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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. speaks with reporters following a weekly Republican policy luncheon, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 28, 2011.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
He's turtley enough for the turtle club. Turtle, turtle!
Per TPM:
The Kentucky Republican’s 2014 re-election campaign fired off a fundraising email to supporters after the finalization of the bipartisan rules change agreement, which passed Thursday night. The agreement negotiated by McConnell and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) leaves the 60-vote threshold in tact but speeds up the legislating process.

The email, subject line “We Beat the Liberals,” bragged that President Obama was “furious” after liberal senators and left-wing groups failed to pass their “dangerous scheme” to break down the checks and balances in the Senate.

“You see, they had been pushing a plan to end the filibuster, allowing Harry Reid and the Obama Democrats to pass their agenda with a simple majority,” wrote Jesse Benton, McConnell’s campaign manager. “Well, Mitch McConnell stood strong and stopped that scheme dead in its tracks.”

Okay. We got beat. This time.

We will be back, rest assured.

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