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 2016-12-03 17:16 

Washington Post

McConnell cautions replacement to health law to take time... +

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says Congress will act early next year to repeal President Barack Obamas health care law but delay the changes as Republicans try to come up with an alternative....

 2016-12-03 17:12 

Stamford Advocate

McConnell cautions replacement to health law to take time... +

(AP) Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says Congress will act early next year to repeal President Barack Obama's health care law but delay the changes as Republicans try to come up with an alternative. The Kentucky Republican insisted Saturday ...

 2016-12-01 21:33 

Washington Examiner

Senate to take up Cures bill Monday... +

The Senate on Monday will take up a $6.3 billion medical research package that passed the House by a wide margin Wednesday. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that the chamber will begin work on the 21st Century Cures Act early next week...

 2016-11-30 23:19 

Economic Policy Journal

A Trump "Inspired" Cabinet Pick... +

Conrad Black writes in National Reviewthat the "inspired" pick is Mitch McConnell's wife becasue apparently some kind of crazed Great Depression era style make work project is going to be launched:Nominating Elaine Chao, Senate majority leader...

 2016-11-30 23:00 

The Hill

The power of Mrs. Mitch McConnells purse... +

Opinion | Elaine Chao could get more cars on the road and keep McConnell working with Trump....

 2016-11-30 21:36 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

US Senate to Vote on ISA Extension This Week: Republican Leader... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The US Senate plans to vote on a bill, known as Iran Sanctions Act (ISA), this week that would extend sanctions on Iran for 10 years, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said....

 2016-11-30 15:46 

The Free Thought Project

Trumps Latest Cabinet Pick Connected to 90 Pound Seizure of Cocaine on International Cargo Ship... +

Trump's latest pick for transportation secretary is connected to an international cocaine trafficking scandal, involving senator Mitch McConnell....

 2016-11-30 05:02 

Times Union

Trump goes to insiders for top jobs... +

[...] he selected another veteran Republican, Elaine Chao, a former labor secretary and the wife of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, to lead the Department of Transportation. Trump spent much of Tuesday in his Manhattan skyscraper, racing through ...

 2016-11-30 04:02 

China Post

Chao named US transport secretary... +

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - President-elect Donald Trump announced Tuesday he has selected Elaine Chao, a former labor secretary and the wife of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, as well as a Taiwanese-American, to lead the Department of Transportation....

 2016-11-30 02:41 

HotAir

Mitch McConnell on flag-burning: In this country we have a long tradition of respecting unpleasant speech... +

"I happen to support the Supreme Court's decision on that matter."...

 2016-11-30 00:59 

WABC-TV NY

Donald Trump taps Tom Price to lead Health and Human Services, Elaine Chao to lead Transportation, Steven Mnuchin for Treasury... +

Trump announced his choice of Price, while the selection of Chao, the wife of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, was confirmed by a person with knowledge of the decision....

 2016-11-30 00:26 

Washington Examiner

Feinstein casts doubt on quick Sessions confirmation... +

Senate Republicans' plan to quickly take up President-elect Donald Trump's nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions to be attorney general and possibly confirm him by Inauguration Day has Democrats crying foul. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky...

 2016-11-29 22:28 

San Francisco Chronicle

Sen. Warren blasts drug approval bill as ‘extortion’... +

WASHINGTON Sen. Elizabeth Warren has delivered a ferocious attack on congressional Republicans and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell over a medical research bill, putting fellow Democrats on the spot by pushing them to oppose a measure she said is c...

 2016-11-29 21:12 

Washington Examiner

Republicans reject Trump's flag burner punishment... +

President-elect Trump's proposal to punish flag burners isn't going anywhere with the Republicans who will be in charge of writing and passing legislation next year. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy b...

 2016-11-29 20:49 

Reuters

Senate leader hopes to have several Trump nominees confirmed on January 20... +

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday he hopes to have several of President-elect Donald Trump's Cabinet nominees confirmed on his first day in office on Jan. 20....

 2016-11-29 19:07 

Washington Examiner

Senate to vote on Iran sanctions bill... +

The Senate plans to vote on a bill this week that would extend sanctions on Iran for 10 years, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said Tuesday in remarks on the Senate floor. Preserving these sanctions is critical given Iran's disturbing p...

 2016-11-29 18:48 

AlterNet.org

Yet Another Conflict of Interest? The Skinny on Trump's Transportation Secretary Pick ... +

Elaine Chao's family runs a global shipping business and she is also Mitch McConnell's wife. How cozy is that!...

 2016-11-29 17:39 

Cato Institute

Why Mitch McConnell Should Eliminate the Judicial Filibuster... +

Ilya Shapiro Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has won plaudits for successfully executing the #NoHearingsNoVotes plan on the Supreme Court vacancy left by Justice Antonin Scalia’s death. It was a risky political maneuver: there was no guara...

 2016-11-29 17:21 

WABC-TV NY

Donald Trump taps Tom Price to lead Health and Human Services, Elaine Chao to lead Transportation... +

Trump announced his choice of Price, while the selection of Chao, the wife of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, was confirmed by a person with knowledge of the decision....

 2016-11-29 17:08 

The Guardian

Elaine Chao to be nominated as Trump's transportation secretary, reports say... +

Wife of the Senate majority leader, Mitch McConnell, Chao previously worked as labor secretary under George W Bush...

 2016-11-29 16:58 

WABC-TV NY

Donald Trump taps Tom Price to lead Health and Human Services, Elaine Chao to lead Transportation... +

Trump announced his choice of Price, while the selection of Chao, the wife of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, was confirmed by a person with knowledge of the decision....

 2016-11-29 16:55 

New York Magazine

Trump Picks Elaine Chao for Transportation Secretary... +

Chao would have a key role in shaping Trumps infrastructure plan a policy that her husband Mitch McConnell has displayed little enthusiasm for....

 2016-11-29 16:54 

WIVB

[ Buffalo, NY ]

Trump taps Price to lead HHS, plans 2nd meeting with Romney... +

Buffalo News, Buffalo Weather | WIVB-TV News 4 Buffalo, NY | WIVB.comTrump announced his choice of Price, while the selection of Chao, the wife of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, was confirmed by a per...

 2016-11-29 16:50 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Trump picks Elaine Chao for transportation secretary... +

President-elect Donald Trump has chosen Elaine Chao, the former labor secretary and wife of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, to be his choice for transportation secretary, an official briefed on the matter told CNN on Tuesday....

 2016-11-29 16:47 

NY Times

[ World News ]

Senate to Vote on Iran Sanctions Renewal This Week... +

The Senate will vote this week on a bill that would renew sanctions on Iran for 10 years, Senator Mitch McConnell, the chamber's Republican leader, said on Tuesday in remarks as he opened the daily session....

 2016-11-29 16:35 

Channel NewsAsia

US Senate to vote on Iran sanctions renewal this week... +

The U.S. Senate will vote this week on a bill that would renew sanctions on Iran for 10 years, Senator Mitch McConnell, the chamber's Republican leader, said on Tuesday in remarks as he opened the daily session....

 2016-11-29 16:34 

Reuters

Senate to vote on Iran sanctions renewal this week... +

The Senate will vote this week on a bill that would renew sanctions on Iran for 10 years, Senator Mitch McConnell, the chamber's Republican leader, said on Tuesday in remarks as he opened the daily session....

 2016-11-29 16:26 

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Source says Trump selecting Elaine Chao for transportation secretary... +

President-elect Donald Trump plans to nominate former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao, the wife of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, to be his transportation secretary, a source with knowledge of the decision said on Tuesday....

 2016-11-29 16:21 

Reuters Africa

Trump to nominate Elaine Chao for transportation post - source... +

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President-elect Donald Trump plans to nominate former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao, the wife of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, to be his transportation secretary, a source...

 2016-11-29 16:17 

Reuters

[ US ]

Trump to nominate Elaine Chao for transportation post: source... +

President-elect Donald Trump plans to nominate former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao, the wife of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, to be his transportation secretary, a source with knowledge of the decision said on Tuesday....

 2016-11-29 16:14 

USA Today

[ Politics ]

Former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao to be named Transportation Secretary... +

Former secretary of Labor and wife of Sen. Mitch McConnell will be named later today....

 2016-11-29 16:03 

Reuters

Trump to nominate Elaine Chao for transportation post -source... +

President-elect Donald Trumpplans to nominate former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao, the wifeof Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, to be histransportation secretary, a source with knowledge of thedecision said on Tuesday....

 2016-11-29 15:55 

NY Times

[ Politics ]

Elaine Chao Said to Be Trumps Pick for Transportation Secretary... +

Ms. Chao is a former labor secretary, and the wife of Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader....

 2016-11-29 13:27 

The Hill

Senators to pay bipartisan homage to Biden... +

Mitch McConnell, Harry Reid and others will celebrate Biden's 44-year career in Washington....

 2016-11-29 12:56 

The Federalist

Why Mitch McConnell Should Eliminate The Judicial Filibuster... +

Filibustering nominations has long been considered illegitimate. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell should move now, before Trump's inauguration....

 2016-11-29 11:03 

The Huffington Post

Mitch McConnell Stands Up For Flag Burning Even When Donald Trump Won't... +

The Senate majority leader has a history on this First Amendment issue....

 2016-11-29 09:00 

CNS News

Sen. Warren blasts drug approval bill as 'extortion'... +

WASHINGTON (AP) Sen. Elizabeth Warren has delivered a ferocious attack on congressional Republicans and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell over a medical research bill, putting fellow Democrats on the spot by pushing them to oppose a measure she said...

 2016-11-29 08:56 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Sen. Warren blasts drug approval bill as 'extortion'... +

Sen. Elizabeth Warren has delivered a ferocious attack on congressional Republicans and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell over a medical research bill, putting fellow Democrats on the spot by pushing them to oppose a......

 2016-11-29 08:44 

Stamford Advocate

Sen. Warren blasts drug approval bill as 'extortion'... +

WASHINGTON (AP) Sen. Elizabeth Warren has delivered a ferocious attack on congressional Republicans and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell over a medical research bill, putting fellow Democrats on the spot by pushing them to oppose a measure she said...

 2016-11-29 08:44 

US News & World Report

Sen. Warren blasts drug approval bill as 'extortion'... +

Sen. Elizabeth Warren has delivered a ferocious attack on congressional Republicans and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell over a medical research bill...

 2016-11-29 08:44 

AP

[ Big Story ]

Sen. Warren blasts drug approval bill as 'extortion'... +

WASHINGTON (AP) Sen. Elizabeth Warren has delivered a ferocious attack on congressional Republicans and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell over a medical research bill, putting fellow Democrats on the spot by pushing them to oppose a measure she said...

 2016-11-29 08:44 

Federal News Radio

Sen. Warren blasts drug approval bill as 'extortion'... +

Sen. Elizabeth Warren has delivered a ferocious attack on congressional Republicans and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell over a medical research bill...

 2016-11-29 02:41 

HotAir

Will Mitch McConnell allow a floor vote on a Trump nominee if that nominee is rejected in committee?... +

Options....

 2016-11-29 00:29 

WXII 12

Sen. Warren blasts drug approval bill as 'extortion'... +

Sen. Elizabeth Warren delivered a ferocious attack Monday on congressional Republicans and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell over a medical research bill....

 2016-11-29 00:29 

WTVM

[ NBC Birmingham ]

Sen. Warren blasts drug approval bill as 'extortion'... +

Sen. Elizabeth Warren has delivered a ferocious attack on congressional Republicans and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell over a medical research bill...

 2016-11-28 21:29 

Washington Examiner

McConnell pledges to complete lame duck 'soon'... +

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pledged Monday to complete the work of the post-election Congress soon, promising action on a fiscal 2017 spending measure, a defense funding authorization measure and a medical innovation bill favored by President O...

 2016-11-26 16:01 

Washington Post

Trumps term limits promise faces its own limits on Capitol Hill... +

Mitch McConnell and Paul Ryan would be victims of it....

 2016-11-26 15:43 

Reuters

Castro's death an opportunity for Cuba: McConnell... +

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Saturday that Fidel Castro's death was an opportunity for the Cuban government to ...

 2016-11-26 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Repeal and replace the GOP... +

Eight years ago, when Barack Obama became president of the United States, Mitch McConnell, the Republican Senate minority leader at the time, stated that the Republican Partys main agenda was to ensure that Obamas presidency failed and that Obama would be...

 2016-11-23 22:42 

Washington Examiner

McConnell promises 'thorough and timely' confirmation process... +

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Wednesday promised a through and timely consideration of President-elect Trump's cabinet nominees and praised his secretary of education pick, Betsy DeVos, as someone who can implement the recently signed educati...

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