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Mitch McConnell gets $22,500 in donations days after taking Delta Airlines executive to breakfast

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday, explaining why he doesn't bother going to Senate Agriculture Committee hearings on issues important to his home state of Kentucky: "If you’re the leader of one of the parties, honestly...Show More Summary

McConnell's Reconciliation

Just to be clear, that title shouldn't be read in a normal fashion. This is not the story of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell having a "Kumbaya" moment with President Obama. It's not even the story of McConnell reconciling with the Tea Party wing of his own party. Show More Summary

McConnell: Expect More Gov’t Shutdowns Challenges in GOP Senate

6 days agoNews : Mediaite

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) told Politico's Manu Raju that if he got a title change in the 2014 midterms, President Barack Obama should expect the Senate to pass confrontational legislation that could spell a repeat of last fall's government shutdown.

Mitch McConnell: Expect more shutdown brinkmanship if Republicans take the Senate

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) says that if the GOP emerges from the midterms with control of both chambers of Congress, he'll give Obama a choice: Pass bills you don't like, or risk another government shutdown. In an...Show More Summary

GOP Obstruction Is Making It Harder To Catch Rapists—Mitch McConnell Would Rather Not Talk About It

Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) will not say if he will stop blocking a major spending bill in the Senate that contains funding to help identify and prosecute rapists—or whether he would support a separate bill to break...Show More Summary

Grimes Counts on Clinton Magic for a Kentucky Win

last weekNews : The Newsroom

Alison Lundergan Grimes, the would-be Democratic successor to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), has a clever way of dismissing her rival’s efforts to link her to an unpopular President Obama. “The senator seems to thinkShow More Summary

Top Kentucky coal advocate bends over backward to defend McConnell family’s connection to anti-coal group

last weekNews : The Newsroom

The trade group representing the Kentucky coal industry is defending Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s wife’s work on the board of Bloomberg Philanthropies, despite its role in funding one of the most aggressive anti-coal initiatives in the country.

Exclusive–Mitch McConnell: Harry Reid Must Allow Votes on House's Anti-Executive Amnesty Bills

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is calling on Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to allow the U.S. Senate to vote on the two House-passed border crisis bills that would block President Barack Obama from continuing or expanding his executive amnesty via the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Show More Summary

Mitch McConnell's re-election bid is gaining steam

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) doesn't appear to be going anywhere. After trailing or running dead even for months with Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes, McConnell posted a modest four-point edge over her in the latest PPP survey, released Tuesday. Show More Summary

Speaker Of The House John Boehner To Make Fundraising Stop In North Dakota

Earlier this month Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell visited Bismarck, invited there by Senator John Hoeven. Now I’m told Speaker of the House John Boehner will be in Bismarck, fundraising for Rep. Kevin Cramer. The event will be happening this Friday, August 15th, at former NDGOP Chairman Gary Emineth’s home in Lincoln (just south of...

Mitch McConnell, five-term Senate incumbent, says he's the 'change' candidate in Kentucky

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is facing what is expected to be a tough re-election battle against Democratic challenger Allison Lundergan Grimes, Kentucky's secretary of state. She has made the incumbent's long tenure...Show More Summary

#DirtyDenier$ Day 1: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell

The Senate is (sadly) full of climate deniers, but none of them is more dangerous than Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY). That's because Sen. McConnell possesses that dangerous combination of denialism and power. As the leader...Show More Summary

Kentucky event features BBQ, heckling and Grimes and McConnell

(CNN) – Kentucky's two U.S. Senate candidates traded pithy barbs Saturday at a dual campaign stop in the midst of a race with national implications. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and his opponent, Democrat Alison Grimes, appeared in western Kentucky's Fancy Farm Picnic, where they each criticized the experience level of the other candidate. "Thirty-five […]

Leaked Memo: Top Tea Party Group Says Mitch McConnell Only Opposed the Stimulus Because It Leaned on Him

As he seeks another six years in office, Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has touted his reputation as a true conservative and an unwavering opponent of President Barack Obama. But a newly leaked document written by one...Show More Summary

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell Coming To North Dakota Next Week

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell will be in North Dakota next week attending a fundraiser for Republican candidates. The Bismarck Area Republican Council today sent out an email revealing that McConnell was the “special guest” Senator John Hoeven would be bringing to annual R-100 Reception to be hosted at the home of state Rep. George Keiser....

McConnell Submits Bill to Keep Harry Reid from Exploiting Israel's Iron Dome in Border Crisis Package

With the immigration issue raging on Capitol Hill, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell made a little-noticed move that could help Republicans stop Democratic Leader Harry Reid from jamming the GOP on immigration with the politics of the Israel-Hamas conflict. Show More Summary

Grimes hits McConnell's 'Not my job' remark in new ad

In a new ad similar in style to her previous ad on Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's support for Rep. Paul Ryan's Medicare budget, Kentucky Secretary of State and Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate Alison Lundergan Grimes is taking...Show More Summary

Kentucky tea partiers angry at McConnell for supporting Cochran

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell won his primary campaign against tea partier Matt Bevin in May, but even though there wasn't any drama on election day about who would win, Bevin still did manage to pull about one-third of theShow More Summary

Senate Republicans block legislation to restore birth control coverage guarantee

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell celebrates It was a foregone conclusion that Senate Republicans would filibuster Democratic legislation to undo the damage caused by the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision, and now it's official: Senate...Show More Summary

Mitch McConnell: Democrats Want to Give Women ‘Preferential Treatment’

last monthNews : Mediaite

An audio recording from remarks Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) made last week while campaigning at a local company in his home state reveals his feelings about equal pay for women, which has become a major issue for his Democratic opponent Alison Lundergan Grimes. Show More Summary

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