Sen. Mitch McConnell

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McConnell’s Role In Surveillance Bill Bewilders His Friends

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s reputation as a master deal-maker seems to have failed him as the Patriot Act lapsed.

06/03/2015

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McConnell: 2016 Goal Is To Maintain GOP Majority

Acknowledging that increasing the Republican majority in Congress may be impossible, the Senate Majority Leader said his goal for the 2016 election is to keep the seats he has.

05/26/2015

File photo of Sen. Mitch McConnell. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

McConnell Working On Memoir To Share ‘Lessons’ Of Personal, Political Life

Sen. Mitch McConnell, the Senate majority leader, is working on a memoir.

05/26/2015

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McConnell: ‘We Can’t Afford To Give Up’ On Obama

President Barack Obama’s approval rating is creeping upward. The economy is growing. And a flurry of aggressive executive actions on domestic and foreign policy have energized the West Wing.

01/07/2015

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Spokesman: Obama, McConnell Had ‘A Good Meeting’

In a rare one-on-one meeting, President Barack Obama and incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday sized up the prospects for bipartisan cooperation between a White House and Republican Party that have struggled for years to find common ground.

12/04/2014

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell answers questions following the weekly Republican policy luncheon at the U.S. Capitol on Nov. 18, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

McConnell Promising New Senate GOP Majority Will Quickly Resurrect Keystone Pipeline Legislation

Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is promising the new Republican majority will quickly resurrect Keystone XL pipeline legislation killed by Democrats, potentially setting up an early 2015 veto confrontation with President Barack Obama.

11/19/2014

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New GOP Senators Show Moderated, Cooperative Tone

New Republican senators who sometimes breathed tea-party fire as candidates are adopting a more moderate tone as they enter Congress.

11/12/2014

Joe Manchin Speaking

Manchin: ‘That’s Bulls***’ If Dems Try to Block GOP’s Agenda Over Next 2 Years

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., won’t put up with his party if they try to block the Republicans’ Senate agenda over the next two years.

11/12/2014

President Barack Obama pauses while speaking to the media during a news conference in the East Room a day after Democrats lost the US Senate Majority, November 5, 2014 in Washington, DC. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Obama Senior Adviser: President Will Use Executive Action On Immigration By End Of Year

A top White House aide says that President Barack Obama will use executive action on immigration by the end of the year.

11/07/2014

John Boehner Speaking

Boehner: Obama Is ‘Going To Burn Himself If He Continues To Go Down This Path’ On Immigration

With President Barack Obama vowing to press ahead on immigration, prominent Hispanic Republicans are worried about the reaction of staunch conservatives.

11/07/2014

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