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Could GOP leaders be undercutting the legal argument against Obamacare?

There's few things incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wants more next year than for the Supreme Court to do the GOP's bidding on Obamacare in King v. Burwell. That's the case that will decide whether the statute actually...Show More Summary

The very first thing the new Republican Senate will do is try to push through Keystone

Mitch McConnell, incoming Senate majority leader, just can’t wait to get his colleagues to vote “yes” on the controversial tar-sands pipeline.

Keystone pipeline top priority for Senate in 2015

WASHINGTON — Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell declared Tuesday that approving the Keystone XL pipeline will top the Senate agenda in January, potentially setting up an early veto confrontation with President Barack Obama. Congressional Republicans have been pushing for approval of the pipeline for years. Show More Summary

McConnell Declines to Explain 'No' Vote Against Cruz's Point Of Order On Executive Amnesty

Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) won't explain why he voted against Sen. Ted Cruz’s (R-TX) constitutional point of order on President Obama’s executive amnesty, telling reporters the vote is old news. “I’m not going to go back and rehash the events of the last few days. Show More Summary

Keystone Pipeline to Top Senate Agenda Next Year

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell says approving the Keystone XL pipeline will top the Senate agenda in January. The issue could set up an early 2015 veto confrontation with President Barack Obama. Congressional Republicans have been pushing for approval of the pipeline for years. Show More Summary

McConnell: Obama Released Torture Report as ‘One Last Thumb in the Eye’ of Bush Admin

last weekNews : Mediaite

Following the Republican's denunciation of the recent CIA torture report, Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speculated that the motive behind its release had little to do with a desire for transparency.

Congress Unveils Massive $1.1 Trillion Spending Bill

J. Scott Applewhite/APFrom left to right, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. By ANDREW...Show More Summary

Cromnibus, McConnell and Campaign Finance

Soon to be Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell continues his efforts to weaken campaign finance law. Check out my latest video.

McConnell Tells Staff 'Business as Usual' When GOP Returns as Majority

Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell gave remarks at his office's annual Christmas party Monday night at the NRSC, and according to an attendee, McConnell said that people overestimate what Republicans can do even though the GOP will have majorities in both chambers of Congress in January. Show More Summary

McConnell’s promise to fail: New Senate leader pledges to pretend to try to kill Obamacare

Mitch McConnell says the new Senate's first vote will be to repeal the ACA, which he admits is a waste of time

Mitch McConnell Wants to Open a Giant Loophole for Superrich Donors. Harry Reid Has Vowed to Stop Him.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) is vowing to block any effort by his GOP counterpart, Mitch McConnell, to loosen the nation's campaign finance limits as part of a bipartisan budget deal taking shape in Congress. Last week,...Show More Summary

McConnell: Immigration To Be Low Priority in GOP Senate

Soon-to-be Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says immigration reform will be a low priority next year, in the wake of President Obama’s executive action on immigration. Speaking to Roll Call, McConnell said that while the current...Show More Summary

McConnell: Pass Individual Appropriations Bills With Riders

Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) re-iterated his pledge to avoid government shutdowns during his tenure as Majority Leader, instead proposing that Congress pass individual appropriations bills to fund the government...Show More Summary

McConnell hard at work setting up mechanism to sell the Senate to the highest bidder

Soon-to-be Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has a plan for how to try to keep the Senate in Republican hands for perpetuity, or least after 2016: get all the money. It starts with the legislative rider he plans to attach to the upcoming, must-pass spending bill to roll back campaign finance laws. Show More Summary

Obama and Mitch McConnell have sit-down without bourbon

President Obama hosted incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for a private White House meeting Wednesday afternoon.

Obama, Mitch McConnell start anew to warm up their relationship

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

President Obama and soon-to-be Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell staged their first White House one-on-one since the midterm election shifted control of the Senate to Republicans, opening a new chapter Wednesday in what has been a cool and distant relationship.

McConnell on Obama meeting: 'It's not the bourbon summit'

Before Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell was scheduled to meet President Barack Obama at the White House — their first sit-down since Election Day — the incoming Senate majority leader told Yahoo News that the pair would not be drinking bourbon on the job.

Mitch McConnell Is No Genius

Yes the incoming Senate Majority Leader is a successful politician, but he’s hardly some political superman. The post Mitch McConnell Is No Genius appeared first on The Good Men Project.

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Here is some stuff in the news today...[Content Note: Class warfare] Incoming Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is vowing to destroy the Affordable Care Act any way he and his party can. Republicans think people aren't entitled...Show More Summary

Mitch McConnell’s squirrelly scheme: How the GOPer is trying to upend campaign finance law

The incoming Senate majority leader continues his long-running crusade against campaign finance regulations

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