Only in the insane world of the Senate would something like this even be considered a possible tactic. To try to stop an effort to end filibuster on just Presidential nominees Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is threatening to end the eventually filibuster completely. From TPM:
Mitch lets the cat out of the bag: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on Tuesday starkly warned Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) not to eliminate the filibuster on presidential nominations, threatening to end the 60-voteShow More Summary
Earlier this month, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) strongly hinted he would filibuster President Obama’s three nominees to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, the second most powerful court in the country. And Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) even introduced legislation to strip three seats from this court in [...]
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Mitch McConnell warned Majority Leader Harry Reid that if Reid does away with the filibuster rule for presidential nominations, he’ll end the 60-vote threshold for everything if he becomes majority leader. “There not a doubt in my mind that if the majority breaks the rules of the Senate to change the rules of the Senate [...]
Nearly two weeks after admitting to secretly recording Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) at his campaign headquarters, liberal activist Curtis Morrison has yet to be charged, and federal authorities won't say if he isShow More Summary
Thirty Republicans, including Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.), voted to take up the measure. Read more...
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Tuesday said National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden to be prosecuted to the fullest extent fo the law. McConnell Read more...
In a speech on the Senate floor this morning, minority leader Mitch McConnell issued a fairly critical assessment of the Gang of Eight's immigration bill and said there will need to be “major changes to this bill if it's going to become...Show More Summary
Yeah, him again. Chuck Grassley has some competition for the whiner-of-the-week award, coming from none other than his caucus leader in the Senate. On Tuesday, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) argued there was another problem...Show More Summary
By Richard K. Barry Who: The Ed Markey Senate campaign Where: Massachusetts What's going on: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has been running around saying that Mass. Senate candidate Gabriel Gomez may be the key to the GOP taking back the Senate. Show More Summary
With Friday's admission by liberal activist Curtis Morrison for having bugged Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's (R-Ky.) office in April, there are some liberal media members that owe the Senator an apology. One is certainly Howard Fineman, the editorial director of the Huffington Post, who on April 10 wrote the following (emphasis added): read more
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Republican candidate Gabriel Gomez didn't count on one thing when McConnell sent out an email fundraiser for the Republican candidate: Elizabeth Warren. McConnell sent out an email to his list...Show More Summary
The liberal activist and blogger who surreptitiously recorded a meeting attended by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R) while standing outside the room has explained his possibly illegal actions in a Salon.Com essay. "McConnell was quick to frame himself as the victim of a crime, which was to be expected. Show More Summary
Typically, when you illegally record someone, that makes you a perpetrator. Not in the world of the left, where illegally recording Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) from a hallway outside his office wins you plaudits and status as a victim. Show More Summary
Sen. Mitch McConnell’s reelection campaign released a selectively edited ad on Thursday, linking President Obama to former president Richard Nixon over recent revelations that the Internal Revenue Service had inappropriately scrutinized conservative non-profits’ tax status. Show More Summary
The Federal Eye on Wednesday caught up with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), who was unavailable the previous day for an article about Republicans stoking the fire of the IRS scandal with an eye toward the 2014 midterm elections. To … Continue reading ?
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has reason to be concerned about his political future. Despite his leadership post, his reliably "red" state, and his nearly three decades on Capitol Hill, the most recent polling shows the Republican senator tied with an unannounce …
It’s fitting that on the day Michele Bachmann announced her retirement from Congress, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell opted to defend his tenure with an ad that borrows liberally from Bachmann’s style of politics. In a spot that includes footage of … Continue reading ?
A new online ad from Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky) reelection features an infamous clip of an interview with former President Richard Nixon declaring “When the president does it, that means it’s not illegal” in relation to the IRS scandal. The two minute and 40 second ad features a 2012 speech of McConnell warning [...]