Republicans in Congress shy away from campaigning on national abortion platform

By: - July 21, 2022 7:00 pm
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) walks to the Senate floor following a recess in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump at the U.S. Capitol on January 23, 2020, in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) walks to the Senate floor following a recess in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump in January 2020 in Washington, D.C. McConnell has said it’s “possible” that a Republican-controlled Congress could pass a nationwide abortion ban, though he’s sought to downplay the likelihood. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.

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