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One Last Jab At Obama In Kentucky’s Gubernatorial Race

Matt Bevin may have failed miserably at challenging Sen. Mitch McConnell in 2014, but he could become Kentucky’s next governor this fall. Bevin...

Mitch McConnell discovering just how annoying Republican senators can be

Back in the day, you couldn't spit without hitting some Republican senator—often Mitch McConnell—complaining about then-Majority Leader Harry Reid's tyranny in using a procedure called "filling the tree," using his power as majority leader to block amendments to bills. Show More Summary

Pro-Lifers, Be Wary of Mitch McConnell on Planned Parenthood

I saw Al Mohler of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary tweet out this link earlier today. [mc_name name='Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY)' chamber='senate' mcid='M000355' ] is calling on Planned Parenthood being defunded. I hope McConnell will stick with this, even at the risk of President Obama shutting down the government in the fight. Show More Summary

Hunting club linked to killer of Cecil the lion donates to top Republican lawmakers

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

A hunting club that suspended a Minnesota dentist who killed Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe has given money to the campaigns of numerous U.S. politicians, including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker John Boehner, a watchdog group’s records show. Safari Club International...

The Frogleg Minute(ish) – Turtlehead Edition (07.31.15)

Trouble Viewing? Click here to watch on YouTube. Click here to watch on PopModal (active when available). Mitch McConnell is a disgrace and a sell out… but then again so

Cruz, McConnell, and the Ex-Im Bank—The Sequel

(Steven Hayward) A great many readers were not happy with my analysis here the other day of the moving parts of Mitch McConnell allowing a vote on an amendment to the transportation bill that would revive the Export-Import Bank, after...Show More Summary

McConnell and Hatch voted for fetal tissue research

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) pledged this week to fast-track a bill defunding Planned Parenthood. But the move to strip the organization of some $528 million in annual funding from the federal and state governments is...Show More Summary

McConnell disturbed by fetal tissue research he voted to legalize in '93

No one ever said it would be used for science. Turtlesque Mitch McConnell is suddenly racing to defund Planned Parenthood following that misleading video that purported to catch Planned Parenthood employees trafficking fetal tissue donations for medical research. Show More Summary

What's Actually Driving Opponents of the Clean Power Plan?

The Washington Post reports that Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky has already organized a boycott of the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan, even before it's released. Never mind the fact that Kentucky state officials...Show More Summary

Thank God Mr Cruz is in Washington

Thank God Mr Cruz is in Washington My email account was on fire, everyone excited about Sen Ted Cruz calling Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell a liar on the Senate

Senate GOP plans a vote to defund Planned Parenthood, but not without some nerves

Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL) Senate Republicans aren't as confident about defunding Planned Parenthood as the bluster from some quarters suggests. While Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is making encouraging noises about using its legal...Show More Summary

GOP Establishment wants a Slow Process to Tackle Planned Parenthood Funding

Of course, because they have to be careful about how they do the right thing, apparently. Why not take decisive action, Mitch McConnell?

How Mitch McConnell went gangsta on Ted Cruz and Mike Lee

If you don’t punish bad behavior or hold the culprits of said behavior accountable for it, they are bound to do it again. No amount of coddling, pleading or placating will help once the precedent is set. Just ask House Speaker John Boehner how well that tactic has worked since the tea party took over […]

Mitch McConnell’s Yips

Y'all need to read this. What you’re hearing all around Capitol Hill over the past few days is the murmur of staffers saying nervously what their bosses can’t: [mc_name name='Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY)' chamber='senate' mcid='M000355' ] has the yips. Show More Summary

McConnell blinks on highway bill, Boehner wins

They just did something kind of right. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is apparently capable of learning from his mistakes. He's decided to give in to House Speaker John Boehner in their game of chicken over the highway funding bill. Show More Summary

Manners Before Truth: The Usual RINOs Pile on Ted Cruz

Sen. Ted Cruz's public accusation that Mitch McConnell lied to fellow Senators has not gone over well among the GOP leadership. Establishment...

Senate aims to vote on defunding Planned Parenthood

5 days agoNews : The Newsroom

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is planning to hold a vote on legislation in coming days on a Republican bill halting federal funding of Planned Parenthood, following the release of videos involving use of aborted fetal tissue for medical research.

Emasculated Republicans Block Effort to Defund Planned Parenthood

Senate Republicans had a chance to stop Planned Parenthood from butchering unborn children and selling their body parts to the highest bidder. Instead, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell refused to put up a vote -- thumbing his nose at Senators Mike Lee and Ted Cruz, along with every pro-lifer in the nation.

Lee Backs Down from Obamacare Repeal Plan

Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) “backed down on Monday from a controversial plan to appeal to allow a simple-majority vote to repeal Obamacare, following a meeting in which he apologized to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for the actions of a [...]

Hell freezes over in Washington: Believe it or not, Mitch McConnell is right about something!

Congress is speeding toward another high-profile showdown over highway funding—and Dems are on the wrong side of it

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