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McConnell opponent runs new ad, starring Bill Clinton

Alison Lundergan Grimes, the Democratic challenger in Kentucky to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, has a new ad featuring the best single supporter a Democrat can probably get: Former President Bill Clinton. The ad, which herShow More Summary

Exclusive - Mitch McConnell: Holder Replacement Must Oppose Obama's Planned Executive Amnesty

The replacement for Attorney General Eric Holder must oppose President Barack Obama’s planned executive amnesty and other executive overreaches, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) told Breitbart News on Tuesday evening. In...Show More Summary

“You think we’re this dumb?”: Inside the sick, cynical mind of Mitch McConnell

The man who may be our next Senate majority leader is everything wrong with Washington, Alec MacGillis tells Salon

Mom of Rescued Child Praises McConnell in New Ad

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s campaign launched a surprisingly tender new ad campaign Monday, in an effort to humanize the senator in the final weeks before November’s election.

Grifters Gotta Grift: Kentucky's Mitch McConnell Campaign Edition: Live from The Roasterie

From earlier this month: the incomparable Doktor Zoom: Doktor Zoom: Mitch McConnell’s Campaign Manager Quits To Spend More Time With His (Alleged) Bribe Money: "Looks like Senate Minority Leader and Supreme Chelonian Overlord Mitch McConnell... Show More Summary

Trump: Kentucky Should Reelect Sen. McConnell Because He Gets So Many Earmarks

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Fox News military analyst Donald Trump told the hosts of Fox & Friends Monday morning that Kentucky voters should keep Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) as their senator, because his senior position allows him to bring back a ton of earmarks for his state.

Mitch McConnell is a turtle, claims Wikipedia edit made from inside Congress

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is not a human, but a turtle, according to some jokester Wikipedia editor. What's more, whoever made the edit did so using an IP address linked the the House of Representatives, according to @congress-edits, a Twitter account that flags edits made by people on the Hill. Show More Summary

Selling Mitch McConnell: What's love got to do with it?

By Richard Cowan PADUCAH Ky (Reuters) - Mitch McConnell is hardly a lovable guy. The Republican leader in the U.S. Senate has a dour public persona and many of his constituents don't view him as a "real Kentuckian," according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll that underscores what his election campaign already knows - McConnell has an image problem. Show More Summary

Republicans have a plan to gridlock workplace justice

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) This week, Republican Sens. Mitch McConnell and Lamar Alexander introduced a bill that would add a sixth member to the National Labor Relations Board, so that instead of having three members of the president's party and two members of the other major party, it would have six members. Show More Summary

Alexander, McConnell Propose NLRA Changes That Would Reshape Board and Its Processes

By Lawrence E. Dubé, Bloomberg BNA A bill introduced Sept. 16 by Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and co-sponsored by Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) would enlarge the National Labor Relations Board from five to six members and make important changes in the board's decision-making process as well as in litigation before the NLRB and the federal courts.

In Kentucky, Trumka says defeating McConnell is top AFL-CIO priority

Sen. Mitch McConnell measures his commitment to Kentucky workers AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka spent Wednesday in Kentucky, adding his personal presence to the organization's campaign to replace Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell with Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes in November's election. Show More Summary

Rove group blasts 'Obama-Grimes Amnesty Plan' ... which Rove supported

Another xenophobic ad in a red-state Senate race, this one from the Karl Rove-backed Kentucky Opportunity Coalition attacking Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes on behalf of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell: PRESIDENT...Show More Summary

Election 2014 update: Mitch McConnell says he’s the “candidate of change”

The longtime Senate veteran and potential future majority leader says he's the one you've been waiting for

Mitch McConnell ad: Hey, Obama fired a gun, too

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is out with a new ad attacking his Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes, in response to her spot from yesterday in which she fired a shotgun at clay pigeons to prove "I'm not Barack...Show More Summary

5 Ways Mitch McConnell Explains Our Bleak World

Mitch McConnell does not exactly fire the imagination. The Republican leader in the Senate is so much a cardboard cutout of a Beltway suit that his blandness inspired a popular Internet meme earlier this year. But what if McConnell's...Show More Summary

The Bill Factor

Ben Jacobs calls Bill Clinton’s speech “the most memorable moment” of the pro-Hillary event in Iowa: Bill Clinton lit into Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, who is facing a tough reelection bid in Kentucky. Clinton trotted out a new attack line, slamming McConnell for saying the worst day of his political career was when President […]

Grimes Ad: 'Mitch, That's Not How You Hold a Gun'

In a new TV ad, Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes tells Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) he doesn't know how to hold a gun. The 30-second ad features the Democratic Senate nominee skeet shooting in an open field and pushing back on the Republican minority leader's efforts to associate her with President Barack Obama. Show More Summary

No Safe Haven for Obstructionists

by Walter Brasch Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), the Senate minority leader, is not a happy man. He didn’t like it when Barack Obama was elected president. Just about the first thing McConnell said was that his main responsibility was to make sure that Mr. Obama was a one-term president. That vow drove McConnell’s and the [...]

Mitch McConnell refuses to say raising the minimum wage won't lead to fascism

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell isn't repudiating the idea that raising the minimum wage would lead to fascism. At the same Koch brothers gathering at which McConnell sneered at the notion of the Senate raising the minimum wage,...Show More Summary

Both Mr. McConnell and Ms. Grimes Go to Washington

Who’s the real Washington insider? Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) or his Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes?  Both candidates and their surrogates have lobbed the scurrilous insult this week as both have made time in their busy schedules to raise money from the monied set in D.C. The fact is, both candidates rely heavily…

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