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John Boehner, Mitch McConnell Pledge Renewed Commitment To Obamacare Repeal

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 11.06.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) wrote in a Wall Street Journal op-ed Wednesday th...

Zach Carter

Eight Things You Probably Didn't Know About Mitch McConnell And Kentucky

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Sabrina Siddiqui

A Top Republican Admits Obamacare Repeal Is Unlikely

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 11.02.2014 | Politics

Even as the GOP looks poised to retake the Senate next week, a repeal of Obamacare remains unlikely, a top Republican senator conceded Wednesday. D...

Sam Stein

Some Clarity On What Mitch McConnell Wants For Kentucky's Obamacare Exchange

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

GOP Senator Admits Obamacare Repeal Is A Thing Of The Past

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.10.2014 | Politics

Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) thinks it's time for Republicans to let go of their efforts to repeal Obamacare. Speaking to an NBC affiliate in Portl...

Sabrina Siddiqui

McConnell Gets 'Needlessly Angry' After Surprising Radio Host With Interview

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 ...

Desperate Mitch McConnell Gets Slippery On Obamacare

Bob Cesca | Posted 08.02.2014 | Politics
Bob Cesca

As time wears on, the following prediction will seem less like science fiction and more like science fact: The Republicans will eventually try to take credit for the Affordable Care Act. The fact that it's proving itself to be increasingly successful, along with the reality that much of the law was originally conceived by Republicans, makes it absolutely ripe for the plucking.

Sabrina Siddiqui

Mitch McConnell Says Obamacare Repeal Won't Affect Kentuckians Who Signed Up For Obamacare

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Jennifer Bendery

Kentucky Governor To Mitch McConnell: Get Your Facts Straight On Obamacare

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 12.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It was just Wednesday night that Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) railed against the Affordable Care Act, calling it a "ca...

Michael McAuliff

Reid Compares GOP Gripes To Litany Of Lame Jokes

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans' oft-repeated complaints about Obamacare are so old, tired and bad that they're like a list of lame jokes endlessly repeated...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Top Democrat: Boehner Should Learn From Mitch McConnell

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With just four days left to avert a shutdown of the federal government, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) has a message for House Speaker John...

Amanda Terkel

Mitch McConnell Faces Tea Party Ire For Failing To Back Ted Cruz Filibuster

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Tea party leaders lashed out at Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) this week after he said he would not back Sen. Ted Cruz's...

Michael McAuliff

Ted Cruz Digs In To Take Government To The Brink

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) stuck by a plan Tuesday that would bring Congress to within one day of a government shutdown, taking to the Sena...

Jennifer Bendery

Mitch McConnell Rejects Ted Cruz Push To Filibuster Bill Defunding Obamacare

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) doesn't back the push by Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) to vote against bringing up a bill to de...

Democrats Launch Campaign Off GOP Shutdown Threat

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate Democratic campaign arm is aiming to take advantage of widespread disapproval of Republican plans to shut down the government...

McConnell Admits Obamacare Has Parts 'That Probably Are Okay'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 08.15.2013 | Politics

While he stands as a vocal opponent of Obamacare, Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) does not disagree with the entire policy. In an interview with WYMT-...

Jason Linkins

Matt Bevin Attacks McConnell On Obamacare, Aligns Himself With Senate Hostage Takers

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.15.2013 | Politics

In recent days, when life whipped the Senate minority leader with its cat-of-nine-tails, somewhere between three and four of those tails left marks th...

GOP Call For Government Shutdown Grows Louder

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.14.2013 | Politics

Rep. Tom McClintock (R-Calif.) on Tuesday became the latest Republican to call for a federal government shutdown if Obamacare isn't defunded. McCli...

Jason Cherkis

Kentucky Obamacare Official Not Worried Like McConnell

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 08.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A day after Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) demanded that the Obama administration delay the Oct. 1 launch of the health ...

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...

Jason Cherkis

The One Key To Mitch McConnell's Reelection He Can't Control

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 08.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is known for his meticulous strategizing and prodigious fundraising. He thinks about poli...

Jennifer Bendery

Matt Bevin Challenges Mitch McConnell To Sign Pledge To Defund Obamacare

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Matt Bevin, the Kentucky Republican hoping to unseat Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) in 2014, on Tuesday challenged the s...

Conservative Group's Attack On McConnell Misleading

FactCheck.org | Zachary Piaker, with Robert Farley | Posted 06.27.2013 | Politics

The Following post first appeared on FactCheck.org. A conservative group misleadingly claims Sen. Mitch McConnell “funded the implementation of O...

GOP Leaders Mount Assault On Health Care Law

The New York Times | Michael D. Shear | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A year after President Obama signed his health care law into effect, the two leading Republicans in Congress are making it clear that they do not inte...