Mitch McConnell

Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell is criticizing the Obama administration's plans to normalize ties with Cuba.  McConnell says he defers to Republican Sen. Marco Rubio, a Cuban-American from Florida, on the issue because he says Rubio is an expert on U.S.-Cuban matters.

Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the new Republican-run Senate will try to rein in the Environmental Protection Agency by targeting its budget.

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A number of small but important factors contributed to Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes’ loss Tuesday night.

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Rep. Sen. Mitch McConnell, in line to be the next majority leader, is advising the President not to take unilateral action on immigration.

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Sen. Mitch McConnell is promising to reshape the agenda in Washington, but it's unclear what bills, if any, could avoid the president's veto pen.

Neither of Kentucky’s candidates for U.S. Senate has escaped the watchful eye of fact-checkers when it comes to advertising.

Kentucky’s senior senator says it’s time for the United States to consider closing off flights from regions in West Africa affected by Ebola.

Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell and Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes squared off in their only televised matchup Monday night.

Sen. Mitch McConnell and Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes are gearing up for their only statewide televised debate Monday.

Politicians can expect questions they are hesitant to answer – and Kentucky's Senate candidates found themselves in that position this week.

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