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GOP Reaction to President’s Immigration Policy: ‘Life Imitating Satire’?

On Thursday, New York Times best-selling author, Andy Borowitz, wrote: In a sharp Republican rebuke to President Obama’s proposed actions on immigration, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell accused the President…of “flagrantly treating...Show More Summary

McConnell Makes Final Plea to Obama on Immigration

Mitch McConnell, the Senate minority leader and incoming majority leader, accused the president of prioritizing politics and his own legacy over good policy.

Minority Leader Endorses Sen. Shafer For President Pro-Tem

In a show of bipartisanship, Senate Minority Leader Steve Henson (D-Tucker) has endorsed Senator David Shafer (R-Duluth) for re-election as President Pro-Tempore of the Georgia State Senate. Sen. Henson is quoted in a press release sent out shortly after Sen. Show More Summary

VT Lawmaker: Cancel Gruber's Contract

Vermont State Senate Minority Leader Joe Benning (R) called for the state to terminate its contract with Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber on Tuesday's "On the Record" on the Fox News Channel. "We actually have a saying here in Vermont...Show More Summary

Heitkamp Votes Against Reid As Minority Leader

In what was apparently a heated closed-door caucus meeting Senator Harry Reid was re-elected to his leadership post for the incoming Demcorat minority in the Senate. But one person who didn’t support keeping Reid at the head of her caucus was Senator Heidi Heitkamp. “This was a change election,” Heitkamp told the New York Times....

Multiple Senate Democrats vote against Harry Reid for Minority Leader

Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) was re-elected on Thursday to lead his party, as his job title itself is set to change from Majority Leader down to Minority Leader in the wake of last week's election defeats. But as it's also turning out, Roll...Show More Summary

Durbin keeps No. 2 job among Senate Democrats

Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois kept the No. 2 job in the Senate Democratic leadership Thursday and will be the assistant minority leader next year.

Mitch McConnell, Harry Reid elected as Senate majority and minority leaders

Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) have officially been elected to become the Senate's majority and minor leaders, respectively. The wins were expected, as neither Senator faced any challengers — though Reid did face dissent from Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.), who said that though her effort might be futile, she would not vote for him. More

No surprises: Senate Republicans select Mitch McConnell for majority leader

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Senate Republicans on Thursday unanimously chose current Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky as their majority leader for the next congressional session, according to a senior Republican aide. The session begins in January, when Republicans gain political control of the Senate following...

Elizabeth Warren Could Become A Lot More Powerful Today

Rumours are circling that Wall Street's least favorite politician could get a promotion today, says Politico's. Senate minority leader Harry Reid (NV) is in private talks with Elizabeth Warren ahead of closed-door leadership elections set for this afternoon. Show More Summary

Nancy Pelosi Blames Democrat Voters For Election Loss

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is putting the blame on voters for the Democrats’ loss of the Senate this past Tuesday. According to a report from the Hill, Nancy Pelosi acknowledged that the party has had a “terrible year,” but the main problem was that people didn’t show up to the polls. Show More Summary

Fear of Barack Planet

The Fallout of The 2014 Mid-Term Elections Poor old Mitch McConnell. He's so happy, for now. The Republican Party takes control of the U.S. Senate. Thus, as minority leader, he suddenly becomes majority leader. Just like that. Presto. Show More Summary

Boehner, McConnell Mislead on Health Reform's Employer Mandate

House Speaker Boehner and Senate Minority Leader McConnell called this week for a major change in health reform's requirement that larger employers offer health coverage to employees who work 30 or more hours a week or face a penalty. ...Show More Summary

Boehner, McConnell Mislead on Health Reform's Employer Mandate

House Speaker Boehner and Senate Minority Leader McConnell called this week for a major change in health reform's requirement that larger employers offer health coverage to employees who work 30 or more hours a week or face a penalty. ...Show More Summary

Can Harry Reid tame battle instincts as Senate minority leader?

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is not one to run from a fight.

John Boehner warns Obama not to thumb his nose at Congress

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Thursday picked up the same line used one day prior by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), warning President Obama to not "poison the well" by spurning Congress and acting unilaterally. Show More Summary

Senator? You can have my answer now, if you like. My final offer is this: nothing.

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell had a plan. It didn't work so well at first, but he stuck with it and eventually it got him what he wanted. The plan was to ensure that Obama's vision for improving Washington and our Federal government would fail. Show More Summary

GOP Re-Pledges To Repeal Obamacare — Can It Be Done?

As the Republican party is poised to take control of both the House and the Senate after Tuesday’s election sweep, House Speaker John Boehner (R – Ohio) and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R – KY), who is presumed to become the Senate Majority Leader, wrote an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal. Show More Summary

Mitch McConnell has tried to thwart Obama's presidency. Will Obama return the favor?

Hope and change has returned to Washington. All of a sudden, Republicans are optimistic about bipartisan compromise. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) — soon to be the majority leader — is eager to legislate, to get stuff done with the Democratic president. Show More Summary

Ending Washington gridlock largely in Mitch McConnell's hands now

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Mitch McConnell built his ascent to Senate majority leader on voter anger over Washington gridlock that he helped foster while in the Republican minority against President Obama.

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