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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...

Conservatives Press McConnell On Obamacare

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 10.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A conservative group is launching a radio ad challenging Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell to oppose any money for President Bara...

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...

GOP To Sports Leagues: Don't Play With Obamacare

AP | Posted 08.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Senate's Republican leader is telling major league sports: Don't play with "Obamacare." Following news that the administration...

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 ...

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...