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Howard Fineman

Mitch McConnell: The Great Dismantler Bests Obama | Howard Fineman | Posted 10.02.2011 | Politics

If you haven't noticed, this is Mitch McConnell's moment. Only instead of being this century's Henry Clay -- Kentucky's "Great Compromiser" -- McConnell is and wants to be the Bluegrass's "Great Dismantler."

Sam Stein

43 GOP Senators Vow To Oppose Reid's Debt Bill | Sam Stein | Posted 09.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hours before the Senate is set to vote on Majority Leader Harry Reid's latest debt ceiling legislation, Minority Leader Mitch McConnell'...

Sam Stein

Senate Dems Eying End-Of-Week Consideration On Plan B Debt Ceiling Bill | Sam Stein | Posted 09.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democratic Senate leadership is preparing to introduce a compromise debt ceiling bill to the floor as early as the end of this week, in ...

Sam Stein

Harry Reid And Mitch McConnell Working On A 'Hybrid' Solution To Debt Standoff | Sam Stein | Posted 09.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate's top two officials are working on what one aide called a "hybrid," fail-safe solution to the debt ceiling debate that could ...