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Zach Carter

Eight Things You Probably Didn't Know About Mitch McConnell And Kentucky | Zach Carter | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

A year ago, before Sen. Mitch McConnell knew the name of his Democratic opponent in this year's race, The Huffington Post traveled across Kentucky att...

Sam Stein

Some Clarity On What Mitch McConnell Wants For Kentucky's Obamacare Exchange | Sam Stein | Posted 10.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON –- Since the first and only debate in the Kentucky Senate race, there’s been some speculation on what exactly Senate Minority Leader Mi...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Mitch McConnell Wants Kentucky To Believe Its Obamacare Exchange Is Just A Website | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.14.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has struggled throughout his re-election campaign to explain what repealing Obamacare wou...

Sabrina Siddiqui

McConnell Gets 'Needlessly Angry' After Surprising Radio Host With Interview | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) made a surprise appearance Wednesday on "Kentucky Sports Radio," one of the state's most ...

5 Ways Mitch McConnell Explains Our Bleak World

Alec MacGillis | Posted 11.16.2014 | Politics
Alec MacGillis

As powerful as he is, Mitch McConnell has gotten oddly little attention over the years, in large part because he offers little superficial appeal. But McConnell holds the key to understanding how our politics and government have come to such a low point.

Mitch McConnell's Campaign Manager To Resign Amid Bribery Scandal

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 08.30.2014 | Politics

Jesse Benton, campaign manager for Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), is resigning his position, the Lexington Herald-Leader reported Fri...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Mitch McConnell Says Obamacare Repeal Won't Affect Kentuckians Who Signed Up For Obamacare | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 05.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Repealing Obamacare has been the focus of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's reelection campaign, though he has been coy about wha...

Sabrina Siddiqui

McConnell Once Slammed Using Shutdown As Leverage | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell worked last month to put the breaks on a government shutdown. The reason why: He's probably scarr...

McConnell Seeks Obamacare Delay

Reuters | Posted 10.12.2013 | Politics

By Sharon Begley Aug 12 (Reuters) - Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell on Monday called on the Obama administration to delay the...

Howard Fineman

Political Read: Mitch The 'Chippendale' | Howard Fineman | Posted 08.03.2013 | Politics

PADUCAH, Ky. -– Sitting at a mahogany table on her new campaign bus, Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes used her first substantive interview on issues...

New Poll Should Have Mitch McConnell Scared Of Democratic Challenger

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.02.2013 | Politics

New poll numbers released on Thursday hold troubling signs for Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.). According to the survey -- conducted...

Mitch McConnell's Tea Party Challenger Makes It Official

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.23.2013 | Politics

After days of inching toward a 2014 challenge against Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), tea partier Matt Bevin made it official in a med...

Mitch in Trouble

Jeff Danziger | Posted 09.20.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Jason Linkins

Mitch McConnell Puns Like Your Dad In His Ads | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.11.2013 | Politics

The Huffington Post's reporters Jason Cherkis and Zach Carter on Thursday published a long and comprehensive exploration of Senate Minority Leader Mit...

Jason Cherkis

Kentucky's King: How Mitch McConnell Has (Mis)Ruled The Bluegrass State | Jason Cherkis | Posted 07.11.2013 | Politics

PADUCAH, Ky. -- Ever since the U.S. government's uranium enrichment plant started hiring in 1951, there has been a Buckley helping to run it. Before h...

Cigarettes and Senators

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 08.14.2013 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

The money that cigarettes have paid the two men makes them understandably sensitive to the well-being of their donors and they have expressed their gratitude by letting Europe know that it can't follow in Australia's footsteps and impose restrictions on how its donors are portrayed to the public.

Potential McConnell Opponent: I 'Won't Be Bullied'

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 05.03.2013 | Politics

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes (D) said she won't "be bullied" into making any immediate decisions about running against Senate M...

Why Mitch McConnell May Be More Worried

Roll Call | David Hawkings | Posted 03.29.2013 | Politics

Ashley Judd’s decision to stay out of next year’s Kentucky Senate race absolutely won’t deprive Democrats of the sort of young woman who’s wel...

DSCC Plays Up March Madness In Ad Campaign Against Mitch McConnell

The Huffington Post | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 03.28.2013 | Politics

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee started its 2014 campaign season with an attack on Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) this we...

Mitch McConnell 'Injecting Himself' Into Kentucky Senate, Tea Party Says

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 02.22.2013 | Politics

The United Kentucky Tea Party is accusing Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) of holding up a bill that would ease the voting process for military members se...

Tea Party Challenge For Mitch McConnell?

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) may have recently directed his first campaign attack at the left, but it looks like he could soon be fa...

McConnell Takes A Jab At Ashley Judd

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) kicked off advertising for his reelection campaign on Tuesday, releasing a lengthy web video seeking to...

Mitch McConnell Comes Out In Support Of Industrialized Hemp

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 01.31.2013 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Thursday came out in support of developing industrial hemp in Kentucky, becoming the most powerful v...

Tea Party and McConnell

Jeff Danziger | Posted 04.02.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Ariel Edwards-Levy

Poll: Few Solid Supporters For McConnell In 2014 | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 01.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A new poll finds Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) facing pressure from voters of both parties, with few guaranteed supporters for his 2014 r...