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Amanda Terkel

Tea Party Groups Promise To Support Mitch McConnell After Matt Bevin's Loss

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Tea party groups that worked to oust Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) united around him Tuesday night as he easily beat pr...

Rick Perry Endorses Mitch McConnell, Calls For Senate Takeover

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 03.17.2014 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) endorsed Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) for re-election during a Lincoln-Reagan dinner event in Murray, Ky. ...

McConnell On Tea Party Challengers: 'We Are Going To Crush Them Everywhere'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 03.10.2014 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) says he isn't worried about tea party-backed candidates challenging GOP incumbents in this year's midte...

The Tea Party Is Teed At Mitch McConnell

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 02.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The tea party is teeing off on Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell. Matt Bevin, who is challenging McConnell in the GOP prim...

Jason Cherkis

Meet The Conspiracy Theorist Who Wants To Oust Mitch McConnell

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The leader of an audacious tea party plan in Kentucky to oust Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) believes unknown forces orc...

McConnell's Tea Party Opponent Backed By Conservative Group

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 10.18.2013 | Politics

The GOP primary challenger to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) received an endorsement Friday from the Senate Conservatives Fund, a PAC ...

Sabrina Siddiqui

McConnell Once Slammed Using Shutdown As Leverage

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

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...

Jason Linkins

Mitch McConnell Teams Up With Nose-Holding Aide On Epic 'Somebody Farted' Joke

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.08.2013 | Politics

Actually, this is just a Facebook post from Mitch McConnell, signalling that the "holding my nose" beef is, as I figured, quashed. But leave your ...

Jason Linkins

Mitch McConnell Is Going To Suck It Up And Press Ahead With His 'Nose Holding' Campaign Manager

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.08.2013 | Politics

As Luke Johnson reported earlier Thursday, the latest headache for Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) comes in the form of a phone convers...

Top Mitch McConnell Aide: 'I'm Sorta Holdin' My Nose For Two Years'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics

Jesse Benton, campaign manager for Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), said that he was holding his nose while working for McConnell and thinking of the lon...

Tea Party Urges McConnell To Step Aside

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.03.2013 | Politics

A tea party-affiliated group is urging Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) to bow out of his reelection bid next year against Democratic ri...

Top Republican Used To Criticize Groups Targeted By IRS

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) -- and just about every other politician on Capitol Hill -- slammed the Internal Revenue ...

Howard Fineman

What Mitch McConnell Is Really Worried About

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 04.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As is often the case, we've been burying the lead as we dissect the leaked recording of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's private...

Paul Endorses McConnell, Deals Blow To Tea Party

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 03.28.2013 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) endorsed the reelection campaign of fellow Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Wednesday, the Senate minority leader's campaign man...

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...

McConnell Sees Conspiracy Against Him

Lexington Herald-Leader | Posted 04.01.2013 | Politics

U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell's re-election campaign is contending that Democratic liberals are trying to infiltrate conservative groups in the state to o...

Dems, Tea Party Uniting Around Common Enemy

Politico | Posted 01.28.2013 | Politics

Tea party activists looking to oust Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in a GOP primary may get some help from an unlikely source: Democrats....

Tea Party Coalition Rises To 'Retire' McConnell

Lexington Herald-Leader | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics

FRANKFORT -- Many of Kentucky's Tea Party leaders are plotting a strategy to defeat U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell in the 2014 Republican primary, a spokes...

Life of Mitch

Jeff Danziger | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics
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McConnell Faces Fresh Tea Party Problem

Kentucky Herald-Leader | Posted 08.22.2012 | Politics

Hundreds of tea party supporters welcomed Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell into the movement on Tuesday, appearing alongside junior Senator Rand...

Mitch McConnell, Rand Paul Forge Tentative Relationship

McClatchy | Halimah Abdullah | Posted 09.09.2011 | Politics

It was the last few grueling weeks of Kentucky's tough U.S. Senate race and Republican candidate Rand Paul, a doctor from Bowling Green who'd been cat...

McConnell Faces Tea Party Problem In Senate

The Hill | Alexander Bolton | Posted 09.02.2011 | Politics

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) is not the only GOP leader in Washington with a Tea Party problem....

Michael McAuliff

Mitch McConnell: Chuck Schumer Is Extreme, Not Tea Party

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.31.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) may have been frosty to the Tea Party before, but he's offering the irate anti-tax crowd ...