Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., center, gestures during a news conference Wednesday. From left are, Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., McConnell, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Jerry Moran, R-Kansas, and new Senate Minority Whip John Cornyn of Texas.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., center, gestures during a news conference Wednesday. From left are, Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., McConnell, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Jerry Moran, R-Kansas, and new Senate Minority Whip John Cornyn of Texas. AP
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., center, gestures during a news conference Wednesday. From left are, Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., McConnell, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Jerry Moran, R-Kansas, and new Senate Minority Whip John Cornyn of Texas. AP

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