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House Republican dubs Mitch McConnell the 'Marie Antoinette of the Senate'

House Republican dubs Mitch McConnell the 'Marie Antoinette of the Senate'

Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., had some harsh words for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., after the latter suggested that state governments should be ab [...] Read full article: House Republican dubs Mitch McConnell th...→

House Republican dubs Mitch McConnell the 'Marie Antoinette of the Senate'

House Republican dubs Mitch McConnell the 'Marie Antoinette of the Senate'

Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., had some harsh words for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., after the latter suggested that state governments should be ab [...] Read full article: House Republican dubs Mitch McConnell th...→

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...→

California Republican Mike Garcia on flipping House seat: 'There's an awakening here'

California Republican Mike Garcia on flipping House seat: 'There's an awakening here'

Mike Garcia reacted on “Fox & Friends” on Thursday to becoming the first Republican to flip a Democratic House seat in California in more than two decades sayi [...] Read full article: California Republican Mike Garcia on fli...→

Republican Newcomer Mike Garcia Flips California U.S. House Seat For 1st Time In More Than 20 Years

Republican Newcomer Mike Garcia Flips California U.S. House Seat For 1st Time In More Than 20 Years

In a rare win for Republicans in California, the GOP has flipped a former Democratic U.S. House seat in a special election. Read full article: Republican Newcomer Mike Garcia Flips Ca...→

Mitch McConnell says lawmakers must

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

The Senate Majority Leader also said the U.S. needed to "see what's working" and what stimulus measures weren't working. Read full article: Mitch McConnell says lawmakers must "tak...→

Mitch McConnell calls Obama

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

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

As a lifelong Republican, I demand Trump let Fauci testify before the House | Opinion

As a lifelong Republican, I demand Trump let Fauci testify before the House | Opinion

COVID-19 is a disease, not a political party. To save American lives, all lawmakers must have access to the latest scientific information. Read full article: As a lifelong Republican, I demand Trump...→

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

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

"This is not mostly about protecting members of Congress,” Lamar Alexander says. “It is about protecting the people members might infect.” Read full article: Top Republican urges McConnell and Pelos...→

Mitch McConnell: New revelations about FBI's handling of Flynn case are 'troubling, disturbing'

Mitch McConnell: New revelations about FBI's handling of Flynn case are 'troubling, disturbing'

Bombshell revelations emerging from newly released documents that appear to show a concerted effort by the FBI to entrap former Trump national security adviser [...] Read full article: Mitch McConnell: New revelations about F...→

Can states declare bankruptcy? Mitch McConnell floated the option but experts say current law doesn't allow it

Can states declare bankruptcy? Mitch McConnell floated the option but experts say current law doesn't allow it

"There would be a lot of hoops to jump through and constitutional considerations to get out of way to even consider state bankruptcy," one expert said. Read full article: Can states declare bankruptcy? Mitch McC...→

Opinion | Mitch McConnell Is Not as Clever as He Thinks He Is

Opinion | Mitch McConnell Is Not as Clever as He Thinks He Is

Leaving states to fend for themselves is a shocking abdication of responsibility that may haunt his party in November. Read full article: Opinion | Mitch McConnell Is Not as Clev...→

Cuomo squares up to 'Grim Reaper' Mitch McConnell for reluctance to fund blue states - amNewYork

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced phase one of a testing program that survey 5,000 New Yorkers to establish a credible infection rate as the previous Read full article: Cuomo squares up to 'Grim Reaper' Mitch ...→

Murphy, Cuomo Fire Back at Mitch McConnell for Floating State Bankruptcy Idea

Murphy, Cuomo Fire Back at Mitch McConnell for Floating State Bankruptcy Idea

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and other lawmakers took aim at comments from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell about pressing pause on federal money and floa [...] Read full article: Murphy, Cuomo Fire Back at Mitch McConne...→

Mitch McConnell: GOP held the line on ‘blank check’ for state and local governments

Mitch McConnell: GOP held the line on ‘blank check’ for state and local governments

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday said that after nearly two weeks of delay, Democrats failed to attach a “blank check” for state and local g [...] Read full article: Mitch McConnell: GOP held the line on ‘b...→

‘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...→

Republican wins Calif. House seat vacated by ‘throuple’ Democrat Katie Hill

Republican wins Calif. House seat vacated by ‘throuple’ Democrat Katie Hill

A Republican has won the vacated House seat of former Democratic Rep. Katie Hill — the Southern California lawmaker who stepped down last year amid intense scr [...] Read full article: Republican wins Calif. House seat vacate...→

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

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

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday announced that he is spearheading a package of liability reforms to protect the health care industry and busi [...] Read full article: Mitch McConnell pushes ‘major package’ o...→

Republican Ohio Governor DeWine condemns GOP-led House-passed bill to limit state health director's powers

Republican Ohio Governor DeWine condemns GOP-led House-passed bill to limit state health director's powers

"Creating more uncertainty regarding public health and employee safety is the last thing we need as we work to restore consumer confidence in Ohio's economy," [...] Read full article: Republican Ohio Governor DeWine condemns...→

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell: 'America Needs Baseball'

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell: 'America Needs Baseball'

In a Thursday interview, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he told Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred that Read full article: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell: ...→

What the polls say about a Mitch McConnell vs. Amy McGrath Kentucky Senate race

What the polls say about a Mitch McConnell vs. Amy McGrath Kentucky Senate race

In a Change Research poll conducted earlier this year, McGrath and McConnell were deadlocked at 41 percent support among likely voters. Read full article: What the polls say about a Mitch McConne...→

Mitch McConnell says there ‘probably’ will be more state, local funding for the coronavirus response

Mitch McConnell says there ‘probably’ will be more state, local funding for the coronavirus response

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday said there will “probably” be another bill to fund state and local governments facing budget woes because of t [...] Read full article: Mitch McConnell says there ‘probably’ wi...→

Governors hit Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell over recent remarks as stat [...]

Governors hit Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell over recent remarks as stat [...]

Governors hit Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell over recent remarks as state and local governments clamor for emergency relief funding as revenue dries up [...] Read full article: Governors hit Senate Majority Leader Mit...→

Gary Cohn Challenges Mitch McConnell, Saying States Deserve Federal Aid

Gary Cohn Challenges Mitch McConnell, Saying States Deserve Federal Aid

Gary Cohn, the former top economic adviser to President Donald Trump, said the federal government needs to help cash-strapped states with emergency financing, [...] Read full article: Gary Cohn Challenges Mitch McConnell, Sa...→

Tension in GOP as Pete King Calls McConnell 'Marie Antoinette'

Tension in GOP as Pete King Calls McConnell 'Marie Antoinette'

Rep. Pete King, R-N.Y., tore into Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for his remark that cash-strapped states should consider bankruptcy rather than have l [...] Read full article: Tension in GOP as Pete King Calls McConn...→

Republican lawmaker rips McConnell for saying he's in favor of states declaring bankruptcy:

Republican lawmaker rips McConnell for saying he's in favor of states declaring bankruptcy: "Shameful and indefensible"

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday that he was against providing funding for "blue state bailouts" during the Covid-19 pandemic. Read full article: Republican lawmaker rips McConnell for s...→

Mitch McConnell: Democrats Shut Down Small Business Aid for 2 Weeks for 'Leverage'

Mitch McConnell: Democrats Shut Down Small Business Aid for 2 Weeks for 'Leverage'

Mitch McConnell (R-KY) slammed Democrat leadership on Tuesday for taking two weeks to agree to additional funding for small businesses. Read full article: Mitch McConnell: Democrats Shut Down Sma...→

Limerick: Time to Marie Kondo more than just your house, aim at those habits of mind

Limerick: Time to Marie Kondo more than just your house, aim at those habits of mind

If trained and prepared for this rough sport, historians emerge as the essential workers who help people, who are trapped by their traditions and assumptions, [...] Read full article: Limerick: Time to Marie Kondo more than ...→

Republican Mike Garcia wins California special election and flips House seat

Republican Mike Garcia wins California special election and flips House seat

Garcia flips California seat from Democratic to Republican, defeating Christy Smith to fill vacancy left by Representative Katie Hill's resignation. Read full article: Republican Mike Garcia wins California s...→

With Rep. Amash Out, His House Seat Should Go Republican

With Rep. Amash Out, His House Seat Should Go Republican

Democrats in Michigan had high hopes this year of defeating controversial Rep. Justin Amash and thus picking up the Grand Rapids-area 3rd District that has bee [...] Read full article: With Rep. Amash Out, His House Seat Shou...→

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

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

Mitch McConnell said Obama should have "kept his mouth shut" regarding the Trump administration's handling of the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Mitch McConnell: Obama Should Have 'Kept...→

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

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

Judges appointed today will literally be making consequential legal decisions for decades to come. Hopefully lawmakers can, at the very least, agree that exper [...] Read full article: Opinion | Mitch McConnell, Judge Justin ...→

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

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

The chief judge of a key federal appeals court has asked for an investigation into whether Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell schemed to create a vacancy a [...] Read full article: Judge asks for probe into whether Mitch ...→

Mitch McConnell says people

Mitch McConnell says people "most interested" in hearing Fauci, Birx at coronavirus briefings, not Trump

"What the American people are most interested in is the advice from health professionals about how to conduct their daily lives safely," McConnell said Monday. Read full article: Mitch McConnell says people "most intere...→

White House economic adviser: Not sure what McConnell was talking about on state bankruptcy

White House economic adviser: Not sure what McConnell was talking about on state bankruptcy

The White House on Sunday put some distance between the administration and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s recent suggestion that states should be all [...] Read full article: White House economic adviser: Not sure w...→

Andrew Cuomo Angry Mitch McConnell Suggested New York Go Bankrupt

Andrew Cuomo Angry Mitch McConnell Suggested New York Go Bankrupt

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo fired back at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for suggesting states like New York declare bankruptcy. Read full article: Andrew Cuomo Angry Mitch McConnell Sugge...→

'Marie Antoinette Of The Senate': Rep. King Blasts McConnell's Push To Bankrupt NY, NJ As 'Shameful, Indefensible'

'Marie Antoinette Of The Senate': Rep. King Blasts McConnell's Push To Bankrupt NY, NJ As 'Shameful, Indefensible'

McConnell suggested on a radio show that Republicans should oppose additional aid for state and local governments such as New York and New Jersey in future cor [...] Read full article: 'Marie Antoinette Of The Senate': Rep. K...→

Mitch McConnell Floats Creating Bankruptcy Process for U.S. States

Mitch McConnell Floats Creating Bankruptcy Process for U.S. States

Mitch McConnell favors allowing states struggling due to the coronavirus pandemic to declare bankruptcy instead of providing federal aid.  Read full article: Mitch McConnell Floats Creating Bankrupt...→

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...→

Limerick: Time to Marie Kondo more than just your house, aim at those habits of mind

Limerick: Time to Marie Kondo more than just your house, aim at those habits of mind

If trained and prepared for this rough sport, historians emerge as the essential workers who help people, who are trapped by their traditions and assumptions, [...] Read full article: Limerick: Time to Marie Kondo more than ...→

Republican Newcomer Mike Garcia Flips California U.S. House Seat For 1st Time In More Than 20 Years

Republican Newcomer Mike Garcia Flips California U.S. House Seat For 1st Time In More Than 20 Years

In a rare win for Republicans in California, the GOP has flipped a former Democratic U.S. House seat in a special election. Read full article: Republican Newcomer Mike Garcia Flips Ca...→

With Rep. Amash Out, His House Seat Should Go Republican

With Rep. Amash Out, His House Seat Should Go Republican

Democrats in Michigan had high hopes this year of defeating controversial Rep. Justin Amash and thus picking up the Grand Rapids-area 3rd District that has bee [...] Read full article: With Rep. Amash Out, His House Seat Shou...→

Mitch McConnell calls Obama

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

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

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

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

Judges appointed today will literally be making consequential legal decisions for decades to come. Hopefully lawmakers can, at the very least, agree that exper [...] Read full article: Opinion | Mitch McConnell, Judge Justin ...→

Republican Ohio Governor DeWine condemns GOP-led House-passed bill to limit state health director's powers

Republican Ohio Governor DeWine condemns GOP-led House-passed bill to limit state health director's powers

"Creating more uncertainty regarding public health and employee safety is the last thing we need as we work to restore consumer confidence in Ohio's economy," [...] Read full article: Republican Ohio Governor DeWine condemns...→

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

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

"This is not mostly about protecting members of Congress,” Lamar Alexander says. “It is about protecting the people members might infect.” Read full article: Top Republican urges McConnell and Pelos...→

What the polls say about a Mitch McConnell vs. Amy McGrath Kentucky Senate race

What the polls say about a Mitch McConnell vs. Amy McGrath Kentucky Senate race

In a Change Research poll conducted earlier this year, McGrath and McConnell were deadlocked at 41 percent support among likely voters. Read full article: What the polls say about a Mitch McConne...→

Can states declare bankruptcy? Mitch McConnell floated the option but experts say current law doesn't allow it

Can states declare bankruptcy? Mitch McConnell floated the option but experts say current law doesn't allow it

"There would be a lot of hoops to jump through and constitutional considerations to get out of way to even consider state bankruptcy," one expert said. Read full article: Can states declare bankruptcy? Mitch McC...→

Mitch McConnell says people

Mitch McConnell says people "most interested" in hearing Fauci, Birx at coronavirus briefings, not Trump

"What the American people are most interested in is the advice from health professionals about how to conduct their daily lives safely," McConnell said Monday. Read full article: Mitch McConnell says people "most intere...→

Governors hit Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell over recent remarks as stat [...]

Governors hit Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell over recent remarks as stat [...]

Governors hit Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell over recent remarks as state and local governments clamor for emergency relief funding as revenue dries up [...] Read full article: Governors hit Senate Majority Leader Mit...→

Opinion | Mitch McConnell Is Not as Clever as He Thinks He Is

Opinion | Mitch McConnell Is Not as Clever as He Thinks He Is

Leaving states to fend for themselves is a shocking abdication of responsibility that may haunt his party in November. Read full article: Opinion | Mitch McConnell Is Not as Clev...→

Andrew Cuomo Angry Mitch McConnell Suggested New York Go Bankrupt

Andrew Cuomo Angry Mitch McConnell Suggested New York Go Bankrupt

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo fired back at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for suggesting states like New York declare bankruptcy. Read full article: Andrew Cuomo Angry Mitch McConnell Sugge...→

Tension in GOP as Pete King Calls McConnell 'Marie Antoinette'

Tension in GOP as Pete King Calls McConnell 'Marie Antoinette'

Rep. Pete King, R-N.Y., tore into Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for his remark that cash-strapped states should consider bankruptcy rather than have l [...] Read full article: Tension in GOP as Pete King Calls McConn...→

Murphy, Cuomo Fire Back at Mitch McConnell for Floating State Bankruptcy Idea

Murphy, Cuomo Fire Back at Mitch McConnell for Floating State Bankruptcy Idea

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and other lawmakers took aim at comments from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell about pressing pause on federal money and floa [...] Read full article: Murphy, Cuomo Fire Back at Mitch McConne...→

Mitch McConnell Floats Creating Bankruptcy Process for U.S. States

Mitch McConnell Floats Creating Bankruptcy Process for U.S. States

Mitch McConnell favors allowing states struggling due to the coronavirus pandemic to declare bankruptcy instead of providing federal aid.  Read full article: Mitch McConnell Floats Creating Bankrupt...→

Mitch McConnell: Democrats Shut Down Small Business Aid for 2 Weeks for 'Leverage'

Mitch McConnell: Democrats Shut Down Small Business Aid for 2 Weeks for 'Leverage'

Mitch McConnell (R-KY) slammed Democrat leadership on Tuesday for taking two weeks to agree to additional funding for small businesses. Read full article: Mitch McConnell: Democrats Shut Down Sma...→

‘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...→

California Republican Mike Garcia on flipping House seat: 'There's an awakening here'

California Republican Mike Garcia on flipping House seat: 'There's an awakening here'

Mike Garcia reacted on “Fox & Friends” on Thursday to becoming the first Republican to flip a Democratic House seat in California in more than two decades sayi [...] Read full article: California Republican Mike Garcia on fli...→

Republican Mike Garcia wins California special election and flips House seat

Republican Mike Garcia wins California special election and flips House seat

Garcia flips California seat from Democratic to Republican, defeating Christy Smith to fill vacancy left by Representative Katie Hill's resignation. Read full article: Republican Mike Garcia wins California s...→

Republican wins Calif. House seat vacated by ‘throuple’ Democrat Katie Hill

Republican wins Calif. House seat vacated by ‘throuple’ Democrat Katie Hill

A Republican has won the vacated House seat of former Democratic Rep. Katie Hill — the Southern California lawmaker who stepped down last year amid intense scr [...] Read full article: Republican wins Calif. House seat vacate...→

Mitch McConnell says lawmakers must

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

The Senate Majority Leader also said the U.S. needed to "see what's working" and what stimulus measures weren't working. Read full article: Mitch McConnell says lawmakers must "tak...→

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

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

Mitch McConnell said Obama should have "kept his mouth shut" regarding the Trump administration's handling of the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Mitch McConnell: Obama Should Have 'Kept...→

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

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

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday announced that he is spearheading a package of liability reforms to protect the health care industry and busi [...] Read full article: Mitch McConnell pushes ‘major package’ o...→

As a lifelong Republican, I demand Trump let Fauci testify before the House | Opinion

As a lifelong Republican, I demand Trump let Fauci testify before the House | Opinion

COVID-19 is a disease, not a political party. To save American lives, all lawmakers must have access to the latest scientific information. Read full article: As a lifelong Republican, I demand Trump...→

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

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

The chief judge of a key federal appeals court has asked for an investigation into whether Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell schemed to create a vacancy a [...] Read full article: Judge asks for probe into whether Mitch ...→

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell: 'America Needs Baseball'

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell: 'America Needs Baseball'

In a Thursday interview, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he told Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred that Read full article: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell: ...→

Mitch McConnell: New revelations about FBI's handling of Flynn case are 'troubling, disturbing'

Mitch McConnell: New revelations about FBI's handling of Flynn case are 'troubling, disturbing'

Bombshell revelations emerging from newly released documents that appear to show a concerted effort by the FBI to entrap former Trump national security adviser [...] Read full article: Mitch McConnell: New revelations about F...→

Mitch McConnell says there ‘probably’ will be more state, local funding for the coronavirus response

Mitch McConnell says there ‘probably’ will be more state, local funding for the coronavirus response

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday said there will “probably” be another bill to fund state and local governments facing budget woes because of t [...] Read full article: Mitch McConnell says there ‘probably’ wi...→

White House economic adviser: Not sure what McConnell was talking about on state bankruptcy

White House economic adviser: Not sure what McConnell was talking about on state bankruptcy

The White House on Sunday put some distance between the administration and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s recent suggestion that states should be all [...] Read full article: White House economic adviser: Not sure w...→

Gary Cohn Challenges Mitch McConnell, Saying States Deserve Federal Aid

Gary Cohn Challenges Mitch McConnell, Saying States Deserve Federal Aid

Gary Cohn, the former top economic adviser to President Donald Trump, said the federal government needs to help cash-strapped states with emergency financing, [...] Read full article: Gary Cohn Challenges Mitch McConnell, Sa...→

Cuomo squares up to 'Grim Reaper' Mitch McConnell for reluctance to fund blue states - amNewYork

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced phase one of a testing program that survey 5,000 New Yorkers to establish a credible infection rate as the previous Read full article: Cuomo squares up to 'Grim Reaper' Mitch ...→

'Marie Antoinette Of The Senate': Rep. King Blasts McConnell's Push To Bankrupt NY, NJ As 'Shameful, Indefensible'

'Marie Antoinette Of The Senate': Rep. King Blasts McConnell's Push To Bankrupt NY, NJ As 'Shameful, Indefensible'

McConnell suggested on a radio show that Republicans should oppose additional aid for state and local governments such as New York and New Jersey in future cor [...] Read full article: 'Marie Antoinette Of The Senate': Rep. K...→

Republican lawmaker rips McConnell for saying he's in favor of states declaring bankruptcy:

Republican lawmaker rips McConnell for saying he's in favor of states declaring bankruptcy: "Shameful and indefensible"

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday that he was against providing funding for "blue state bailouts" during the Covid-19 pandemic. Read full article: Republican lawmaker rips McConnell for s...→

Mitch McConnell: GOP held the line on ‘blank check’ for state and local governments

Mitch McConnell: GOP held the line on ‘blank check’ for state and local governments

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday said that after nearly two weeks of delay, Democrats failed to attach a “blank check” for state and local g [...] Read full article: Mitch McConnell: GOP held the line on ‘b...→

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...→

‘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...→

Limerick: Time to Marie Kondo more than just your house, aim at those habits of mind

Limerick: Time to Marie Kondo more than just your house, aim at those habits of mind

If trained and prepared for this rough sport, historians emerge as the essential workers who help people, who are trapped by their traditions and assumptions, [...] Read full article: Limerick: Time to Marie Kondo more than ...→

California Republican Mike Garcia on flipping House seat: 'There's an awakening here'

California Republican Mike Garcia on flipping House seat: 'There's an awakening here'

Mike Garcia reacted on “Fox & Friends” on Thursday to becoming the first Republican to flip a Democratic House seat in California in more than two decades sayi [...] Read full article: California Republican Mike Garcia on fli...→

Republican Mike Garcia wins California special election and flips House seat

Republican Mike Garcia wins California special election and flips House seat

Garcia flips California seat from Democratic to Republican, defeating Christy Smith to fill vacancy left by Representative Katie Hill's resignation. Read full article: Republican Mike Garcia wins California s...→

Republican Newcomer Mike Garcia Flips California U.S. House Seat For 1st Time In More Than 20 Years

Republican Newcomer Mike Garcia Flips California U.S. House Seat For 1st Time In More Than 20 Years

In a rare win for Republicans in California, the GOP has flipped a former Democratic U.S. House seat in a special election. Read full article: Republican Newcomer Mike Garcia Flips Ca...→

Republican wins Calif. House seat vacated by ‘throuple’ Democrat Katie Hill

Republican wins Calif. House seat vacated by ‘throuple’ Democrat Katie Hill

A Republican has won the vacated House seat of former Democratic Rep. Katie Hill — the Southern California lawmaker who stepped down last year amid intense scr [...] Read full article: Republican wins Calif. House seat vacate...→

With Rep. Amash Out, His House Seat Should Go Republican

With Rep. Amash Out, His House Seat Should Go Republican

Democrats in Michigan had high hopes this year of defeating controversial Rep. Justin Amash and thus picking up the Grand Rapids-area 3rd District that has bee [...] Read full article: With Rep. Amash Out, His House Seat Shou...→

Mitch McConnell says lawmakers must

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

The Senate Majority Leader also said the U.S. needed to "see what's working" and what stimulus measures weren't working. Read full article: Mitch McConnell says lawmakers must "tak...→

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

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

Mitch McConnell said Obama should have "kept his mouth shut" regarding the Trump administration's handling of the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Mitch McConnell: Obama Should Have 'Kept...→

Mitch McConnell calls Obama

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

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

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

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

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday announced that he is spearheading a package of liability reforms to protect the health care industry and busi [...] Read full article: Mitch McConnell pushes ‘major package’ o...→

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

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

Judges appointed today will literally be making consequential legal decisions for decades to come. Hopefully lawmakers can, at the very least, agree that exper [...] Read full article: Opinion | Mitch McConnell, Judge Justin ...→

As a lifelong Republican, I demand Trump let Fauci testify before the House | Opinion

As a lifelong Republican, I demand Trump let Fauci testify before the House | Opinion

COVID-19 is a disease, not a political party. To save American lives, all lawmakers must have access to the latest scientific information. Read full article: As a lifelong Republican, I demand Trump...→

Republican Ohio Governor DeWine condemns GOP-led House-passed bill to limit state health director's powers

Republican Ohio Governor DeWine condemns GOP-led House-passed bill to limit state health director's powers

"Creating more uncertainty regarding public health and employee safety is the last thing we need as we work to restore consumer confidence in Ohio's economy," [...] Read full article: Republican Ohio Governor DeWine condemns...→

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

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

The chief judge of a key federal appeals court has asked for an investigation into whether Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell schemed to create a vacancy a [...] Read full article: Judge asks for probe into whether Mitch ...→

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

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

"This is not mostly about protecting members of Congress,” Lamar Alexander says. “It is about protecting the people members might infect.” Read full article: Top Republican urges McConnell and Pelos...→

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell: 'America Needs Baseball'

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell: 'America Needs Baseball'

In a Thursday interview, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he told Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred that Read full article: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell: ...→

Mitch McConnell: New revelations about FBI's handling of Flynn case are 'troubling, disturbing'

Mitch McConnell: New revelations about FBI's handling of Flynn case are 'troubling, disturbing'

Bombshell revelations emerging from newly released documents that appear to show a concerted effort by the FBI to entrap former Trump national security adviser [...] Read full article: Mitch McConnell: New revelations about F...→

What the polls say about a Mitch McConnell vs. Amy McGrath Kentucky Senate race

What the polls say about a Mitch McConnell vs. Amy McGrath Kentucky Senate race

In a Change Research poll conducted earlier this year, McGrath and McConnell were deadlocked at 41 percent support among likely voters. Read full article: What the polls say about a Mitch McConne...→

Can states declare bankruptcy? Mitch McConnell floated the option but experts say current law doesn't allow it

Can states declare bankruptcy? Mitch McConnell floated the option but experts say current law doesn't allow it

"There would be a lot of hoops to jump through and constitutional considerations to get out of way to even consider state bankruptcy," one expert said. Read full article: Can states declare bankruptcy? Mitch McC...→

Mitch McConnell says there ‘probably’ will be more state, local funding for the coronavirus response

Mitch McConnell says there ‘probably’ will be more state, local funding for the coronavirus response

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday said there will “probably” be another bill to fund state and local governments facing budget woes because of t [...] Read full article: Mitch McConnell says there ‘probably’ wi...→

Mitch McConnell says people

Mitch McConnell says people "most interested" in hearing Fauci, Birx at coronavirus briefings, not Trump

"What the American people are most interested in is the advice from health professionals about how to conduct their daily lives safely," McConnell said Monday. Read full article: Mitch McConnell says people "most intere...→

Governors hit Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell over recent remarks as stat [...]

Governors hit Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell over recent remarks as stat [...]

Governors hit Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell over recent remarks as state and local governments clamor for emergency relief funding as revenue dries up [...] Read full article: Governors hit Senate Majority Leader Mit...→

White House economic adviser: Not sure what McConnell was talking about on state bankruptcy

White House economic adviser: Not sure what McConnell was talking about on state bankruptcy

The White House on Sunday put some distance between the administration and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s recent suggestion that states should be all [...] Read full article: White House economic adviser: Not sure w...→

Opinion | Mitch McConnell Is Not as Clever as He Thinks He Is

Opinion | Mitch McConnell Is Not as Clever as He Thinks He Is

Leaving states to fend for themselves is a shocking abdication of responsibility that may haunt his party in November. Read full article: Opinion | Mitch McConnell Is Not as Clev...→

Gary Cohn Challenges Mitch McConnell, Saying States Deserve Federal Aid

Gary Cohn Challenges Mitch McConnell, Saying States Deserve Federal Aid

Gary Cohn, the former top economic adviser to President Donald Trump, said the federal government needs to help cash-strapped states with emergency financing, [...] Read full article: Gary Cohn Challenges Mitch McConnell, Sa...→

Andrew Cuomo Angry Mitch McConnell Suggested New York Go Bankrupt

Andrew Cuomo Angry Mitch McConnell Suggested New York Go Bankrupt

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo fired back at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for suggesting states like New York declare bankruptcy. Read full article: Andrew Cuomo Angry Mitch McConnell Sugge...→

Cuomo squares up to 'Grim Reaper' Mitch McConnell for reluctance to fund blue states - amNewYork

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced phase one of a testing program that survey 5,000 New Yorkers to establish a credible infection rate as the previous Read full article: Cuomo squares up to 'Grim Reaper' Mitch ...→

Tension in GOP as Pete King Calls McConnell 'Marie Antoinette'

Tension in GOP as Pete King Calls McConnell 'Marie Antoinette'

Rep. Pete King, R-N.Y., tore into Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for his remark that cash-strapped states should consider bankruptcy rather than have l [...] Read full article: Tension in GOP as Pete King Calls McConn...→

'Marie Antoinette Of The Senate': Rep. King Blasts McConnell's Push To Bankrupt NY, NJ As 'Shameful, Indefensible'

'Marie Antoinette Of The Senate': Rep. King Blasts McConnell's Push To Bankrupt NY, NJ As 'Shameful, Indefensible'

McConnell suggested on a radio show that Republicans should oppose additional aid for state and local governments such as New York and New Jersey in future cor [...] Read full article: 'Marie Antoinette Of The Senate': Rep. K...→

Murphy, Cuomo Fire Back at Mitch McConnell for Floating State Bankruptcy Idea

Murphy, Cuomo Fire Back at Mitch McConnell for Floating State Bankruptcy Idea

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and other lawmakers took aim at comments from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell about pressing pause on federal money and floa [...] Read full article: Murphy, Cuomo Fire Back at Mitch McConne...→

Republican lawmaker rips McConnell for saying he's in favor of states declaring bankruptcy:

Republican lawmaker rips McConnell for saying he's in favor of states declaring bankruptcy: "Shameful and indefensible"

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday that he was against providing funding for "blue state bailouts" during the Covid-19 pandemic. Read full article: Republican lawmaker rips McConnell for s...→

Mitch McConnell Floats Creating Bankruptcy Process for U.S. States

Mitch McConnell Floats Creating Bankruptcy Process for U.S. States

Mitch McConnell favors allowing states struggling due to the coronavirus pandemic to declare bankruptcy instead of providing federal aid.  Read full article: Mitch McConnell Floats Creating Bankrupt...→

Mitch McConnell: GOP held the line on ‘blank check’ for state and local governments

Mitch McConnell: GOP held the line on ‘blank check’ for state and local governments

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday said that after nearly two weeks of delay, Democrats failed to attach a “blank check” for state and local g [...] Read full article: Mitch McConnell: GOP held the line on ‘b...→

Mitch McConnell: Democrats Shut Down Small Business Aid for 2 Weeks for 'Leverage'

Mitch McConnell: Democrats Shut Down Small Business Aid for 2 Weeks for 'Leverage'

Mitch McConnell (R-KY) slammed Democrat leadership on Tuesday for taking two weeks to agree to additional funding for small businesses. Read full article: Mitch McConnell: Democrats Shut Down Sma...→