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Reps. Frank A. LoBiondo and Ted Poe both said Tuesday they will retire but had seemingly different reasons.
As of Tuesday, two more House Republicans said they'll retire, meaning by now, at least 25 GOP incumbents won't be running next year.
Poe said he wanted to spend more time with his family. LoBiondo, on the other hand, gave a fierce critique of Congress.
But the bad news for the left is the majority of Republicans who've said they're not coming back are from red-leaning states. And with several moderates leaving, the House could be both Republican-led and more polarized come 2019.
Sen. Tammy Duckworth, a Democrat from Illinois, had called on the Senate to pass the Access to Family Building Act by unanimous consent.
McConnell said he plans to serve out the remainder of his Senate term, which ends in January 2027.
McConnell's comments come as Congress works to secure a funding agreement by Friday to avoid a partial government shutdown.
Women's reproductive rights are interconnected with how state and local economies perform, and bans historically occur in underfunded areas.
Wednesday’s vote came after the lower house, the National Assembly, overwhelmingly approved the proposal in January.
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