Mitch McConnell may hold the Senate open between the holidays to pass … spending and prison reform

· December 11, 2018  
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., announced Tuesday that the Senate will take up the First Step Act prison reform legislation in the final weeks of the lame-duck session of Congress. McConnell also suggested the Senate might work between the Christmas and New Year’s holidays to finish the agenda, NBC News’ Frank Thorp reports.

And so these are the last acts of unified Republican government. Which of these did Republicans campaign for?


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Author: Chris Pandolfo

Chris Pandolfo is a staff writer and type-shouter for Conservative Review. He holds a B.A. in politics and economics from Hillsdale College. His interests are conservative political philosophy, the American founding, and progressive rock. Follow him on Twitter for doom-saying and great album recommendations @ChrisCPandolfo.

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