Lou Dobbs: If GOP Leaders Ryan and McConnell Continue to Battle Trump They Will See Largest Loss of Seats by Majority Party in a Century Lou Dobbs slammed Republican Congressional leaders Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell for fighting President Trump on trade. Show More Summary
The nominee to serve as US ambassador to Germany has been stalled for several months. Democrats have been stalling moving forward, though Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell could force a vote. The ambassadorship's vacancy is making...Show More Summary
Back off the bourbon. And stop trying to annoy Mitch McConnell. That’s the message from two powerful Kentucky interests — distillers and McConnell, the Senate’s most powerful leader. Slapping new … Click to Continue »
Tax cuts for oil and gas giants have starved state coffers as teacher pay in West Virginia has stagnated. Senate President Mitch Carmichael has opposed any oil and gas tax increases that could be used to pay teachers decent wages. The post West Virginia GOP Leader Refused to Pay Teachers with Tax Hikes on Big Oil, His Major Campaign Funder appeared first on Rewire.News.
Whoopi Goldberg couldn’t help but notice that leaders of the Republican party like Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Senate Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) have been remarkably silent in wake of the Stoneman Douglas massacre. “One of the things I heard over the weekend and people kept saying...
The Senate majority leader has been successful in using the most cynical tactics to maintain partisan political advantage.
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
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
“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...
Politico: “No one knows the GOP leader’s endgame, nor how he personally prefers the stalemate over Dreamers be resolved. It’s highly unusual for a Senate majority leader, particularly one as calculating as McConnell, to bring a divisive issue to the [...]
By Linda J. Bilmes, Daniel Patrick Moynihan Senior Lecturer in Public Policy and Public Finance, Harvard University. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. AP Photo/J.... The post Congress’ budget dysfunction is more than 4 decades in the making...
Aides hauled several boxes of pizza to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s office on Thursday night.
Nearly eight years ago, then-Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell stood on the floor of his chamber and delivered an angry invective against what he saw as the Obama Administration’s rampant spending, something he described as a national catastrophe. “The kind of spending and debt that Democrats are engaged in,” he said dramatically, “is like nothing…
In back-to-back speeches last night, Democratic leader Chuck Schumer and Republican Majority leader Mitch McConnell heralded what they described as a promising and fair two-year budget plan - what would be the first of the Trump eraShow More Summary
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell knows that few victories in politics last forever. As a senator from Kentucky since the Reagan era, he’s seen Republicans sweep in and out of power, sometimes on his own watch as a party leader. But one thing that lasts: the judges they confirm. TIME met with Senate Majority Leader…