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Mitch McConnell Opposes Obama On Cuba

Reuters | Posted 12.23.2014 | Politics

(Adds quotes and details) WASHINGTON, Dec 22 (Reuters) - Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Monday he opposed U.S. Presi...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Obama's Message To GOP After Elections: I'm Still The President

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 11.17.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's party may have taken a beating at the polls last week, but that hasn't stopped him from taking an aggressive se...

Mitch McConnell's Plan To Shut Down Obama

Politico | Posted 08.20.2014 | Politics

Mitch McConnell has a game plan to confront President Barack Obama with a stark choice next year: Accept bills reining in the administration’s polic...

Sabrina Siddiqui

McConnell Slams Obama On Foreign Policy Amid Ukraine Crisis

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) laid into President Barack Obama's grasp of foreign policy Wednesday, although he stopped...

Republicans Accuse Obama Of 'Indifference To The Rule Of Law'

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 07.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the courts of law and public opinion, congressional Republicans increasingly accuse President Barack Obama of exceeding his constitut...

How McConnell Enabled Obama

The New Republic | Posted 05.15.2013 | Politics

In 1964, an ambitious young student at the University of Louisville made an impassioned plea to his classmates, urging them to march in solidarity wit...

McConnell To Obama: 'No More Stonewalling' In Scandal

Reuters | Posted 07.14.2013 | Politics

(Updates with quotes from McConnell and Obama, background) By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON, May 14 (Reuters) - U.S. Senate ...

McConnell Rips Page From Obama Playbook

The Hill | Posted 05.09.2013 | Politics

Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is taking a page from President Obama’s reelection playbook for his own campaign — embracing Internet memes, data min...

McConnell Ad Portrays Him As Obama's 'Target'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 04.18.2013 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) began running a six-figure ad campaign Thursday more than 18 months ahead of his reelection bid and wit...

Amanda Terkel

Mitch McConnell: Senate GOP Has Treated Obama's Judicial Nominees 'Very Fairly'

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) vigorously defended his party's conduct regarding President Barack Obama's judicial nomin...

McConnell Laughs In Face Of Obama Plan

Posted 11.30.2012 | Politics

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner presented President Barack Obama's opening offer on a fiscal cliff deal to Republicans on Thursday, reportedly eli...

Jon Ward

Mitch McConnell: Obama Would Need An 'Epiphany' In Second Term

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 08.31.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Thursday that if President Barack Obama is reelected, there would be potential unde...

Mitch McConnell Sends Strong Message To Obama On Debt Ceiling

AP | LAURIE KELLMAN | Posted 09.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Senate's top Republican leader has a message for President Barack Obama on the debt limit talks: They're all yours. Taking the...

GOP Leader Blasts Obama's Handling Of Somali Terror Suspect

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 09.05.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — The Senate Republican leader on Wednesday accused the Obama administration of undermining U.S. national security by bringing a Soma...

Michael McAuliff

Mitch McConnell Chides The President Again

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democratic and Republican negotiators tasked with working on debt negotiations sounded as far apart as ever Tuesday on a deal to keep Am...

Mitch McConnell Challenges Obama: 'Where's The Leadership?'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON - Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Sunday morning that he doesn't think President Barack Obama is serious about dealing wit...

'The Abominable No-Man' Faces Different Challenge

The Washington Post | Karen Tumulty | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the first two years of Barack Obama's presidency, Mitch McConnell raised the art of obstructionism to new levels. When McConnell and his united GOP...

Obama vs. Mitch McConnell: Who's The Grown-Up?

Politics Daily | David Corn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Obama is now heading toward something of a repeat showdown -- but not with McCain, whose crankiness is undermining his influence. The president's face...

Mitch McConnell Challenges Obama With Bold Speech

AP/The Huffington Post | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Barely an hour after President Barack Obama invited congressional Republicans to post-election talks to work together on major issues, t...

John Boehner, GOP Leaders Throw Down Gauntlet To Obama

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — House Speaker-in-waiting John Boehner pledged Wednesday that Republicans will use their new majority to seek a "smaller, less costl...