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McConnell Says He'll Make Deal With Schumer on Power Sharing

30 days ago   |   By Bloomberg

Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell said he's dropping a key demand and is ready to move toward a power-sharing agreement after two Democratic senators pledged they won't vote to do away with the filibuster.
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McConnell agrees to allow Senate power-sharing to move forward

McConnell agrees to allow Senate power-sharing to move forward

30 days ago   |   By Politico

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell backed down from his demand that any Senate power-sharing agreement include protections for the legislative filibuster, after Democratic Sens. Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema reaffirmed their opposition Monday to scrapping the procedural tool.
“Today, two Democratic Senators publicly confirmed they will not vote to end the legislative filibuster,” McConnell said in a statement. “They agree with President Biden's and my view that no Senate majority should destroy the right of future minorities of both parties to help shape legislation.”
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