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Durbin on Green New Deal: ‘What in the Heck Is This?’

Wednesday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) was asked for his position on the so-called Green New Deal, which is a piece of legislation that would remake the nation’s economy with a goal of curbing the threat of

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Democrats Crack on the Wall

Congressional Democrats are ditching House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer’s ardent opposition to any barrier or wall along the U.S. border with Mexico, as the partial government shutdown continues and President Donald Trump takes his case directly to the border itself.

Armando Mayorga, right, originally from Nicaragua, but deported from the United States after living in California for years, stands on the Mexico side of the first of two border walls Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, in Tijuana, Mexico. U.S. President Donald Trump walked out of his negotiating meeting with congressional leaders …

Durbin: Trump Is Compromisable — Putin, Erdogan ‘Have Him Enthralled’

Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) said he believed President Donald Trump was “compromisable” given his interactions with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Partial transcript as follows: DURBIN: Well, ultimately, we have

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Durbin: Obamacare Ruling Is Trouble for Republicans

Sunday 0n ABC’s “This Week,” Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) said a federal judge in Texas ruling that the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional was bad news for Republican lawmakers. Durbin said, “I think the judge, the Republican attorneys general who brought

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Dick Durbin: Manafort Pardon Would Be an Admission of Guilt by Trump

Tuesday on CNN’s “The Situation Room,” Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) said if President Donald Trump were to pardon his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, it would be “an admission of guilt.” Durbin said, “I think there also is this looming concern

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Anti-Kavanaugh Activists Fail to Disrupt Final Vote

Protesters in the Senate gallery Saturday repeatedly attempted to illegally interrupt proceedings as senators voted to make Brett Kavanaugh the next Associate Justice of the Supreme Court.

Protesters opposed to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh stand quietly with fists raised in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 24, 2018.

Senate GOP Takes Steps to Prevent Brett Kavanaugh Report Leaks

The FBI’s seventh background investigation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh is reportedly slated to be released to senators’ eyes only on Thursday morning. On Wednesday, Republicans laid out a tightly choreographed process to keep it confidential.

UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 27: Judge Brett Kavanaugh testifies during the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on his nomination be an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, focusing on allegations of sexual assault by Kavanaugh against Christine Blasey Ford in the early 1980s.

Durbin: Obama Had 8 Years Without a Major Scandal

Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) claimed former President Barack Obama went eight years in office “without a major scandal.” Partial transcript as follows: TODD: What concerns you more, that there’s an unelected cabal or the reports

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