Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks following a Republican policy luncheon at the U.S. Capitol on September 14, 2021.Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images

Republicans Haven’t Always Been Against Lifting the Debt Limit

An analysis of past votes shows Senate Republicans have provided the majority of votes to lift the debt limit during Republican administrations.

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Steve Wynn Makes Biggest Political Donation Yet

The donation was to a pro-Trump super PAC that is supporting Trump-endorsed Mehmet Oz and attacking Senate Democratic candidates this election cycle.

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Sugar Industry-Backed Senators Urge No Action on High Sugar Prices

In a letter to Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack, the senators warn against changing the programs that jack up prices for American sugar.

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Maine’s Biggest City to Vote on Clean Elections Measure

The measure in Portland would institute a public campaign financing option similar to one already in place in the state, as well as prohibit corporate contributions and spending by foreign-controlled groups.