There's renewed interest in Mitch McConnell's negligence during the Russian attack on the U.S. elections. It's overdue.
What does the dissenting mail look like, when I publish an item like this one, arguing that Mitch McConnell illustrates…
In an interview, Senator Mitch McConnell said that Mitt Romney’s Senate run was an illustration of Republicans’ improving fortunes entering a challenging midterm campaign.
Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) told the New York Times that President Trump “should rally behind the Senate candidacy of Mitt Romney despite his blistering criticism in 2016, arguing that Mr. Romney’s potent bid was an illustration of the Republican Party’s [...]
Click here for reuse options! The most egregious partisan intervention since Mitch McConnell blocked Obama’s final Supreme Court nominee. Senate Judiciary Committee Republicans ended a century-old tradition Thursday that will accelerate...Show More Summary
What's next for DACA recipients? How about an underground railroad to Canada until sanity returns to this place?
“Donald Trump does nothing, Paul Ryan does nothing, Mitch McConnell does nothing. They choose to the on the side of the four percent and on the wrong side of the ninety-five percent who want common sense gun safety laws enacted. Donald Trump knew this day was coming. Show More Summary
Jimmy Kimmel took careful aim at President Donald Trump, Paul Ryan, Mitch McConnell, and Marco Rubio and blasted them for their usual non-response to the latest school mass shooting. “Another very sad day in America. Another senseless...Show More Summary
At any other time, this would be a fine moment for Chuck Schumer to open that bottle of Brooklyn bourbon that he gifted Mitch McConnell this week. Since Congress returned in January, Schumer has secured for another decade funding for health programs for poor kids. Caps on domestic spending have been removed, opening the way…
Less than two days after GOP Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell used a shell bill from the House as pretext to kickstart an open-ended floor debate on an immigration reform plan, GOP Senators are telling Fox News and Bloomberg that...Show More Summary
Alex Wong/Getty For the first time in a long time, the Republican and Democratic leaders of the Senate began the week with messages of hope and bipartisanship. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) had made good on his promise...Show More Summary
Mitch McConnell promised an open, freewheeling process to finally resolve the fate of DACA and the Dreamers. But amid more partisan bickering, the attempt has stalled before it even began.
The Senate is moving forward with debate on a potential compromise to fix DACA and provide border security. Republicans and Democrats are at odds on how to proceed. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has set a timetable of completing...Show More Summary
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is giving the Senate the rest of this week only to consider permanent legislation to protect the nearly 800,000 young immigrants known as Dreamers before he moves on to “other things.” On Tuesday, McConnell said the Senate would limit its work to this week only to provide a permanent […]
U.S. Senate Republicans on Tuesday turned up the heat on Democrats seeking protections for young “Dreamer” immigrants as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell embraced President Donald Trump’s demands for broad changes to the country’s immigration policies. In announcing...
The hardline Republican immigration plan is now the Senate Republican immigration plan. On Monday, hours before the Senate was set to begin an open-ended debate on immigration, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) backed a plan released on Sunday by seven conservative Republicans. Show More Summary
Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call/via AP Images House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell conduct a news conference Q uestion for today: What is the connection between the Republican tax cuts, the rising federal deficit,...Show More Summary
Even with a bipartisan budget agreement, reaching an immigration deal will be difficult
Tonight is the night that all 535 of America's lawmakers have been dreading... In keeping with his promise to call an open-ended debate on an immigration compromise bill should lawmakers fail to reach a compromise on their own, the Senate...Show More Summary
“Actually, the Senate is a pretty collegial place. We don’t dislike each other. We have to work together.” — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), quoted by the Washington Post, on Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY...