Mitch McConnell

Josh James / WUKY

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.

AP / Manuel Balce Ceneta

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.

Associated Press

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.

Associated Press

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
AP

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."

AP

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.

AP

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is downplaying reports that GOP leaders are gearing up for a deadlocked convention in 2016.

McConnell: Cuba Ambassador Confirmation Unlikely

Jul 2, 2015
AP

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the Republican majority is unlikely to confirm an ambassador to Cuba.

AP

The USA Freedom Act, a measure extending some elements of the controversial PATRIOT Act while ending bulk collection of phone data, passed Tuesday night without the support of Kentucky’s two leading Republicans. But Sens. Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul cast their no votes for very different reasons.

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