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 2018-08-15 21:27 

Washington Examiner

Conservative coalition asks McConnell to change Senate rules, speed up judicial confirmations...

Conservatives can't tell Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., just how grateful they are for confirming President Trump's Supreme Court nominees. They just want him to do more for the lower court judges....

 2018-08-15 17:45 

Politico

Agriculture hopes hemp legislation will finally go through...

Billions of dollars in commodity crops could benefit if an amendment, backed by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, gets adopted....

 2018-08-15 17:34 

The Daily Caller

Pelosi Calls McConnell A Racist There's Just One Major Problem...

On the show AM Joy this week, Nancy Pelosi called misquoted the leader of the Senate Mitch McConnell and called him a "racist."...

 2018-08-15 16:16 

Defense News

US Senate's top Republican likens Russia to 'old Soviet Union'...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell praised enactment of the new annual defense policy law and put his differences with President Trump regarding Russia on display....

 2018-08-15 07:18 

The News Enterprise

McConnell: 'Fort Knox looks good for the future'...

Fort Knox is secure for the long-term, U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell said Tuesday....

 2018-08-15 03:45 

Fox News

Senate returning to Washington after brief August recess...

The Senate returns to Washington on Wednesday following a nearly two-week respite -- an abridged "August recess." This comes after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., threatened to moor his charges in Washington for the entire month....

 2018-08-15 00:45 

Chicago Tribune

Trump drives long-lasting impact on federal courts through conservative nominees...

As the Senate moves toward confirming Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell are leading a lower-key yet deeply consequential charge to remake the entire federal judiciary. The Senate will ...

 2018-08-14 14:40 

Washington Free Beacon

Washington Post Gives Pelosi 'Four Pinocchios' After She Claimed McConnell Made 'Racist Statement' About Obama...

The Washington Post gave Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) "four Pinocchios" for twisting an old 2010 quote from Sen. Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.)...

 2018-08-14 13:24 

WDKY

[ Lexington ]

Senator McConnell tours hemp processing facility, hopeful for new legislature...

CYNTHIANA, Ky. (WDKY) - It's something Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has been pushing for: the legalization of hemp.And after he took a tour of a Cynthiana hemp processing facility Monday, McConnell said he's excited to see how far the st...

 2018-08-14 04:00 

Washington Examiner

Pat Toomey, the supply-siders' field marshal in the Senate...

In a meeting in Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's office almost a year ago, Pat Toomey and Bob Corker reached a deal: They would include a tax cut of up to $1.5 trillion in the Republican budget....

 2018-08-14 00:23 

WVUE

[ New Orleans ]

Mitch McConnell trying to remove hemp from controlled substance list...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell toured a hemp processing facility in his home state of Kentucky Monday....

 2018-08-14 00:23 

WBTV

[ CBS Charlotte ]

Mitch McConnell trying to remove hemp from controlled substance list...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell toured a hemp processing facility in his home state of Kentucky Monday....

 2018-08-13 14:00 

Time.com

Yes, Congress Faces Obstruction and Gridlock. That's What the Constitution's Framers Intended...

The Senate is ending its August recess early due to what Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell calls "historic obstruction"...

 2018-08-13 13:30 

WDKY

[ Lexington ]

McConnell to tour Cynthiana hemp facility...

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky) will be in Cynthiana on Monday, August 13 to tour a hemp processing facility.McConnell will also be holding a press conference during his visit to Anada Hemp's processing facility.McConnell serves as ...

 2018-08-13 12:42 

Courier-Journal

Nancy Pelosi calls out Mitch McConnell for 'racist' tactics...

Nancy Pelosi, vying to become Speaker of the House, said Mitch McConnell's actions against Obama were "unthinkable"; if not "racist"...

 2018-08-12 16:55 

The Daily Caller

Nancy Pelosi Calls Mitch McConnell Racist For Opposing Obama But Supports Stonewalling Trump...

Democratic House minority leader Nancy Pelosi called Republican Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell racist for opposing Barack Obama, on MSNBC's "AM Joy."...

 2018-08-12 16:19 

Breitbart.com

Pelosi: Mitch McConnell Does Not Call Out Trump's Racism Because of His Own...

Sunday on MSNBC's "AM Joy," House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R.-KY) was being "racist" when he said the Republicans would stop President Barack Obama's agenda. Therefore, he does not c...

 2018-08-10 22:48 

Courier-Journal

'Economy is hot' because of GOP tax reform bill, Mitch McConnell says...

In a visit to Caldwell Tanks in Louisville, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell dismissed the notion that the GOP tax reform plan favors the rich...

 2018-08-10 20:09 

The Western Journal

Republicans Hope To Confirm Kavanaugh Soon, Hearings To Start in Late Summer...

Confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh will begin the day after Labor Day, Republicans announced Friday over Democratic objections that they are rushing the process without properly delving into his background. Senate Majority Lea...

 2018-08-10 20:01 

US News & World Report

McConnell Praises Trump's Tough Trade Stance Toward China...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has praised President Donald Trump's tough trade actions against China and says any efforts by Congress to block the president's use of tariffs would likely "not be achievable."....

 2018-08-10 17:47 

Fox Business

McConnell praises Trump's tough trade stance toward China...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has praised President Donald Trump's tough trade actions against China and says any efforts by Congress to block the president's use of tariffs would likely...

 2018-08-10 17:44 

The Daily Mail

McConnell praises Trump's tough trade stance toward China...

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has praised President Donald Trump's tough trade actions against China and says any efforts by......

 2018-08-10 17:43 

Washington Post

McConnell praises Trump's tough trade stance toward China...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has praised President Donald Trump's tough trade actions against China and says any efforts by Congress to block the president's use of tariffs would likely "not be achievable."...

 2018-08-10 17:41 

Lexington Herald-Leader

McConnell praises Trump's tough trade stance toward China...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has praised President Donald Trump's tough trade actions against China and says any efforts by Congress to block the president's use of tariffs would likely ......

 2018-08-10 17:40 

The News Enterprise

McConnell praises Trump's tough trade stance toward China...

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has praised President Donald Trump's tough trade actions against China and says any efforts by Congress to block the president's use of tariffs would likely "not be achievable...

 2018-08-10 17:40 

WTOP

McConnell praises Trump's tough trade stance toward China...

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has praised President Donald Trump's tough trade actions against China and says any efforts by Congress to block the president's use of tariffs would likely "not......

 2018-08-10 17:31 

Courier-Journal

Sen. Mitch McConnell discusses tariffs and tax cuts in Kentucky speech...

Sen. Mitch McConnell says local companies have mixed reviews on the effect of tariffs during a press conference in Louisville. Aug. 10, 2018...

 2018-08-10 16:59 

Roll Call

McConnell Casts Doubt on Legislation to Restrict Trump's Trade Authority...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell stopped at a water tank manufacturing company Friday in Louisville, Kentucky, to tout the benefits of the Republican tax overhaul, but the conversation not surprisingly turned to trade. The Kentucky Republican said i...

 2018-08-10 16:05 

Washington Times

McConnell still sees speedy confirms for Kavanaugh...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Friday he still wants to have Judge Brett Kavanaugh confirmed and sitting on the Supreme Court by the start of the new term in October. That is an aggressive schedule that means senators would hold a final vote ...

 2018-08-09 20:10 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Nation in turmoil must choose civility...

Her courage and kindness are so at odds with what's happened to Kirstjen Nielsen, Mitch McConnell and Brett Kavanaugh....

 2018-08-08 18:10 

Baltimore Sun

Politics have no place in the judiciary...

By disregarding a long-recognized procedural convention, and imposing a delay well in excess of customary, Sen. Mitch McConnell opened the door to procedural gyrations in federal judicial appointments....

 2018-08-08 13:01 

Herman Cain

Trump-backed conservative, Iraq veteran upsets establishment favorite in Michigan Senate primary...

By Dan Calabrese Sandy Pensler probably would have been a good soldier for Mitch McConnell. He would have pleased local business leaders, brought federal dollars back to Michigan and generally voted yes on Republican-backed legislation. The post Trump-bac...

 2018-08-07 20:10 

Washington Examiner

Three ways the Senate could have avoided losing August recess...

With the Senate out of session until Aug. 15, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's, R-Ky., plan to keep the chamber working through the entire month has instead been reduced to 2.5 weeks. But that hasn't stopped senators from complaining about it....

 2018-08-07 18:24 

Washington Examiner

Rand Paul's people have it right: Don't get offended at jokes. Go on the offensive instead....

In 2014, Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., beat his opponent's campaign like it owed him money....

 2018-08-06 20:30 

Washington Times

Sarah Huckabee Sanders speaking at Kentucky Lincoln Dinner...

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is speaking this month at the Republican Party of Kentucky's Lincoln Dinner. The event is set for Aug. 25 in Lexington. Sanders will join Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, ...

 2018-08-06 13:45 

Roll Call

Mitch McConnell is Already Running for Re-Election — In 2020...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell proved again this weekend he won't be caught asleep at the wheel when it comes to his own campaigns in Kentucky. McConnell formally announced Saturday his plans to seek a seventh term, speaking at a Republican br...

 2018-08-06 09:00 

Idaho Statesman

Hemp advocates angry at federal felon ban — but states already impose barriers...

The Senate farm bill would bar people convicted of drug felonies from growing hemp — but some states already go further than that. In some cases states bar those with ... Click to Continue...

 2018-08-06 09:00 

McClatchy DC

Hemp advocates angry at federal felon ban — but states already impose barriers...

The Senate farm bill contains a provision backed by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to legalize hemp nationwide and bar convicted drug felons from participating. The hemp industry is outraged, but some states already bar felons....

 2018-08-06 09:00 

Miami Herald

Hemp advocates angry at federal felon ban — but states already impose barriers...

The Senate farm bill would bar people convicted of drug felonies from growing hemp — but some states already go further than that. In some cases states bar those with ... Click to Continue...

 2018-08-06 00:12 

Washington Examiner

Mitch McConnell announces 2020 re-election bid...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., formally announced his bid for 2020 re-election in Kentucky this weekend....

 2018-08-05 04:01 

Courier-Journal

Fancy Farm 2018: U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell...

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's full 2018 Fancy Farm speech....

 2018-08-05 04:00 

WBKO

[ ABC Bowling Green ]

McConnell formally announces re-election...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has formally announced his 2020 re-election campaign in his home state....

 2018-08-05 01:03 

WDKY

[ Lexington ]

Politicians trade jabs at 2018 Fancy Farm picnic...

Saying it was never too soon to start, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell formally announced his 2020 re-election bid in his home state Saturday and tapped the young leader of the state's House Republicans as his campaign chairman.The 76-year-old ...

 2018-08-05 00:22 

Courier-Journal

Political jabs fly at Fancy Farm, with Grimes and McConnell leading way...

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes rained down a series of pointed insults at Sen. Mitch McConnell and Gov. Matt Bevin at Fancy Farm....

 2018-08-05 00:21 

Courier-Journal

Fancy Farm zingers | Grimes jokes on McConnell's 'premature confirmation'...

This jab by Grimes was aimed at Mitch McConnell....

 2018-08-05 00:17 

Courier-Journal

Fancy Farm zingers | McConnell jokes about confirmations...

U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell jokes about federal judge confirmations....

 2018-08-05 00:10 

Courier-Journal

Fancy Farm zingers| McConnell on why he loves to come to Fancy Farm...

The U.S. Senate Majority Leader spoke at the annual political picnic....

 2018-08-04 23:47 

Lexington Herald-Leader

Mitch McConnell: 'I'm in a position to take special care of Kentucky'...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell addressed attendees at the annual Fancy Farm political picnic on Saturday. ......

 2018-08-04 22:15 

Washington Examiner

Mitch McConnell names 2020 campaign chairman...

Mitch McConnell is getting ready to run in 2020....

 2018-08-04 21:49 

The News Enterprise

McConnell announces re-elect campaign at Fancy Farm picnic...

MAYFIELD, Ky. (AP) — Saying it was never too soon to start, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell formally announced his 2020 re-election bid in his home state Saturday and tapped the young leader of the state's House Republicans as his......

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