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McConnell faces new questions about his Russia attack response

Mitch McConnell is "perfectly comfortable" with his response to the Russian election attack in 2016. Maybe so, but isn't that precisely the problem?

Lou Dobbs: If Ryan and McConnell Continue to Battle Trump – They Will See Largest Loss of Seats by Majority Party in a Century

Lou Dobbs: If GOP Leaders Ryan and McConnell Continue to Battle Trump They Will See Largest Loss of Seats by Majority Party in a Century Lou Dobbs slammed Republican Congressional leaders Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell for fighting President Trump on trade. Show More Summary

The Senate still hasn't confirmed a crucial ambassador position — and Trump is starting to get angry

The nominee to serve as US ambassador to Germany has been stalled for several months. Democrats have been stalling moving forward, though Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell could force a vote. The ambassadorship's vacancy is making...Show More Summary

Trump tariffs would imperil Kentucky’s bourbon ‘renaissance’

Back off the bourbon. And stop trying to annoy Mitch McConnell. That’s the message from two powerful Kentucky interests — distillers and McConnell, the Senate’s most powerful leader. Slapping new … Click to Continue »

Editorial: We All Must Live With Mitch McConnell’s Proudest Moment

2 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

A Supreme Court case on public-sector unions is a reminder of why it matters how Justice Neil Gorsuch landed on the court.

Whoopi Goldberg skewers hypocritical GOP leaders for flipping out about NFL kneelers but not school shootings

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Whoopi Goldberg couldn’t help but notice that leaders of the Republican party like Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Senate Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) have been remarkably silent in wake of the Stoneman Douglas massacre. “One of the things I heard over the weekend and people kept saying...

The Biggest Threat to Democracy and Governance Is Mitch McConnell

The Senate majority leader has been successful in using the most cynical tactics to maintain partisan political advantage.

McConnell's response to Russian attack is back in the spotlight

There's renewed interest in Mitch McConnell's negligence during the Russian attack on the U.S. elections. It's overdue.

Only in America

4 weeks agoNews : James Fallows

What does the dissenting mail look like, when I publish an item like this one, arguing that Mitch McConnell illustrates…

Trump Should Get Behind Romney’s Candidacy, McConnell Says

4 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

In an interview, Senator Mitch McConnell said that Mitt Romney’s Senate run was an illustration of Republicans’ improving fortunes entering a challenging midterm campaign.

McConnell Urges Trump to Get Behind Romney

Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) told the New York Times that President Trump “should rally behind the Senate candidacy of Mitt Romney despite his blistering criticism in 2016, arguing that Mr. Romney’s potent bid was an illustration of the Republican Party’s [...]

GOP Takes Another Ruthless Step to Control Federal Courts

Click here for reuse options! The most egregious partisan intervention since Mitch McConnell blocked Obama’s final Supreme Court nominee. Senate Judiciary Committee Republicans ended a century-old tradition Thursday that will accelerate...Show More Summary

Mitch McConnell Just DELIGHTED To Deport Dreamers Up Shit Creek

What's next for DACA recipients? How about an underground railroad to Canada until sanity returns to this place?

Scarborough: Trump Is A Coward On Guns [VIDEO]

last monthLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

“Donald Trump does nothing, Paul Ryan does nothing, Mitch McConnell does nothing. They choose to the on the side of the four percent and on the wrong side of the ninety-five percent who want common sense gun safety laws enacted. Donald Trump knew this day was coming. Show More Summary

Jimmy Kimmel Warns Donald Trump And “Buddies”: Bowing Heads In Prayer Is Empty Gesture After School Slaughter

Jimmy Kimmel took careful aim at President Donald Trump, Paul Ryan, Mitch McConnell, and Marco Rubio and blasted them for their usual non-response to the latest school mass shooting. “Another very sad day in America. Another senseless...Show More Summary

Why Chuck Schumer Can’t Win on Immigration

At any other time, this would be a fine moment for Chuck Schumer to open that bottle of Brooklyn bourbon that he gifted Mitch McConnell this week. Since Congress returned in January, Schumer has secured for another decade funding for health programs for poor kids. Caps on domestic spending have been removed, opening the way…

Bipartisan Senate Group Says DACA Deal Reached

Less than two days after GOP Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell used a shell bill from the House as pretext to kickstart an open-ended floor debate on an immigration reform plan, GOP Senators are telling Fox News and Bloomberg that...Show More Summary

The Senate’s ‘Open-Ended’ Immigration Process Is Derailing Before It Even Starts

last monthNews : The Daily Beast

Alex Wong/Getty For the first time in a long time, the Republican and Democratic leaders of the Senate began the week with messages of hope and bipartisanship. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) had made good on his promise...Show More Summary

The Great Senate Immigration Debate That Wasn't

Mitch McConnell promised an open, freewheeling process to finally resolve the fate of DACA and the Dreamers. But amid more partisan bickering, the attempt has stalled before it even began.

The Senate might not reach an immigration deal — and people are worried about what comes next

The Senate is moving forward with debate on a potential compromise to fix DACA and provide border security. Republicans and Democrats are at odds on how to proceed. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has set a timetable of completing...Show More Summary

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