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McConnell Submits Bill to Keep Harry Reid from Exploiting Israel's Iron Dome in Border Crisis Package

With the immigration issue raging on Capitol Hill, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell made a little-noticed move that could help Republicans stop Democratic Leader Harry Reid from jamming the GOP on immigration with the politics of the Israel-Hamas conflict. Show More Summary

Grimes hits McConnell's 'Not my job' remark in new ad

In a new ad similar in style to her previous ad on Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's support for Rep. Paul Ryan's Medicare budget, Kentucky Secretary of State and Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate Alison Lundergan Grimes is taking...Show More Summary

Pelosi on ‘Not Angry Enough’ Obama: ‘Communication has to be Stepped Up’

5 days agoNews : Mediaite

On MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” Tuesday, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) sat in to discuss the midterm elections and the possibility for Democrats to retain power in the Senate. She was also asked about President Barack Obama‘s handling of foreign events that have eclipsed his domestic agenda over the last week.

Kentucky tea partiers angry at McConnell for supporting Cochran

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell won his primary campaign against tea partier Matt Bevin in May, but even though there wasn't any drama on election day about who would win, Bevin still did manage to pull about one-third of theShow More Summary

Burying the Lede

The Senate is paralyzed, Paul Kane of the Washington Post points out. Why? Personalities: Senators say that they increasingly feel like pawns caught between Majority Leader Harry M. Reid (D-Nev.) and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), whose deep personal and political antagonisms have almost immobilized the Senate. Show More Summary

Centrist Democrats Pull Away from Harry Reid on Border Push

Centrist Democrats are pulling away from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's (D-NV) plans to throw more money at the border without also making policy changes focused on the deportation of illegal minors--especially minors from Central America. Show More Summary

Senate Republicans block legislation to restore birth control coverage guarantee

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell celebrates It was a foregone conclusion that Senate Republicans would filibuster Democratic legislation to undo the damage caused by the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision, and now it's official: Senate...Show More Summary

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid: "The Southern Border Is Secure"

Years from now, we will realize the giant we shared the earth with, if only for a little while. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) on Tuesday asserted the southern border is secure despite the massive surge of illegal minors...

Mitch McConnell: Democrats Want to Give Women ‘Preferential Treatment’

last weekNews : Mediaite

An audio recording from remarks Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) made last week while campaigning at a local company in his home state reveals his feelings about equal pay for women, which has become a major issue for his Democratic opponent Alison Lundergan Grimes. Show More Summary

Mitch McConnell says he's such a huge feminist that he wants women to get paid more than men

Feminists for Mitch McConnell Coalition press conference Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell explains that he's the true champion of working women because he wants to... ...put an end to an outdated law that prevents women from getting...Show More Summary

Mitch McConnell wants his Godwin's Law and to eat it too

Personally, I don't think this statement by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell ranks anywhere near the top of the most outrageous things he's said (emphasis added): "'You know what they have in mind here: global warming,' McConnell...Show More Summary

Hawaii’s drop in tax collections shows economic recovery not complete, Senate leader says

ECONOMIC WOES: Hawaii small businesses still struggling after recession as indicated by drop in general excise tax collections. By Malia Zimmerman | Watchdog.org HONOLULU — Hawaii’s Senate minority leader is telling Gov. Neil Abercrombie to reduce spending, Excise tax revenue in the first quarter of 2014 is down 4.6 percent over last year, and the...

Lundergan Grimes Repeatedly Declines to Offer Position on Border Aid

Alison Lundergan Grimes, the Democrat who is running against Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) for Kentucky's U.S. Senate seat refused to answer a local reporters question about if she supports President Barack Obama's request...Show More Summary

Mitch McConnell Runs Away From Paul Ryan

Three years ago, Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) was a huge cheerleader for the controversial budget plan proposed by Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) that would have partially privatized Medicare and slashed social spending programs. Show More Summary

GOP's McConnell: Obama border spending request a 'blank check'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell blamed Obama administration policies Thursday for the sudden arrival of tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors at the southern border and said the president's emergency spending request amounted to more of the same.

Grimes takes aim at McConnell for supporting Medicare repeal

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is up with her first ad attacking Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in her campaign to unseat the five-term incumbent, and it's a pretty good one: Visually, the ad is simple: It...Show More Summary

The GOP's War on Tea Party May Cost it the Senate

While Republican Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and other top Republicans have bragged about their desire to destroy the so called Tea Party, or their own conservative GOP base, even their own polls are demonstrating how they may have over-reached and may pay the price by failing to capture a Senate majority this year. Show More Summary

Do You Want Pro-Lifers Running the U.S. Senate or Pro-Abortion Harry Reid?

Last week, Kentucky Senator and U.S Senate Minority Leader, Mitch McConnell, addressed the National Right to Life convention. He began by stressing how important this year is for the pro-life cause. He said, “In less than six months, the American people will decide whether Barack Obama spends the last two years of his presidency with […]

Mitch McConnell Promises More Abortion Restrictions If GOP Wins Back Senate

3 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

If Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) wins reelection this fall and Republicans take back the Senate from Democrats, he will likely become Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. The senator reminded potential voters of this fact over the weekend when he spoke at the National Right to Life Convention in Louisville, Kentucky.

Poll: McConnell Over Grimes By 5 in Kentucky

An American Crossroads poll has Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell up by 5 points over Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes in Kentucky. The poll of 800 likely voters was done between June 14 to June 17 by Public Opinion Strategies.Show More Summary

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