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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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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

Sens. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y. left, and Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., walk in the Capitol following a meeting at Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's, D-Nev., office on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 9, 2013, after a meeting on gun control. Reid's determination to stage a vote came despite continued inconclusive talks …

Exclusive — Patrick Morrisey Slams ‘Lying Liberal Joe Manchin’ for Being ‘Lockstep’ with Chuck Schumer Plot to Derail Kavanaugh Hearings

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, that state’s GOP nominee for U.S. Senate, slammed incumbent Democrat Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) on Tuesday for not condemning a plot orchestrated by Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) to derail the opening days of Supreme Court Justice nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings.

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Durbin: Kavanaugh Consideration Shouldn’t Happen Until After Mueller Report

On Thursday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) stated Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s consideration should be delayed until after Special Counsel Robert Mueller issues his report. Co-host Mika Brzezinski asked Durbin, “[Y]ou feel

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Durbin: Trump ‘Dangerously Close to Obstruction of Justice’

On Wednesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Cuomo Primetime,” Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) stated President Trump is “dangerously close” to committing obstruction of justice when he “starts trying to influence” Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Durbin said when the president “starts

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Durbin: ‘We Don’t Have the Power’ to Play Hardball on SCOTUS Nominee

On Thursday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) stated that Senate Democrats “don’t have the power” to play “hardball” on the nominee to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy. Co-host Mika Brzezinski asked, “[W]hat is the

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Lindsey Graham Lashes Out at DHS Criticism

Amnesty advocate Sen. Lindsey Graham lashed out at the Department of Homeland Security after the agency criticized the amnesty amendment being pushed by Graham, other business-first Republicans and by progressive Democrats.