Mitch McConnell

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is repeating a call for so-called “safe zones” within Syria to help stem the flow of refugees out of the country.

1,000 Protesters Greet Sen. McConnell At Ky. Speech

Feb 21, 2017

Nearly a thousand people have crowded behind a chain link fence to try to catch Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's attention as he made his first stop on a tour of Kentucky during the congressional recess.

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Remarks from Kentucky U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell foreshadow a possible conflict with the incoming Trump administration over alleged Russian cyber attacks.

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Kentucky U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell touched on a number of hot button topics – from questions about party unity and Donald Trump to the Republican Party’s response to the Black Lives Matter movement – at a Bourbon County Chamber of Commerce luncheon.

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With two days remaining before a scheduled seven-week recess, Kentucky’s senior senator is holding the line on a bill that provides $1.1 billion to combat the spread of the Zika virus.

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Kentucky U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell says he senses presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump gradually adopting a more disciplined tone as he pivots to the general election.

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In an unusually candid interview with Bloomberg Politics, Senator Mitch McConnell offered a window into his thinking on presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump.

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Despite his status as a leading Republican figure, Kentucky’s senior senator has stayed on the sidelines during his party’s volatile primary season, but the GOP heavyweight offered a hint of his thoughts on the race over the weekend.

McConnell: Clinton Sees Miners As "Statistics"

Mar 14, 2016

Top Senate Republican Mitch McConnell is going on the attack over Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton's admission that her policies would "put a lot of coal miners and coal companies out of business."


Members of Kentucky’s congressional delegation are hailing the passage of a massive bipartisan $1.1 trillion dollar spending package funding the federal government through next September, but Republican leaders are decrying the process that led to the agreement.