Elaine Chao

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's wife, Elaine Chao has resigned from Bloomberg Philanthropies' board of directors after the charity announced plans to expand its efforts to shutter coal-fired power plants.

McConnell to Begin Airing His First Campaign Ad Thursday

Mar 13, 2013
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FRANKFORT, Ky. - U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell is expected to get an early start on a re-election campaign by airing his first TV and radio ad on Thursday.
McConnell campaign manager Jesse Benton confirmed the ad buys on Tuesday.