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September 27, 2023

McConnell takes aim at McCarthy

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) leaves as Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) talks to reporters following a meeting with President Joe Biden and fellow congressional leaders at the White House.

Sometimes this week you may wonder if Speaker Kevin McCarthy and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell are even in the same party anymore.

McCarthy and McConnell are diverging on strategy, tactics and legislative goals on a near-daily basis as Washington hurtles toward the third big government shutdown in the last 11 years.

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