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 2018-06-22 00:49 

Washington Examiner

Joe Donnelly quietly 'scrubbed' campaign website of claims about OSHA violations...

When fact-checking an attack ad released by a GOP Super PAC backed by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., defended his family business from an attack they called false. But the attack was true, and Donnelly's camp...

 2018-06-21 20:45 

Lexington Herald-Leader

Bevin: Trump is right, McConnell is wrong and Kentucky bourbon will be fine...

Gov. Matt Bevin called a 25 percent tariff, which kicks in Friday on Kentucky bourbon exports to Europe, "a money grab" that won't hurt distillers, contradicting what U.S. Senate Majority ......

 2018-06-21 18:05 

Crooks and Liars

Trump Had One Woman At Meeting On Family Separation: Liz Cheney...

It's a sea of white men discussing the fate of brown women and their children at the Trump White House. Except if you look veeery carefully at the lower right, you'll see a swatch of purple. Is that Elaine Cho, wife of Senate Majority Leader Mitch...

 2018-06-21 14:46 

Lexington Herald-Leader

Expanded whitewater season could bring more tourists to this Eastern Kentucky town...

A new U.S. Army Corps of Engineers study could give Eastern Kentucky's whitewater fanatics the result they've been hoping for: an extended season on the infamous Russell Fork. If that ......

 2018-06-21 13:20 

Courier-Journal

McConnell praises Trump immigration order, despite silence days prior...

Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell quickly praised President Donald Trump's executive order, despite his silence on the matter just days prior....

 2018-06-20 22:03 

Idaho Statesman

Kentucky Gov. Bevin comes to DC to tell Senate to get cracking on Obamacare repeal...

Mitch McConnell has made no secret he doesn't want to revisit the repeal of Affordable Care Act — at least during an election year. But Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, who ... Click to Continue...

 2018-06-20 22:03 

Lexington Herald-Leader

Kentucky Gov. Bevin comes to DC to tell Senate to get cracking on Obamacare repeal...

Mitch McConnell has made no secret he doesn't want to revisit the repeal of Affordable Care Act — at least during an election year. But Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, who ......

 2018-06-20 20:03 

Idaho Statesman

Here's what Mitch McConnell and Senate GOP want to do about immigrant family separations...

President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to quell a nationwide outcry over the practice of splitting up asylum-seeking parents and children at the southern border — but that ... Click to Continue...

 2018-06-20 17:27 

Business Insider India

Trump's family separation policy is sending some Republicans over the edge...

Getty ImagesSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and President Donald TrumpA slew of prominent Republicans are lashing out at the president and condemning...

 2018-06-19 22:58 

WABC-TV NY

Senate Republicans buck Trump and back bill to halt immigrant famil.....

"I think we need to fix the problem," Senate GOP Leader Mitch McConnell said....

 2018-06-19 22:48 

WPXI

Sen. Bob Casey co-sponsoring bill to end separation of immigrant families at U.S. border...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, of Kentucky, said all Republican senators want to stop families from being separated at the U.S. border....

 2018-06-19 22:24 

WABC-TV NY

Senate Republicans buck Trump and back bill to halt immigrant family separations...

"I think we need to fix the problem," Senate GOP Leader Mitch McConnell said....

 2018-06-19 22:02 

ABC News (US)

Senate Republicans buck Trump and back bill to halt immigrant family separations...

"I think we need to fix the problem," Senate GOP Leader Mitch McConnell said....

 2018-06-19 21:16 

National Review

Republicans Propose Stand Alone Fix for Family Separations...

Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell announced Tuesday that he will support a stand-alone measure to detain illegal-immigrant families together, as outrage mounts over children being separated from their parents at the southern border.'...

 2018-06-19 20:47 

Roll Call

Flake Holds Up Judicial Nominee, Won't Say Why...

Arizona Republican Jeff Flake halted an appeals court nominee last week and he's not publicly saying why, a behind-the-scenes move that takes aim at one of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's top legislative priorities this year. The Senate J...

 2018-06-19 20:44 

Slate Magazine

Senate Republicans Want a Bill to End Family Separation. Democrats Say Trump Should Do It....

After spending their weekly luncheon discussing the family separation crisis on the border, Senate Republicans on Tuesday said they are determined to draft a narrow, bipartisan piece of legislation to address the issue. Senate Democrats, however, view suc...

 2018-06-19 20:25 

The Daily Caller

McConnell Backs Bill To Keep Immigrant Families Together...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced his support to keep immigrant families together who have been detained at the border Tuesday....

 2018-06-19 20:23 

PJ Media

McConnell: 'All of the Members of the Republican Conference' Back Stopping Family Separation...

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) told reporters on Capitol Hill today that "all of the members of the Republican conference support a plan that keeps families together while their immigration status is determined," thou...

 2018-06-19 20:07 

Newsmax

McConnell: Dems Must Work With GOP to End Separation Crisis...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday called on Democrats to work with Republicans to solve the child-separation crisis on the southern border and...

 2018-06-19 19:56 

NY Post

McConnell: We'll work with Dems to end child separations at border...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that all GOP senators support keeping families together at the border and that Republicans would reach out to Democrats to try to reach a deal, NBC News reported. The news came as Republicans on Capitol ...

 2018-06-19 19:52 

Washington Post

Democrats reject GOP call for legislation, say immigration fix is within Trump's power...

Sen. Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawaii.) rejected Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's call for bipartisan legislation to address the separation of immigrant families at the border, saying the matter is in the hands of President Trump....

 2018-06-19 19:25 

ThinkProgress

McConnell claims all Republican senators support ending family separation. We have receipts....

In a Capitol Hill press conference on Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced that all Republican senators supporting keeping families together at the border. From April 19 through May 31, nearly 2,000 children were separated from...

 2018-06-19 19:24 

ABC News (US)

WATCH: All GOP senators want to halt separation of families at border, McConnell says...

"The president says we need to act, the Democrats say we need to act, we say we need to act," Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said....

 2018-06-19 19:09 

Axios

McConnell: Family separation fix requires "narrow solution"...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told reporters Tuesday that to solve the separation of immigrant children from their parents — an issue that has polarized the immigration debate in Washington — the legislative "fix" would have t...

 2018-06-19 19:08 

Washington Post

Senate Republicans: 'We support keeping families together'...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) responded to President Trump's call on Congress to solve the immigration problem June 19....

 2018-06-19 16:15 

CNBC

Mitch McConnell says all GOP senators want to stop family separation; Senate aims for a fix this week...

Numerous Republicans and Democrats in Congress have now called on the White House to immediately halt the policy, which critics have called inhumane and un-American....

 2018-06-19 12:07 

Conservative Review

Mitch McConnell is the poster boy for congressional term limits...

Mitch McConnell is now the longest-serving Republican leader in the nation's history, which just adds insult to the nation's injuries. Since Mitch McConnell has been in Republican leadership, the national debt has more than doubled from 9 trillion...

 2018-06-18 17:30 

Daily Kos

Senate Republicans outraged, but not over children ripped from families...

Senate Republicans are absolutely outraged right now. They just can't believe that Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is using Senate procedure to thwart what they see as critical legislation. No, not immigration reform. Not urgent legislation to stop po...

 2018-06-18 14:10 

Newsmax

McConnell Tries to Quell Anger With GOP Over Floor Debates...

As frustration mounts among Senate Republicans over the miniscule number of votes Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has allowed on amendments, the Kentucky senator is signaling to colleagues that he will loosen his grip on floor debate, The Hill reported on...

 2018-06-18 01:35 

Washington Times

Mitch McConnell has a chance to reduce the cycle of crime...

ANALYSIS/OPINION: Do you think the United States Senate is sufficiently tough on crime? Are you? I used to be a "lock 'em up and throw away the key" conservative. After all, criminals deserve what they get. Prison will teach them a lesson. Yep...

 2018-06-17 23:00 

Daily Kos

Sen. Mitch McConnell warns Mueller probe into Russian election tampering 'ought to wrap it up'...

Given that prying a substantive comment on the Russia investigation from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is like trying to coax a turtle into doing a peppy dance number we should presume McConnell intended to send a strong message here . "What ...

 2018-06-17 18:00 

Crooks and Liars

Marco Antonio Muoz. On Father's Day, Say His Name....

Marco Antonio Muoz. On Father's Day, please take a moment to think about this man who is no longer alive to father his three-year-old son because of Donald Trump and Jeff Sessions. Because of Ted Cruz and Stephen Miller. Because of Mitch McConnell and...

 2018-06-17 11:37 

Washington Times

Mitch McConnell says Donald Trump Nobel Peace Prize talk 'premature'...

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Senate's top leader says it's "premature" to tout President Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize in pursuing a peace deal with North Korea. But Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell chuckled as he mentioned t...

 2018-06-17 05:15 

The Paducah Sun

McConnell to Bevin: Stay home and run for re-election...

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is making it clear: He wants Gov. Matt Bevin, a potential re-election rival, to stay home....

 2018-06-17 00:00 

Daily Kos

Top Senate Republican already planning to put opponents 'through a blender' in 2020 campaign...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is 76 years old and the 2018 midterm elections lie between now and his next re-election campaign in 2020. But with his approval rating at 30 percent in Kentucky, McConnell isn't taking anything for granted . He&#...

 2018-06-16 19:24 

Mediaite

Scarborough Blasts 'Trump's Chump' Mitch McConnell for Call to End Mueller Probe: You're 'Humiliating Yourself'...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) recently lamented the fact that the Special Counsel's probe has gone on forever....

 2018-06-16 13:27 

Herald Tribune

[ Sarasota, FL ]

Sen. Mitch McConnell pushes hemp legalization in farm bill...

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Declaring he has "won the argument" on hemp, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that the Senate is on track for a vote to legalize the crop that comes from the same plant that produces marijuana.The Senate A...

 2018-06-15 19:59 

Breitbart.com

Mitch McConnell: 'Why Can't the Mueller Investigation Finally Wrap Up?'...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) suggested Friday that special counsel Robert Mueller should conclude his investigation into collusion between Russia and Trump campaign officials....

 2018-06-15 19:10 

Courier-Journal

Has Mitch McConnell given in to President Trump to save poll ratings?...

Sen. Mitch McConnell is likely to face a career-defining question: Will he be a leader of the Republican party and the Senate?...

 2018-06-15 16:25 

The Blaze

AZ-Sen: Ad campaign described as way to polish Martha McSally's image as a Trump supporter...

Reps. Martha McSally and David Schweikert are receiving support from a group with ties to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Karl Rove, powerful Republican......

 2018-06-15 16:23 

National Review

Mitch McConnell Already Prepping For 2020 Reelection...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made plans Monday morning with a few top aides for his 2020 reelection campaign.'...

 2018-06-15 15:18 

Talking Points Memo

McConnell Wants Mueller Probe To 'Wrap Up,' Falls In Line With Trump...

Going a step further than he has before, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that it's time to "wrap......

 2018-06-15 13:18 

National Review

Mitch McConnell: Why Can’t Mueller Wrap it Up?...

Vice President Mike Pence also warned Mueller last month to "wrap it up," the first time the president's right hand man has called for the probe to be shuttered.'...

 2018-06-15 12:40 

New York Magazine

Mitch McConnell Turns Against Robert Mueller...

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 2018-06-15 02:21 

Washington Examiner

McConnell: 'I would consider' Senate vote on House immigration bill...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he'll consider a second try at passing immigration reform in the Senate this year if the House approves a bill....

 2018-06-14 22:28 

Breitbart.com

McConnell: 'I'll Take a Look' at Ryan Amnesty Bill if It Passes Through the House...

Mitch McConnell signaled on Thursday that they could consider voting for an amnesty bill being pushed by Speaker Paul Ryan....

 2018-06-14 15:31 

WCYB

[ Tri-cities ]

Feds to study expansion of whitewater rafting at Breaks Interstate Park...

U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell says the Army Corps of Engineers has agreed to study the possibility of expanding whitewater rafting season at Breaks Interstate Park.McConnell said in a statement that he requested the study in an effort to increase tourism oppo...

 2018-06-14 15:14 

Tampa Bay Times

Mitch McConnell takes aim at Bill Nelson over tax bill...

WASHINGTON Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell this morning criticized Sen. Bill Nelson for opposing the $1.5 trillion tax bill — the GOP's top legislative accomplishment in the Trump era — asserting that it was a vote against the middl...

 2018-06-14 11:11 

Mediaite

Scarborough Rips 'Ignorant Fool' Mitch McConnell on Immigration: Knows 'Nothing About Conservatism'...

Joe Scarborough tore into Mitch McConnell on Thursday over the "un-American"; treatment of migrants at the southern border, decrying the Senate Majority Leader as an "ignorant fool" for his capitulation to President Donald Trump. MSNBC'...

 2018-06-14 09:01 

Roll Call

Opinion: Supreme Court Resurrects the 'Purge,' and McConnell Saw It Coming...

It was a brilliant and, opponents would say, devious move by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell: Stall, obstruct and block President Barack Obama's Supreme Court replacement for the late Antonin Scalia. That pick, Judge Merrick Garland, once a tho...

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