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The winners of today's contests in Georgia may take a while to be certified and get to Washington, meaning the Senate could be stuck at 51 Republicans -- including Sen. Kelly Loeffler but not David Perdue, whose term expired -- to 48 Democrats for several weeks after the results become clear. Accor

Sadly it looks like the two potential new Democratic senators from Georgia may not be seated until after it’s too late to convict Donald John Trump on a second impeachment.

👓 What Happened With Merrick Garland In 2016 And Why It Matters Now | NPR

Read What Happened With Merrick Garland In 2016 And Why It Matters Now (NPR)
Back then, Mitch McConnell boasted: "One of my proudest moments was when I looked Barack Obama in the eye and I said, 'Mr. President, you will not fill the Supreme Court vacancy.' "
A good recap in light of the Brett Kavanaugh hearings and the pending midterms.

The Republican Fausts | The New York Times

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They struck a deal with the devil, Donald Trump, that comes at too high a price.
President Trump at a retreat last week in Philadelphia for congressional Republicans. Doug Mills/The New York Times

Many Republican members of Congress have made a Faustian bargain with Donald Trump. They don’t particularly admire him as a man, they don’t trust him as an administrator, they don’t agree with him on major issues, but they respect the grip he has on their voters, they hope he’ll sign their legislation and they certainly don’t want to be seen siding with the inflamed progressives or the hyperventilating media.

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