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Latest Mitch Mcconnell Items
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.
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.
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.
As time passes and more people sign up for Obamacare, the American public and the GOP both have complicated opinions on the Affordable Care Act.
Kentucky Gov. Steven Beshear is criticizing Sen. Mitch McConnell for suggesting the survival of the state's health exchange — kynect — is unconnected to the fate of Obamacare itself.
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul favors repealing the Affordable Care Act but said Friday he doesn't know if rescinding the federal law would affect the 421,000 Kentuckians who are insured through state's exchange.