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There is so, so much here to unpack about Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell. WASHINGTON — The top two Republicans in Congress are divided when it comes to divided government. Speaker Paul D. Ryan says he has had it with Republicans and Democrats sharing power, complaining that it breeds dysfunction and prevents major accomplishments. In contrast, Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, says those periods when the parties split control of Congress and the White House are the ideal time to get big things done.
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