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After Kavanaugh scandal, Democrats cut a deal to confirm more Trump judicial nominations so they can go home to campaign

The deal allows Senate Democrats facing tough reelections to go back to their home states to hit the campaign trail during the final stretch of the 2018 midterms.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) arrive to speak with reporters following the party luncheons on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S. November 14, 2017.

Here are the country’s most and least popular senators

Several vulnerable Democratic senators, including Bill Nelson of Florida, Claire McCaskill of Missouri, and Joe Donnelly of Indiana, saw net drops in their approval ratings in the third quarter of this year.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Brett Kavanaugh in July.

Mitch McConnell says senators were ‘literally under assault’ before voting to confirm accused sexual assaulter Brett Kavanaugh

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Republican senators "were literally under assault" in the fight to vote for Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court confirmation. Three women have accused Kavanaugh of sexual assault.

Mitch McConnell rails against Kavanaugh protesters in the Capitol: ‘There is no chance in the world they’re going to scare us out of doing...

"I don't care how many members they chase, how many people they harass here in the halls," McConnell said. "I want to make one thing perfectly clear: we will not be intimidated by these people."

‘I’m confident we’re going to win’: Republicans are now bullish about confirming Brett Kavanaugh very soon

"I'm confident we're going to win," Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told reporters on Tuesday. "I'm confident he will be confirmed in the near future."
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell boasted of his accomplishments at the Values Voter Summit on Friday.

‘Look how angry the left is’: Mitch McConnell said the time since Trump became president has been the best in his 34 years in the Senate, ...

"We're going to keep on doing it," Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Friday. "We're not going to get rattled by all this, and I don't want you to get rattled by it. We're not going to slow down. We're just going to keep going ahead. Even more nominees will be confirmed."

Woodward book: Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell privately praised CEOs that quit Trump’s business councils after the Charlottesville fiasco

According to Bob Woodward's explosive new book, both House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell privately called and praised some CEOs that quit President Donald Trump's business councils in the wake of the president's response to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Republicans pushed to cancel the Senate’s August recess — then skipped town

A total of seven Republicans and two Democrats skipped the work week for various reasons.
CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer (left) and investigative journalist Carl Bernstein (right).

Legendary investigative journalist Carl Bernstein: ‘The Trump presidency is worse than Watergate’

The legendary investigative journalist Carl Bernstein rebuked President Donald Trump and his Republican loyalists in Congress this week. Bernstein called Trump a demonstrable authoritarian and said his behavior amid the Russia investigation is "worse than Watergate."

Here are the country’s most and least popular senators

As the 2018 midterm election season approaches this November, here are the country's most and least popular Republican, Democratic, and Independent senators, from Mitch McConnell to Bernie Sanders.