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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 [...]

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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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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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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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Judicial machine chugs along in Senate amid coronavirus pandemic

Judicial machine chugs along in Senate amid coronavirus pandemic

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

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

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

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

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McConnell slams House for ‘paid leave’ in May

McConnell slams House for ‘paid leave’ in May

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

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Mitch McConnell Warns House Dems 'Fishing for Another Impeachment'

Mitch McConnell Warns House Dems 'Fishing for Another Impeachment'

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

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

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

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

Read full article: Opinion | Nursing Homes Failed. Congress...→
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McConnell in new ad hits opponent Amy McGrath for supporting Trump impeachment, calls her ‘extreme’

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

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

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

Read full article: Mitch McConnell denounces officers in Ge...→
Nancy Pelosi criticizes Mitch McConnell's call to delay second stimulus:

Nancy Pelosi criticizes Mitch McConnell's call to delay second stimulus: "Tell that to the virus"

The House Speaker reiterated her desire for urgent relief as she pushed for the HEROES Act to be passed.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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‘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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Several GOP senators press for more stimulus payments during coronavirus crisis

Several GOP senators press for more stimulus payments during coronavirus crisis

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

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

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

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

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McConnell endorses Senate Republican investigation of Mueller probe

McConnell endorses Senate Republican investigation of Mueller probe

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

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Dems shift coronavirus attacks on Republicans to 'real graveyard'

Dems shift coronavirus attacks on Republicans to 'real graveyard'

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

Read full article: Dems shift coronavirus attacks on Republ...→
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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 [...]

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

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

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

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

Biden aims to move left without abandoning centrist roots

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 [...]

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Cracks emerge in the GOP over coronavirus relief

Cracks emerge in the GOP over coronavirus relief

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

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

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

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

Read full article: McConnell defends Trump move to can Stat...→
Mitch McConnell signals support for subpoenaing Obama-era officials

Mitch McConnell signals support for subpoenaing Obama-era officials

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

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

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

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

Read full article: Marco Rubio will lead Senate Intelligenc...→
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...→
  • #Mitch McConnell
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 [...]

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Nancy Pelosi criticizes Mitch McConnell's call to delay second stimulus:

Nancy Pelosi criticizes Mitch McConnell's call to delay second stimulus: "Tell that to the virus"

The House Speaker reiterated her desire for urgent relief as she pushed for the HEROES Act to be passed.

Read full article: Nancy Pelosi criticizes Mitch McConnell'...→

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...→
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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 [...]

Read full article: ‘No stigma attached’: Mitch McConnell pr...→
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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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Congress Weighs Choice: 'Go Big' on Virus Aid or Hit 'Pause'

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

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

Read full article: Congress Weighs Choice: 'Go Big' on Viru...→
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...→
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McConnell: Dems Trying to 'Incentivize' Unemployment in Latest Coronavirus Relief Bill

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

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

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

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

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

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

Pelosi ramps up pressure on McConnell to pass coronavirus legislation

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

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

Several GOP senators press for more stimulus payments during coronavirus crisis

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

Read full article: Several GOP senators press for more stim...→
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Mitch McConnell Warns House Dems 'Fishing for Another Impeachment'

Mitch McConnell Warns House Dems 'Fishing for Another Impeachment'

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

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

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

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

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

McConnell endorses Senate Republican investigation of Mueller probe

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Read full article: Marco Rubio will lead Senate Intelligenc...→
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 ...→
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...→
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...→
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Judicial machine chugs along in Senate amid coronavirus pandemic

Judicial machine chugs along in Senate amid coronavirus pandemic

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

Read full article: Judicial machine chugs along in Senate a...→
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Biden aims to move left without abandoning centrist roots

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

McConnell slams House for ‘paid leave’ in May

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

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

Cracks emerge in the GOP over coronavirus relief

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

Read full article: Cracks emerge in the GOP over coronaviru...→
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McConnell accuses House Dems of playing 'perpetual impeachment' amid coronavirus

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

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

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

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

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

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Mitch McConnell signals support for subpoenaing Obama-era officials

Mitch McConnell signals support for subpoenaing Obama-era officials

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

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

Dems shift coronavirus attacks on Republicans to 'real graveyard'

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

Read full article: Dems shift coronavirus attacks on Republ...→
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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 [...]

Read full article: Mitch McConnell offers public support fo...→
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...→
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...→
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...→
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
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...→
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...→
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: 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...→
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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Nancy Pelosi criticizes Mitch McConnell's call to delay second stimulus:

Nancy Pelosi criticizes Mitch McConnell's call to delay second stimulus: "Tell that to the virus"

The House Speaker reiterated her desire for urgent relief as she pushed for the HEROES Act to be passed.

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

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

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

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Judicial machine chugs along in Senate amid coronavirus pandemic

Judicial machine chugs along in Senate amid coronavirus pandemic

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

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Biden aims to move left without abandoning centrist roots

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Pelosi ramps up pressure on McConnell to pass coronavirus legislation

Pelosi ramps up pressure on McConnell to pass coronavirus legislation

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

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McConnell slams House for ‘paid leave’ in May

McConnell slams House for ‘paid leave’ in May

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

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Several GOP senators press for more stimulus payments during coronavirus crisis

Several GOP senators press for more stimulus payments during coronavirus crisis

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

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Cracks emerge in the GOP over coronavirus relief

Cracks emerge in the GOP over coronavirus relief

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

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Mitch McConnell Warns House Dems 'Fishing for Another Impeachment'

Mitch McConnell Warns House Dems 'Fishing for Another Impeachment'

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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McConnell endorses Senate Republican investigation of Mueller probe

McConnell endorses Senate Republican investigation of Mueller probe

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

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Mitch McConnell signals support for subpoenaing Obama-era officials

Mitch McConnell signals support for subpoenaing Obama-era officials

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

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

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

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

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Dems shift coronavirus attacks on Republicans to 'real graveyard'

Dems shift coronavirus attacks on Republicans to 'real graveyard'

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

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

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

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

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