Did you know Democrats are doomed in the Senate because the Republicans have been so productive? That's news to plenty of people who pay a lot of attention to what the Senate does—and does not do—on a regular basis, but it's Politico's...Show More Summary
When Sen. Mitch McConnell strode into the Capitol for last month’s State of the Union speech, he took with him a guest whose presence was sure to be seen as a slap against the Obama administration and its policies on coal. “I brought along this unemployed coal miner here,” McConnell (R-Ky.) said, gesturing to fourth-generation […]
Marciel has been principal deputy assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific Affairs since 2013. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell praised Mitchell's tenure and welcomed his successor in remarks prior to the vote.
Former Sen. Trent Lott (R-MS) says if Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) had called him a liar on the Senate floor, as he did to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) last year, he would have taken a much harder line, [...]
WASHINGTON -- The guy who's been saying for months that he doesn't want to deal with declaring war on the self-described Islamic State surprised everyone a couple of weeks ago and unveiled a bill to give the president sweeping new authority...Show More Summary
TOM MAGUIRE: Hillary-bashing on Goldman omits the Mitch McConnell connection. “First, forget about Jack Nicholson – she really was channeling her inner Mitch McConnell, who made exactly that argument on the Senate floor while opposing Sen. McCain on campaign finance reform... Secondly, how many Democrats are going to buy Hillary’s nuanced view […]
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) once worked for Mr. Cook.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is applauding the signing of an ambitious free trade agreement among 12 countries that he says would support jobs in the United States. Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has recommended that Congress wait to vote on the agreement until after the presidential election, though the White House has called for quicker action.
Mitch McConnell is effectively telling the White House, "Do something quickly, before Republicans needlessly try to scare the bejesus out of the public."
Obama used his meeting with House Speaker Paul D. Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to talk about areas where there seems to be bipartisan support for legislation this year.
Majority Leader Mitch McConnell isn't super keen on the criminal justice reform bill that his No. 2, Texas Sen. John Cornyn, is trying to usher through the Senate, reports Carl Hulse. The bill seeks to ease mandatory sentencing for...Show More Summary
A few days ago, Arizona's Governor Doug Ducey sent a letter to Speaker of the House Paul Ryan and Majority Leader Mitch McConnell asking them to take action to "entertain appropriate legislation" that would usher in "long-overdue reform" for the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
The passage of Senator Mitch McConnell’s authorization to declare war against Daesh could be used to justify imposing martial law here at home, former US Congressman Ron Paul writes in an op-ed titled “Is Congress Declaring War on ISIS… or on You?”
Submitted by Ron Paul via The Ron Paul Institute for Peace & Prosperity, Passage of Senator Mitch McConnell’s authorization for war against ISIS will not only lead to perpetual US wars across the globe, it will also endanger our civil and economic liberties. Show More Summary
Andy Singer / Cagle Cartoons By Ron Paul Passage of Senator Mitch McConnell’s authorization for war against ISIS will not only lead to perpetual US wars across the globe, it will also endanger our civil and economic liberties. The measure allows the president to place troops anywhere he determines ISIS is operating. Show More Summary
President Obama will hold his first meeting with House Speaker Paul Ryan (R0Wis.) next week when he welcomes Ryan and Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) to the Oval Office, the White House said. Ryan, who took over after John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) unexpectedly stepped down in October, has been running the House chamber for three […]
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky will join Ryan at Tuesday's White House meeting. White House press secretary Josh Earnest says Obama believes areas for cooperation between the parties exists and the president wants to talk about working together for the American people.
It's long been obvious, but a leading GOP senator has now confirmed it. Will the reform coalition make it to 2017?
WASHINGTON -- Every single Democrat in the Senate, and the two independents who caucus with them, are urging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to act quickly to help the island of Puerto Rico restructure its debt. The commonwealth -- home to over 3 million U.S. Show More Summary
Congress must act quickly to allow Puerto Rico to declare bankruptcy, Democrats wrote in a letter to Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.