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Latest Matt Bevin Items
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has remained silent on whether he supports President Obama's calls for military strikes against Syria, saying only that he wants more information as he tries to calibrate his views with those of his colleagues in Washington and voters back home in Kentucky.
A conservative group is running radio ads against Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in Kentucky, as part of its push to replace the five-term incumbent with Matt Bevin in the GOP primary next year.
Tennessee state Rep. Joe Carr announced Tuesday he'll mount a challenge to two-term incumbent Sen. Lamar Alexander, the state's former governor who also served as secretary of education under President George H.W. Bush.
Former GOP congressman Joe Scarborough said Friday the remarks that Sen. Mitch McConnell's campaign manager made about his boss show that their relationship is a "marriage of convenience" aimed at boosting Sen. Rand Paul's bid for the presidency in 2016.
A top nonpartisan political handicapper said Thursday that Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is well-positioned to defeat challenges on his left and his right on his way to winning re-election.
In Washington, Mitch McConnell is the Senate Republicans' floor general and a major power broker. Back home in Kentucky, however, he is possibly the most endangered member of the GOP Senate caucus ahead of next year's midterm elections, as he tries to balance pleasing vociferous right-wing constituents with his role as chief congressional dealmaker.
The push to defund President Obama's health care law is becoming a litmus test for GOP midterm primaries, where insurgent candidates are using the issue to bash incumbent Republicans balking at being forced to choose between funding the law or shutting down the government.
Matt Bevin hasn't officially declared a primary run for Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's seat. But given the brouhaha that's ignited over his claim of affiliation with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology — which MIT denies — his decision may have been made for him.