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Obama is about to Get his Iran Deal

As we should have come to expect by now, the latest news coming out of Capitol Hill on the Iran Deal is not good. We have already discussed on the Front Page how [mc_name name='Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY)' chamber='senate' mcid='M000355'...Show More Summary

Black Box Voting: Voter Intimidation

Hard to believe, but true. Voters are flat-out intimidated to come to the polls. During the 2014 midterms, incumbent Mitch McConnell sent out warnings to Kentucky voters that read: ELECTION VIOLATION NOTICE. You are at risk of acting...Show More Summary

Brewing Republican civil war ahead of debt ceiling vote

As disruptive as Donald Trump has been for the Republican party, House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell might just be their bigger problem right now. Apparently, major Republican donors are holding back...Show More Summary

“Sam Youngman: In caucus debate, McConnell snatches Rand Paul from brink of certain defeat” Sunday’s headlines about Kentucky’s Republican presidential caucus almost looked very different. And, the truth is, were it not for the efforts of U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his allies, Sunday’s conversation probably would have been about the … Continue reading ?

How McConnell Rescued Paul’s Presidential Campaign

Sam Youngman: “Sunday’s headlines about Kentucky’s Republican presidential caucus almost looked very different. And, the truth is, were it not for the efforts of U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his allies, Sunday’s conversation probably would have been about [...]

Mitch McConnell spends $20k against GOP candidates

"Surely you jest, Joseph." Maybe he didn't spend it directly, but his actions are directly responsible for things like this happening: Planned Parenthood gets taxpayer money in order to provide its services. Show More Summary

McConnell Hurts, Menendez Helps Effort to Torpedo ObamaNuke Pact

Mitch McConnell on Monday did not boost the prospects for killing the potentially deadly ObamaNuke deal. The Kentucky Republican told a home-state gathering that Obama “can win by getting one-third plus one of either house.” McConnell...Show More Summary

Mitch McConnell is Professor Chaos

I've long contended that if RedState had an archvillain nemesis, it would be [mc_name name='Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY)' chamber='senate' mcid='M000355' ]. He is the absolute antithesis of just about everything RedState stands for, and more than once he has actively tried to squash any conservative uprising that RedState has backed. Show More Summary

Mitch McConnell officially surrenders

Hot on the heels of [mc_name name='Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN)' chamber='senate' mcid='C001071' ]'s splendid, sublime, performance in Failure Theater, Majority "Leader" [mc_name name='Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY)' chamber='senate' mcid='M000355'...Show More Summary

Failure Theater, Act IV: Mitch McConnell Confesses, Sadly, That the Rules of the Game on the Iran Deal Are, For Some Reason, Stacked In Obama's Favor and He Doubts He Can Stop the Deal

Aw, applesauce! Gee we really tried, by giving Obama the ability to pass this with a tiny fraction of Congress, and now it looks like we won't be able to stop him, because of the things we already did when...

McConnell knows the handwriting is on the wall in favor of the Iran nuclear pact. Donnelly is a yes

He doesn't think he's got the votes to reject Iran agreement. With more than half of Senate Democrats now declared in favor of the Iran nuclear agreement, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has conceded that he's unlikely to get enough votes to reject it under the Nuclear Agreement Review Act. Show More Summary

Aftermath of Iran Deal: a divided lobby, but Biden’s camp says he has ‘Jews’

As Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell indicates that Obama has won the Iran Deal, the parties prepare for 2016: a divided Israel lobby, and Joe Biden's camp saying he has "Jews" behind him

Congress is great … at ducking issues, rendering itself irrelevant

According to the Associated Press, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell “grudgingly” conceded this week that he and his fellow Republicans probably lack the votes needed to block the nuclear deal with Iran.

Democrats to McConnell: Maybe you should start work on not having a government shutdown

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell keeps insisting that there won't be a government shutdown this fall and certainly not one over Planned Parenthood funding. That's led a lot of observers to wonder what planet McConnell is living...Show More Summary

Gov. Scott Walker agrees that Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is 'part of the problem'

If there's one thing that both Republicans and Democrats can reliably rally around, it's hating Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Like baseball, watching him try to steer the unwieldy Senate in this or that direction is a tedious,...Show More Summary

Scott Walker channels Ted Cruz

Nearly a month ago, Senator Ted Cruz responded to Senator Mitch McConnell's blatant and serial duplicity in dealing with his own caucus in a blistering speech on the floor of the Senate. In part, he observed that there was not one bit...Show More Summary

McConnell acknowledges difficulty in blocking Iran deal

(AP) — President Barack Obama has "a great likelihood of success" in his showdown with congressional Republicans on the Iran nuclear deal, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell grudgingly acknowledged on Monday. The deal with Tehran...Show More Summary

Harry Reid wants you to know just how bad Mitch McConnell's Senate is

Harry Reid isn't running for re-election and is feeling just a little bit unleashed. A lot unleashed. So he's taken to the opinion page of The New York Times to point out that his successor in Senate leadership, Mitch McConnell, hasShow More Summary

Judge: Feds can search emails of indicted Rand Paul aide

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A judge upheld a warrant allowing federal agents to search the email account of an indicted Republican operative who has worked for Rand Paul, Ron Paul and Mitch McConnell, according to court documents unsealed...Show More Summary

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