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

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

"Mitch is the king of the swamp. Mike is a farmer, educator, former small-town newspaper editor, and a former Marine officer. Who would you vote for?" Yang sai [...] Read full article: How a Kentucky farmer running to unseat ...→

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 ...→

Jim Carrey Declares Mitch McConnell 'Will be Mowed Down'

Jim Carrey Declares Mitch McConnell 'Will be Mowed Down'

Actor Jim Carrey warned Senator Mitch McConnell that his "senatorial infestation" will end in November, hours before he sailed through the Republican primary i [...] Read full article: Jim Carrey Declares Mitch McConnell 'Wil...→

Hero from Paris train attack running to unseat liberal Oregon Democrat: 'He votes with AOC 96 percent of the time'

Hero from Paris train attack running to unseat liberal Oregon Democrat: 'He votes with AOC 96 percent of the time'

A veteran who helped stop a terrorist attack on a Paris-bound train in 2015 is now running for Congress in Oregon, telling "Fox & Friends" on Wednesday that li [...] Read full article: Hero from Paris train attack running to ...→

Prominent Kentucky Dem backs Booker over McGrath in bid to oust McConnell

Prominent Kentucky Dem backs Booker over McGrath in bid to oust McConnell

The former Kentucky secretary of state's show of support for Charles Booker adds another boost to his insurgent primary campaign against Amy McGrath. Read full article: Prominent Kentucky Dem backs Booker over...→

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, ...→

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...→

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...→

Trump tells McConnell 'time is running out' for him to hold Russia 'hoaxers' accountable

Trump tells McConnell 'time is running out' for him to hold Russia 'hoaxers' accountable

President Trump told Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., that he "love[s]" him but that he should quickly move to hold accountable the people behind [...] Read full article: Trump tells McConnell 'time is running o...→

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 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 Mitch McConnell suggests state bankruptcies over bailouts, Kentucky has largest share of unemployed in U.S

As Mitch McConnell suggests state bankruptcies over bailouts, Kentucky has largest share of unemployed in U.S

The U.S. Department of Labor released its weekly claims report on May 7, indicating that nearly 33 percent of Kentucky's workforce has filed for unemployment b [...] Read full article: As Mitch McConnell suggests state bankru...→

Mitch McConnell wants to stop blue state bailouts, but red states need help too

Mitch McConnell wants to stop blue state bailouts, but red states need help too

"The virus is everywhere. Every state has needed to take action to slow its spread, and that has had major effects on each of their economies," said the Center [...] Read full article: Mitch McConnell wants to stop blue state...→

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...→

Kentucky Senate primary race to decide who challenges Mitch McConnell too close to call

Kentucky Senate primary race to decide who challenges Mitch McConnell too close to call

Amy McGrath, has a slight edge in a challenge from state representative Charles Booker. In New York, House Foreign Affairs Chair Eliot Engel is behind progress [...] Read full article: Kentucky Senate primary race to decide w...→

Trump, Biden, McConnell Roll in Kentucky; AOC, NYers Wait for Mail

Trump, Biden, McConnell Roll in Kentucky; AOC, NYers Wait for Mail

As the favorites rolled in Kentucky, including President Donald Trump, presumptive Democratic presidential primary nominee Joe Biden, and Senate Majority Leade [...] Read full article: Trump, Biden, McConnell Roll in Kentucky...→

Mitch McConnell 'Okay' with Taking Confederate Names off Military Bases

Mitch McConnell 'Okay' with Taking Confederate Names off Military Bases

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) stated that he is “Okay” with removing the names of Confederate leaders from military bases. Read full article: Mitch McConnell 'Okay' with Taking Confe...→

Fund the MTA: Mitch McConnell should heed NY Republicans

Fund the MTA: Mitch McConnell should heed NY Republicans

New York’s top Republican officials agree: Congress should send the Metropolitan Transportation Authority another $3.9 billion — for the good of the city, the [...] Read full article: Fund the MTA: Mitch McConnell should hee...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

‘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...→

Mitch McConnell Warns House Dems 'Fishing for Another Impeachment'

Mitch McConnell Warns House Dems 'Fishing for Another Impeachment'

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell criticized House Democrats for "fishing for another impeachment" against President Donald Trump. Read full article: Mitch McConnell Warns House Dems 'Fishin...→

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: ‘Classless’ Obama should have ‘kept his mouth shut’ on Trump coronavirus critique

Mitch McConnell: ‘Classless’ Obama should have ‘kept his mouth shut’ on Trump coronavirus critique

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday said it was “a little bit classless” for former President Barack Obama to critique the Trump administration’s [...] Read full article: Mitch McConnell: ‘Classless’ Obama shoul...→

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 ...→

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...→

McGrath and Booker fight for chance to face McConnell, as votes are still being tallied in Kentucky

McGrath and Booker fight for chance to face McConnell, as votes are still being tallied in Kentucky

The battle to see who will face off against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., this fall is still undecided as votes tallied late into Tuesday even [...] Read full article: McGrath and Booker fight for chance to f...→

Racial unrest seeps into Kentucky Senate primary, reshaping contest to take on McConnell

Racial unrest seeps into Kentucky Senate primary, reshaping contest to take on McConnell

After a string of recent killings of African Americans by law enforcement, the Kentucky Senate Democratic primary is on new terrain. Read full article: Racial unrest seeps into Kentucky Senate...→

Mitch McConnell blasts Dems’ policing package: ‘House version is going nowhere in the Senate’

Mitch McConnell blasts Dems’ policing package: ‘House version is going nowhere in the Senate’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that the Democrats’ policing overhaul package, as written, is dead in the water in the Senate chamber. Read full article: Mitch McConnell blasts Dems’ policing pa...→

Insurgent threatens to derail McGrath-McConnell showdown in Kentucky

Insurgent threatens to derail McGrath-McConnell showdown in Kentucky

State Rep. Charles Booker has captured late momentum in the June 23 primary, fueled by prominent endorsements and Amy McGrath's stumbles. Read full article: Insurgent threatens to derail McGrath-Mc...→

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 ...→

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...→

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...→

Anti-Trump Republican group releases new ad taking aim at

Anti-Trump Republican group releases new ad taking aim at "Rich Mitch" McConnell in GOP leader's home state

"After 35 years, Kentuckians are still waiting for the kinds of opportunities Mitch worked so hard to give himself," the Lincoln Project's Thursday advertiseme [...] Read full article: Anti-Trump Republican group releases new...→

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...→

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" ...→

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 ...→

U.S. Senate leader Mitch McConnell wants baseball and football back on field

U.S. Senate leader Mitch McConnell wants baseball and football back on field

"It would be a great morale booster for the country and an indication that we’re going to begin to get back to normal," McConnell said of the resumption of spo [...] Read full article: U.S. Senate leader Mitch McConnell wants...→

Jim Carrey Declares Mitch McConnell 'Will be Mowed Down'

Jim Carrey Declares Mitch McConnell 'Will be Mowed Down'

Actor Jim Carrey warned Senator Mitch McConnell that his "senatorial infestation" will end in November, hours before he sailed through the Republican primary i [...] Read full article: Jim Carrey Declares Mitch McConnell 'Wil...→

McGrath and Booker fight for chance to face McConnell, as votes are still being tallied in Kentucky

McGrath and Booker fight for chance to face McConnell, as votes are still being tallied in Kentucky

The battle to see who will face off against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., this fall is still undecided as votes tallied late into Tuesday even [...] Read full article: McGrath and Booker fight for chance to f...→

Trump, Biden, McConnell Roll in Kentucky; AOC, NYers Wait for Mail

Trump, Biden, McConnell Roll in Kentucky; AOC, NYers Wait for Mail

As the favorites rolled in Kentucky, including President Donald Trump, presumptive Democratic presidential primary nominee Joe Biden, and Senate Majority Leade [...] Read full article: Trump, Biden, McConnell Roll in Kentucky...→

Hero from Paris train attack running to unseat liberal Oregon Democrat: 'He votes with AOC 96 percent of the time'

Hero from Paris train attack running to unseat liberal Oregon Democrat: 'He votes with AOC 96 percent of the time'

A veteran who helped stop a terrorist attack on a Paris-bound train in 2015 is now running for Congress in Oregon, telling "Fox & Friends" on Wednesday that li [...] Read full article: Hero from Paris train attack running to ...→

Mitch McConnell blasts Dems’ policing package: ‘House version is going nowhere in the Senate’

Mitch McConnell blasts Dems’ policing package: ‘House version is going nowhere in the Senate’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that the Democrats’ policing overhaul package, as written, is dead in the water in the Senate chamber. Read full article: Mitch McConnell blasts Dems’ policing pa...→

Fund the MTA: Mitch McConnell should heed NY Republicans

Fund the MTA: Mitch McConnell should heed NY Republicans

New York’s top Republican officials agree: Congress should send the Metropolitan Transportation Authority another $3.9 billion — for the good of the city, the [...] Read full article: Fund the MTA: Mitch McConnell should hee...→

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 ...→

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...→

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

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...→

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...→

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" ...→

Mitch McConnell: ‘Classless’ Obama should have ‘kept his mouth shut’ on Trump coronavirus critique

Mitch McConnell: ‘Classless’ Obama should have ‘kept his mouth shut’ on Trump coronavirus critique

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday said it was “a little bit classless” for former President Barack Obama to critique the Trump administration’s [...] Read full article: Mitch McConnell: ‘Classless’ Obama shoul...→

As Mitch McConnell suggests state bankruptcies over bailouts, Kentucky has largest share of unemployed in U.S

As Mitch McConnell suggests state bankruptcies over bailouts, Kentucky has largest share of unemployed in U.S

The U.S. Department of Labor released its weekly claims report on May 7, indicating that nearly 33 percent of Kentucky's workforce has filed for unemployment b [...] Read full article: As Mitch McConnell suggests state bankru...→

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...→

Kentucky Senate primary race to decide who challenges Mitch McConnell too close to call

Kentucky Senate primary race to decide who challenges Mitch McConnell too close to call

Amy McGrath, has a slight edge in a challenge from state representative Charles Booker. In New York, House Foreign Affairs Chair Eliot Engel is behind progress [...] Read full article: Kentucky Senate primary race to decide w...→

Racial unrest seeps into Kentucky Senate primary, reshaping contest to take on McConnell

Racial unrest seeps into Kentucky Senate primary, reshaping contest to take on McConnell

After a string of recent killings of African Americans by law enforcement, the Kentucky Senate Democratic primary is on new terrain. Read full article: Racial unrest seeps into Kentucky Senate...→

Mitch McConnell 'Okay' with Taking Confederate Names off Military Bases

Mitch McConnell 'Okay' with Taking Confederate Names off Military Bases

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) stated that he is “Okay” with removing the names of Confederate leaders from military bases. Read full article: Mitch McConnell 'Okay' with Taking Confe...→

Prominent Kentucky Dem backs Booker over McGrath in bid to oust McConnell

Prominent Kentucky Dem backs Booker over McGrath in bid to oust McConnell

The former Kentucky secretary of state's show of support for Charles Booker adds another boost to his insurgent primary campaign against Amy McGrath. Read full article: Prominent Kentucky Dem backs Booker over...→

Insurgent threatens to derail McGrath-McConnell showdown in Kentucky

Insurgent threatens to derail McGrath-McConnell showdown in Kentucky

State Rep. Charles Booker has captured late momentum in the June 23 primary, fueled by prominent endorsements and Amy McGrath's stumbles. Read full article: Insurgent threatens to derail McGrath-Mc...→

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...→

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, ...→

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...→

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...→

Anti-Trump Republican group releases new ad taking aim at

Anti-Trump Republican group releases new ad taking aim at "Rich Mitch" McConnell in GOP leader's home state

"After 35 years, Kentuckians are still waiting for the kinds of opportunities Mitch worked so hard to give himself," the Lincoln Project's Thursday advertiseme [...] Read full article: Anti-Trump Republican group releases new...→

Mitch McConnell Warns House Dems 'Fishing for Another Impeachment'

Mitch McConnell Warns House Dems 'Fishing for Another Impeachment'

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell criticized House Democrats for "fishing for another impeachment" against President Donald Trump. Read full article: Mitch McConnell Warns House Dems 'Fishin...→

Trump tells McConnell 'time is running out' for him to hold Russia 'hoaxers' accountable

Trump tells McConnell 'time is running out' for him to hold Russia 'hoaxers' accountable

President Trump told Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., that he "love[s]" him but that he should quickly move to hold accountable the people behind [...] Read full article: Trump tells McConnell 'time is running o...→

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...→

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 ...→

Mitch McConnell wants to stop blue state bailouts, but red states need help too

Mitch McConnell wants to stop blue state bailouts, but red states need help too

"The virus is everywhere. Every state has needed to take action to slow its spread, and that has had major effects on each of their economies," said the Center [...] Read full article: Mitch McConnell wants to stop blue state...→

U.S. Senate leader Mitch McConnell wants baseball and football back on field

U.S. Senate leader Mitch McConnell wants baseball and football back on field

"It would be a great morale booster for the country and an indication that we’re going to begin to get back to normal," McConnell said of the resumption of spo [...] Read full article: U.S. Senate leader Mitch McConnell wants...→

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...→

Jim Carrey Declares Mitch McConnell 'Will be Mowed Down'

Jim Carrey Declares Mitch McConnell 'Will be Mowed Down'

Actor Jim Carrey warned Senator Mitch McConnell that his "senatorial infestation" will end in November, hours before he sailed through the Republican primary i [...] Read full article: Jim Carrey Declares Mitch McConnell 'Wil...→

Kentucky Senate primary race to decide who challenges Mitch McConnell too close to call

Kentucky Senate primary race to decide who challenges Mitch McConnell too close to call

Amy McGrath, has a slight edge in a challenge from state representative Charles Booker. In New York, House Foreign Affairs Chair Eliot Engel is behind progress [...] Read full article: Kentucky Senate primary race to decide w...→

McGrath and Booker fight for chance to face McConnell, as votes are still being tallied in Kentucky

McGrath and Booker fight for chance to face McConnell, as votes are still being tallied in Kentucky

The battle to see who will face off against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., this fall is still undecided as votes tallied late into Tuesday even [...] Read full article: McGrath and Booker fight for chance to f...→

Trump, Biden, McConnell Roll in Kentucky; AOC, NYers Wait for Mail

Trump, Biden, McConnell Roll in Kentucky; AOC, NYers Wait for Mail

As the favorites rolled in Kentucky, including President Donald Trump, presumptive Democratic presidential primary nominee Joe Biden, and Senate Majority Leade [...] Read full article: Trump, Biden, McConnell Roll in Kentucky...→

Racial unrest seeps into Kentucky Senate primary, reshaping contest to take on McConnell

Racial unrest seeps into Kentucky Senate primary, reshaping contest to take on McConnell

After a string of recent killings of African Americans by law enforcement, the Kentucky Senate Democratic primary is on new terrain. Read full article: Racial unrest seeps into Kentucky Senate...→

Hero from Paris train attack running to unseat liberal Oregon Democrat: 'He votes with AOC 96 percent of the time'

Hero from Paris train attack running to unseat liberal Oregon Democrat: 'He votes with AOC 96 percent of the time'

A veteran who helped stop a terrorist attack on a Paris-bound train in 2015 is now running for Congress in Oregon, telling "Fox & Friends" on Wednesday that li [...] Read full article: Hero from Paris train attack running to ...→

Mitch McConnell 'Okay' with Taking Confederate Names off Military Bases

Mitch McConnell 'Okay' with Taking Confederate Names off Military Bases

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) stated that he is “Okay” with removing the names of Confederate leaders from military bases. Read full article: Mitch McConnell 'Okay' with Taking Confe...→

Mitch McConnell blasts Dems’ policing package: ‘House version is going nowhere in the Senate’

Mitch McConnell blasts Dems’ policing package: ‘House version is going nowhere in the Senate’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that the Democrats’ policing overhaul package, as written, is dead in the water in the Senate chamber. Read full article: Mitch McConnell blasts Dems’ policing pa...→

Prominent Kentucky Dem backs Booker over McGrath in bid to oust McConnell

Prominent Kentucky Dem backs Booker over McGrath in bid to oust McConnell

The former Kentucky secretary of state's show of support for Charles Booker adds another boost to his insurgent primary campaign against Amy McGrath. Read full article: Prominent Kentucky Dem backs Booker over...→

Fund the MTA: Mitch McConnell should heed NY Republicans

Fund the MTA: Mitch McConnell should heed NY Republicans

New York’s top Republican officials agree: Congress should send the Metropolitan Transportation Authority another $3.9 billion — for the good of the city, the [...] Read full article: Fund the MTA: Mitch McConnell should hee...→

Insurgent threatens to derail McGrath-McConnell showdown in Kentucky

Insurgent threatens to derail McGrath-McConnell showdown in Kentucky

State Rep. Charles Booker has captured late momentum in the June 23 primary, fueled by prominent endorsements and Amy McGrath's stumbles. Read full article: Insurgent threatens to derail McGrath-Mc...→

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 ...→

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, ...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

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

Anti-Trump Republican group releases new ad taking aim at

Anti-Trump Republican group releases new ad taking aim at "Rich Mitch" McConnell in GOP leader's home state

"After 35 years, Kentuckians are still waiting for the kinds of opportunities Mitch worked so hard to give himself," the Lincoln Project's Thursday advertiseme [...] Read full article: Anti-Trump Republican group releases new...→

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...→

Mitch McConnell Warns House Dems 'Fishing for Another Impeachment'

Mitch McConnell Warns House Dems 'Fishing for Another Impeachment'

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell criticized House Democrats for "fishing for another impeachment" against President Donald Trump. Read full article: Mitch McConnell Warns House Dems 'Fishin...→

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...→

Trump tells McConnell 'time is running out' for him to hold Russia 'hoaxers' accountable

Trump tells McConnell 'time is running out' for him to hold Russia 'hoaxers' accountable

President Trump told Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., that he "love[s]" him but that he should quickly move to hold accountable the people behind [...] Read full article: Trump tells McConnell 'time is running o...→

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...→

Mitch McConnell: ‘Classless’ Obama should have ‘kept his mouth shut’ on Trump coronavirus critique

Mitch McConnell: ‘Classless’ Obama should have ‘kept his mouth shut’ on Trump coronavirus critique

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday said it was “a little bit classless” for former President Barack Obama to critique the Trump administration’s [...] Read full article: Mitch McConnell: ‘Classless’ Obama shoul...→

As Mitch McConnell suggests state bankruptcies over bailouts, Kentucky has largest share of unemployed in U.S

As Mitch McConnell suggests state bankruptcies over bailouts, Kentucky has largest share of unemployed in U.S

The U.S. Department of Labor released its weekly claims report on May 7, indicating that nearly 33 percent of Kentucky's workforce has filed for unemployment b [...] Read full article: As Mitch McConnell suggests state bankru...→

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 wants to stop blue state bailouts, but red states need help too

Mitch McConnell wants to stop blue state bailouts, but red states need help too

"The virus is everywhere. Every state has needed to take action to slow its spread, and that has had major effects on each of their economies," said the Center [...] Read full article: Mitch McConnell wants to stop blue state...→

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: ...→

U.S. Senate leader Mitch McConnell wants baseball and football back on field

U.S. Senate leader Mitch McConnell wants baseball and football back on field

"It would be a great morale booster for the country and an indication that we’re going to begin to get back to normal," McConnell said of the resumption of spo [...] Read full article: U.S. Senate leader Mitch McConnell wants...→

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...→