Republicans vote to keep Mitch McConnell as Senate majority leader
- Senate Republicans have re-elected Kentucky's Mitch McConnell to be majority leader when the new Congress convenes in January and starts working on Donald Trump's agenda.
McConnell is widely popular among Republicans and his election was by acclimation on Wednesday. The 74-year-old is considered a clever tactician who mixes conservative leanings with a willingness to cut bipartisan deals when necessary.(Excerpt) Read more at: nypost.com ...
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- Sen. Lindsey Graham voted for Independent conservative presidential candidate Evan McMullin instead of Donald Trump.
- More than half of Republicans see voter fraud as a "major" problem in the 2016 election, according to a new poll.
- Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) is giving some advice to leaders of his own party: Don't ignore the voters.