Senate Republicans to Consider Return to 60-Vote Threshold for Most Nominees

Senate Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) answers reporters' questions during a brief news conference outside the Senate chamber at the U.S. Capitol July 23, 2013 in Washington, DC. McConnell did not take any quesitons about the announcement by Tea Party activist Ted Blevin that he will challenge McConnell in the 2014 GOP primary in Kentucky.

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Senate Republicans next week will consider returning to a 60-vote threshold for advancing most presidential nominees when they take the majority in January, Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said today.

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