Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid and Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, at odds once again Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid is working to up-end Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's plan to quickly pass fast-track authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Show More Summary
Key elements of the Patriot Act are set to expire, but Sen. Mitch McConnell may avoid a vote on its future and just extend it.
With the first enhanced majority—as Newt Gingrich called it—in the House and Senate, we in the rank-and-file GOP are being treated to a the skilled governing of our leadership team, [mc_name name='Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY)' chamber='senate' mcid='M000355' ] and Speaker [mc_name name='Rep. Show More Summary
Spring may have finally arrived in D.C., but Senator McConnell isn't being called a flip-flopper for his footwear. Last month, in the face of a strong developing consensus in favor of significant reform, Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY.) joined Sen. Show More Summary
(Scott Johnson) National Journal reports that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell moved yesterday to end debate on the Corker-Menendez bill, shortening what he had hoped would be an open amendment process out of concern that some “poison pill” amendment votes could potentially sink it. Show More Summary
On Tuesday evening, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) moved to end debate on the Corker-Menendez bill seeking to give Congress some leverage in a final Iran deal. As Politico noted: McConnell told Republicans there that he intended to wrap up work on the bill so that the House can pass it next week. Despite […]
NEWS IN FEDERAL LAW-ENFORCEMENT ACCOUNTABILITY: Roll Call: GOP Leaders Not Briefed on Bodyguards’ Lost Guns. House Speaker John A. Boehner, R-Ohio, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., might never have known their bodyguards left guns in the bathroom without CQ Roll Call’s report, which has launched a Capitol Police investigation into the source of […]
The majority leader tries to shut down two members of his own party to preserve a compromise. With the presidential campaign heating up, it may not be the last time.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) moved late Tuesday to end debate on legislation establishing a congressional review for a proposed nuclear deal with Iran, short-circuiting attempts by fellow Republicans to make amendments that members of both parties said would threaten the bill's final passage. McConnell's move sets up a procedural vote Thursday morning, with […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell set a test vote for Thursday on stalled bipartisan legislation to let Congress review and possibly reject any agreement the Obama administration makes to ease sanctions on Iran...Show More Summary
Mitch McConnell is RINO-ing again, report Jessica Schulberg and Sam Stein: In a rebuke to the hawks of his party, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) indicated on Tuesday that he will move forward with a Senate bill on the Iran nuclear agreement by limiting votes on amendments that demand more conditions from the […]
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) formally put trade legislation on the Senate schedule.
WASHINGTON -- In a rebuke to the hawks of his party, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) indicated on Tuesday that he will move forward with a Senate bill on the Iran nuclear agreement by limiting votes on amendments thatShow More Summary
Minority Leader Harry Reid is promising to give ol' Mitch "filibuster" McConnell a taste of his own medicine on the trade deal McConnell hopes to push through. Not so fast, says Reid, who first wants to see action on an infrastructure funding bill and reforming the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA). Show More Summary
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) “may be forced to end debate on the Iran bill early this week, marking the first time he has shut down the open amendment process that was a central promise of his bid for [...]
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell faces a tough choice this week on how to move forward with a controversial bill that would allow Congress to review and vote on a nuclear deal with Iran. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.
The House Judiciary Committee struck a blow against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell this week. McConnell is trying to force a five-year extension of the Patriot Act, without any revision of the controversial bulk data collection provision. Show More Summary
When a member of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s security detail left his Glock and magazine stuffed in the toilet seat cover holder of a Capitol Visitor Center bathroom stall, a CVC worker found the gun, according to a source familiar with the Jan. Show More Summary
A member of Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell's security team left a handgun and ammunition clip stuffed in a toilet-seat-cover dispenser in a U.S. Capitol bathroom on Jan. 29, Roll Call reports—and that's only the second-most disturbing...Show More Summary
House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), who, next to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), may have the most disagreeable job in Washington, is more worried than frustrated these days. Talking to a small group of reporters in his Capitol Hill office, he described his recent trip with eight colleagues to the Middle East. “We’re not […]