If it wasn't clear that Mitch McConnell doesn't like the Senate Conservatives Fund, it should be now that he's called the tea party group a "rogue political operation."
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said in a recent interview that he's not worried about outside conservative groups meddling in GOP primary races, saying, "I think we are going to crush them everywhere."
It’s with mixed reviews that the Tea Party is celebrating the fifth anniversary of its emergence onto the nation’s political scene. According to a Pew Research Center survey, unfavorability rating of the Tea Party stood at 45 percent in October 2013, up from 25 percent in February 2010. Show More Summary
Early last week, after Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid unleashed his latest salvo on the Koch brothers on the Senate floor, Minority Leader Mitch McConnell came to the defense of the billionaire Republican megadonors. "These American citizens have a constitutional right to participate in the political process," McConnell said. Show More Summary
What do you call it when you give a guy money and he turns around and says he’s going to crush you? Rumor has it that Senator Mitch McConnell had connived some donation money out of tea parties and now he’s turned around and punches them in the face. Show More Summary
Provocative comments over the weekend from Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell will provide grist for the 'grassroots vs....
(CNN) - The leaders of some national tea party groups aren't taking kindly to tough talk by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. The top Senate Republican, who's running for re-election this year, said over the weekend that he's not concerned about facing a tea party supported primary challenger back home in Kentucky. "I think we […]
If only he was this tough on Democrats. Sen. Mitch McConnell at CPAC 2014 this weekend Senate GOP Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) told The New York Times that establishment Republicans will rout Tea Party challengers. “I think we are going … Continue reading ?
"Politics doesn’t like losers"
By Richard K. Barry Don't shoot me, I'm only the piano player. I would say that politics is becoming increasingly strange, but it doesn't do much to state the obvious. Latest proof is that Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell...Show More Summary
Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell predicted the GOP establishment will destroy conservative insurgents attempting to unseat a trio incumbents in an interview with the New York Times published on Sunday. "I think we are going to crush them everywhere," McConnell said. Show More Summary
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) says he isn't worried about tea party-backed candidates challenging GOP incumbents in this year's midterm elections. "I think we are going to crush them everywhere," McConnell told the New York Times in an interview published Saturday. "I don't think they are going to have a single nominee anywhere in the country."
Sheriff McConnell to the rescue? Yes, we know it's all a show, that it's all about appealing to (appeasing) the NRA crowd, and demonstrating that a buttoned-down insider like Mitch McConnell is really one of the guys. Fine. But I have...Show More Summary
Republican leaders don’t want Tea Party candidates to supplant establishment Republicans, who may get nominated but, ultimately, lose elections. This election season, Republicans led by Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky are taking a much harder line as they sense the majority within reach. Show More Summary
Kentucky's GOP primary is in two months and while polls show Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell leading his primary challenger Matt Bevin by a wide margin, McConnell nonetheless is apparently concerned enough to run an ad attacking...Show More Summary
Crossroads, the political operation founded by Karl Rove, isn't very active in Kentucky's Senate race, even though its president said that reelecting Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is one of the group's top priorities for 2014—or at least it's not very active on paper. Show More Summary
According to a Pew Research Center survey, unfavorability rating of the Tea Party stood at 45 percent in October 2013, up from 25 percent in February 2010. Favorability was at 30 percent, modestly down from 33 percent where it stood in February 2010.
Mitch McConnell came strapped to the Conservative Political Action Conference this week. The Senate minority leader, 72, held his rifle mightily overhead before presenting it to his pal, Sen. Tom Coburn, an Oklahoma Republican, as part of the NRA Courage Under Fire lifetime achievement award. The fighting Irish Rep. Paul Ryan, a Wisconsin Republican, isn’t […]
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell told the editorial board of the Cincinnati Enquirer he doesn't believe in global warming. McConnell: 'I don't buy' that climate is changing. In 1970s 'we were all concerned about the ice age coming.'...Show More Summary
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) strode into the Conservative Political Action Conference this week packing heat. It was nothing fancy like a Glock 9 or Sig Sauer 45, but something more akin to Old Betsy, carried by Davy Crockett when...