Today on the Senate floor Republican leader Mitch McConnell accused IRS Union Employees of taking their cues to target conservatives from union leaders. But who gave the union leaders their marching orders? Just a reminder… President Obama met with Colleen … Continue reading ?
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell appears with an opinion piece on our page today. He argues that the IRS and AP scandals are part of a pattern with the Obama administration’s push for the disclosure of political donors. Once the … Continue reading ?
The current prelude to a showdown over filibusters between Mitch McConnell and Harry Reid can be understood as a game in which Democrats prefer Republican retreat from obstruction to eliminating the filibuster altogether, which means that McConnell’s goal is to … Continue reading ?
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), like a few too many pundits, is eager to find a common thread connecting the various political controversies of the day. And in a new Washington Post op-ed, the Republican leader thinks he's found it: that rascally President Obama …
The Internal Revenue Service and the 2010 health law? Look out, says Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell. "Here’s another thing we shouldn’t be doing: handing over the administration of Obamacare to these folks. I mean, think about it. A deeply...
Ed Kilgore is impressed with the flexibility of Mitch McConnell's mind: You have to hand it to Mitch McConnell. While other scandal-mad Republicans are off on a wild goose chase that could well end in 1998, McConnell's focused on exploiting...Show More Summary
On Wednesday morning, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) appeared on Fox News to discuss his decision to allow a floor debate on the immigration reform bill from the so-called Gang of 8. “I’m undecided about the bill but I’m not undecided about the problem. Show More Summary
Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell had a heated exchange on the floor Wednesday over the nomination of Sri Srinivasan to the the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. This is a key nomination as this court, second in stature only to the Supreme Court, has four vacancies. Show More Summary
The warm White House reception, combined with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s call for the suspension of sanctions on imports from Myanmar, gave President Thein Sein a big boost. Did he deserve it?
Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell have been slugging it out on the Senate floor today over Reid’s threat to revisit filibuster reform, and the escalating tone suggests this is now very real. Pay close attention to the statement Reid released … Continue reading ?
In case you missed it, here’s Texas Sen. Ted Cruz’s statement at the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing yesterday before voting NO on the SchMcRubioGrahamnesty amnesty package backed by GOP Leader Mitch McConnell. Stay vigilant and stalwart, Sen. Cruz. Related: Conservatives Unite Against Immigration Bill
By Richard K. Barry (Another installment in our extensive "Behind the Ad" series.) Who: The Mitch McConnell Senate campaign. Where: Kentucky / web ad. What's going on: Tip O'Neill is famous for having said that all politics is local, and this ad proves the point. Show More Summary
Heather French Henry, Miss America 2000, says she's being urged to take on Mitch McConnell.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has decided that “he would not block a vote on a motion to proceed" on the "Gang of Eight" immigration bill, The Hill reports. As Breitbart News reported late Monday night, a coalition of Tea Partiers...Show More Summary
It looks like Mitch McConnell’s pass from Chuck Schumer to publicly remain silent on the amnesty bill has expired. While McConnell has come out of the witness protection program to attack the ‘low-hanging fruit’ IRS scandal with alacrity,...Show More Summary
On Sunday's NBC Meet the Press, moderator David Gregory urged Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell to condemn fellow Republicans for drawing parallels between the scandals rocking the Obama administration and those that occurred under...Show More Summary
The GOP is convinced that the Affordable Care Act will remain a winning political issue for them. On Meet the Press Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said be the "biggest issue" in the next congressional election. From Meet the Press:
Republicans were in full attack mode on the Sunday shows: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell accused Obama of a "culture of intimidation" on NBC’s Meet the Press. (That very same language was used by Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) on MSNBC’s The Daily Rundown Friday.) He …
Republican Senators Rand Paul, Mitch McConnell and Rob Portman continued Sunday to press the Obama administration on the Internal Revenue Service scandal that's engulfed the White House. On CNN's "State of the Union," Paul told Candy Crowley he heard about a "written policy" that encouraged IRS officials to target "those who are critical of the [...]
On Sunday, Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) took to Meet the Press to respond to the IRS scandal that has been dominating the news cycle recently. While conceding that we don't yet know all the facts surrounding the matter, he went after President Obama's administration for a "culture of intimidation" — a point challenged by host David Gregory.