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Democrats Unveil New Ad In Heated Kentucky Senate Race

AP | By PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 10.28.2014 | Politics

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

Kasey Varner

Veterans Group Targets Leading Republicans In New Ad Campaign

HuffingtonPost.com | Kasey Varner | Posted 06.05.2014 | Politics

A new ad campaign by national veterans group VoteVets.org Action Fund takes aim at GOP Sens. Mitch McConnell (Ky.) and Richard Burr (N.C.). Their qual...

Leonardo DiCaprio Wants To Make Sure Mitch McConnell Is A Loser

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 10.29.2013 | Politics

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes (D) has racked up donations from at least 66 Hollywood celebrities in her race for U.S. Senate, in...

Ted Cruz Doesn't Rule Out Another Government Shutdown: 'I Would Do Anything'

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 10.17.2013 | Politics

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), the man who led the charge on the 16-day government shutdown by tying government funding provisions to defunding the Affordab...

Tea Party and McConnell

Jeff Danziger | Posted 04.02.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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White House's Surprising Fiscal Cliff Move Revealed

Reuters | Posted 03.10.2013 | Business

* Obama administration insisted on tax breaks, McConnell aide says * White House says Obama backed wind energy, R&D ta...

PHOTOS: Same Mitch, Different Day

Posted 08.01.2012 | Politics

Every Tuesday when the Senate is in session, both parties hold a luncheon with their members. Following the luncheon, they head to a podium set up in ...

Jennifer Bendery

Mitch McConnell Event Canceled After Suspicious Packages Force Evacuation

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Tuesday canceled a meeting with constituents after suspicious packages forced an evacu...

CHARTS: 10 Ways America Has Become A Low-Tax Country

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 08.10.2011 | Business

Whether a country has high taxes or low taxes would seem to be a straightforward question. Yet in the United States, the debate rages on. This wee...

Ryan Grim

Mitch McConnell Accuses Obama Of Plan To Seize Internet

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON - Mitch McConnell took to the Senate floor Tuesday to warn that the Obama administration is on the verge of nationalizing the Internet, cha...

Amanda Terkel

McConnell Skips Obama Dinner, Eats With Federalist Society

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sam Stein contributed reporting. WASHINGTON -- On the day that Republican leaders were supposed to have a bipartisan meeting and an intimate dinner ...

Amanda Terkel

Mitch McConnell: Counting On The Courts To Help GOP Overturn Health Care Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) outlined a second part of his strategy in repealing health care reform in a speech to the...

The First Election Results Are in!

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

The most important thing the Republican Party wants to accomplish is making President Obama a one-term president. That's what America faces in the next two years, whatever happens in today's election.

Lucia Graves

GOP Uses Creative Stats To Push Bush Tax Cuts (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican leaders are finding increasingly creative ways to justify their support for extending the Bush tax cuts for Americans making over $250,000 ...

Mark Kirk's Secret Supporter: Mitch McConnell

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell was in Quincy, Ill. Thursday raising money for Republican Senate candidate Mark Kirk--again telling supporters ...

Mitch McConnell: 'I Couldn't Disagree With Joe Barton More'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) sought to put himself at arm's length from Republican congressman Joe Barton, who became embroiled in c...

The FBI Knows More Than You, McConnell

James Lamond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Lamond

Some of the most important intelligence that we have received from interrogating terrorism suspects was gained by the FBI

Ensign Quits Senate GOP Leadership Post After Admitting Affair

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Republican Sen. John Ensign of Nevada has stepped down from his leadership post one day after admitting he carried on a marital aff...

McConnell Warns Dem "Rush" To Confirm Sotomayor Will Have "Consequences"

AP | JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Republicans accused Democrats Wednesday of moving too hastily on Sonia Sotomayor's Supreme Court nomination, warning that the decis...

Senate Republicans Encourage Right-Wing Sotomayor Attacks

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In public, Senate Republicans have kept their distance from conservative attacks on Sonia Sotomayor -- but behind the scenes, they have encouraged act...