ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on allegations of sexual harassment against Minnesota Sen. Al Franken (all times local): 9:30 a.m. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is renewing his call for the chamber's ethics committee to investigate Sen. Show More Summary
Jonathan Swan: “If Mitch McConnell’s schedule goes to plan, the week after Thanksgiving the Senate Majority Leader will confirm his ninth federal judge. That would beat President Reagan’s eight in his first year — the most in recent history. And [...]
Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) reportedly wants Attorney General Jeff Sessions to run for the Senate from Alabama. Politico reports that the CIA chief is the most likely replacement when Secretary of State Rex Tillerson finally goes. (CIA Director Mike “Pompeo has told associates that he is in no rush to leave the CIA […]
Just a few hours after broadcaster Leeann Tweeden accused Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) on Thursday of kissing and groping her without her consent on a 2006 USO tour, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) signaled to his colleagues how the matter should be dealt with: He farmed out the question to the Senate’s Select Committee on Ethics. […]
WASHINGTON — So President Trump, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and fellow Republicans think Roy Moore, the GOP Senate nominee from Alabama, should quit his Senate run only “if these allegations are true.” If true? Four women, on the record in The Washington Post, say Moore, when he was in his 30s, tried to date [...]Show More Summary
GOP Senate Leader Mitch McConnell took time this week to call on Judge Roy Moore to step down after several women came forward with unproven allegations from 38 years ago. Several allegations against Moore have been disproven. McConnell told Judge Moore to step down on Monday. Show More Summary
Politico: “With less than four weeks until the special election and no sign that the party’s besieged nominee will exit the race, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his top advisers are discussing the legal feasibility of asking appointed Sen. Luther [...]
Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore just can’t stop losing. On Wednesday evening, apparently responding to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s calls for him to drop out of the race, Moore told the Kentucky Republican to “bring. it. on.” Dear Mitch McConnell, Bring. It....
CNN reports: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell floated Attorney General Jeff Sessions as a replacement for Roy Moore, the Alabama Senate candidate accused of sexual misconduct and assault of teenagers when he was in his 30s. McConnell...Show More Summary
Politico reports: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Republicans say that Alabama Senate GOP candidate Roy Moore is virtually certain to face a formal ethics complaint — which would lead to expulsion proceedings — should he be elected next month. Show More Summary
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell thinks that the people of Alabama should choose Attorney General Jeff Sessions as a write-in candidate to replace alleged pederast Roy Moore on the ballot for his former seat, but the AG has no desire to return to the Senate. Show More Summary
GOOD: Senate GOP tax bill will include repeal of ObamaCare mandate. “Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced Tuesday that the Senate tax bill will include language to repeal ObamaCare’s individual mandate, which could make it tougher for moderate Republicans to support. Conservatives led by GOP Sens. Ted Cruz (Texas), Rand Paul (Ky.) and Tom […]
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday that he wanted to work with the White House to explore ways to keep embattled Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore from taking office if he wins a special election in Alabama. Speaking to reporters at the U.S. Capitol, McConnell said he...
Senate Republicans decided on Tuesday to turn their tax bill into a health care bill. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced that Republicans plan to include a repeal of Obamacare’s individual mandate in the Senate’s tax cut bill. If Republicans succeed in overturning the mandate, 13 million more people would lack health insurance, according […]
If Roy Moore is elected to the Senate, history says he’ll not only take his seat but keep it. Influential Republican lawmakers, notably Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and … Click to Continue »
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell “deepened his bid to persuade Roy Moore to drop out of the race for an open Alabama Senate seat after accusations the Republican candidate engaged in sexual misconduct with teenage girls,” the Wall Street Journal [...]
Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday threw his support behind including a repeal of the Obamacare mandate for individual health insurance in the Senate’s tax reform bill. The action will allow working class Americans to...Show More Summary
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday that he wants to work with the White House to explore ways to keep embattled Senate candidate Roy Moore from taking office. Speaking to reporters at the U.S. Capitol, McConnell said he had been in contact with President Donald Trump and...
After repeal of the Affordable Care Act fell flat earlier this year, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Tuesday the repeal individual mandate will be part of the Senate’s tax reform bill. The repeal language for the individual mandate was pushed for by Republican Sens. Show More Summary
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday did not rule out trying to expel Alabama Republican Roy Moore if he wins a U.S. Senate seat.