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Mitch Mconnell

Here's What A GOP Senate Takeover Could Mean For Obamacare

Reuters | David Morgan | Posted 01.02.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Nov 2 (Reuters) - After years of trying to repeal Obamacare, Republicans are planning a new strategy to eliminate some of the law's most...

Democrats Unveil New Ad In Heated Kentucky Senate Race

AP | By PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 12.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Democrats' campaign committee on Tuesday released an ad that criticizes Republican Leader Mitch McConnell as spending t...

Fighting for Our Political Voice

Larry Cohen | Posted 11.09.2014 | Politics
Larry Cohen

Money isn't speech and corporations aren't people. Most people get that. According to the U.S. Supreme Court, however, political contributions by corporations and the richest Americans actually are free speech and entitled to special protection. Even when they're made in secret.

Steve Beshear: Alison Lundergan Grimes Better Off Without Obama

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.21.2014 | Politics

Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear (D) said Alison Lundergan Grimes, a Democrat challenging Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R), is better off withou...

Jennifer Bendery

Senate To Vote On Controversial Birth Control Measure This Week | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate will vote Thursday on a contentious Republican measure that would allow any employer to refuse to insure birth control or any...

'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...

Mitch McConnell Is Not Exactly Patrick Henry -- Which Does Not Bode Well for the New Year

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

Last month was not exactly a Patrick Henry moment for Mitch McConnell when, in essence, he said: "I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me tax breaks for the very rich or death to all other worthy legislation".

Sam Stein

Specter Defection Leaves GOP Frantically Grasping At Straws | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The loss of Arlen Specter has spurred a bit of frantic hyperbolism from within the GOP ranks. Hoping to rationalize the Pennsylvania senator's defect...