All it took for Mitch McConnell to see eye-to-eye with Barack Obama was victory. After re-election in Kentucky, the presumptive Senate majority leader told reporters, “We ought to see what areas of agreement there are and see if we can make some progress for the country.” This is the same can-do note of cheery bipartisanship [...]Show More Summary
On Thursday, New York Times best-selling author, Andy Borowitz, wrote: In a sharp Republican rebuke to President Obama’s proposed actions on immigration, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell accused the President…of “flagrantly treating...Show More Summary
Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) isn't even majority leader yet, but he is already facing a rebellion from Tea Party members of Congress who are livid about President Obama's unilateral moves to reform the U.S.'s immigration system and allow some five million undocumented immigrants remain in the States. Show More Summary
Soon-to-be Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) says that President Obama's impending executive action granting temporary amnesty to illegal immigrants already in the U.S. will encourage people from Central America to risk their lives on a perilous journey some may never complete. Show More Summary
Almost as soon as President Barack Obama and President Xi Jinping announced their landmark climate deal last week, there was a torrent of criticism that the pact let China off the hook. Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell...Show More Summary
Soon-to-be Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell denounced President Obama’s executive action on immigration reform on Thursday, warning that when Republicans come back in 2015 they would act to block Obama’s decision. “We're considering...Show More Summary
Mitch McConnell, the Senate minority leader and incoming majority leader, accused the president of prioritizing politics and his own legacy over good policy.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is promising the new Republican majority will quickly resurrect Keystone XL pipeline legislation killed by Democrats, potentially setting up an early 2015 veto confrontation with President Barack Obama. Show More Summary
Mitch McConnell, the Republican leader of the Senate, does not want Democrats to claim all the credit if a bill to build the Keystone XL oil pipeline moves forward.
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog The U.S. Senate failed to get the necessary 60 votes to approve the northern leg of TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline, but incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) already promised it will get another vote when the GOP-dominated Senate begins its new session in 2015. Show More Summary
The U.S. Senate failed to get the necessary 60 votes to approve the northern leg of TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline, but incoming Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell already promised it will get another vote when the...Show More Summary
The U.S. Senate failed to get the necessary 60 votes to approve the northern leg of TransCanada‘s KeystoneXL pipeline, but incoming Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell already promised it will get another vote when the GOP-dominated Senate begins its new session in 2015. Show More Summary
The soon-to-be Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell, would often say he’s not a scientist, but now that he wants to pass the Keystone Pipeline he has become one. In remarks on the Senate floor, hours before a vote on a bill that fast-tracks construction of the pipeline, McConnell pointed to the “science” supporting the legislation. “Those [...]
Be careful what you wish for. Here's a story about the trouble the new Senate Majority Leader is about to find himself in. The New Cruzians Are Ready to Make Life Hell for Mitch McConnell Now that's a title. It's also almost certainly...Show More Summary
According to the Huffington Post, incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is "very disturbed" by President Barack Obama's recent exercise of his executive powers, including the President's recent "deal" with China on climateShow More Summary
According to the Huffington Post, incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is “very disturbed” by President Barack Obama’s recent exercise of his executive powers, including the President’s recent “deal” with China on climate change, his intentions to move forward on his own on immigration and his suggestion that “the Internet should be regulated like a [...]Show More Summary
House Speaker John Boehner says President Barack Obama would be "inviting big trouble" by taking unilateral action on immigration. Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says it would be "like waving a red flag in front of a bull."
Sen. Mitch McConnell, expected to become Senate Majority Leader in January, says that President Obama is making it clear to Republicans that he has no intention of moving his political agenda to the middle. One reporter questioned whether McConnell is committed to meet Obama in the middle on several political issues. Show More Summary
Mitch McConnell (R-KY) waves to supporters with his wife, former United States Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao, at his midterm election night rally in Louisville, Kentucky, November 4, 2014. Photo by John Sommers II/Reuters WASHINGTON — Sen. Show More Summary
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi keeps getting That Question—roughly, aren't you a little old for all this? Shouldn't you step aside? And she has a damn good counter-question: “When was the last time you asked Mitch McConnell … ‘aren’t...Show More Summary