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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., says he agrees with a letter by the Capitol Police chief as he speaks to reporters at the Capitol on Tuesday. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., returns to his office following another disappointing day for the House majority leader. McCarthy has so far failed to become speaker after six rounds of votes. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images hide caption

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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks to reporters on March 10, 2020. On Wednesday, he was re-elected to lead Senate Republicans. Samuel Corum/Getty Images hide caption

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