Headline RoundupJanuary 15th, 2019

Mitch McConnell Blocks House Spending Package to End Shutdown

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blocked another House-passed spending package that would end the government shutdown, saying the Senate would not "participate in something that doesn't lead to an outcome." Opinions diverge on the Right, with some applauding his approach and others urging him to bring the funding bills to the floor for debate, while most on the Left have condemned his inaction.

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