While Democrats are pushing the GOP-led Senate to confirm Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland by the end of President Barack Obama's term, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., has been resolute in blocking him, saying the next president...Show More Summary
This is a question that is not asked with any malice or ill will, but rather only with genuine curiosity. Imagine the following scenario (which isn't all THAT far fetched) occurs: Donald Trump loses on November 8th; After the dust clears from the Nov. Show More Summary
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is demanding answers on how many resources are being devoted (i.e. how much funding) to a new ObamaCare public relations campaign, per the Washington Examiner.
First Read: “If Trump’s poll position doesn’t soon change, there will be two key GOP voices that everyone will want to hear from, especially after this campaign shakeup — House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Those [...]
Since Mitch McConnell admitted the obvious, that prospects for Republicans holding the Senate are slim, everybody is talking about it, and the surprising places where Donald Trump is making political life difficult for suddenly vulnerable...Show More Summary
One Nation, a prominent Republican fundraising group affiliated with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, has cancelled a $2.8 million reservation for advertising backing Republican Sen. Rob Portman in Ohio, signaling the group feels confident the Republican Party will hang on to the seat.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), we have argued, has handled the Donald Trump phenomenon better than House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.). McConnell acted quickly and perfunctorily in giving his support and then spoke about Trump almost invariably in negative terms (e.g. chiding him for being off-script, questioning the viability of his campaign). Ryan agonized […]
"I may or may not be calling the shots next year," Mitch McConnell conceded the other day about Senate control.
Jim Manley: As Donald Trump would put it: Many people are saying that there is a blowout coming in November. I am not certain yet what's going to happen, but I know that there are plenty of reasons for Mitch McConnell to raise the alarm.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell sounds awfully downhearted if you ask him whether he'll still have his job next year. “I may or may not be...
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has finally broken a week of silence on Donald Trump, but not to address the incendiary words that have spewed out of the GOP standard-bearer's mouth. No, he was talking to a local group of Republicans...Show More Summary
2016 // Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the GOP’s chances of keeping the Senate after the election are “very dicey.” McConnell did not claim that Trump would drag down other candidates, but he did criticize Trump’s campaign...Show More Summary
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is not optimistic that he will be in charge of the Senate come November ? and Donald Trump, he implied, is not helping matters. McConnell told a civic group in Kentucky on Thursday thatShow More Summary
(AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that GOP prospects for keeping control of the Senate after the November elections are "very dicey," sounding an alarm amid mounting Republican concerns about presidential nominee...Show More Summary
It's Wednesday, August 10, and Day 179 since Justice Antonin Scalia died and Mitch McConnell decided no nominee would get any Senate attention: No meetings, no hearings, no votes. It's also Day 142 since Merrick Garland was nominated by President Obama to fill that vacancy. Show More Summary
Welcome back to Kansas, the comprehensive policy trainwreck Mitch McConnell and Paul Ryan want to take national: Earlier this month, USA Today placed the Verruckt water side at Schlitterbahn Water Park in Kansas City, Kansas, on the top of its list of the “13 Best Outdoor Water Park Rides” in America. “Insanity,” the newspaper proclaimed […]
Hey, Mitch McConnell, your endorsed presidential candidate just suggested that maybe his opponent should be assassinated. "If she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do, folks. Although the Second Amendment people, maybe there is,...Show More Summary
Democrats believe funding Planned Parenthood 'is more important than preventing the threat of Zika now,' Sen. Mitch McConnell's spokesperson says.
On Saturday, McConnell spoke at the annual Fancy Farm picnic, one of Kentucky's premier political events of the summer. He called this "one of the proudest moments" of his political career, a moment of complete intransigence and thumbing his nose at America's democratic traditions by denying a sitting U.S. Show More Summary
First Read: “With yet another poll showing Hillary Clinton ahead of Donald Trump by double digits — this time from NBC|SurveyMonkey — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has an important choice to make. Does he continue to block President Obama’s [...]