McConnell to step aside as Senate Republican leader

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    -16% Somewhat Liberal

  • Reliability

    40% ReliableFair

  • Policy Leaning

    -20% Somewhat Liberal

  • Politician Portrayal

    -9% Negative

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

57% : The minority leader was sure to point out that, even though he plans to step aside, he will continue pressing hard on Republican policy priorities in his remaining months at the party's helm.
56% : "One of life's most unappreciated callings is knowing when it is time to move on to life's next chapter," McConnell said, adding that he had long envisioned standing down as party leader in "a moment when I had total clarity and peace about the sunset of my work -- a moment when I'm certain I have helped to preserve the ideals I so strongly believe.

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. Bias scores are on a scale of -100% to 100% with higher negative scores being more liberal and higher positive scores being more conservative, and 0% being neutral. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization.

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