By Susan Ferrechio | 02/14/14 07:16 AM
There was an audible gasp in the Senate gallery this week when Minority Leader Mitch McConnell voted “aye” to cut off a potential GOP filibuster of critical legislation to raise the $17.2 trillion debt ceiling.
02/14/14 12:28 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The tea party is teeing off on Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell. Matt Bevin, who is challenging McConnell in the GOP primary in Kentucky, seized on the senator's vote Wednesday to move ahead on legislation to increase the nation's debt limit, describing it as a blank...
By Byron York | 02/13/14 10:46 PM
Republicans have a good chance to win control of the Senate this November. Democrats are on the defensive over Obamacare, the president is unpopular, and history suggests second-term mid-terms are nearly always unlucky for the White House. Given that, why is there so much division, backbiting,...
By Sean Lengell | 02/13/14 05:21 PM
Sen. Bob Corker accused two of his GOP colleagues of crassly holding up a vote on raising the nation's debt limit as a way to line their campaign war chest. "Forty-three of those Republican senators knew what had to be done yesterday," the Tennessee Republican told CNBC's "Squawk Box" on...
By Joel Gehrke | 02/13/14 08:32 AM
Could Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., possibly lose his primary?
By Donna Cassata | 02/13/14 08:14 AM
Matt Bevin, who is challenging McConnell in the GOP primary in Kentucky, seized on the senator's vote Wednesday to move ahead on legislation to increase the nation's debt limit, describing it as a blank check for President Obama.
By Byron York | 02/12/14 04:49 PM
The Senate Conservatives Fund, originally founded by Sen. Jim DeMint and run by a close DeMint associate, has launched the harshest attack yet on its No. 1 target, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell.
By Joel Gehrke | 02/11/14 03:24 PM
Republican Senate candidate Matt Bevin, who hopes to unseat Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., praised the 2008 financial bailout in a contemporaneous investment report, contrary to his campaign's denunciations of the bailout, according to Politico. Bevin co-signed the report in...
By Ashe Schow | 02/11/14 01:16 PM
Senate Republicans, including Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., will introduce a bill Tuesday designed to halt a proposed IRS rule that would entrench the policies that led to the targeting of conservative groups. The bill would delay for one year the rules, which would limit the...
By Mark Tapscott | 02/10/14 08:54 AM
Sen. Pat Roberts is the senior Republican senator from Kansas, but he actually lives in Virginia. He owns Kansas property but the tax bill for it goes to his Virginia home. Roberts has lived in Virginia since Ronald Reagan was in the Oval Office, a fact that is now at the root of his political...
By Rebecca Berg | 02/07/14 01:39 PM
Former President Bill Clinton will hit the campaign trail in Kentucky later this month for Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes, who is challenging Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican, in one of the marquee races of the 2014 midterm election cycle. Clinton "called and said he...
By Charlie Spiering | 02/07/14 10:59 AM
Sen. Mitch McConnell's team is not worried about his Democratic opponent Alison Lundergan Grimes demonstrating a slight lead in the latest Bluegrass Poll, which shows Grimes at 46 percent and McConnell at 42 percent. "We're very comfortable about where this race stands and extremely confident...
By Charlie Spiering | 02/07/14 08:45 AM
The latest WHAS11/Courier-Journal Bluegrass Poll shows Grimes at 46 percent and McConnell at 42 percent.
02/06/14 09:06 AM
FRANKFORT, Ky. — Matt Bevin accused Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of failing taxpayers by supporting a federal farm bill that the Republican challenger condemned as a "massive overreach" by the government. "America is becoming more and more dependent on the government," Bevin said...
By Joel Gehrke | 02/03/14 04:21 PM
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., has big plans for next year if he gets to lead a Republican majority, but he has to avoid losing his own seat first. McConnell is the only Republican whose Senate campaign is on the RNC's 2014 watch list. A new Rasmussen poll suggests why....
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