07/09/2015

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Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) walks through the Capitol basement before a roll call vote. (The Hill)

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06/18/2016

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Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), the chairman of the Senate Armed Forces Committee, waits to address reporters as the Senate votes on defense spending. McCain’s amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act passed overwhelmingly. But a related, integral appropriations bill failed due to Democratic objections over the mechanisms used to fund the Pentagon as well as the continuation of sequestration caps on discretionary spending. (The Hill)

06/12/2015

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Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) departs the Capitol following a series of votes on the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Democrats voted en masse to derail a bill providing assistance to workers hurt by free trade in order to defeat legislation granting the Obama Administration fast-track authority to negotiate the TPP trade agreement. (The Hill)