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May 20 2023
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R., Calif.) and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) spoke to reporters following debt-limit talks at the White House this week. WASHINGTON— Mitch McConnell has been Senate GOP leader for 16 years, with multiple bipartisan deals under his belt. Kevin McCarthy has led House Republicans for four years—and been speaker for just four months—with littleWall Street Journal (News)
Aug 07 2023
‘I AGREE!’ Trump Gloats After Mitch McConnell Booed, Pelted With ‘Retire’ Chants During Kentucky Speech
Former President Donald Trump was delighted to see that Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell got a less-than-warm reception during a speech he gave in his home state of Kentucky. McConnell’s appearance took place at the Fancy Farm picnic, an event that reportedly draws in a rowdy crowd of Democrats and Republicans that try to outdo each others’ chants and jeering while they hear from aMediaite
Jun 19 2019
(CNN) - If you've heard of "40 acres and a mule," then you know that the concept of America paying reparations for the enslavement of black people is by no means a new idea.
The concept has been discussed since 1865 when the promise to repay -- I use that term loosely -- former slaves was made by Union Gen. William T. Sherman and then backed by President Abraham Lincoln and Congress. AsGuest Writer - Left
Jul 28 2022
Speculation has risen that the Democrats may have "out-McConnelled" Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell after West Virginia Democratic Senator Joe Manchin announced he has agreed to support a major spending bill right after the Senate voted to pass the CHIPS Act on Wednesday.
Manchin's change of heart could be particularly embarrassing for McConnell, seeing as he previouslyNewsweek
Jun 28 2018
Nobody likes him, but he’s the most effective politician of his time.Vox
Mar 09 2023
Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell was hospitalized after tripping at a local hotel, a spokesman for the senator said.
The Kentucky senator, who’s 81, was attending a private dinner in Washington on Wednesday when he tripped. He was admitted to a hospital for treatment, spokesman Doug Andres said.
McConnell‘s office did not provide additional detail on his condition or howWashington Times
Aug 11 2017
The president has a very real reason for his unhappiness.Vox
Jan 11 2016
Mitch McConnell is the Senate majority leader -- and he'd like to keep it that way.CNN (Online News)
May 28 2015
Mitch McConnell rarely goes out on a limb on issues that divide Senate Republicans. He’s more prone to sit back and listen, let his conference work out their differences — and only then assert his own views. But the majority leader ditched that dispassionate approach when it came time to renew the country’s anti-terrorism surveillance laws — he spoke out early and vociferously againstPolitico
Sep 21 2014
Mitch McConnell is hardly a lovable guy. The Republican leader in the U.S. Senate has a dour public persona and many of his constituents don't view him as a "real Kentuckian," according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll that underscores what his election campaign already knows - McConnell has an image problem.
While other politicians might be deterred by polls showing how unpopular they are inHuffPost