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 2017-04-28 13:38 

Daily Kos

Schumer refuses to rubber stamp House's short-term spending bill... +

With the clock running out on government funding—literally, midnight Friday—Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wanted to make it easy on the Senate. He put forward a unanimous consent request that the Senate just automatically pass whatever the House ...

 2017-04-27 19:51 


McConnell: Senate Will Pass Short-Term Funding Bill... +

In an attempt to avoid a government shutdown, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said the Senate will approve a short-term funding bill....

 2017-04-27 16:18

Paul Ryan, Mitch McConnell Score Low in Ranking of Senators, Members of Congress... +

A new ranking of legislative effectiveness suggests obstructionism is evident on both sides of the aisle....

 2017-04-27 14:54 

Washington Examiner

Mitch McConnell: Senate will pass stopgap funding bill to avoid shutdown... +

This will give Republicans and Democrats another week to work toward a long-term spending bill....

 2017-04-27 00:07 


Conservatives Laud Trump Tax Plan: 'Massively Pro-Growth'... +

Conservatives praised President Donald Trump's tax plan Wednesday, with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell saying getting tax rates down for American companies, big and small, will create new jobs and make the United States a more inviting place ...

 2017-04-26 16:20 

Daily Kos

Brink of war with North Korea? Trump may or may not attend key briefing at the White House... +

Sen. Mitch McConnell views North Korea as so important right now that he requested a Defense Department briefing for all 100 senators. Even though such briefings are regularly done at the Capitol—where there's several areas equipped to handle large groups...

 2017-04-25 22:27 

McClatchy DC

Kentucky miners: Why wont McConnell and Paul notice us?... +

Retired coal miners wearing camouflage shirts have become an unmistakable, recurring sight on Capitol Hill. Yet to Kentuckys two senators, they seem to blend in with the woodwork. Rand Paul walked right past them in the hallway. Mitch McConnell didnt even...

 2017-04-25 19:51 

CNS News

McConnell: I Dont Want to Start Talking About a Short-Term CR on a Tuesday... +

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) says lawmakers are “moving forward on a bipartisan basis” to fund the government for the remainder of the fiscal year, but they have a way to go....

 2017-04-25 19:36 

Washington Post

McConnell on Trump's 100 days: He's doing 'just fine'... +

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said on April 25 that he's not a big fan of President Trump's tweeting habits, but when it comes to his first 100 days in office, McConnell believes Trump is doing exactly the right thing for the coun...

 2017-04-25 19:34 

Washington Examiner

GOP lawmakers signal need for multi-day spending bill... +

Mitch McConnell told reporters the White House and congress are negotiating a long-term funding deal to fund the federal government until Se......

 2017-04-25 02:04 


[ Buffalo, NY ]

All 100 Senators Invited To White House For North Korea Briefing... +

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell convened the briefing, but it's still unusual for the entire Senate to meet up at the White House....

 2017-04-24 21:41 

Washington Examiner

Mitch McConnell moves for vote on Labor pick Alexander Acosta... +

The procedural move sets up a vote to proceed on Alexander Acosta's nomination to be labor secretary....

 2017-04-24 20:23 

Washington Examiner

GOP leaders, Trump team to talk taxes on Tuesday... +

Mitch McConnell said bipartisan talks are continuing in an effort to strike a deal on a government funding measure very soon....

 2017-04-24 17:52 

Washington Examiner

Mnuchin, Cohn head to Congress to prep tax plan rollout... +

Economic chiefs will visit Mitch McConnell's office on Wednesday, with top GOP taxwriters expected to attend....

 2017-04-19 14:29 

Yahoo News

Elizabeth Warren tells Jimmy Fallon that Mitch McConnell won't even look at her now... +

Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren stopped by The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon discuss her new book ...

 2017-04-19 13:43

Bernie Sanders Gives a Barn-Burning Speech in Mitch McConnell's Backyard... +

The Vermont senator gives a true barn-burner of a speech in Louisville, Kentucky. After a roaring start in Portland, Maine, the day prior, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) continued his multi-state unity tour with Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Pere...

 2017-04-19 13:27 


McConnell, Conservatives Headed for Showdown Over 2018 GOP Candidates... +

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and some conservative groups are likely to square-off against each other as they decide which candidates to back in the 2018 Republican primaries, The Hill is reporting....

 2017-04-19 12:42

Elizabeth Warren Reveals Mitch McConnell Is Just as Big a Jerk Behind Closed Doors... +

Those reports about how he won't make eye contact with the Massachusetts senator? They're all true. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) guest-starred on Jimmy Fallon's ...

 2017-04-19 05:23 

Washington Examiner

Jimmy Fallon scolds McConnell for shunning Elizabeth Warren: 'How old are we now?'... +

Jimmy Fallon addressed Mitch McConnell's refusal to speak to Elizabeth Warren during an interview with the senator on Tuesday night....

 2017-04-18 17:37

[ Boston Globe ]

No, Mitch McConnell isn't ignoring Elizabeth Warren, his office says... +

Senate Majority LeaderMitch McConnell’s office is disputing Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s claimthat the Kentucky Republican has been ignoring her since their high-profile confrontationearlier this year. In February, McConnell infamously invoked an a...

 2017-04-17 20:57 


Elizabeth Warren: Mitch McConnell Is Ignoring Me... +

Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren said Friday Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell won't say hello to her, the Boston Globe reports....

 2017-04-17 19:42 

Washington Free Beacon

Elizabeth Warren: Mitch McConnell Wont Say Hello to Me... +

Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren (Mass.) revealed in an interview Friday that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) will not acknowledge or say hello to her when they cross paths. Warren...

 2017-04-17 17:49 

Daily Kos

Gorsuch already trying to blow up the Supreme Court... +

Monday was the first day of arguments at the Supreme Court for Neil Gorsuch, the guy Mitch McConnell blew up the Senate for by first enacting a total blockade on the rightful nominee—Merrick Garland—and then upending Senate rules when it became clear Gors...

 2017-04-17 17:44 

Crooks and Liars

Fox And Friends: The Election Is Over So Who's Paying Off The Tax Protesters?... +

In the world of Fox News, what a difference a president makes. During the eight years of consistent obstruction by the GOP of President Obama, led by Sen. Mitch McConnell, Fox News and many of the anchors played cheer leaders for their tactical moves, ca...

 2017-04-17 16:33 


Elizabeth Warren Is Furious Mitch McConnell is Treating Her the Same Way She Treated Betsy DeVos... +

Elizabeth Warren Is Furious Mitch McConnell Won't Say Hi To Her According to the Boston Globe’s sneak peek at Elizabeth Warren’s new book (set for release this week), the Massachusetts senator has quite a bone to pick with Repu...

 2017-04-17 16:10 

Talking Points Memo

Warren Says McConnell Hasn't Spoken To Her Since Voting To Silence Her... +

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) said Friday that since Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY)voted in Februaryto use a rarely applied Senate rule to rebukeher, the Republican senator has himself fallen silent. In an interview with the Boston Globe, Wa...

 2017-04-17 13:56 


He has not spoken to me: Elizabeth Warren says Mitch McConnell is still angry about reading the Coretta Scott King letter... +

Warren won't say there's sexism at play, but does think there's bad blood with the Senate's GOP leader...

 2017-04-17 13:11 

The Daily Caller

Elizabeth Warren Is Sad That Mitch McConnell Won't Say Hello To Her... +

My heart goes out to Senator Warren. Please say hello to her the next time you see her, Senator McConnell. Obviously it bothers her enough to whine about it in...

 2017-04-17 11:25 

Washington Free Beacon

CBS Asks Elizabeth Warren If Sexism Played Role in McConnell Reprimand... +

CBSNews Correspondent Chip Reid asked Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass) whether Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky) reprimanded her in February out of sexism. McConnell said Warren violated S...

 2017-04-17 04:32 


CBS's Reid Presses Warren to Charge Republicans with 'Sexism'... +

In a pre-recorded interview shown on CBS News Sunday Morning, CBS's Chip Reid tried to push Senator Elizabeth Warren to accuse Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other Senate Republicans of "sexism" as part of a piece that was mostly favora...

 2017-04-16 09:09 

The Huffington Post

Elizabeth Warren Won't Say Whether Mitch McConnell Silencing Her Was Sexist... +

However, she noted that ...

 2017-04-16 02:01 

International Business Times UK

Senator Elizabeth Warren says House Majority Leader Mitch McConnell ignores her when she says hello... +

The pair clashed during a debate on the appointment of Jeff Sessions as attorney general....

 2017-04-15 10:01 

The Huffington Post

Elizabeth Warren Says Mitch McConnell Won't Even Say Hello To Her... +

I say hello to Mitch every chance I get, and he turns his head....

 2017-04-15 04:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Action over court seat disgraceful... +

Editor: I find Republican Senators actions (led by Mitch McConnell and supported by Pat Toomey) regarding the Supreme Court vacancy left by Justice Scalias death to be disgraceful. Put the political affiliation of the nominees aside and look at the real...

 2017-04-14 21:50 

Daily Kos

Cartoon: Mitch McConnell rewrites the rules... +

After denying Merrick Garland’s appointment to the Supreme Court for nearly a year, Mitch McConnell blew up the rulebook to put Neil Gorsuch into dead Scalia’s seat. If they ever regain power, the Democrats would be wise to use the same tactics to shut ou...

 2017-04-14 17:34 

Daily Kos

Mitch McConnell reaps what he has sown with Trumpcare... +

Remember back to 2013? Showcasing a tall stack of papers that he said was the text of the Affordable Care Act, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., told CPAC that “Obamacare should be repealed root and branch.” He noted in the course of his spe...

 2017-04-14 13:49 

Talking Points Memo

McConnell: 'We’ll Have A Big Challenge Trying To Pass' O'Care Repeal In The Senate... +

Even if House Republicans are able to achieve an Easter miracle and resurrecttheir Obamacare repeal bill, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is warning that things wont get any easier for the legislation in the Senate. In four straight election...

 2017-04-14 12:25 

Los Angeles Times

How Mitch McConnell stole a Supreme Court seat... +
 2017-04-14 03:19 


Mitch McConnell: Pres. Trump 'is learning...... +

Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell told a conservative news outlet he thinks Pres. Trump is learning that some things he said during the campaign just won't fly now that he's president....

 2017-04-13 19:59

McConnell: Trump Is ‘Learning the Job’... +

Thursday on Newsmax TV discussing President Donald Trump’s positions on NATO and China, which some have argued is a departure from his campaign messaging, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said, “I think he’s learning the job...

 2017-04-13 17:18 


McConnell Says Infrastructure Plan 'Needs to Be Credibly Paid For'... +

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky told Newsmax TV on Thursday that the Congress should pass legislation to improve the nation's crumbling infrastructure, but that "it needs to be credibly paid for." "We're not interested in another $900 b...

 2017-04-13 08:00 


Alpha Dem: Why Bernie Sanders has risen to the top as Americas favorite senator... +

Sanders has maintained his perch and launched a TV show. Meanwhile Mitch McConnell's popularity decreases each day...

 2017-04-12 22:25 

Yahoo News

Mitch McConnell speaks on presidents recent decisions... +

Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell made remarks Wednesday in Louisville while congress is on break this week. McConnell said president Trump is coming off the best week of his presidency with the confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme ...

 2017-04-11 23:33 

Yahoo News

Sen. Mitch McConnell visits Northern Kentucky... +

McConnell praised recent action by President Donald Trump....

 2017-04-11 22:34 

Yahoo News

Sen. Mitch McConnell visits NKY, talks Brent Spence Bridge & more... +

mcconnell in nky mh...

 2017-04-11 18:20

Why Bernie Sanders Has Risen to the Top... +

Sanders has maintained his perch, and launched a national TV show, meanwhile Mitch McConnell is the most unliked Senator. Congress is wildly unpopular and for good reason, but there are some exceptions. According to a new poll from Morning Consult, Bernie...

 2017-04-11 17:22 

Daily Kos

Mitch McConnell proves revisionist history isn't just for old Soviets... +

Yep, Mitch McConnell is a steaming pile of an un-American, unprincipled, opportunist, rabid extremist. And the Washington Post decided to let him ooze all over their op-ed page. On Thursday, Democrats mounted the first successful partisan filibuster of a...

 2017-04-11 15:18 

Federal News Radio

David Hawkings: Was the Gorsuch confirmation a game changer for the Senate?... +

Senate Republicans under Mitch McConnell completed a precedent started by Democrats under Harry Reid by confirming Neil Gorsuch. David Hawkings, senior editor at Roll Call, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to dive a little deeper into the confirmation ...

 2017-04-11 14:20 


Bernie and the bust: People like Bernie Sanders, hate Mitch McConnell... +

According to a poll, the top Senate Republican is the least liked, while people are feeling the Bern...

 2017-04-11 13:35 

Talking Points Memo

Poll: Sanders Is Most Popular Senator Among Constituents; McConnell Is Least... +

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is the most popular senator among his constituents in the country, according to a poll released Tuesday. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is the least popular....

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