Democrats Were For Troop Funding Before They Were Against It

The defense authorization bill is typically one of the few pieces of legislation immune from political grandstanding. Members of both parties recognize that there are better places to pick a political fight than a bill that funds our troops. As Fawn Johnson writes for National Journal: The bill is widely considered one of the most…
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McConnell, Senate Republicans Fulfill Promise Of Open Debate

After finding out that Republicans had won a majority of the seats in the U.S. Senate Mitch McConnell—the presumptive majority leader—immediately laid out his priorities. “The first thing I need to do is get the Senate back to normal, and that means working more,” McConnell said. The goal was to strike a balance between open…
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