RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Mitch McConnell

A collection of news and information related to Mitch McConnell published by this site and its partners.

Top Mitch McConnell Articles

Displaying items 12-22
  • Old Obama magic elusive

    Old Obama magic elusive
    As the final two weeks of the midterm congressional campaign unwind, President Barack Obama is searching for the political magic that put him in the Oval Office six years ago but that seems to have slipped away. A week ago, he was back in his hometown...
  • Vulnerable Senate Democrats almost always voted with Obama

    WASHINGTON Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's decision to avoid tough votes this year has backfired in one respect it gave his vulnerable incumbents few opportunities to show off any independence from President Barack Obama. A new CQ vote study shows...
  • Key races may hinge on what voters distrust more: Obama or Congress

    Key races may hinge on what voters distrust more: Obama or Congress
    Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes brought in a couple of aging rock stars last week to boost her bid to unseat Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell. One was Jon Bauman, better known as Bowzer from the '50s-nostalgia band Sha Na Na, who sprinkled in doo-wop as...
  • Voters need to give Amendment 3 the boot

    There's only one Florida race that matters this year. It's the one pitting incumbent Republican Gov. Rick Scott against former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist, now a Democrat, and it's a dead heat. With no U.S. Senate race, Floridians can't hold the U.S....
  • Vote with a vengeance to thwart GOP

    Vote with a vengeance to thwart GOP
    With days to go until the midterms, and with polls pointing to the prospect that Republicans could take control of the Senate, the stakes are high not just for the Obama administration and congressional Democrats, but for the United States. The...
  • In a Republican takeover, which Mitch McConnell would lead the Senate?

    WASHINGTON Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., has nearly within his grasp the job he's dreamed for decades of achieving, that of majority leader of the U.S. Senate. The Republicans appear likely to seize control of the Senate from the Democrats in the Nov. 4...
  • GOP Senate would mean more clashes with Obama, little progress

    WASHINGTON It's Nov. 5 and jubilant Republicans have captured the Senate, giving the party control of both chambers of Congress for the last two years of Barack Obama's presidency. Now what? The power and agenda in the Senate would shift dramatically....
  • Democratic candidates worry Obama is helping their rivals

    For months, the White House has insisted that President Obama would do all he could to help his party in the midterm election. Now that he’s started, some Democrats wonder whether he could help a little bit less. In a rocky return to the...
  • Cowardly Democratic Senate candidates

    Maybe you had the same reaction. I've been around politics for 30 years, but I don't remember seeing anything as dumb as Kentucky Democrat Alison Grimes' refusal to say whether or not she voted for Barack Obama in 2008 and 2012. Asked that very simple,...
  • Politicians agree: They aren't scientists

    When an editorial board recently asked Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell about climate change, he said he wasn't a scientist. Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and Gov. Rick Scott, both Republicans, have said the same thing. New York Gov. Andrew...
  • Old Obama magic proves elusive on campaign trail

    WASHINGTON -- As the final two weeks of the midterm congressional campaign unwind, President Obama is searching for the political magic that put him in the Oval Office six years ago but that seems to have slipped away. On Monday, he was back in his...