Mitch McConnell

McConnell is facing a primary challenge from a Tea Party affiliated group. (Getty Images)

McConnell: ‘I’m A Big Fan Of Tea Party’

McConnell tells Fox’s Neil Cavuto his earlier criticism was aimed at he group challenging him in next year’s primary.

12/12/2013

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GOP Group Money Down, Hints At Donor Uncertainty

The biggest Republican-leaning money machines are spending dramatically less to help the party ahead of the 2014 congressional elections, a year after big-dollar conservative groups poured millions into unsuccessful campaigns against President Barack Obama and Democratic candidates, and the GOP failed to retake the White House or the Senate.

11/18/2013

Steven Spielberg and Leonardo DiCaprio at the premiere of "Catch Me If You Can" at the Village Theatre in Westwood, Calif. on Dec. 16, 2002. (credit: Kevin Winter/ImageDirect/Getty Images)

Spielberg, Seinfeld, DiCaprio Donating Money To McConnell’s Opponent

Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes is getting financial support from some of the biggest names in Hollywood in her bid to unseat Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell.

10/29/2013

Democrats controlling the Senate proposed Tuesday to avoid future showdowns over the so-called debt ceiling by giving the president authority to authorize additional federal borrowing unless Congress can muster veto-proof margins to block him.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Senate Dems Look To Give President Automatic Debt Ceiling Authority

Democrats controlling the Senate proposed Tuesday to avoid future showdowns over the so-called debt ceiling by giving the president authority to authorize additional federal borrowing unless Congress can muster veto-proof margins to block him.

10/29/2013

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Vote to End Shutdown Could Linger in 2014

A group of House Republicans planning Senate campaigns next year took different bets on a bill in Congress ending a government shutdown and avoiding a default. For some, a general election loomed large while for others, the vote was a matter of competing for conservative primary voters.

10/17/2013

A view of the U.S. Capitol Building's Rotunda after a vote on Capitol Hill on Oct. 16, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Senate and House Approve Deal to Fund Government, Raise Debt Ceiling

Sixteen days into the government shutdown, the Senate and House voted Wednesday evening to end the fiscal stalemate.

10/16/2013

House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, and Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., walk to a Republican caucus meeting at the U.S. Capitol, on Oct. 15, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

House Vote Called Off to Reopen Government, Avert Default

A vote that would reopen the government and extend the U.S. borrowing limit will not come up for a House vote.

10/15/2013

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin speaks at a rally supported by military veterans, Tea Party activists and Republicans, regarding the government shutdown on Oct. 13, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Palin: ‘Defaulting On Our National Debt Is An Impeachable Offense’

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin believes President Barack Obama should be impeached if he raises the debt ceiling without the backing of Congress.

10/15/2013

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., leaves a Republican Senate caucus meeting at the U.S. Capitol on Sept. 30, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Rand Paul Caught On Hot Mic: ‘We’re Gonna Win This’

One top Republican is confident that they will get the Democrats to blink first in the government shutdown.

10/03/2013

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks about Obamacare during a news conference on Capitol Hill, September 19, 2013 in Washington, DC.  (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Cruz Relents In Early Senate Skirmish

In a break with tea party-aligned Senate conservatives, Republican leader Mitch McConnell announced Monday he will not vote to block legislation aimed at preventing a partial government shutdown, even though Democrats intend to rewrite it to restore funds needed to keep the nation’s three-year-old health care law in existence

09/23/2013

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