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Defying Trump, McConnell Seeks to Squelch Bid to Overturn the Election

On Dec 16, 2020
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Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, congratulated President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. and pleaded with Republicans privately not to join an effort by House members to throw out the results.

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On Dec 16, 2020
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday congratulated President-elect Joe Biden on his victory, breaking with President Trump in an effort end the Republican party’s attempts to sow doubt about the election. https://t.co/03AvOrIR8D
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Defying Trump, McConnell Seeks to Squelch Bid to Overturn the Election

Defying Trump, McConnell Seeks to Squelch Bid to Overturn the Election

Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, congratulated President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. and pleaded with Republicans privately not to join an effort by House members to throw out ...

Trump Allies Eye Long-Shot Election Reversal in Congress, Testing Pence

Trump Allies Eye Long-Shot Election Reversal in Congress, Testing Pence

Some House Republicans plan to try to use Congress’s tallying of electoral results on Jan. 6 to tip the election to President Trump. The attempt will put Republicans in a pinch.

Senate Republicans Can’t Be Bothered With Election Cheating

Senate Republicans Can’t Be Bothered With Election Cheating

The Republican attorney general of Texas has filed a compelling case that details shocking evidence of election fraud in four swing states that Joe Biden allegedly won last month. The ...

GOP undeterred by criticism over Biden probes and plans aggressive election-year push

GOP undeterred by criticism over Biden probes and plans aggressive election-year push

President Donald Trump's loyalists in the administration and on Capitol Hill have opened up an all-out assault against the Obama administration and former Vice President Joe Biden, using ...

'Quit the hand-wringing': Senate GOP stands by Trump election challenge

'Quit the hand-wringing': Senate GOP stands by Trump election challenge

Senate Republican lawmakers are standing by President Trump’s refusal to concede the election to Joe Biden, urging critics to allow the legal challenges to play out.

Trump, AOC and McConnell: the personalities that could determine who wins the Senate in 2020

Trump, AOC and McConnell: the personalities that could determine who wins the Senate in 2020

Democrats need four seats to retake the Senate. It's possible, depending on who the presidential nominee is and how impeachment plays out.

Mitch McConnell congratulates 'President-elect' Joe Biden, says 'the Electoral College has spoken'

Mitch McConnell congratulates 'President-elect' Joe Biden, says 'the Electoral College has spoken'

The Senate majority leader also reportedly urged his fellow Republicans not to contest the election

Republicans Are Going Down a Dangerous Road

Republicans Are Going Down a Dangerous Road

“In elections going forward, <em>not</em> trying to steal the election will be seen as RINO behavior.”

Joe Biden should do everything at once

Joe Biden should do everything at once

How to succeed in hyperpolarized politics: run a blitz.

The window is closing for a relief deal

The window is closing for a relief deal

But in a sign that lawmakers may struggle to reach a broad agreement, a bipartisan group known as the “908 coalition” has decided to split their proposal into two parts: a $748 billion ...

Romney on Trump election tactics: 'Difficult to imagine a worse, more undemocratic action' by president

Romney on Trump election tactics: 'Difficult to imagine a worse, more undemocratic action' by president

Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) directly criticized President Trump on Thursday night for efforts by the president and his allies to reverse the results of the presidential election.

Control of Senate at stake as Trump’s allies face Democrats

Control of Senate at stake as Trump’s allies face Democrats

WASHINGTON (AP) — Control of the Senate is a razor-close proposition in Tuesday's election, as Republicans fight to retain their majority against a surge of Democratic candidates ...

Just 27 of 249 Republicans in Congress willing to say Trump lost, survey finds

Just 27 of 249 Republicans in Congress willing to say Trump lost, survey finds

Washington Post report finds Republican members resistant to acknowledging Joe Biden’s victory, while two congressmen claim Trump won

Trump decries 'evil' impeachment drive, relishes acquittal

Trump decries 'evil' impeachment drive, relishes acquittal

An upbeat and defiant President Trump declared victory over his five-month impeachment ordeal Thursday, saying he “went through hell” and that a similar situation under President Barack ...

How the GOP Is Helping Trump’s War on Democracy

How the GOP Is Helping Trump’s War on Democracy

They are giving the president "space" to poison the national debate and to try to overturn an election.

The Polls Showed Democrats Poised to Reclaim the Senate. Then Came Election Day.

The Polls Showed Democrats Poised to Reclaim the Senate. Then Came Election Day.

Climate activists pinned their hopes for climate legislation on a Democratic Senate. If Biden becomes president, can the parties compromise?

It’s Time For Everyone To Join The Impeachment Fight

It’s Time For Everyone To Join The Impeachment Fight

House Democrats shouldn’t have to Impeach Trump alone; other prominent Democrats and anti-Trump forces have a role to play too.