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NY Republicans petition Mitch McConnell for MTA bailout money

NY Republicans petition Mitch McConnell for MTA bailout money

New York’s most prominent elected Republicans are urging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to deliver the MTA billions of dollars in federal coronavirus r [...]

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McConnell rips NYT over Cotton uproar, points to paper’s publishing of Putin, pedophilia pieces

McConnell rips NYT over Cotton uproar, points to paper’s publishing of Putin, pedophilia pieces

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky, tore into the New York Times on the Senate floor on Wednesday over the controversy over an op-ed by Sen. Tom Cott [...]

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McConnell shames ‘far-left’ for banning debate, ideas

McConnell shames ‘far-left’ for banning debate, ideas

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell took to the chamber floor Wednesday to shame the far-left and The New York Times for picking and choosing what speech it [...]

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McConnell taps Tim Scott to lead Senate’s police reform plan

McConnell taps Tim Scott to lead Senate’s police reform plan

Scott will be tasked with confronting one of the nation’s most vexing challenges in a Senate that has done little to show it can set aside partisanship on the [...]

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Senate GOP working on police-reform package of its own

Senate GOP working on police-reform package of its own

Senate Republicans are crafting their own legislation to compete with House Democrats’ plan to overhaul policing across the country, though there are already s [...]

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McConnell questions church restrictions amid protests, says pols ‘picking and choosing within' First Amendment

McConnell questions church restrictions amid protests, says pols ‘picking and choosing within' First Amendment

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday slammed politicians for “picking and choosing within the First Amendment,” as large-scale police brutality pr [...]

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McConnell blasts 'defund the police' movement as 'outlandish' amid George Floyd anger

McConnell blasts 'defund the police' movement as 'outlandish' amid George Floyd anger

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday slammed the growing liberal momentum behind the “defund the police” movement as “outlandish.”

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Mitch McConnell offers public support for Mark Esper, William Barr

Mitch McConnell offers public support for Mark Esper, William Barr

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday offered public support for Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper a day after the White House declined to specif [...]

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Democrats slam Trump, push for law enforcement reform

Democrats slam Trump, push for law enforcement reform

Senate Democrats called on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to set a vote on law enforcement reform before July 4 as they push their new resolution conde [...]

Read full article: Democrats slam Trump, push for law enfor...→
Lawmakers react to crackdown on George Floyd protests

Lawmakers react to crackdown on George Floyd protests

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell defends going after "violent rioters" but doesn't mention Trump by name. Democrats, including Chuck Schumer, condemn the crackd [...]

Read full article: Lawmakers react to crackdown on George F...→
McConnell: Officers in Floyd, Taylor Killings 'Look Pretty Darn Guilty'

McConnell: Officers in Floyd, Taylor Killings 'Look Pretty Darn Guilty'

During a press conference on Friday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) stated that the killings of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd "are | Clips

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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McConnell: Statues are up to the states

McConnell: Statues are up to the states

The Senate majority leader's comments signal the Confederate statues in Capitol Hill aren't going anywhere.

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D.C. Mayor Bowser on Accusation of Treating Protests and Churches Differently: First Amendment Protects Protests

D.C. Mayor Bowser on Accusation of Treating Protests and Churches Differently: First Amendment Protects Protests

During an interview on MSNBC on Wednesday, Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) responded to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's (R-KY) | Clips

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McConnell accuses New York Times of ‘lying’ amid Cotton op-ed criticism

McConnell accuses New York Times of ‘lying’ amid Cotton op-ed criticism

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday accused the New York Times of lying about GOP Sen. Tom Cotton’s op-ed about the George Floyd protests and s [...]

Read full article: McConnell accuses New York Times of ‘lyi...→
Sanders, AOC back Kentucky progressive, look to spoil centrist Dem's gains against McConnell

Sanders, AOC back Kentucky progressive, look to spoil centrist Dem's gains against McConnell

Just as a new poll showed Kentucky Democrat Amy McGrath pulling into a statistical tie in her U.S. Senate election fight against the incumbent, Senate Majority [...]

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Mitch McConnell says ‘obvious racial discrimination’ requires legislation

Mitch McConnell says ‘obvious racial discrimination’ requires legislation

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that Republicans are crafting a bill to address “obvious racial discrimination” in policing — after Democra [...]

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McConnell says Tim Scott will lead group tasked with racial discrimination legislation

McConnell says Tim Scott will lead group tasked with racial discrimination legislation

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said Tuesday that Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., will lead a Senate group tasked with crafting legislation to address r [...]

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McConnell: Plans to Defund Police 'Outlandish,' 'Nonsense'

McConnell: Plans to Defund Police 'Outlandish,' 'Nonsense'

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called the movement to defund the police "outlandish" and "nonsense" and said it won't get support from the majority of [...]

Read full article: McConnell: Plans to Defund Police 'Outla...→

The Latest: Public sector jobs not immune from pandemic ills

But Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said his chamber will not agree to such as large amount - or anything quickly - as the economy reopens.... - Mor [...]

Read full article: The Latest: Public sector jobs not immun...→
Rep. Steve King removed from committee assignments amid 'white supremacist' controversy

Rep. Steve King removed from committee assignments amid 'white supremacist' controversy

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., slammed Republican Iowa Rep. Steve King on Monday over recent remarks King made about the terms “white nationali [...]

Read full article: Rep. Steve King removed from committee a...→
Mitch McConnell: ‘There is no question that there is residual racism in America’

Mitch McConnell: ‘There is no question that there is residual racism in America’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday said Congress “may have a role” in addressing the issues of police accountability and racial tensions as unre [...]

Read full article: Mitch McConnell: ‘There is no question t...→
Mitch McConnell denounces officers in George Floyd case, calls for justice

Mitch McConnell denounces officers in George Floyd case, calls for justice

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has weighed in on the murder of George Floyd, voicing appreciation for the outrage caused by his death, while denouncing [...]

Read full article: Mitch McConnell denounces officers in Ge...→
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 [...]

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GOP tell Mitch McConnell that MTA 'be left for dead,' calls for funding - amNewYork

Republican leaders across the state are calling on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to deliver $3.9 billion in stimulus funding to the Metropolitan

Read full article: GOP tell Mitch McConnell that MTA 'be le...→
Meghan McCain calls out Kentucky Dem who said relative approved using John McCain video in ad

Meghan McCain calls out Kentucky Dem who said relative approved using John McCain video in ad

"The View" co-host Meghan McCain fired back at Kentucky Democrat Amy McGrath who claimed she had "received encouragement" from "a member of the McCain family"  [...]

Read full article: Meghan McCain calls out Kentucky Dem who...→
McConnell: Some Governments 'Acting Like the Coronavirus Discriminates Based on the Content' of Speech

McConnell: Some Governments 'Acting Like the Coronavirus Discriminates Based on the Content' of Speech

During a speech on the Senate floor on Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) accused some governments of "acting like the coronavirus | Clips

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TOP STORIES Obama administration was corrupt, more and more evidence reveals dai [...]

TOP STORIES Obama administration was corrupt, more and more evidence reveals dai [...]

TOP STORIES Obama administration was corrupt, more and more evidence reveals daily McConnell looking to 'respond to the obvious racial discrimination' country [...]

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McConnell looking to ‘respond to the obvious racial discrimination’ country has witnessed recently

McConnell looking to ‘respond to the obvious racial discrimination’ country has witnessed recently

Senate Republicans are crafting their own legislation to compete with House Democrats' plan to overhaul policing across the country, though there are already s [...]

Read full article: McConnell looking to ‘respond to the obv...→
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McConnell slams calls to abolish or defund police as ‘outlandish’

McConnell slams calls to abolish or defund police as ‘outlandish’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell slammed those calling to abolish or defund police departments across the country on Monday.

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How the Democrats could easily seize the Senate in 2020

How the Democrats could easily seize the Senate in 2020

Winter may be coming for Mitch McConnell. No, he (probably) doesn’t have to worry about losing his reelection campaign in Kentucky, but his Senate majority is [...]

Read full article: How the Democrats could easily seize the...→
McConnell blocks Schumer resolution to condemn Trump over actions in Lafayette Square

McConnell blocks Schumer resolution to condemn Trump over actions in Lafayette Square

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., blocked a resolution by Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., on Tuesday to condemn President Trump for his vis [...]

Read full article: McConnell blocks Schumer resolution to c...→
If Congress doesn't pass a second stimulus for Americans, here's what happens next

If Congress doesn't pass a second stimulus for Americans, here's what happens next

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said last week that the Senate is looking at writing a fourth and final stimulus bill that will have input from Democrat [...]

Read full article: If Congress doesn't pass a second stimul...→
McConnell: George Floyd protests 'hijacked' by rioters committing 'unjust violence’

McConnell: George Floyd protests 'hijacked' by rioters committing 'unjust violence’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Monday that the previously peaceful protests over George Floyd's death in police custody have been “hijacked” by ri [...]

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Mitch McConnell's challenger says the Senate majority leader is running the U.S.

Mitch McConnell's challenger says the Senate majority leader is running the U.S. "into the ground"

Democrat Mike Broihier, 57, is an outsider in the race for the Senate seat, which pits McConnell against the Democrat frontrunner Amy McGrath.

Read full article: Mitch McConnell's challenger says the Se...→
‘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 [...]

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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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GOP tell Mitch McConnell that MTA 'be left for dead,' calls for funding - amNewYork

Republican leaders across the state are calling on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to deliver $3.9 billion in stimulus funding to the Metropolitan

Read full article: GOP tell Mitch McConnell that MTA 'be le...→
D.C. Mayor Bowser on Accusation of Treating Protests and Churches Differently: First Amendment Protects Protests

D.C. Mayor Bowser on Accusation of Treating Protests and Churches Differently: First Amendment Protects Protests

During an interview on MSNBC on Wednesday, Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) responded to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's (R-KY) | Clips

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McConnell rips NYT over Cotton uproar, points to paper’s publishing of Putin, pedophilia pieces

McConnell rips NYT over Cotton uproar, points to paper’s publishing of Putin, pedophilia pieces

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky, tore into the New York Times on the Senate floor on Wednesday over the controversy over an op-ed by Sen. Tom Cott [...]

Read full article: McConnell rips NYT over Cotton uproar, p...→
McConnell: Some Governments 'Acting Like the Coronavirus Discriminates Based on the Content' of Speech

McConnell: Some Governments 'Acting Like the Coronavirus Discriminates Based on the Content' of Speech

During a speech on the Senate floor on Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) accused some governments of "acting like the coronavirus | Clips

Read full article: McConnell: Some Governments 'Acting Like...→
Sanders, AOC back Kentucky progressive, look to spoil centrist Dem's gains against McConnell

Sanders, AOC back Kentucky progressive, look to spoil centrist Dem's gains against McConnell

Just as a new poll showed Kentucky Democrat Amy McGrath pulling into a statistical tie in her U.S. Senate election fight against the incumbent, Senate Majority [...]

Read full article: Sanders, AOC back Kentucky progressive, ...→
McConnell taps Tim Scott to lead Senate’s police reform plan

McConnell taps Tim Scott to lead Senate’s police reform plan

Scott will be tasked with confronting one of the nation’s most vexing challenges in a Senate that has done little to show it can set aside partisanship on the [...]

Read full article: McConnell taps Tim Scott to lead Senate’...→
McConnell looking to ‘respond to the obvious racial discrimination’ country has witnessed recently

McConnell looking to ‘respond to the obvious racial discrimination’ country has witnessed recently

Senate Republicans are crafting their own legislation to compete with House Democrats' plan to overhaul policing across the country, though there are already s [...]

Read full article: McConnell looking to ‘respond to the obv...→
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McConnell says Tim Scott will lead group tasked with racial discrimination legislation

McConnell says Tim Scott will lead group tasked with racial discrimination legislation

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said Tuesday that Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., will lead a Senate group tasked with crafting legislation to address r [...]

Read full article: McConnell says Tim Scott will lead group...→
McConnell questions church restrictions amid protests, says pols ‘picking and choosing within' First Amendment

McConnell questions church restrictions amid protests, says pols ‘picking and choosing within' First Amendment

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday slammed politicians for “picking and choosing within the First Amendment,” as large-scale police brutality pr [...]

Read full article: McConnell questions church restrictions ...→
McConnell slams calls to abolish or defund police as ‘outlandish’

McConnell slams calls to abolish or defund police as ‘outlandish’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell slammed those calling to abolish or defund police departments across the country on Monday.

Read full article: McConnell slams calls to abolish or defu...→

The Latest: Public sector jobs not immune from pandemic ills

But Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said his chamber will not agree to such as large amount - or anything quickly - as the economy reopens.... - Mor [...]

Read full article: The Latest: Public sector jobs not immun...→
Mitch McConnell offers public support for Mark Esper, William Barr

Mitch McConnell offers public support for Mark Esper, William Barr

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday offered public support for Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper a day after the White House declined to specif [...]

Read full article: Mitch McConnell offers public support fo...→
McConnell blocks Schumer resolution to condemn Trump over actions in Lafayette Square

McConnell blocks Schumer resolution to condemn Trump over actions in Lafayette Square

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., blocked a resolution by Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., on Tuesday to condemn President Trump for his vis [...]

Read full article: McConnell blocks Schumer resolution to c...→
Mitch McConnell: ‘There is no question that there is residual racism in America’

Mitch McConnell: ‘There is no question that there is residual racism in America’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday said Congress “may have a role” in addressing the issues of police accountability and racial tensions as unre [...]

Read full article: Mitch McConnell: ‘There is no question t...→
Lawmakers react to crackdown on George Floyd protests

Lawmakers react to crackdown on George Floyd protests

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell defends going after "violent rioters" but doesn't mention Trump by name. Democrats, including Chuck Schumer, condemn the crackd [...]

Read full article: Lawmakers react to crackdown on George F...→
McConnell: George Floyd protests 'hijacked' by rioters committing 'unjust violence’

McConnell: George Floyd protests 'hijacked' by rioters committing 'unjust violence’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Monday that the previously peaceful protests over George Floyd's death in police custody have been “hijacked” by ri [...]

Read full article: McConnell: George Floyd protests 'hijack...→

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 ...→
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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.

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...→
McConnell: Statues are up to the states

McConnell: Statues are up to the states

The Senate majority leader's comments signal the Confederate statues in Capitol Hill aren't going anywhere.

Read full article: McConnell: Statues are up to the states...→
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NY Republicans petition Mitch McConnell for MTA bailout money

NY Republicans petition Mitch McConnell for MTA bailout money

New York’s most prominent elected Republicans are urging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to deliver the MTA billions of dollars in federal coronavirus r [...]

Read full article: NY Republicans petition Mitch McConnell ...→
Meghan McCain calls out Kentucky Dem who said relative approved using John McCain video in ad

Meghan McCain calls out Kentucky Dem who said relative approved using John McCain video in ad

"The View" co-host Meghan McCain fired back at Kentucky Democrat Amy McGrath who claimed she had "received encouragement" from "a member of the McCain family"  [...]

Read full article: Meghan McCain calls out Kentucky Dem who...→
McConnell accuses New York Times of ‘lying’ amid Cotton op-ed criticism

McConnell accuses New York Times of ‘lying’ amid Cotton op-ed criticism

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday accused the New York Times of lying about GOP Sen. Tom Cotton’s op-ed about the George Floyd protests and s [...]

Read full article: McConnell accuses New York Times of ‘lyi...→
McConnell shames ‘far-left’ for banning debate, ideas

McConnell shames ‘far-left’ for banning debate, ideas

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell took to the chamber floor Wednesday to shame the far-left and The New York Times for picking and choosing what speech it [...]

Read full article: McConnell shames ‘far-left’ for banning ...→
TOP STORIES Obama administration was corrupt, more and more evidence reveals dai [...]

TOP STORIES Obama administration was corrupt, more and more evidence reveals dai [...]

TOP STORIES Obama administration was corrupt, more and more evidence reveals daily McConnell looking to 'respond to the obvious racial discrimination' country [...]

Read full article: TOP STORIES Obama administration was cor...→
Mitch McConnell says ‘obvious racial discrimination’ requires legislation

Mitch McConnell says ‘obvious racial discrimination’ requires legislation

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that Republicans are crafting a bill to address “obvious racial discrimination” in policing — after Democra [...]

Read full article: Mitch McConnell says ‘obvious racial dis...→
Senate GOP working on police-reform package of its own

Senate GOP working on police-reform package of its own

Senate Republicans are crafting their own legislation to compete with House Democrats’ plan to overhaul policing across the country, though there are already s [...]

Read full article: Senate GOP working on police-reform pack...→
McConnell: Plans to Defund Police 'Outlandish,' 'Nonsense'

McConnell: Plans to Defund Police 'Outlandish,' 'Nonsense'

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called the movement to defund the police "outlandish" and "nonsense" and said it won't get support from the majority of [...]

Read full article: McConnell: Plans to Defund Police 'Outla...→
McConnell blasts 'defund the police' movement as 'outlandish' amid George Floyd anger

McConnell blasts 'defund the police' movement as 'outlandish' amid George Floyd anger

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday slammed the growing liberal momentum behind the “defund the police” movement as “outlandish.”

Read full article: McConnell blasts 'defund the police' mov...→
How the Democrats could easily seize the Senate in 2020

How the Democrats could easily seize the Senate in 2020

Winter may be coming for Mitch McConnell. No, he (probably) doesn’t have to worry about losing his reelection campaign in Kentucky, but his Senate majority is [...]

Read full article: How the Democrats could easily seize the...→
Rep. Steve King removed from committee assignments amid 'white supremacist' controversy

Rep. Steve King removed from committee assignments amid 'white supremacist' controversy

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., slammed Republican Iowa Rep. Steve King on Monday over recent remarks King made about the terms “white nationali [...]

Read full article: Rep. Steve King removed from committee a...→
Democrats slam Trump, push for law enforcement reform

Democrats slam Trump, push for law enforcement reform

Senate Democrats called on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to set a vote on law enforcement reform before July 4 as they push their new resolution conde [...]

Read full article: Democrats slam Trump, push for law enfor...→
If Congress doesn't pass a second stimulus for Americans, here's what happens next

If Congress doesn't pass a second stimulus for Americans, here's what happens next

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said last week that the Senate is looking at writing a fourth and final stimulus bill that will have input from Democrat [...]

Read full article: If Congress doesn't pass a second stimul...→
Mitch McConnell denounces officers in George Floyd case, calls for justice

Mitch McConnell denounces officers in George Floyd case, calls for justice

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has weighed in on the murder of George Floyd, voicing appreciation for the outrage caused by his death, while denouncing [...]

Read full article: Mitch McConnell denounces officers in Ge...→
McConnell: Officers in Floyd, Taylor Killings 'Look Pretty Darn Guilty'

McConnell: Officers in Floyd, Taylor Killings 'Look Pretty Darn Guilty'

During a press conference on Friday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) stated that the killings of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd "are | Clips

Read full article: McConnell: Officers in Floyd, Taylor Kil...→
Mitch McConnell's challenger says the Senate majority leader is running the U.S.

Mitch McConnell's challenger says the Senate majority leader is running the U.S. "into the ground"

Democrat Mike Broihier, 57, is an outsider in the race for the Senate seat, which pits McConnell against the Democrat frontrunner Amy McGrath.

Read full article: Mitch McConnell's challenger says the Se...→
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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McConnell: Statues are up to the states

McConnell: Statues are up to the states

The Senate majority leader's comments signal the Confederate statues in Capitol Hill aren't going anywhere.

Read full article: McConnell: Statues are up to the states...→
  • #McConnell

GOP tell Mitch McConnell that MTA 'be left for dead,' calls for funding - amNewYork

Republican leaders across the state are calling on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to deliver $3.9 billion in stimulus funding to the Metropolitan

Read full article: GOP tell Mitch McConnell that MTA 'be le...→
NY Republicans petition Mitch McConnell for MTA bailout money

NY Republicans petition Mitch McConnell for MTA bailout money

New York’s most prominent elected Republicans are urging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to deliver the MTA billions of dollars in federal coronavirus r [...]

Read full article: NY Republicans petition Mitch McConnell ...→
D.C. Mayor Bowser on Accusation of Treating Protests and Churches Differently: First Amendment Protects Protests

D.C. Mayor Bowser on Accusation of Treating Protests and Churches Differently: First Amendment Protects Protests

During an interview on MSNBC on Wednesday, Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) responded to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's (R-KY) | Clips

Read full article: D.C. Mayor Bowser on Accusation of Treat...→
Meghan McCain calls out Kentucky Dem who said relative approved using John McCain video in ad

Meghan McCain calls out Kentucky Dem who said relative approved using John McCain video in ad

"The View" co-host Meghan McCain fired back at Kentucky Democrat Amy McGrath who claimed she had "received encouragement" from "a member of the McCain family"  [...]

Read full article: Meghan McCain calls out Kentucky Dem who...→
McConnell rips NYT over Cotton uproar, points to paper’s publishing of Putin, pedophilia pieces

McConnell rips NYT over Cotton uproar, points to paper’s publishing of Putin, pedophilia pieces

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky, tore into the New York Times on the Senate floor on Wednesday over the controversy over an op-ed by Sen. Tom Cott [...]

Read full article: McConnell rips NYT over Cotton uproar, p...→
McConnell accuses New York Times of ‘lying’ amid Cotton op-ed criticism

McConnell accuses New York Times of ‘lying’ amid Cotton op-ed criticism

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday accused the New York Times of lying about GOP Sen. Tom Cotton’s op-ed about the George Floyd protests and s [...]

Read full article: McConnell accuses New York Times of ‘lyi...→
McConnell: Some Governments 'Acting Like the Coronavirus Discriminates Based on the Content' of Speech

McConnell: Some Governments 'Acting Like the Coronavirus Discriminates Based on the Content' of Speech

During a speech on the Senate floor on Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) accused some governments of "acting like the coronavirus | Clips

Read full article: McConnell: Some Governments 'Acting Like...→
McConnell shames ‘far-left’ for banning debate, ideas

McConnell shames ‘far-left’ for banning debate, ideas

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell took to the chamber floor Wednesday to shame the far-left and The New York Times for picking and choosing what speech it [...]

Read full article: McConnell shames ‘far-left’ for banning ...→
Sanders, AOC back Kentucky progressive, look to spoil centrist Dem's gains against McConnell

Sanders, AOC back Kentucky progressive, look to spoil centrist Dem's gains against McConnell

Just as a new poll showed Kentucky Democrat Amy McGrath pulling into a statistical tie in her U.S. Senate election fight against the incumbent, Senate Majority [...]

Read full article: Sanders, AOC back Kentucky progressive, ...→
TOP STORIES Obama administration was corrupt, more and more evidence reveals dai [...]

TOP STORIES Obama administration was corrupt, more and more evidence reveals dai [...]

TOP STORIES Obama administration was corrupt, more and more evidence reveals daily McConnell looking to 'respond to the obvious racial discrimination' country [...]

Read full article: TOP STORIES Obama administration was cor...→
McConnell taps Tim Scott to lead Senate’s police reform plan

McConnell taps Tim Scott to lead Senate’s police reform plan

Scott will be tasked with confronting one of the nation’s most vexing challenges in a Senate that has done little to show it can set aside partisanship on the [...]

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Mitch McConnell says ‘obvious racial discrimination’ requires legislation

Mitch McConnell says ‘obvious racial discrimination’ requires legislation

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that Republicans are crafting a bill to address “obvious racial discrimination” in policing — after Democra [...]

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McConnell looking to ‘respond to the obvious racial discrimination’ country has witnessed recently

McConnell looking to ‘respond to the obvious racial discrimination’ country has witnessed recently

Senate Republicans are crafting their own legislation to compete with House Democrats' plan to overhaul policing across the country, though there are already s [...]

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Senate GOP working on police-reform package of its own

Senate GOP working on police-reform package of its own

Senate Republicans are crafting their own legislation to compete with House Democrats’ plan to overhaul policing across the country, though there are already s [...]

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McConnell says Tim Scott will lead group tasked with racial discrimination legislation

McConnell says Tim Scott will lead group tasked with racial discrimination legislation

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said Tuesday that Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., will lead a Senate group tasked with crafting legislation to address r [...]

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McConnell questions church restrictions amid protests, says pols ‘picking and choosing within' First Amendment

McConnell questions church restrictions amid protests, says pols ‘picking and choosing within' First Amendment

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday slammed politicians for “picking and choosing within the First Amendment,” as large-scale police brutality pr [...]

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McConnell: Plans to Defund Police 'Outlandish,' 'Nonsense'

McConnell: Plans to Defund Police 'Outlandish,' 'Nonsense'

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called the movement to defund the police "outlandish" and "nonsense" and said it won't get support from the majority of [...]

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McConnell slams calls to abolish or defund police as ‘outlandish’

McConnell slams calls to abolish or defund police as ‘outlandish’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell slammed those calling to abolish or defund police departments across the country on Monday.

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McConnell blasts 'defund the police' movement as 'outlandish' amid George Floyd anger

McConnell blasts 'defund the police' movement as 'outlandish' amid George Floyd anger

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday slammed the growing liberal momentum behind the “defund the police” movement as “outlandish.”

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The Latest: Public sector jobs not immune from pandemic ills

But Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said his chamber will not agree to such as large amount - or anything quickly - as the economy reopens.... - Mor [...]

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How the Democrats could easily seize the Senate in 2020

How the Democrats could easily seize the Senate in 2020

Winter may be coming for Mitch McConnell. No, he (probably) doesn’t have to worry about losing his reelection campaign in Kentucky, but his Senate majority is [...]

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Mitch McConnell offers public support for Mark Esper, William Barr

Mitch McConnell offers public support for Mark Esper, William Barr

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday offered public support for Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper a day after the White House declined to specif [...]

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Rep. Steve King removed from committee assignments amid 'white supremacist' controversy

Rep. Steve King removed from committee assignments amid 'white supremacist' controversy

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., slammed Republican Iowa Rep. Steve King on Monday over recent remarks King made about the terms “white nationali [...]

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McConnell blocks Schumer resolution to condemn Trump over actions in Lafayette Square

McConnell blocks Schumer resolution to condemn Trump over actions in Lafayette Square

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., blocked a resolution by Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., on Tuesday to condemn President Trump for his vis [...]

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Democrats slam Trump, push for law enforcement reform

Democrats slam Trump, push for law enforcement reform

Senate Democrats called on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to set a vote on law enforcement reform before July 4 as they push their new resolution conde [...]

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Mitch McConnell: ‘There is no question that there is residual racism in America’

Mitch McConnell: ‘There is no question that there is residual racism in America’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday said Congress “may have a role” in addressing the issues of police accountability and racial tensions as unre [...]

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If Congress doesn't pass a second stimulus for Americans, here's what happens next

If Congress doesn't pass a second stimulus for Americans, here's what happens next

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said last week that the Senate is looking at writing a fourth and final stimulus bill that will have input from Democrat [...]

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Lawmakers react to crackdown on George Floyd protests

Lawmakers react to crackdown on George Floyd protests

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell defends going after "violent rioters" but doesn't mention Trump by name. Democrats, including Chuck Schumer, condemn the crackd [...]

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Mitch McConnell denounces officers in George Floyd case, calls for justice

Mitch McConnell denounces officers in George Floyd case, calls for justice

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has weighed in on the murder of George Floyd, voicing appreciation for the outrage caused by his death, while denouncing [...]

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McConnell: George Floyd protests 'hijacked' by rioters committing 'unjust violence’

McConnell: George Floyd protests 'hijacked' by rioters committing 'unjust violence’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Monday that the previously peaceful protests over George Floyd's death in police custody have been “hijacked” by ri [...]

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McConnell: Officers in Floyd, Taylor Killings 'Look Pretty Darn Guilty'

McConnell: Officers in Floyd, Taylor Killings 'Look Pretty Darn Guilty'

During a press conference on Friday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) stated that the killings of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd "are | Clips

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Mitch McConnell's challenger says the Senate majority leader is running the U.S.

Mitch McConnell's challenger says the Senate majority leader is running the U.S. "into the ground"

Democrat Mike Broihier, 57, is an outsider in the race for the Senate seat, which pits McConnell against the Democrat frontrunner Amy McGrath.

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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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‘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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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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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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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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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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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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