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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

last weekNews : 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

Warren Brings Populism Down South. Is Hillary Paying Attention?

Well, now, this is interesting.  Elizabeth Warren went to Kentucky to campaign for Allison Lundergan Grimes, the Democratic Secretary of State who's looking to unseat Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. The Louisville Courier-Journal...Show More Summary

Warren Takes Populist Campaign to Kentucky

Sen. Elizabeth Warren was in full campaign mode Sunday, thrusting her fists in the air and delivering folksy aphorisms with a slight twang as she relentlessly attacked Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell. "I'm a little surprised to...Show More Summary

How Mitch McConnell Crushed Barack Obama At The Supreme Court

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell began plotting his counter just a few days after President Barack Obama made an end-run around Senate Republicans and unilaterally moved to fill slots on the National Labor Relations Board in January 2012. Show More Summary

MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry: GOP Wants To 'Humble' 'Uppity' Obama

On Friday's broadcast of MSNBC's "Political Nation," host Al Sharpton and fellow MSNBC anchor Melissa Harris-Perry discussed the Republicans opposition to President Barack Obama, in particular rhetoric from Senate Minority Leader Mitch...Show More Summary

McConnell: 'Imperial President Obama' Won't Be Humbled By SCOTUS NLRB Ruling

On Thursday’s broadcast of Hugh Hewitt’s radio show, Senate Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) reacted to the Supreme Court’s 9-0 decision ruling against President Barack Obama’s move to declare the U.S. Senate in recess in order to get his appointees on the National Labor Relations Board. Show More Summary

Mitch McConnell: ‘The Imperial President Obama’ Won’t Let SCOTUS Humble Him

last weekNews : Mediaite

On Hugh Hewitt's radio show today, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell celebrated a Supreme Court victory over recess appointments against "the imperial President Obama," whom McConnell said was taking such "egregious" actions that even the Supreme Court's liberals felt he had to be reined in.

MCCONNELL’S SEAT’S AT RISK

TALK RADIO NEWS SERVICE  WASHINGTON - Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is in a dead heat with his Democratic challenger, Alison Lundergan Grimes in the race for the Kentucky Republican’s Senate seat, according toPublic Policy Polling. Forty-one percent said that they felt strongly they would vote for Grimes while 5 percent said their support for […]

PPP: Grimes up by 2 on McConnell

The topline numbers from PPP's first post-primary poll (pdf) in Kentucky's U.S. Senate race are pretty good for Democratic candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes who hopes to unseat Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell: Grimes leads McConnell...Show More Summary

Bob Beauprez wins Colorado Republican Primary for Governor

Former Rep. Bob Beauprez has won the Colorado Republican Primary for Governor beating Former Rep. Tom Tancredo, Secretary of State Scott Gessler, and former State Senate Minority Leader Mike Kopp. Tancredo called Beauprez to concede the race which showed him trailing by about four points with more than 60 percent of the votes counted. Show More Summary

WATCH LIVE: Ceremony Marks 50th Anniversary of Civil Rights Act

2 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

A bipartisan group of lawmakers including House Speaker John Boehner, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell will come together Tuesday afternoon to a hold ceremony marking the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

RED LINE: Roll Call: White House Threatened Veto of Spending Bill Over McConnell Amendment. Top…

RED LINE: Roll Call: White House Threatened Veto of Spending Bill Over McConnell Amendment. Top senators signaled the White House threatened to veto a Senate spending bill over a possible amendment from Minority Leader Mitch McConnell to block EPA power plant regulations. The amendment, billed by the Kentucky Republican as a fight against the Environmental [...]

Thanks to Obamacare, Kynect cut Kentucky's uninsured rate by half

Lest there be any doubt about why Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is trying to pretend that you can repeal Obamacare without repealing Kynect, the state's popular implementation of Obamacare, check out these new numbers from brainwap,...Show More Summary

GOP Senators Scurry from NRSC HQ After McConnell's 'All In' for Thad Cochran Fundraiser

A dozen or so senior GOP senators gathered with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell at the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) headquarters to raise funds for Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS) on Tuesday evening. Noteably, none...Show More Summary

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