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GMO Legislation Passes Despite Day of Opposition

A Genetically Modified Organism(GMO) labeling amendment passed tonight by a 63-30 vote. The measure is viewed as a serious compromise, and faced sustained opposition on the floor today. 269 more words

Parliamentarian Earns Her Pay

A comical scene played out this evening in the waning hours of the Senate session that left members scratching their heads over the contents of a bill that was moved by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY. 366 more words

Illinois peeps, check out - Senate Republicans Resolute in Refusal to Weigh Supreme Court Pick

Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, urged Democrats to get back to work rather than waste time on an argument they will not win.. via NYT U.S. http://ift.tt/1Mn09nb