the Senate is once again careening toward a showdown over "the nuclear option," an obscure but important rule that governs how the chamber conducts its business.