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Topic - Mitch Mcconnell
Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes started running a new television ad on Tuesday in which an unemployed coal minor questions whether Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is doing all he can to put people back to work.
Senate Minority Mitch McConnell, Kentucky Republican, said the United States needs to demonstrate that it can secure the southern border before tackling comprehensive immigration reform, and part of that entails detaining unaccompanied minors and sending them back home.
Sen. Mitch McConnell, Kentucky Republican, predicted victory Monday in his closely watched Senate race against Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes and acknowledged he has a bit of a target on his back.
It's been a year since Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell dubbed Harry Reid the nation's worst Senate majority leader in history after adopting, contrary to his word, the "nuclear" option that requires only a simple majority for presidential appointees to be approved by the upper house.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell pushed back Tuesday at Democrats' claims the GOP is harming women with their support of the Supreme Court's recent birth-control decision by highlighting the less popular aspects of Obamacare as a whole.
After having a few days to look at President Obama's $3.7 billion border-spending request, congressional Republicans are now skeptical, saying the White House is trying to throw money at the problem of illegal immigrant children rather than fixing the policies that are leading to it.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's re-election campaign released a new television ad Wednesday that ties his Democratic opponent to President Obama and pushes back against the "shaky claims" that the Kentucky Republican voted to increase Medicare premiums on today's seniors.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell called on Democrats Tuesday to start over on health reform, rattling off a litany of problems and broken promises that surround Obamacare.
Alison Lundergan Grimes went on the attack Tuesday, releasing a new ad that accuses Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of voting in favor of Medicare increases that could bankrupt seniors in Kentucky.
What do you get when you cross a president with an underwater approval rating with an opposition party with an even lower approval rating? Why, the 2014 election cycle, of course. It has the potential to be a watershed moment in the future of the American political landscape because, for the first time in the history of the movement, conservatives are attempting to fight a two-front war.
Harry Reid is one of 100 senators, but so far in 2014, he's been responsible for one-third of all the amendments proposed on the Senate floor — a number that underscores just how much one man has come to dominate the legislative process.
Having beaten back all of the tea party challengers so far this year, Senate Republicans have assembled a field of candidates well-poised to hold their own seats and make a run at the at least six Democrat-held seats needed to flip control of the chamber and start calling the shots in the upper chamber.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's re-election campaign released an internal poll showing him with a 7-point lead over Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes, contradicting recent surveys of Kentucky voters that show it's a neck-and-neck race.
President Obama reviewed military options in Iraq with congressional leaders Wednesday as militants attacked the country's biggest oil refinery and Republicans accused Mr. Obama of dithering while hard-fought U.S. gains are being lost.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Wednesday blocked the first legislative attempt by Republicans to derail President Obama's proposed environmental rules that threaten to put coal-fired power plants out of business.
"[The president] wants to say this is because we didn't pass comprehensive immigration reform last year — it has absolutely nothing to do with that," Mr. McConnell said. "What it further illustrates is how insecure the border is, which is the reason why the American people were reluctant to support comprehensive immigration reform, because until you secure the border, nothing else makes sense."
"I think right now we need to demonstrate that we can secure the border by getting these youngsters back home as quickly as possible," he said. "Until the American people see us have some success with border security, I don't think they're going to be open to the broader question of comprehensive immigration reform."