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Where is the leadership from McConnell'>Mitch McConnell and lawmakers on this? Public safety should never be considered a joke. Now is not the time to keep ignoring this issue. We need action now.

McConnell'>Mitch McConnell warns Democratic lawmakers and presidential candidates against killing filibuster

McConnell'>Mitch McConnell: Strong legislative filibuster is needed to block "whims of those on the far left'"

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"McConnell is an arsonist, bemoaning the fire he started:" Mitch McConnell slammed for defending filibuster

Perhaps McConnell'>Mitch McConnell could have put this argument more simply. Why, he might have asked, would Senate Democrats continue to take advice from Harry Reid on...

WATCH: Sen. Jeff Merkley of Oregon talks to Chuck about the filibuster and the effectiveness of the Senate. @SenJeffMerkley : “The Senate is being destroyed by MitchMcConnell’s imperial ruler-ship over it.”

Democratic congressmen are looking to pressure Republican Senate Majority LeaderMcConnell'>Mitch McConnell into allowing a vote on a comprehensive elections and ethics reform package.

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@senatemajldr  McConnell'>Mitch McConnell gave a speech earlier today on the Senate floor to express his frustration at being accused of blocking election security legislation. Here’s an easy way to stop being accused of blocking election security: Stop blocking it.

I am pleased to announce that a deal has been struck with Senate Majority Leader MitchMcConnell, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy - on a two-year Budget and Debt Ceiling, with no poison pills....

I have no more words. I only have anger. President Donald Trump and Leader Mitch McConnell must call the Senate back from August recess immediately. We cannot afford to wait another day for lawmakers to address this horrific national public safety threat. #daytonshooting 

You're going to want to make sure your friends see this: Senators Booker, Coons, and Flake just asked for the Senate's unanimous consent to pass a bill protecting the Mueller investigation from President Trump. But they didn’t get it. Because McConnell objected.

I just asked for the Senate to pass a resolution to make public the full Mueller report. This same resolution passed the House 420-0. But McConnell just objected. What are they trying to hide?

Dear McConnell'>Mitch McConnell & all those representing him, Please refrain from using my image in support of anything but your own stunning & humiliating defeat. Thanks! Adam cc: @senatemajldr  @McConnellPress 

One copy of the FBI report. No more than an hour to review it. No ability for any follow up. Then a rushed vote. For 2 years, McConnell has been carefully and purposefully breaking the Senate. This is the final blow. No comity or tradition left. It’s just about power politics.

McConnell held a Supreme Court seat open for a year, insisting no Justice be confirmed in an election year without voters having a say. This was a terrible precedent but one he will need to live with. Dem Senators must insist — absolutely no confirmation until after the midterm.

4 months away from an election, there should be no consideration of a Supreme Court nominee until the American people have a say. McConnell'>Leader McConnell set that standard when he denied Judge Garland a hearing for nearly a year, and the Senate should follow the McConnell Standard now.

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