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Confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court

NRA Ad Urges Senators to Confirm Kavanaugh to Supreme Court

The National Rifle Association on Tuesday took the next step in its nationwide campaign to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, highlighting the stakes for the Second Amendment and 100 million American gun owners.

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Jeff Sessions Joins Battle to Stop ‘Schumer-Rounds-Collins’ Amnesty Bid

As a senator, Attorney General Jeff Sessions was a leader in the successful fight to defeat amnesty in 2006, 2007, and 2013. On Thursday, he unloaded on Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and his two new Republican allies’ plan for the furthest reaching amnesty of illegal aliens in American history.

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Senate Opens ANWR to Oil Drilling in Tax Reform Vote

The U.S. Senate voted to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) to oil and gas exploration and drilling early Wednesday morning, as it passed the Republican tax reform bill on straight party lines, 51-48.

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Constitutional Option Unstoppable: John McCain and Lisa Murkowski Will Vote Yes

Sens. John McCain (R-AZ) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) announced on the Senate floor Wednesday that they will not allow a filibuster of Neil Gorsuch, and will instead vote for the constitutional option to restore a simple-majority vote to confirm Supreme Court nominations, making that outcome now almost certain.

Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) talks with reporters before heading into the GOP policy luncheons at the U.S. Capitol February 3, 2015 in Washington, DC. Congress is heading for a showdown with the White House as they threaten to cut off funding for the Homeland Security Department in reaction to President …

Sen. Collins Leaning Toward Constitutional Option

WASHINGTON—Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) signaled she might vote for the constitutional option to confirm Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, which would make her the second member of the Gang of 14 to do so, and move Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) one vote closer to the 50 that he needs to make it happen.

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Murkowski: Obama’s Policies ‘Shutting Down Energy-Rich States

Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) argued that President Obama’s policies are “shutting down energy-rich states” during Saturday’s GOP Weekly Address. Transcript (via ABC News Radio) as Follows: “Hi, I’m Lisa Murkowski. I’m proud to represent the great state of Alaska in