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Mcconnell Filibuster

Reid Leading Charge In Big Fight

Posted 07.15.2013 | Politics

By PHILIP ELLIOTT, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid is driving his chamber toward rule changes that would he...

Michael McAuliff

Harry Reid Calls Mitch McConnell's Debt Ceiling Bluff

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A move to embarrass Democrats backfired on Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell Thursday as the Kentucky Republican proposed a vote on...

Sam Stein

Mitch McConnell: After November, Legislation Is 'Going To Have To Be Center Right'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said on Thursday that he hopes that President Obama becomes a born-again moderate after the midterm ele...

Sam Stein

Mitch McConnell: Supreme Court Filibuster Only For Nominee With "Really Bizarre Views"

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky) said on Sunday that while the option of filibustering a Supreme Court nominee was now the "precedent" of...

Sam Stein

Supreme Court Filibuster: McConnell Leaves Door Wide Open

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Sunday that he would not rule out employing a filibuster to block Barack Obama's Supreme Court nominee ...