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On Voting Rights Republicans Have Told Us Who They Are. We Should Believe Them
The choice for senators and all Americans is simple: we protect our democracy for everyone, or let Republicans dismantle it for everyone but their own voters.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - DECEMBER 12: Sen. Susan Collins listens to testimony during a hearing about the cost of prescription drugs to the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, December 12, 2017. In the foreground is Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA). (Staff Photo by Gregory Rec/Staff Photographer)
Where Things Stand: An Old Man With A Grudge Still Runs The Show Prime Badge
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on October 16, 2017 in Washington, DC.

And Senate Republicans know it. 

All hope of retaking the majority in the Senate lies with the former president’s ability to put aside his personal grievances for the sake of the Party. 

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Where Things Stand: Ex-GOP National Security Officials Have, Apparently, Had Enough Prime Badge
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Perhaps it’s easier to speak out against President Trump and the flailing, chaotic, dwindling days of his presidency when you’re no longer in an official position.

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on December 8, 2016 in Washington, DC.
Where Things Stand: Cornyn’s Taking Notes Prime Badge
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The self-preservation expectation-setting is spreading.

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Where Things Stand: The Only Time The Deficit Matters Prime Badge
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For the GOP, clinging to austerity is a task employed only when it’s most convenient. Or most desperate.

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on March 21, 2018 in Washington, DC.
The GOP Remains Loyal To Corporations And Lobbying Groups Over Americans. COVID Hasn’t Changed That. 
Trade associations sound innocuous but the term obscures what they really are: lobbying groups that advocate for policies that benefit specific business interests. Among the groups that could potentially qualify for loans under Collins’ and Rubio’s bill are PhRMA, the nation’s top drug lobby, and the American Chemistry Council, which represents big chemical and fossil fuel interests.
Where Things Stand: Eyes On Kansas Prime Badge
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There’s a primary election in Kansas today that Republicans are warning could have broad implications on the GOP’s ability to hold the Senate in November.

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UNITED STATES - JUNE 18: Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., conducts a news conference in the Capitol Visitor Center on Thursday, June 18, 2020. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call/POOL)
at Boston City Hall Plaza on October 1, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts.
WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 5: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) walks to his office following the weekly Republican policy luncheon at the U.S. Capitol on November 5, 2019 in Washington, DC. McConnell (R-KY) said he predicts that  the Senate would acquit President Trump of any articles of impeachment passed by the House. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
Counting Senate Republicans

Here are the nine GOP senators who have not signed on to Sen. Lindsey Graham’s tepid resolution condemning the impeachment process in the House:

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