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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

National Politics

Green New Vote...

United States Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) will bring up the Green New Deal for a vote today by the full U.S. Senate. McConnell said he wants every American to understand where their Senator stands on the legislation, even though it is unlikely that it passes the Republican controlled chamber. Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), the original sponsor of the legislation, lambasted the vote by saying that the GOP controlled Senate has no intent of passing the legislation and that they are just wasting time. The New York Times reported that most Senate Democrats will likely vote present on the resolution as a lot of the details have yet to be fleshed out.

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