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Mitch Mcconnell Reelection

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 ...

McConnell, Grimes Both Get Public Pay To Campaign

AP | ADAM BEAM | Posted 12.01.2014 | Politics

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell is criticizing his Democratic opponent for drawing her state paycheck while away from work to ca...

Amanda Terkel

Mitch McConnell's Solution To Soaring Student Debt: Less Yale, More For-Profit Schools

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.14.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) seemed to have little sympathy for students who have accumulated massive amounts of stude...

Kentucky Primary Pits Mitch McConnell Against Tea Party Rival

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

A slew of primary elections are taking place Tuesday, including a GOP brawl in the Bluegrass State. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) ...

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. ...

Howard Fineman

'Not A Bromance,' But Two Top GOP Senators Have A Shotgun Marriage Built To Last

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 03.06.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Jesse Benton was delighted with his handiwork. “Thought it went well,” he told me after the Thursday show he had choreographed for M...

Jason Cherkis

Mitch McConnell Once Again Plays Politics With Plant Workers

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the first major television ad buy of his 2014 campaign, Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) does not tout his ability to cut deals as the Se...

Read How This Democrat Is Going To Beat Mitch McConnell

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics

Alison Lundergan Grimes (D) thinks she can beat Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) in next year's Senate race. The Kentucky secretary o...

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...

McConnell Battles Conservative Challenge

AP | ROGER ALFORD and DONNA CASSATA | Posted 10.29.2013 | Politics

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell is not far enough to the right for some conservatives. The five-term Kentucky lawmaker, w...

Why McConnell May Be In Trouble

RealClearPolitics | Posted 08.12.2013 | Politics

The world of political projections was rocked by a pair of recent polls showing Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell narrowly trailing his Democrati...

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...

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...

McConnell Ad Portrays Him As Obama's 'Target'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 04.18.2013 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) began running a six-figure ad campaign Thursday more than 18 months ahead of his reelection bid and wit...

Howard Fineman

Kentucky Dems Are Blowing It

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 04.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Kentucky Democrats, you need to get your act together. Nature abhors a vacuum. So does politics. And right now you're all getting sucked...

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...

McConnell's Team Makes Harlem Shake Video

The Huffington Post | Nick Abrams | Posted 03.06.2013 | Politics

From Kentucky to ... Harlem? Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has already started his 2014 reelection bid, and his campaign looks to be ...

Judd News May Spell Trouble For McConnell

National Journal | Posted 01.31.2013 | Politics

Actress Ashley Judd and Indy Car driver Dario Franchitti are ending their marriage after 11 years, and, yes, the news impacts Senate Minority Leader M...

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...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

Poll: Few Solid Supporters For McConnell In 2014

HuffingtonPost.com | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 01.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A new poll finds Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) facing pressure from voters of both parties, with few guaranteed supporters for his 2014 r...