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The Latest: Hurricane season to be challenging amid pandemic

- Hurricane season will present challenges amidst the coronavirus pandemic.... - Italy's education minister says students will be back in school in September. [...]

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How a Kentucky farmer running to unseat Mitch McConnell earned Andrew Yang's endorsement

How a Kentucky farmer running to unseat Mitch McConnell earned Andrew Yang's endorsement

"Mitch is the king of the swamp. Mike is a farmer, educator, former small-town newspaper editor, and a former Marine officer. Who would you vote for?" Yang sai [...]

Read full article: How a Kentucky farmer running to unseat ...→

Time to End McConnell's Reign

Kentuckians, like millions of other Americans, need economic opportunity and security, and healthcare they can count on, rather than McConnell's agenda of tax [...]

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New stimulus could come in

New stimulus could come in "next month or so," McConnell says as pressure mounts to restart economy

The Kentucky Republican has said in recent weeks that he is eyeing another stimulus worth around $1 trillion that likely will not include another round of chec [...]

Read full article: New stimulus could come in "next month o...→
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Judicial machine chugs along in Senate amid coronavirus pandemic

Judicial machine chugs along in Senate amid coronavirus pandemic

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's focus on nominees during the coronavirus crisis has rankled his Democratic colleagues.

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GOP Senators mock House Dems for not coming to work amid coronavirus fears

GOP Senators mock House Dems for not coming to work amid coronavirus fears

“The Democratic House of Representatives has essentially put itself on paid leave for months,” McConnell said on the Senate floor Thursday. “At this point, I’m [...]

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McConnell: Dems Trying to 'Incentivize' Unemployment in Latest Coronavirus Relief Bill

McConnell: Dems Trying to 'Incentivize' Unemployment in Latest Coronavirus Relief Bill

Thursday on Fox News Channel's "The Story," Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) rejected congressional Democrats' calls for passage of the HEROES Act [...]

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McConnell says Pelosi 'not in a position to be lecturing us' about what to spend time on after impeachment

McConnell says Pelosi 'not in a position to be lecturing us' about what to spend time on after impeachment

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., fired back at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., on "The Story" Thursday after she criticized Senate Republic [...]

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Pelosi ramps up pressure on McConnell to pass coronavirus legislation

Pelosi ramps up pressure on McConnell to pass coronavirus legislation

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi ramped up the pressure on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to pass another round of coronavirus legislation, arguing that publ [...]

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Cracks emerge in the GOP over coronavirus relief

Cracks emerge in the GOP over coronavirus relief

05/21/2020 08:14 AM EDT... CORONAVIRUS CRACKS -- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell might not feel any pressure to act on another coronavirus relief bill r [...]

Read full article: Cracks emerge in the GOP over coronaviru...→
Mitch McConnell Warns House Dems 'Fishing for Another Impeachment'

Mitch McConnell Warns House Dems 'Fishing for Another Impeachment'

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell criticized House Democrats for "fishing for another impeachment" against President Donald Trump.

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Opinion | Nursing Homes Failed. Congress Shouldn’t Try to Shield Them.

Opinion | Nursing Homes Failed. Congress Shouldn’t Try to Shield Them.

My mother and countless other residents have died. But Mitch McConnell cares only about protecting corporations from lawsuits.

Read full article: Opinion | Nursing Homes Failed. Congress...→
Mitch McConnell signals support for subpoenaing Obama-era officials

Mitch McConnell signals support for subpoenaing Obama-era officials

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Tuesday backed the Republicans’ push to subpoena former Obama administration officials.

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Marco Rubio will lead Senate Intelligence Committee as FBI investigates Richard Burr for insider trading

Marco Rubio will lead Senate Intelligence Committee as FBI investigates Richard Burr for insider trading

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced the leadership change on Monday afternoon, calling Rubio a "natural choice" for the position.

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House majority leader blasts McConnell for holding Senate sessions, ignoring health experts

House majority leader blasts McConnell for holding Senate sessions, ignoring health experts

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer on Tuesday blasted Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for holding regular Senate sessions during the pandemic and defendi [...]

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McConnell: Senate will work on coronavirus relief bill ‘in the next month’

McConnell: Senate will work on coronavirus relief bill ‘in the next month’

A fourth coronavirus stimulus package could pass Congress next month but will be significantly smaller than the historic spending measures seen so far, Senate [...]

Read full article: McConnell: Senate will work on coronavir...→
Will there be a second stimulus for Americans? Everything Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said

Will there be a second stimulus for Americans? Everything Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said it was likely fewer unemployment benefits would be included in a second economic relief package.

Read full article: Will there be a second stimulus for Amer...→
McConnell on Senate 'Obamagate' Inquiry: After Impeachment, Pelosi Is Not in a Position to Lecture Us on 'Appropriate Use of Time'

McConnell on Senate 'Obamagate' Inquiry: After Impeachment, Pelosi Is Not in a Position to Lecture Us on 'Appropriate Use of Time'

Thursday on Fox News Channel's "The Story," Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) responded to criticism from his House of Representatives counterpart [...]

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McConnell slams House for ‘paid leave’ in May

McConnell slams House for ‘paid leave’ in May

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell slammed House Democrats on Thursday for taking “paid leave” during the coronavirus.

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4 Republican senators call for more stimulus payments after McConnell pumps breaks on further relief

4 Republican senators call for more stimulus payments after McConnell pumps breaks on further relief

McConnell recently said the country should "take a pause" on emergency spending bills, adding that the federal government could not "prop the economy up foreve [...]

Read full article: 4 Republican senators call for more stim...→
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McConnell accuses House Dems of playing 'perpetual impeachment' amid coronavirus

McConnell accuses House Dems of playing 'perpetual impeachment' amid coronavirus

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday accused House Democrats of playing “perpetual impeachment,” while claiming the GOP-led Senate is working to [...]

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McConnell endorses Senate Republican investigation of Mueller probe

McConnell endorses Senate Republican investigation of Mueller probe

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell gave a full-throated endorsement of an aggressive Senate Republican investigation of the Mueller probe.

Read full article: McConnell endorses Senate Republican inv...→
McConnell in new ad hits opponent Amy McGrath for supporting Trump impeachment, calls her ‘extreme’

McConnell in new ad hits opponent Amy McGrath for supporting Trump impeachment, calls her ‘extreme’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's reelection team launched an advertising campaign on Monday slamming his Democratic challenger Amy McGrath as an “extre [...]

Read full article: McConnell in new ad hits opponent Amy Mc...→
Sen. Rubio Chosen as Acting Intelligence Committee Chairman

Sen. Rubio Chosen as Acting Intelligence Committee Chairman

Sen. Marco Rubio will serve as acting chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Monday, after Ric [...]

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Dem Rep. Ryan to McConnell on Coronavirus Stimulus Bill: 'Take Out What You Don't Like and Send It Back'

Dem Rep. Ryan to McConnell on Coronavirus Stimulus Bill: 'Take Out What You Don't Like and Send It Back'

Representative Tim Ryan (D-OH) on Monday's "Mornings with Maria" discussed the House last week passing the additional $3 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill, wh [...]

Read full article: Dem Rep. Ryan to McConnell on Coronaviru...→
‘No stigma attached’: Mitch McConnell preaches need to wear a mask

‘No stigma attached’: Mitch McConnell preaches need to wear a mask

Mitch McConnell preaches need to wear a mask in publicWading into a politically charged issue, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday preached the [...]

Read full article: ‘No stigma attached’: Mitch McConnell pr...→
Twitter's Site Integrity Chief Called McConnell a 'Bag of Farts'

Twitter's Site Integrity Chief Called McConnell a 'Bag of Farts'

The Twitter employee who heads the company's site integrity team once called Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell "a bag of farts," said President Donald Tru [...]

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Sen. McConnell: Senate 'Likely' to Pass Another Virus Stimulus Bill

Sen. McConnell: Senate 'Likely' to Pass Another Virus Stimulus Bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said Tuesday expect to see the Senate working toward passing another coronavirus stimulus bill.

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Congress Weighs Choice: 'Go Big' on Virus Aid or Hit 'Pause'

Congress Weighs Choice: 'Go Big' on Virus Aid or Hit 'Pause'

Congress is at a crossroads in the coronavirus crisis, wrestling over whether to "go big," as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wants for the next relief bill, or hit [...]

Read full article: Congress Weighs Choice: 'Go Big' on Viru...→

Biden aims to move left without abandoning centrist roots

Joe Biden worked out deals with Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell. He defended Vice President Mike Pence as a “decent guy” and eulogized Arizona Republi [...]

Read full article: Biden aims to move left without abandoni...→
The battle lines as Congress moves to another round of coronavirus relief

The battle lines as Congress moves to another round of coronavirus relief

Mitch McConnell is demanding liability protections for employers and a cut to jobless benefits. Democrats have passed the HEROES Act and want a GOP counteroffe [...]

Read full article: The battle lines as Congress moves to an...→
McConnell says Senate 'not quite ready' to craft new stimulus: 'It won't be a $3 trillion left-wing wish list'

McConnell says Senate 'not quite ready' to craft new stimulus: 'It won't be a $3 trillion left-wing wish list'

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., told "The Story with Martha MacCallum" Thursday that the Senate is "not quite ready to intelligently" lay out th [...]

Read full article: McConnell says Senate 'not quite ready' ...→
‘Delibertately misleading’: Pelosi fires back at McConnell criticism of House proxy voting

‘Delibertately misleading’: Pelosi fires back at McConnell criticism of House proxy voting

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi pushed back against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s criticism Thursday of the new proxy voting procedures in the House.

Read full article: ‘Delibertately misleading’: Pelosi fires...→
Several GOP senators press for more stimulus payments during coronavirus crisis

Several GOP senators press for more stimulus payments during coronavirus crisis

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has sought to hit pause on the government’s massive spending for coronavirus-related relief packages, but several of his [...]

Read full article: Several GOP senators press for more stim...→
Oversight of $500 billion in coronavirus aid is at risk as Pelosi and McConnell fight over a leader

Oversight of $500 billion in coronavirus aid is at risk as Pelosi and McConnell fight over a leader

The lack of a bipartisan deal between the political adversaries over who should lead a panel to oversee pandemic relief has the potential to delay and even ham [...]

Read full article: Oversight of $500 billion in coronavirus...→
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McConnell defends Trump move to can State Department IG: 'Certainly within his authority'

McConnell defends Trump move to can State Department IG: 'Certainly within his authority'

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., on Tuesday defended President Trump's move to fire the State Department inspector general (IG), as Democrats and [...]

Read full article: McConnell defends Trump move to can Stat...→
McConnell challenges judge’s handling of Flynn case

McConnell challenges judge’s handling of Flynn case

The Senate leader's broadside accuses Judge Sullivan of ‘browsing’ for parties to oppose dismissals of charges against the former Trump adviser.

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Dems shift coronavirus attacks on Republicans to 'real graveyard'

Dems shift coronavirus attacks on Republicans to 'real graveyard'

Democrats are frustrated that Mitch McConnell isn't feeling “urgency” in pushing immediately the next tranche of aid.

Read full article: Dems shift coronavirus attacks on Republ...→
Marco Rubio to serve as acting chair of Senate Intelligence Committee

Marco Rubio to serve as acting chair of Senate Intelligence Committee

Sen. Marco Rubio, Florida Republican, will be the next acting chair of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell anno [...]

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GOP governors blast McConnell challenger for using their image in campaign ad

GOP governors blast McConnell challenger for using their image in campaign ad

Two Republican governors are slamming Amy McGrath—the Kentucky Democrat looking to take on Mitch McConnell in November—for using their images in a campaign ad [...]

Read full article: GOP governors blast McConnell challenger...→

The Latest: Hurricane season to be challenging amid pandemic

- Hurricane season will present challenges amidst the coronavirus pandemic.... - Italy's education minister says students will be back in school in September. [...]

Read full article: The Latest: Hurricane season to be chall...→
‘No stigma attached’: Mitch McConnell preaches need to wear a mask

‘No stigma attached’: Mitch McConnell preaches need to wear a mask

Mitch McConnell preaches need to wear a mask in publicWading into a politically charged issue, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday preached the [...]

Read full article: ‘No stigma attached’: Mitch McConnell pr...→

Time to End McConnell's Reign

Kentuckians, like millions of other Americans, need economic opportunity and security, and healthcare they can count on, rather than McConnell's agenda of tax [...]

Read full article: Time to End McConnell's Reign ...→
  • #McConnell
Sen. McConnell: Senate 'Likely' to Pass Another Virus Stimulus Bill

Sen. McConnell: Senate 'Likely' to Pass Another Virus Stimulus Bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said Tuesday expect to see the Senate working toward passing another coronavirus stimulus bill.

Read full article: Sen. McConnell: Senate 'Likely' to Pass ...→
McConnell: Senate will work on coronavirus relief bill ‘in the next month’

McConnell: Senate will work on coronavirus relief bill ‘in the next month’

A fourth coronavirus stimulus package could pass Congress next month but will be significantly smaller than the historic spending measures seen so far, Senate [...]

Read full article: McConnell: Senate will work on coronavir...→
Judicial machine chugs along in Senate amid coronavirus pandemic

Judicial machine chugs along in Senate amid coronavirus pandemic

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's focus on nominees during the coronavirus crisis has rankled his Democratic colleagues.

Read full article: Judicial machine chugs along in Senate a...→

Biden aims to move left without abandoning centrist roots

Joe Biden worked out deals with Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell. He defended Vice President Mike Pence as a “decent guy” and eulogized Arizona Republi [...]

Read full article: Biden aims to move left without abandoni...→
Will there be a second stimulus for Americans? Everything Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said

Will there be a second stimulus for Americans? Everything Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said it was likely fewer unemployment benefits would be included in a second economic relief package.

Read full article: Will there be a second stimulus for Amer...→
McConnell: Dems Trying to 'Incentivize' Unemployment in Latest Coronavirus Relief Bill

McConnell: Dems Trying to 'Incentivize' Unemployment in Latest Coronavirus Relief Bill

Thursday on Fox News Channel's "The Story," Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) rejected congressional Democrats' calls for passage of the HEROES Act [...]

Read full article: McConnell: Dems Trying to 'Incentivize' ...→
McConnell says Senate 'not quite ready' to craft new stimulus: 'It won't be a $3 trillion left-wing wish list'

McConnell says Senate 'not quite ready' to craft new stimulus: 'It won't be a $3 trillion left-wing wish list'

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., told "The Story with Martha MacCallum" Thursday that the Senate is "not quite ready to intelligently" lay out th [...]

Read full article: McConnell says Senate 'not quite ready' ...→
Pelosi ramps up pressure on McConnell to pass coronavirus legislation

Pelosi ramps up pressure on McConnell to pass coronavirus legislation

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi ramped up the pressure on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to pass another round of coronavirus legislation, arguing that publ [...]

Read full article: Pelosi ramps up pressure on McConnell to...→
Several GOP senators press for more stimulus payments during coronavirus crisis

Several GOP senators press for more stimulus payments during coronavirus crisis

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has sought to hit pause on the government’s massive spending for coronavirus-related relief packages, but several of his [...]

Read full article: Several GOP senators press for more stim...→
4 Republican senators call for more stimulus payments after McConnell pumps breaks on further relief

4 Republican senators call for more stimulus payments after McConnell pumps breaks on further relief

McConnell recently said the country should "take a pause" on emergency spending bills, adding that the federal government could not "prop the economy up foreve [...]

Read full article: 4 Republican senators call for more stim...→
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Mitch McConnell Warns House Dems 'Fishing for Another Impeachment'

Mitch McConnell Warns House Dems 'Fishing for Another Impeachment'

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell criticized House Democrats for "fishing for another impeachment" against President Donald Trump.

Read full article: Mitch McConnell Warns House Dems 'Fishin...→
McConnell defends Trump move to can State Department IG: 'Certainly within his authority'

McConnell defends Trump move to can State Department IG: 'Certainly within his authority'

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., on Tuesday defended President Trump's move to fire the State Department inspector general (IG), as Democrats and [...]

Read full article: McConnell defends Trump move to can Stat...→
McConnell endorses Senate Republican investigation of Mueller probe

McConnell endorses Senate Republican investigation of Mueller probe

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell gave a full-throated endorsement of an aggressive Senate Republican investigation of the Mueller probe.

Read full article: McConnell endorses Senate Republican inv...→
Mitch McConnell signals support for subpoenaing Obama-era officials

Mitch McConnell signals support for subpoenaing Obama-era officials

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Tuesday backed the Republicans’ push to subpoena former Obama administration officials.

Read full article: Mitch McConnell signals support for subp...→
Dems shift coronavirus attacks on Republicans to 'real graveyard'

Dems shift coronavirus attacks on Republicans to 'real graveyard'

Democrats are frustrated that Mitch McConnell isn't feeling “urgency” in pushing immediately the next tranche of aid.

Read full article: Dems shift coronavirus attacks on Republ...→
Sen. Rubio Chosen as Acting Intelligence Committee Chairman

Sen. Rubio Chosen as Acting Intelligence Committee Chairman

Sen. Marco Rubio will serve as acting chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Monday, after Ric [...]

Read full article: Sen. Rubio Chosen as Acting Intelligence...→
GOP governors blast McConnell challenger for using their image in campaign ad

GOP governors blast McConnell challenger for using their image in campaign ad

Two Republican governors are slamming Amy McGrath—the Kentucky Democrat looking to take on Mitch McConnell in November—for using their images in a campaign ad [...]

Read full article: GOP governors blast McConnell challenger...→
How a Kentucky farmer running to unseat Mitch McConnell earned Andrew Yang's endorsement

How a Kentucky farmer running to unseat Mitch McConnell earned Andrew Yang's endorsement

"Mitch is the king of the swamp. Mike is a farmer, educator, former small-town newspaper editor, and a former Marine officer. Who would you vote for?" Yang sai [...]

Read full article: How a Kentucky farmer running to unseat ...→
Twitter's Site Integrity Chief Called McConnell a 'Bag of Farts'

Twitter's Site Integrity Chief Called McConnell a 'Bag of Farts'

The Twitter employee who heads the company's site integrity team once called Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell "a bag of farts," said President Donald Tru [...]

Read full article: Twitter's Site Integrity Chief Called Mc...→
House majority leader blasts McConnell for holding Senate sessions, ignoring health experts

House majority leader blasts McConnell for holding Senate sessions, ignoring health experts

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer on Tuesday blasted Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for holding regular Senate sessions during the pandemic and defendi [...]

Read full article: House majority leader blasts McConnell f...→
New stimulus could come in

New stimulus could come in "next month or so," McConnell says as pressure mounts to restart economy

The Kentucky Republican has said in recent weeks that he is eyeing another stimulus worth around $1 trillion that likely will not include another round of chec [...]

Read full article: New stimulus could come in "next month o...→
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Congress Weighs Choice: 'Go Big' on Virus Aid or Hit 'Pause'

Congress Weighs Choice: 'Go Big' on Virus Aid or Hit 'Pause'

Congress is at a crossroads in the coronavirus crisis, wrestling over whether to "go big," as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wants for the next relief bill, or hit [...]

Read full article: Congress Weighs Choice: 'Go Big' on Viru...→
GOP Senators mock House Dems for not coming to work amid coronavirus fears

GOP Senators mock House Dems for not coming to work amid coronavirus fears

“The Democratic House of Representatives has essentially put itself on paid leave for months,” McConnell said on the Senate floor Thursday. “At this point, I’m [...]

Read full article: GOP Senators mock House Dems for not com...→
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The battle lines as Congress moves to another round of coronavirus relief

The battle lines as Congress moves to another round of coronavirus relief

Mitch McConnell is demanding liability protections for employers and a cut to jobless benefits. Democrats have passed the HEROES Act and want a GOP counteroffe [...]

Read full article: The battle lines as Congress moves to an...→
McConnell on Senate 'Obamagate' Inquiry: After Impeachment, Pelosi Is Not in a Position to Lecture Us on 'Appropriate Use of Time'

McConnell on Senate 'Obamagate' Inquiry: After Impeachment, Pelosi Is Not in a Position to Lecture Us on 'Appropriate Use of Time'

Thursday on Fox News Channel's "The Story," Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) responded to criticism from his House of Representatives counterpart [...]

Read full article: McConnell on Senate 'Obamagate' Inquiry:...→
McConnell says Pelosi 'not in a position to be lecturing us' about what to spend time on after impeachment

McConnell says Pelosi 'not in a position to be lecturing us' about what to spend time on after impeachment

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., fired back at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., on "The Story" Thursday after she criticized Senate Republic [...]

Read full article: McConnell says Pelosi 'not in a position...→
‘Delibertately misleading’: Pelosi fires back at McConnell criticism of House proxy voting

‘Delibertately misleading’: Pelosi fires back at McConnell criticism of House proxy voting

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi pushed back against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s criticism Thursday of the new proxy voting procedures in the House.

Read full article: ‘Delibertately misleading’: Pelosi fires...→
McConnell slams House for ‘paid leave’ in May

McConnell slams House for ‘paid leave’ in May

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell slammed House Democrats on Thursday for taking “paid leave” during the coronavirus.

Read full article: McConnell slams House for ‘paid leave’ i...→
Cracks emerge in the GOP over coronavirus relief

Cracks emerge in the GOP over coronavirus relief

05/21/2020 08:14 AM EDT... CORONAVIRUS CRACKS -- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell might not feel any pressure to act on another coronavirus relief bill r [...]

Read full article: Cracks emerge in the GOP over coronaviru...→
Oversight of $500 billion in coronavirus aid is at risk as Pelosi and McConnell fight over a leader

Oversight of $500 billion in coronavirus aid is at risk as Pelosi and McConnell fight over a leader

The lack of a bipartisan deal between the political adversaries over who should lead a panel to oversee pandemic relief has the potential to delay and even ham [...]

Read full article: Oversight of $500 billion in coronavirus...→
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McConnell accuses House Dems of playing 'perpetual impeachment' amid coronavirus

McConnell accuses House Dems of playing 'perpetual impeachment' amid coronavirus

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday accused House Democrats of playing “perpetual impeachment,” while claiming the GOP-led Senate is working to [...]

Read full article: McConnell accuses House Dems of playing ...→
Opinion | Nursing Homes Failed. Congress Shouldn’t Try to Shield Them.

Opinion | Nursing Homes Failed. Congress Shouldn’t Try to Shield Them.

My mother and countless other residents have died. But Mitch McConnell cares only about protecting corporations from lawsuits.

Read full article: Opinion | Nursing Homes Failed. Congress...→
McConnell challenges judge’s handling of Flynn case

McConnell challenges judge’s handling of Flynn case

The Senate leader's broadside accuses Judge Sullivan of ‘browsing’ for parties to oppose dismissals of charges against the former Trump adviser.

Read full article: McConnell challenges judge’s handling of...→
McConnell in new ad hits opponent Amy McGrath for supporting Trump impeachment, calls her ‘extreme’

McConnell in new ad hits opponent Amy McGrath for supporting Trump impeachment, calls her ‘extreme’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's reelection team launched an advertising campaign on Monday slamming his Democratic challenger Amy McGrath as an “extre [...]

Read full article: McConnell in new ad hits opponent Amy Mc...→
Marco Rubio will lead Senate Intelligence Committee as FBI investigates Richard Burr for insider trading

Marco Rubio will lead Senate Intelligence Committee as FBI investigates Richard Burr for insider trading

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced the leadership change on Monday afternoon, calling Rubio a "natural choice" for the position.

Read full article: Marco Rubio will lead Senate Intelligenc...→
Marco Rubio to serve as acting chair of Senate Intelligence Committee

Marco Rubio to serve as acting chair of Senate Intelligence Committee

Sen. Marco Rubio, Florida Republican, will be the next acting chair of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell anno [...]

Read full article: Marco Rubio to serve as acting chair of ...→
Dem Rep. Ryan to McConnell on Coronavirus Stimulus Bill: 'Take Out What You Don't Like and Send It Back'

Dem Rep. Ryan to McConnell on Coronavirus Stimulus Bill: 'Take Out What You Don't Like and Send It Back'

Representative Tim Ryan (D-OH) on Monday's "Mornings with Maria" discussed the House last week passing the additional $3 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill, wh [...]

Read full article: Dem Rep. Ryan to McConnell on Coronaviru...→

The Latest: Hurricane season to be challenging amid pandemic

- Hurricane season will present challenges amidst the coronavirus pandemic.... - Italy's education minister says students will be back in school in September. [...]

Read full article: The Latest: Hurricane season to be chall...→
‘No stigma attached’: Mitch McConnell preaches need to wear a mask

‘No stigma attached’: Mitch McConnell preaches need to wear a mask

Mitch McConnell preaches need to wear a mask in publicWading into a politically charged issue, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday preached the [...]

Read full article: ‘No stigma attached’: Mitch McConnell pr...→
How a Kentucky farmer running to unseat Mitch McConnell earned Andrew Yang's endorsement

How a Kentucky farmer running to unseat Mitch McConnell earned Andrew Yang's endorsement

"Mitch is the king of the swamp. Mike is a farmer, educator, former small-town newspaper editor, and a former Marine officer. Who would you vote for?" Yang sai [...]

Read full article: How a Kentucky farmer running to unseat ...→
Twitter's Site Integrity Chief Called McConnell a 'Bag of Farts'

Twitter's Site Integrity Chief Called McConnell a 'Bag of Farts'

The Twitter employee who heads the company's site integrity team once called Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell "a bag of farts," said President Donald Tru [...]

Read full article: Twitter's Site Integrity Chief Called Mc...→

Time to End McConnell's Reign

Kentuckians, like millions of other Americans, need economic opportunity and security, and healthcare they can count on, rather than McConnell's agenda of tax [...]

Read full article: Time to End McConnell's Reign ...→
  • #McConnell
House majority leader blasts McConnell for holding Senate sessions, ignoring health experts

House majority leader blasts McConnell for holding Senate sessions, ignoring health experts

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer on Tuesday blasted Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for holding regular Senate sessions during the pandemic and defendi [...]

Read full article: House majority leader blasts McConnell f...→
Sen. McConnell: Senate 'Likely' to Pass Another Virus Stimulus Bill

Sen. McConnell: Senate 'Likely' to Pass Another Virus Stimulus Bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said Tuesday expect to see the Senate working toward passing another coronavirus stimulus bill.

Read full article: Sen. McConnell: Senate 'Likely' to Pass ...→
New stimulus could come in

New stimulus could come in "next month or so," McConnell says as pressure mounts to restart economy

The Kentucky Republican has said in recent weeks that he is eyeing another stimulus worth around $1 trillion that likely will not include another round of chec [...]

Read full article: New stimulus could come in "next month o...→
  • #McConnell
McConnell: Senate will work on coronavirus relief bill ‘in the next month’

McConnell: Senate will work on coronavirus relief bill ‘in the next month’

A fourth coronavirus stimulus package could pass Congress next month but will be significantly smaller than the historic spending measures seen so far, Senate [...]

Read full article: McConnell: Senate will work on coronavir...→
Congress Weighs Choice: 'Go Big' on Virus Aid or Hit 'Pause'

Congress Weighs Choice: 'Go Big' on Virus Aid or Hit 'Pause'

Congress is at a crossroads in the coronavirus crisis, wrestling over whether to "go big," as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wants for the next relief bill, or hit [...]

Read full article: Congress Weighs Choice: 'Go Big' on Viru...→
Judicial machine chugs along in Senate amid coronavirus pandemic

Judicial machine chugs along in Senate amid coronavirus pandemic

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's focus on nominees during the coronavirus crisis has rankled his Democratic colleagues.

Read full article: Judicial machine chugs along in Senate a...→

Biden aims to move left without abandoning centrist roots

Joe Biden worked out deals with Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell. He defended Vice President Mike Pence as a “decent guy” and eulogized Arizona Republi [...]

Read full article: Biden aims to move left without abandoni...→
GOP Senators mock House Dems for not coming to work amid coronavirus fears

GOP Senators mock House Dems for not coming to work amid coronavirus fears

“The Democratic House of Representatives has essentially put itself on paid leave for months,” McConnell said on the Senate floor Thursday. “At this point, I’m [...]

Read full article: GOP Senators mock House Dems for not com...→
  • #McConnell
Will there be a second stimulus for Americans? Everything Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said

Will there be a second stimulus for Americans? Everything Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said it was likely fewer unemployment benefits would be included in a second economic relief package.

Read full article: Will there be a second stimulus for Amer...→
The battle lines as Congress moves to another round of coronavirus relief

The battle lines as Congress moves to another round of coronavirus relief

Mitch McConnell is demanding liability protections for employers and a cut to jobless benefits. Democrats have passed the HEROES Act and want a GOP counteroffe [...]

Read full article: The battle lines as Congress moves to an...→
McConnell: Dems Trying to 'Incentivize' Unemployment in Latest Coronavirus Relief Bill

McConnell: Dems Trying to 'Incentivize' Unemployment in Latest Coronavirus Relief Bill

Thursday on Fox News Channel's "The Story," Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) rejected congressional Democrats' calls for passage of the HEROES Act [...]

Read full article: McConnell: Dems Trying to 'Incentivize' ...→
McConnell on Senate 'Obamagate' Inquiry: After Impeachment, Pelosi Is Not in a Position to Lecture Us on 'Appropriate Use of Time'

McConnell on Senate 'Obamagate' Inquiry: After Impeachment, Pelosi Is Not in a Position to Lecture Us on 'Appropriate Use of Time'

Thursday on Fox News Channel's "The Story," Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) responded to criticism from his House of Representatives counterpart [...]

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McConnell says Senate 'not quite ready' to craft new stimulus: 'It won't be a $3 trillion left-wing wish list'

McConnell says Senate 'not quite ready' to craft new stimulus: 'It won't be a $3 trillion left-wing wish list'

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., told "The Story with Martha MacCallum" Thursday that the Senate is "not quite ready to intelligently" lay out th [...]

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McConnell says Pelosi 'not in a position to be lecturing us' about what to spend time on after impeachment

McConnell says Pelosi 'not in a position to be lecturing us' about what to spend time on after impeachment

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., fired back at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., on "The Story" Thursday after she criticized Senate Republic [...]

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‘Delibertately misleading’: Pelosi fires back at McConnell criticism of House proxy voting

‘Delibertately misleading’: Pelosi fires back at McConnell criticism of House proxy voting

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi pushed back against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s criticism Thursday of the new proxy voting procedures in the House.

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Pelosi ramps up pressure on McConnell to pass coronavirus legislation

Pelosi ramps up pressure on McConnell to pass coronavirus legislation

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi ramped up the pressure on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to pass another round of coronavirus legislation, arguing that publ [...]

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McConnell slams House for ‘paid leave’ in May

McConnell slams House for ‘paid leave’ in May

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell slammed House Democrats on Thursday for taking “paid leave” during the coronavirus.

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Several GOP senators press for more stimulus payments during coronavirus crisis

Several GOP senators press for more stimulus payments during coronavirus crisis

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has sought to hit pause on the government’s massive spending for coronavirus-related relief packages, but several of his [...]

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Cracks emerge in the GOP over coronavirus relief

Cracks emerge in the GOP over coronavirus relief

05/21/2020 08:14 AM EDT... CORONAVIRUS CRACKS -- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell might not feel any pressure to act on another coronavirus relief bill r [...]

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4 Republican senators call for more stimulus payments after McConnell pumps breaks on further relief

4 Republican senators call for more stimulus payments after McConnell pumps breaks on further relief

McConnell recently said the country should "take a pause" on emergency spending bills, adding that the federal government could not "prop the economy up foreve [...]

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Oversight of $500 billion in coronavirus aid is at risk as Pelosi and McConnell fight over a leader

Oversight of $500 billion in coronavirus aid is at risk as Pelosi and McConnell fight over a leader

The lack of a bipartisan deal between the political adversaries over who should lead a panel to oversee pandemic relief has the potential to delay and even ham [...]

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Mitch McConnell Warns House Dems 'Fishing for Another Impeachment'

Mitch McConnell Warns House Dems 'Fishing for Another Impeachment'

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell criticized House Democrats for "fishing for another impeachment" against President Donald Trump.

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McConnell accuses House Dems of playing 'perpetual impeachment' amid coronavirus

McConnell accuses House Dems of playing 'perpetual impeachment' amid coronavirus

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday accused House Democrats of playing “perpetual impeachment,” while claiming the GOP-led Senate is working to [...]

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McConnell defends Trump move to can State Department IG: 'Certainly within his authority'

McConnell defends Trump move to can State Department IG: 'Certainly within his authority'

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., on Tuesday defended President Trump's move to fire the State Department inspector general (IG), as Democrats and [...]

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Opinion | Nursing Homes Failed. Congress Shouldn’t Try to Shield Them.

Opinion | Nursing Homes Failed. Congress Shouldn’t Try to Shield Them.

My mother and countless other residents have died. But Mitch McConnell cares only about protecting corporations from lawsuits.

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McConnell endorses Senate Republican investigation of Mueller probe

McConnell endorses Senate Republican investigation of Mueller probe

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell gave a full-throated endorsement of an aggressive Senate Republican investigation of the Mueller probe.

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McConnell challenges judge’s handling of Flynn case

McConnell challenges judge’s handling of Flynn case

The Senate leader's broadside accuses Judge Sullivan of ‘browsing’ for parties to oppose dismissals of charges against the former Trump adviser.

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Mitch McConnell signals support for subpoenaing Obama-era officials

Mitch McConnell signals support for subpoenaing Obama-era officials

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Tuesday backed the Republicans’ push to subpoena former Obama administration officials.

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McConnell in new ad hits opponent Amy McGrath for supporting Trump impeachment, calls her ‘extreme’

McConnell in new ad hits opponent Amy McGrath for supporting Trump impeachment, calls her ‘extreme’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's reelection team launched an advertising campaign on Monday slamming his Democratic challenger Amy McGrath as an “extre [...]

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Dems shift coronavirus attacks on Republicans to 'real graveyard'

Dems shift coronavirus attacks on Republicans to 'real graveyard'

Democrats are frustrated that Mitch McConnell isn't feeling “urgency” in pushing immediately the next tranche of aid.

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Marco Rubio will lead Senate Intelligence Committee as FBI investigates Richard Burr for insider trading

Marco Rubio will lead Senate Intelligence Committee as FBI investigates Richard Burr for insider trading

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced the leadership change on Monday afternoon, calling Rubio a "natural choice" for the position.

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Sen. Rubio Chosen as Acting Intelligence Committee Chairman

Sen. Rubio Chosen as Acting Intelligence Committee Chairman

Sen. Marco Rubio will serve as acting chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Monday, after Ric [...]

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Marco Rubio to serve as acting chair of Senate Intelligence Committee

Marco Rubio to serve as acting chair of Senate Intelligence Committee

Sen. Marco Rubio, Florida Republican, will be the next acting chair of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell anno [...]

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Dem Rep. Ryan to McConnell on Coronavirus Stimulus Bill: 'Take Out What You Don't Like and Send It Back'

Dem Rep. Ryan to McConnell on Coronavirus Stimulus Bill: 'Take Out What You Don't Like and Send It Back'

Representative Tim Ryan (D-OH) on Monday's "Mornings with Maria" discussed the House last week passing the additional $3 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill, wh [...]

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GOP governors blast McConnell challenger for using their image in campaign ad

GOP governors blast McConnell challenger for using their image in campaign ad

Two Republican governors are slamming Amy McGrath—the Kentucky Democrat looking to take on Mitch McConnell in November—for using their images in a campaign ad [...]

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