A GOP-controlled Senate hangs in the balance and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is nowhere to be found. It's odd given it's that body in Congress and not the House that is in trouble of going back to the Democrats. Does McConnell...Show More Summary
Now that Donald Trump has made his intentions regarding accepting election results clear, the fact that Paul Ryan isn't holding a press conference right now to denounce him just shows the GOP is beyond bankrupt. Democratic Leader Nancy...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON ? The failure of Republican leaders to denounce Donald Trump’s refusal to abide by a potential electoral loss is worsening the damage the GOP presidential nominee is already doing to America’s democratic system, House Minority...Show More Summary
One Nation, a group run by a former top aide to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, spent more than $23 million running ads in competitive Senate contests through Aug. 18 of this election cycle -- more than any other candidate,...Show More Summary
Mitch McConnell refuses to call out Donald Trump’s ridiculous and harmful assertions of widespread voter fraud. Mitch McConnell must end this nonsense. McConnell, the Senate majority leader from Kentucky, must take a stand against Donald Trump's irresponsible claims of vote rigging and election fraud. Show More Summary
Bayh didn't use the debate stage to defend his post-Senate work, which has been the subject of millions of dollars in attack ads from outside GOP groups including a group tied to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and the billionaire...Show More Summary
NYT editorial: Instead of disavowing this absurdity outright, Republican leaders sit by in spineless silence. Mitch McConnell, the Senate majority leader, and Paul Ryan, the speaker of the House, are the two most powerful Republicans in the country and should … Continue reading ?
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is in a pickle. The senior Kentucky Republican began the year with a tough Senate electoral map. A wildly unpredictable Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump, … Click to Continue »
“If you’re interested in the presidential election, you might as well get up and leave, because I don’t have any observations to make on that.” — Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY), quoted by the Lexington Herald Leader, to an audience in [...] The post Bonus Quote of the Day appeared first on Political Wire.
WASHINGTON ? There’s one month to go until the elections, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has no thoughts on his party’s presidential nominee, Donald Trump, who he endorsed months ago. “If you’re interested in theShow More Summary
While Donald Trump burns down the Republican party the Majority Leader of the Senate—the guy up there with Paul Ryan at the top of the Republican leadership—is continuing day three of silence on Trump as the nominee. He issued a statement...Show More Summary
This is a disaster in the making, and one the RNC brought on itself by not using every available avenue early on, in order to derail the inevitable Trump implosion. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is advising Republican...Show More Summary
Republicans nervously eyeing the White House race are learning a lesson with Donald Trump that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell painfully learned in 2010 and 2012. Faulty outsider candidates blew … Click to Continue »
As a growing number of Republican leaders give up on the party's presidential nominee, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is taking a different tack: He's ignoring Donald Trump. During … Click to Continue »
You knew. You all knew. You knew the whole time who and what Donald Trump is. Mike Pence. Paul Ryan. Mitch McConnell. Ted Cruz. Chris Christie. Newt Gingrich. Orrin Hatch. John McCain. Marco Rubio. Virtually all of you. You heard every terrible thing he said. Show More Summary
Rep. Paul Ryan and Sen. Mitch McConnell reaffirmed their support for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Saturday, offering only milquetoast rebukes to his boasts of groping women. Ryan: “I am sickened by what I heard today. Show More Summary
House Speaker Paul Ryan is taking his 33 percent favorable rating on the road in the next few weeks to stump for House and Senate candidates. Clearly, they can't have Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell—Mr. 16.5 percent Popularity—do...Show More Summary
The GOP group the Senate Leadership Fund, which is close to Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, announced on Friday that it would spend an additional $21 million: • IN-Sen: Spending an additional $4.5 million, bringing total planned spending...Show More Summary
New York Times: “Speaker Paul Ryan says he has had it with Republicans and Democrats sharing power, complaining that it breeds dysfunction and prevents major accomplishments.” “In contrast, Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, says those periods when the parties [...] The post Two GOP Leaders Divided on Divided Government appeared first on Political Wire.
The classic example of chutzpah is the boy who kills his parents and then pleads for mercy at his trial because he’s an orphan. But Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has come close with his suggestion that President Obama is to blame for problems with an ill-considered bill that the...