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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.

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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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Elderly Hollywood Celebs Push Vote by Mail for Group Led by Bill Kristol

Elderly Hollywood Celebs Push Vote by Mail for Group Led by Bill Kristol

A group of elderly Hollywood stars, including 98-year-old Carl Reiner, is urging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to support vote by mail, saying that it [...]

Read full article: Elderly Hollywood Celebs Push Vote by Ma...→
McConnell pines for Pompeo as Kansas chaos looms

McConnell pines for Pompeo as Kansas chaos looms

Republicans fear they could lose a critical Senate seat if the secretary of State doesn't run.

Read full article: McConnell pines for Pompeo as Kansas cha...→
Democrats accuse Republicans of 'bad faith' as they invoke national debt to pause pandemic aid

Democrats accuse Republicans of 'bad faith' as they invoke national debt to pause pandemic aid

Mitch McConnell and other GOP leaders are citing the growing debt to oppose relief for state and local governments hammered by the coronavirus.

Read full article: Democrats accuse Republicans of 'bad fai...→
Mitch McConnell says lawmakers must

Mitch McConnell says lawmakers must "take a pause" on coronavirus relief spending

The Senate Majority Leader also said the U.S. needed to "see what's working" and what stimulus measures weren't working.

Read full article: Mitch McConnell says lawmakers must "tak...→
Mitch McConnell: Obama Should Have 'Kept His Mouth Shut' About Virus Response

Mitch McConnell: Obama Should Have 'Kept His Mouth Shut' About Virus Response

Mitch McConnell said Obama should have "kept his mouth shut" regarding the Trump administration's handling of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Mitch McConnell calls Obama

Mitch McConnell calls Obama "classless" for criticizing Trump's handling of coronavirus pandemic

"I think President Obama should've kept his mouth shut," the Senate majority leader said. "I think it's a little bit classless, frankly, to critique an adminis [...]

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Progressive underdogs in race for Mitch McConnell's Senate seat say it's not about winning, it's about

Progressive underdogs in race for Mitch McConnell's Senate seat say it's not about winning, it's about "survival"

"I was thinking maybe we can survive four more years of Donald Trump but we couldn't survive six more years of Mitch McConnell," Senate candidate Mike Broihier [...]

Read full article: Progressive underdogs in race for Mitch ...→
Opinion | Mitch McConnell, Judge Justin Walker and the death of qualifications

Opinion | Mitch McConnell, Judge Justin Walker and the death of qualifications

Judges appointed today will literally be making consequential legal decisions for decades to come. Hopefully lawmakers can, at the very least, agree that exper [...]

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McConnell Pressured to Ramp Up Senate's COVID-19 Testing

McConnell Pressured to Ramp Up Senate's COVID-19 Testing

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is being pressured to have his colleagues in the upper chamber tested for coronavirus, fearing the Capitol could [...]

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Judge asks for probe into whether Mitch McConnell had role in court vacancy

Judge asks for probe into whether Mitch McConnell had role in court vacancy

The chief judge of a key federal appeals court has asked for an investigation into whether Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell schemed to create a vacancy a [...]

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Young McConnell Protégé Faces Scrutiny as He Seeks Powerful Judgeship

Young McConnell Protégé Faces Scrutiny as He Seeks Powerful Judgeship

No stranger to partisan warfare at 37, Judge Justin Walker will go before the Senate Judiciary Committee, which is considering him for a seat on the D.C. Court [...]

Read full article: Young McConnell Protégé Faces Scrutiny a...→
McCarthy says he disagrees with Pelosi, McConnell for rejecting administration’s testing offer

McCarthy says he disagrees with Pelosi, McConnell for rejecting administration’s testing offer

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Monday said he disagrees with Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s decision to decline the T [...]

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Senate returns for first major session since March, under coronavirus cloud

Senate returns for first major session since March, under coronavirus cloud

The U.S. Senate returns in earnest Monday for the first time since March 25, with Majority Leader Mitch McConnell calling lawmakers back to Washington amid enh [...]

Read full article: Senate returns for first major session s...→
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...→
McConnell rips Democrats for proposing marijuana ‘diversity detectives’ in coronavirus relief bill

McConnell rips Democrats for proposing marijuana ‘diversity detectives’ in coronavirus relief bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell slammed Democrats on Thursday for using the latest coronavirus relief package as a vehicle to pass a marijuana bill in l [...]

Read full article: McConnell rips Democrats for proposing m...→

Calls Grow for Probe of Shooting That Left Black Woman Dead

Hundreds of mayors sign letter urging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to call Congress back to Washington for votes on gun safety legislation. NBC’s Cra [...]

Read full article: Calls Grow for Probe of Shooting That Le...→
GOP senators give Democrats' $3T HEROES Act coronavirus relief bill a cold shoulder

GOP senators give Democrats' $3T HEROES Act coronavirus relief bill a cold shoulder

The House is expected to vote on the package as soon as Friday, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said there is no "urgency."

Read full article: GOP senators give Democrats' $3T HEROES ...→
GOP lawmaker calls on Trump admin to provide more funding for states, criticizes McConnell's bankruptcy push

GOP lawmaker calls on Trump admin to provide more funding for states, criticizes McConnell's bankruptcy push

"This is about survival," Republican Congressman Lee Zeldin said. "Some of these local municipalities are run by Republicans."

Read full article: GOP lawmaker calls on Trump admin to pro...→
GOP Senators Tease Bill to Expand Liability Protections for Businesses

GOP Senators Tease Bill to Expand Liability Protections for Businesses

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said he is teaming up with Sen. John Cornyn R-Texas, on legislation that would expand liability protections for [...]

Read full article: GOP Senators Tease Bill to Expand Liabil...→
McConnell blasts Dems for 'jaw-dropping hypocrisy' in response to Biden sex assault allegations

McConnell blasts Dems for 'jaw-dropping hypocrisy' in response to Biden sex assault allegations

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., expressed outrage on "The Daily Briefing" Thursday over what he called "jaw-dropping hypocrisy" by Democrats in [...]

Read full article: McConnell blasts Dems for 'jaw-dropping ...→
Democrats decry hearing for Trump appeals court nominee amid pandemic

Democrats decry hearing for Trump appeals court nominee amid pandemic

Democrats on Wednesday decried a hearing for Justin Walker, a GOP appeals court nominee and protege of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, amid the pandemi [...]

Read full article: Democrats decry hearing for Trump appeal...→
McConnell says Senate GOP won't allow another coronavirus relief bill until they evaluate what's been passed

McConnell says Senate GOP won't allow another coronavirus relief bill until they evaluate what's been passed

"We think we ought to take a pause here, do a good job of evaluating what we've already done," McConnell said Tuesday.

Read full article: McConnell says Senate GOP won't allow an...→
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McConnell, GOP Senators Suggest Holding Off on 5th Virus Relief Bill

McConnell, GOP Senators Suggest Holding Off on 5th Virus Relief Bill

While not ruling out further aid through the raging pandemic, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and three other GOP senators are holding off on a fifth co [...]

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Trump takes swipe after Pelosi, McConnell decline coronavirus testing offer

Trump takes swipe after Pelosi, McConnell decline coronavirus testing offer

President Trump on Monday appeared to take a swipe at congressional leaders on Monday, calling it “interesting” that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majo [...]

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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 [...]

Read full article: McConnell says Pelosi 'not in a position...→
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...→
Kellyanne Conway: Moderate Democrats Won't Vote for $3T Pelosi Bill

Kellyanne Conway: Moderate Democrats Won't Vote for $3T Pelosi Bill

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has a problem not just with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell or the White House, but with moderate Democrats when it comes to [...]

Read full article: Kellyanne Conway: Moderate Democrats Won...→
Burr to temporarily step down as intel panel chairman amid stock investigation

Burr to temporarily step down as intel panel chairman amid stock investigation

"We agreed that this decision would be in the best interests of the committee," McConnell said in a statement.

Read full article: Burr to temporarily step down as intel p...→
Ex-GOP chairman Michael Steele blasts McConnell for remarks on Obama

Ex-GOP chairman Michael Steele blasts McConnell for remarks on Obama

“A grown ass black man who happens to be a former president has agency to speak his mind … ”

Read full article: Ex-GOP chairman Michael Steele blasts Mc...→
Biden blasts McConnell claim about Obama pandemic prep as a 'Bunch of malarkey'

Biden blasts McConnell claim about Obama pandemic prep as a 'Bunch of malarkey'

Former Vice President Joe Biden slammed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. Tuesday, accusing him of spreading "malarkey" about the Obama administrat [...]

Read full article: Biden blasts McConnell claim about Obama...→
'View' co-host accuses McConnell of 'egregious lie' about Obama's pandemic preparedness

'View' co-host accuses McConnell of 'egregious lie' about Obama's pandemic preparedness

"The View" co-host Sunny Hostin offered an impassioned defense of former President Barack Obama Tuesday after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., in [...]

Read full article: 'View' co-host accuses McConnell of 'egr...→
Mitch McConnell pushes ‘major package’ of COVID-19 lawsuit protections to help reopen economy

Mitch McConnell pushes ‘major package’ of COVID-19 lawsuit protections to help reopen economy

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday announced that he is spearheading a package of liability reforms to protect the health care industry and busi [...]

Read full article: Mitch McConnell pushes ‘major package’ o...→
McConnell: Obama 'Should Have Kept Mouth Shut' on Virus Response

McConnell: Obama 'Should Have Kept Mouth Shut' on Virus Response

He noted that former President George W. Bush was noted for not commenting on Obama's actions in the White House.

Read full article: McConnell: Obama 'Should Have Kept Mouth...→
McConnell: Can't Fix Economy by Throwing 'Borrowed Money' at It

McConnell: Can't Fix Economy by Throwing 'Borrowed Money' at It

The U.S. economy is not going to be restored by "throwing endless amounts of borrowed money at the problem," Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., sai [...]

Read full article: McConnell: Can't Fix Economy by Throwing...→
Trump judicial pick hearing turns into fight over Senate’s agenda

Trump judicial pick hearing turns into fight over Senate’s agenda

Justin Walker’s confirmation to the country's second most powerful court is a top priority for Mitch McConnell.

Read full article: Trump judicial pick hearing turns into f...→
Pelosi pushes new virus package as McConnell hits “pause”

Pelosi pushes new virus package as McConnell hits “pause”

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi pressed ahead Tuesday with the next coronavirus aid, a sweeping package that is expected to be unveiled soon even as the House stays [...]

Read full article: Pelosi pushes new virus package as McCon...→
Top Republican urges McConnell and Pelosi to accept rapid virus tests for Congress

Top Republican urges McConnell and Pelosi to accept rapid virus tests for Congress

"This is not mostly about protecting members of Congress,” Lamar Alexander says. “It is about protecting the people members might infect.”

Read full article: Top Republican urges McConnell and Pelos...→
McConnell, Schumer spar over health of lawmakers as Senate convenes for first time in weeks

McConnell, Schumer spar over health of lawmakers as Senate convenes for first time in weeks

The Senate on Monday convened for the first time since March 25 as Democrats and Republicans clashed over the health of senators, as well as GOP efforts to con [...]

Read full article: McConnell, Schumer spar over health of l...→
McCarthy breaks with McConnell over Trump’s testing offer for Congress

McCarthy breaks with McConnell over Trump’s testing offer for Congress

The remarks from the top House Republican align with the president and break with the joint, bipartisan decision.

Read full article: McCarthy breaks with McConnell over Trum...→
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 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...→
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...→
Elderly Hollywood Celebs Push Vote by Mail for Group Led by Bill Kristol

Elderly Hollywood Celebs Push Vote by Mail for Group Led by Bill Kristol

A group of elderly Hollywood stars, including 98-year-old Carl Reiner, is urging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to support vote by mail, saying that it [...]

Read full article: Elderly Hollywood Celebs Push Vote by Ma...→
Kellyanne Conway: Moderate Democrats Won't Vote for $3T Pelosi Bill

Kellyanne Conway: Moderate Democrats Won't Vote for $3T Pelosi Bill

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has a problem not just with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell or the White House, but with moderate Democrats when it comes to [...]

Read full article: Kellyanne Conway: Moderate Democrats Won...→
McConnell rips Democrats for proposing marijuana ‘diversity detectives’ in coronavirus relief bill

McConnell rips Democrats for proposing marijuana ‘diversity detectives’ in coronavirus relief bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell slammed Democrats on Thursday for using the latest coronavirus relief package as a vehicle to pass a marijuana bill in l [...]

Read full article: McConnell rips Democrats for proposing m...→
McConnell pines for Pompeo as Kansas chaos looms

McConnell pines for Pompeo as Kansas chaos looms

Republicans fear they could lose a critical Senate seat if the secretary of State doesn't run.

Read full article: McConnell pines for Pompeo as Kansas cha...→
Ex-GOP chairman Michael Steele blasts McConnell for remarks on Obama

Ex-GOP chairman Michael Steele blasts McConnell for remarks on Obama

“A grown ass black man who happens to be a former president has agency to speak his mind … ”

Read full article: Ex-GOP chairman Michael Steele blasts Mc...→
GOP senators give Democrats' $3T HEROES Act coronavirus relief bill a cold shoulder

GOP senators give Democrats' $3T HEROES Act coronavirus relief bill a cold shoulder

The House is expected to vote on the package as soon as Friday, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said there is no "urgency."

Read full article: GOP senators give Democrats' $3T HEROES ...→
Mitch McConnell says lawmakers must

Mitch McConnell says lawmakers must "take a pause" on coronavirus relief spending

The Senate Majority Leader also said the U.S. needed to "see what's working" and what stimulus measures weren't working.

Read full article: Mitch McConnell says lawmakers must "tak...→
Biden blasts McConnell claim about Obama pandemic prep as a 'Bunch of malarkey'

Biden blasts McConnell claim about Obama pandemic prep as a 'Bunch of malarkey'

Former Vice President Joe Biden slammed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. Tuesday, accusing him of spreading "malarkey" about the Obama administrat [...]

Read full article: Biden blasts McConnell claim about Obama...→
Mitch McConnell calls Obama

Mitch McConnell calls Obama "classless" for criticizing Trump's handling of coronavirus pandemic

"I think President Obama should've kept his mouth shut," the Senate majority leader said. "I think it's a little bit classless, frankly, to critique an adminis [...]

Read full article: Mitch McConnell calls Obama "classless" ...→
Mitch McConnell pushes ‘major package’ of COVID-19 lawsuit protections to help reopen economy

Mitch McConnell pushes ‘major package’ of COVID-19 lawsuit protections to help reopen economy

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday announced that he is spearheading a package of liability reforms to protect the health care industry and busi [...]

Read full article: Mitch McConnell pushes ‘major package’ o...→
Progressive underdogs in race for Mitch McConnell's Senate seat say it's not about winning, it's about

Progressive underdogs in race for Mitch McConnell's Senate seat say it's not about winning, it's about "survival"

"I was thinking maybe we can survive four more years of Donald Trump but we couldn't survive six more years of Mitch McConnell," Senate candidate Mike Broihier [...]

Read full article: Progressive underdogs in race for Mitch ...→
McConnell: Can't Fix Economy by Throwing 'Borrowed Money' at It

McConnell: Can't Fix Economy by Throwing 'Borrowed Money' at It

The U.S. economy is not going to be restored by "throwing endless amounts of borrowed money at the problem," Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., sai [...]

Read full article: McConnell: Can't Fix Economy by Throwing...→
Democrats decry hearing for Trump appeals court nominee amid pandemic

Democrats decry hearing for Trump appeals court nominee amid pandemic

Democrats on Wednesday decried a hearing for Justin Walker, a GOP appeals court nominee and protege of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, amid the pandemi [...]

Read full article: Democrats decry hearing for Trump appeal...→
McConnell Pressured to Ramp Up Senate's COVID-19 Testing

McConnell Pressured to Ramp Up Senate's COVID-19 Testing

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is being pressured to have his colleagues in the upper chamber tested for coronavirus, fearing the Capitol could [...]

Read full article: McConnell Pressured to Ramp Up Senate's ...→
Pelosi pushes new virus package as McConnell hits “pause”

Pelosi pushes new virus package as McConnell hits “pause”

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi pressed ahead Tuesday with the next coronavirus aid, a sweeping package that is expected to be unveiled soon even as the House stays [...]

Read full article: Pelosi pushes new virus package as McCon...→
McConnell, GOP Senators Suggest Holding Off on 5th Virus Relief Bill

McConnell, GOP Senators Suggest Holding Off on 5th Virus Relief Bill

While not ruling out further aid through the raging pandemic, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and three other GOP senators are holding off on a fifth co [...]

Read full article: McConnell, GOP Senators Suggest Holding ...→
Young McConnell Protégé Faces Scrutiny as He Seeks Powerful Judgeship

Young McConnell Protégé Faces Scrutiny as He Seeks Powerful Judgeship

No stranger to partisan warfare at 37, Judge Justin Walker will go before the Senate Judiciary Committee, which is considering him for a seat on the D.C. Court [...]

Read full article: Young McConnell Protégé Faces Scrutiny a...→
McConnell, Schumer spar over health of lawmakers as Senate convenes for first time in weeks

McConnell, Schumer spar over health of lawmakers as Senate convenes for first time in weeks

The Senate on Monday convened for the first time since March 25 as Democrats and Republicans clashed over the health of senators, as well as GOP efforts to con [...]

Read full article: McConnell, Schumer spar over health of l...→
Trump takes swipe after Pelosi, McConnell decline coronavirus testing offer

Trump takes swipe after Pelosi, McConnell decline coronavirus testing offer

President Trump on Monday appeared to take a swipe at congressional leaders on Monday, calling it “interesting” that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majo [...]

Read full article: Trump takes swipe after Pelosi, McConnel...→
Senate returns for first major session since March, under coronavirus cloud

Senate returns for first major session since March, under coronavirus cloud

The U.S. Senate returns in earnest Monday for the first time since March 25, with Majority Leader Mitch McConnell calling lawmakers back to Washington amid enh [...]

Read full article: Senate returns for first major session s...→
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...→
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...→
Burr to temporarily step down as intel panel chairman amid stock investigation

Burr to temporarily step down as intel panel chairman amid stock investigation

"We agreed that this decision would be in the best interests of the committee," McConnell said in a statement.

Read full article: Burr to temporarily step down as intel p...→

Calls Grow for Probe of Shooting That Left Black Woman Dead

Hundreds of mayors sign letter urging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to call Congress back to Washington for votes on gun safety legislation. NBC’s Cra [...]

Read full article: Calls Grow for Probe of Shooting That Le...→
Democrats accuse Republicans of 'bad faith' as they invoke national debt to pause pandemic aid

Democrats accuse Republicans of 'bad faith' as they invoke national debt to pause pandemic aid

Mitch McConnell and other GOP leaders are citing the growing debt to oppose relief for state and local governments hammered by the coronavirus.

Read full article: Democrats accuse Republicans of 'bad fai...→
GOP lawmaker calls on Trump admin to provide more funding for states, criticizes McConnell's bankruptcy push

GOP lawmaker calls on Trump admin to provide more funding for states, criticizes McConnell's bankruptcy push

"This is about survival," Republican Congressman Lee Zeldin said. "Some of these local municipalities are run by Republicans."

Read full article: GOP lawmaker calls on Trump admin to pro...→
Mitch McConnell: Obama Should Have 'Kept His Mouth Shut' About Virus Response

Mitch McConnell: Obama Should Have 'Kept His Mouth Shut' About Virus Response

Mitch McConnell said Obama should have "kept his mouth shut" regarding the Trump administration's handling of the coronavirus pandemic.

Read full article: Mitch McConnell: Obama Should Have 'Kept...→
'View' co-host accuses McConnell of 'egregious lie' about Obama's pandemic preparedness

'View' co-host accuses McConnell of 'egregious lie' about Obama's pandemic preparedness

"The View" co-host Sunny Hostin offered an impassioned defense of former President Barack Obama Tuesday after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., in [...]

Read full article: 'View' co-host accuses McConnell of 'egr...→
GOP Senators Tease Bill to Expand Liability Protections for Businesses

GOP Senators Tease Bill to Expand Liability Protections for Businesses

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said he is teaming up with Sen. John Cornyn R-Texas, on legislation that would expand liability protections for [...]

Read full article: GOP Senators Tease Bill to Expand Liabil...→
McConnell: Obama 'Should Have Kept Mouth Shut' on Virus Response

McConnell: Obama 'Should Have Kept Mouth Shut' on Virus Response

He noted that former President George W. Bush was noted for not commenting on Obama's actions in the White House.

Read full article: McConnell: Obama 'Should Have Kept Mouth...→
McConnell blasts Dems for 'jaw-dropping hypocrisy' in response to Biden sex assault allegations

McConnell blasts Dems for 'jaw-dropping hypocrisy' in response to Biden sex assault allegations

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., expressed outrage on "The Daily Briefing" Thursday over what he called "jaw-dropping hypocrisy" by Democrats in [...]

Read full article: McConnell blasts Dems for 'jaw-dropping ...→
Opinion | Mitch McConnell, Judge Justin Walker and the death of qualifications

Opinion | Mitch McConnell, Judge Justin Walker and the death of qualifications

Judges appointed today will literally be making consequential legal decisions for decades to come. Hopefully lawmakers can, at the very least, agree that exper [...]

Read full article: Opinion | Mitch McConnell, Judge Justin ...→
Trump judicial pick hearing turns into fight over Senate’s agenda

Trump judicial pick hearing turns into fight over Senate’s agenda

Justin Walker’s confirmation to the country's second most powerful court is a top priority for Mitch McConnell.

Read full article: Trump judicial pick hearing turns into f...→
McConnell says Senate GOP won't allow another coronavirus relief bill until they evaluate what's been passed

McConnell says Senate GOP won't allow another coronavirus relief bill until they evaluate what's been passed

"We think we ought to take a pause here, do a good job of evaluating what we've already done," McConnell said Tuesday.

Read full article: McConnell says Senate GOP won't allow an...→
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Judge asks for probe into whether Mitch McConnell had role in court vacancy

Judge asks for probe into whether Mitch McConnell had role in court vacancy

The chief judge of a key federal appeals court has asked for an investigation into whether Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell schemed to create a vacancy a [...]

Read full article: Judge asks for probe into whether Mitch ...→
Top Republican urges McConnell and Pelosi to accept rapid virus tests for Congress

Top Republican urges McConnell and Pelosi to accept rapid virus tests for Congress

"This is not mostly about protecting members of Congress,” Lamar Alexander says. “It is about protecting the people members might infect.”

Read full article: Top Republican urges McConnell and Pelos...→
McCarthy says he disagrees with Pelosi, McConnell for rejecting administration’s testing offer

McCarthy says he disagrees with Pelosi, McConnell for rejecting administration’s testing offer

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Monday said he disagrees with Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s decision to decline the T [...]

Read full article: McCarthy says he disagrees with Pelosi, ...→
McCarthy breaks with McConnell over Trump’s testing offer for Congress

McCarthy breaks with McConnell over Trump’s testing offer for Congress

The remarks from the top House Republican align with the president and break with the joint, bipartisan decision.

Read full article: McCarthy breaks with McConnell over Trum...→
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 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' ...→
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...→
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...→
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...→
Elderly Hollywood Celebs Push Vote by Mail for Group Led by Bill Kristol

Elderly Hollywood Celebs Push Vote by Mail for Group Led by Bill Kristol

A group of elderly Hollywood stars, including 98-year-old Carl Reiner, is urging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to support vote by mail, saying that it [...]

Read full article: Elderly Hollywood Celebs Push Vote by Ma...→
Kellyanne Conway: Moderate Democrats Won't Vote for $3T Pelosi Bill

Kellyanne Conway: Moderate Democrats Won't Vote for $3T Pelosi Bill

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has a problem not just with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell or the White House, but with moderate Democrats when it comes to [...]

Read full article: Kellyanne Conway: Moderate Democrats Won...→
McConnell rips Democrats for proposing marijuana ‘diversity detectives’ in coronavirus relief bill

McConnell rips Democrats for proposing marijuana ‘diversity detectives’ in coronavirus relief bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell slammed Democrats on Thursday for using the latest coronavirus relief package as a vehicle to pass a marijuana bill in l [...]

Read full article: McConnell rips Democrats for proposing m...→
Burr to temporarily step down as intel panel chairman amid stock investigation

Burr to temporarily step down as intel panel chairman amid stock investigation

"We agreed that this decision would be in the best interests of the committee," McConnell said in a statement.

Read full article: Burr to temporarily step down as intel p...→
McConnell pines for Pompeo as Kansas chaos looms

McConnell pines for Pompeo as Kansas chaos looms

Republicans fear they could lose a critical Senate seat if the secretary of State doesn't run.

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Calls Grow for Probe of Shooting That Left Black Woman Dead

Hundreds of mayors sign letter urging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to call Congress back to Washington for votes on gun safety legislation. NBC’s Cra [...]

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Ex-GOP chairman Michael Steele blasts McConnell for remarks on Obama

Ex-GOP chairman Michael Steele blasts McConnell for remarks on Obama

“A grown ass black man who happens to be a former president has agency to speak his mind … ”

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Democrats accuse Republicans of 'bad faith' as they invoke national debt to pause pandemic aid

Democrats accuse Republicans of 'bad faith' as they invoke national debt to pause pandemic aid

Mitch McConnell and other GOP leaders are citing the growing debt to oppose relief for state and local governments hammered by the coronavirus.

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GOP senators give Democrats' $3T HEROES Act coronavirus relief bill a cold shoulder

GOP senators give Democrats' $3T HEROES Act coronavirus relief bill a cold shoulder

The House is expected to vote on the package as soon as Friday, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said there is no "urgency."

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Mitch McConnell says lawmakers must

Mitch McConnell says lawmakers must "take a pause" on coronavirus relief spending

The Senate Majority Leader also said the U.S. needed to "see what's working" and what stimulus measures weren't working.

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GOP lawmaker calls on Trump admin to provide more funding for states, criticizes McConnell's bankruptcy push

GOP lawmaker calls on Trump admin to provide more funding for states, criticizes McConnell's bankruptcy push

"This is about survival," Republican Congressman Lee Zeldin said. "Some of these local municipalities are run by Republicans."

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Biden blasts McConnell claim about Obama pandemic prep as a 'Bunch of malarkey'

Biden blasts McConnell claim about Obama pandemic prep as a 'Bunch of malarkey'

Former Vice President Joe Biden slammed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. Tuesday, accusing him of spreading "malarkey" about the Obama administrat [...]

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Mitch McConnell: Obama Should Have 'Kept His Mouth Shut' About Virus Response

Mitch McConnell: Obama Should Have 'Kept His Mouth Shut' About Virus Response

Mitch McConnell said Obama should have "kept his mouth shut" regarding the Trump administration's handling of the coronavirus pandemic.

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'View' co-host accuses McConnell of 'egregious lie' about Obama's pandemic preparedness

'View' co-host accuses McConnell of 'egregious lie' about Obama's pandemic preparedness

"The View" co-host Sunny Hostin offered an impassioned defense of former President Barack Obama Tuesday after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., in [...]

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Mitch McConnell calls Obama

Mitch McConnell calls Obama "classless" for criticizing Trump's handling of coronavirus pandemic

"I think President Obama should've kept his mouth shut," the Senate majority leader said. "I think it's a little bit classless, frankly, to critique an adminis [...]

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GOP Senators Tease Bill to Expand Liability Protections for Businesses

GOP Senators Tease Bill to Expand Liability Protections for Businesses

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said he is teaming up with Sen. John Cornyn R-Texas, on legislation that would expand liability protections for [...]

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Mitch McConnell pushes ‘major package’ of COVID-19 lawsuit protections to help reopen economy

Mitch McConnell pushes ‘major package’ of COVID-19 lawsuit protections to help reopen economy

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday announced that he is spearheading a package of liability reforms to protect the health care industry and busi [...]

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McConnell: Obama 'Should Have Kept Mouth Shut' on Virus Response

McConnell: Obama 'Should Have Kept Mouth Shut' on Virus Response

He noted that former President George W. Bush was noted for not commenting on Obama's actions in the White House.

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Progressive underdogs in race for Mitch McConnell's Senate seat say it's not about winning, it's about

Progressive underdogs in race for Mitch McConnell's Senate seat say it's not about winning, it's about "survival"

"I was thinking maybe we can survive four more years of Donald Trump but we couldn't survive six more years of Mitch McConnell," Senate candidate Mike Broihier [...]

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McConnell blasts Dems for 'jaw-dropping hypocrisy' in response to Biden sex assault allegations

McConnell blasts Dems for 'jaw-dropping hypocrisy' in response to Biden sex assault allegations

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., expressed outrage on "The Daily Briefing" Thursday over what he called "jaw-dropping hypocrisy" by Democrats in [...]

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McConnell: Can't Fix Economy by Throwing 'Borrowed Money' at It

McConnell: Can't Fix Economy by Throwing 'Borrowed Money' at It

The U.S. economy is not going to be restored by "throwing endless amounts of borrowed money at the problem," Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., sai [...]

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Opinion | Mitch McConnell, Judge Justin Walker and the death of qualifications

Opinion | Mitch McConnell, Judge Justin Walker and the death of qualifications

Judges appointed today will literally be making consequential legal decisions for decades to come. Hopefully lawmakers can, at the very least, agree that exper [...]

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Democrats decry hearing for Trump appeals court nominee amid pandemic

Democrats decry hearing for Trump appeals court nominee amid pandemic

Democrats on Wednesday decried a hearing for Justin Walker, a GOP appeals court nominee and protege of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, amid the pandemi [...]

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Trump judicial pick hearing turns into fight over Senate’s agenda

Trump judicial pick hearing turns into fight over Senate’s agenda

Justin Walker’s confirmation to the country's second most powerful court is a top priority for Mitch McConnell.

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McConnell Pressured to Ramp Up Senate's COVID-19 Testing

McConnell Pressured to Ramp Up Senate's COVID-19 Testing

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is being pressured to have his colleagues in the upper chamber tested for coronavirus, fearing the Capitol could [...]

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McConnell says Senate GOP won't allow another coronavirus relief bill until they evaluate what's been passed

McConnell says Senate GOP won't allow another coronavirus relief bill until they evaluate what's been passed

"We think we ought to take a pause here, do a good job of evaluating what we've already done," McConnell said Tuesday.

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Pelosi pushes new virus package as McConnell hits “pause”

Pelosi pushes new virus package as McConnell hits “pause”

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi pressed ahead Tuesday with the next coronavirus aid, a sweeping package that is expected to be unveiled soon even as the House stays [...]

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Judge asks for probe into whether Mitch McConnell had role in court vacancy

Judge asks for probe into whether Mitch McConnell had role in court vacancy

The chief judge of a key federal appeals court has asked for an investigation into whether Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell schemed to create a vacancy a [...]

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McConnell, GOP Senators Suggest Holding Off on 5th Virus Relief Bill

McConnell, GOP Senators Suggest Holding Off on 5th Virus Relief Bill

While not ruling out further aid through the raging pandemic, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and three other GOP senators are holding off on a fifth co [...]

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Top Republican urges McConnell and Pelosi to accept rapid virus tests for Congress

Top Republican urges McConnell and Pelosi to accept rapid virus tests for Congress

"This is not mostly about protecting members of Congress,” Lamar Alexander says. “It is about protecting the people members might infect.”

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Young McConnell Protégé Faces Scrutiny as He Seeks Powerful Judgeship

Young McConnell Protégé Faces Scrutiny as He Seeks Powerful Judgeship

No stranger to partisan warfare at 37, Judge Justin Walker will go before the Senate Judiciary Committee, which is considering him for a seat on the D.C. Court [...]

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McConnell, Schumer spar over health of lawmakers as Senate convenes for first time in weeks

McConnell, Schumer spar over health of lawmakers as Senate convenes for first time in weeks

The Senate on Monday convened for the first time since March 25 as Democrats and Republicans clashed over the health of senators, as well as GOP efforts to con [...]

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McCarthy says he disagrees with Pelosi, McConnell for rejecting administration’s testing offer

McCarthy says he disagrees with Pelosi, McConnell for rejecting administration’s testing offer

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Monday said he disagrees with Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s decision to decline the T [...]

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Trump takes swipe after Pelosi, McConnell decline coronavirus testing offer

Trump takes swipe after Pelosi, McConnell decline coronavirus testing offer

President Trump on Monday appeared to take a swipe at congressional leaders on Monday, calling it “interesting” that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majo [...]

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McCarthy breaks with McConnell over Trump’s testing offer for Congress

McCarthy breaks with McConnell over Trump’s testing offer for Congress

The remarks from the top House Republican align with the president and break with the joint, bipartisan decision.

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Senate returns for first major session since March, under coronavirus cloud

Senate returns for first major session since March, under coronavirus cloud

The U.S. Senate returns in earnest Monday for the first time since March 25, with Majority Leader Mitch McConnell calling lawmakers back to Washington amid enh [...]

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