Sen. Mitch McConnell

A man watches election returns at Thom Tillis' watch party in Charlotte. (Photo by Davis Turner/Getty Images)

GOP In Charge: Eager To Move On Keystone XL, Taxes

Republicans say they are ready to move legislation approving the Keystone pipeline, trim Obamacare and cut taxes.


U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) celebrates with his wife Elaine Chao at his election night event November 4, 2014 in Louisville, Kentucky. McConnell defeated Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes. (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

McConnell: ‘The Senate Needs To Be Fixed’

Sen. Mitch McConnell, the probable next Senate Majority Leader, believes “the Senate needs to be fixed.”


Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Reid Plans To Remain Dem Senate Leader In Next Congress

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid will seek to lead the Democrats in the next Congress as they hand over the majority to Republicans.


Cruz Says ‘Under No Circumstances’ Will He Challenge McConnell For Majority Leader

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, dismissed claims that he would contest Sen. Mitch McConnell for the Republican Senate majority position, despite very differing views between the two GOP senators on the Affordable Care Act, immigration and threats of another government shutdown.


BOWLING GREEN, OH - OCTOBER 2:  A sign directs people where to vote during early voting at the Wood County Court House October 2, 2012 in Bowling Green, Ohio. Early voting began October 2 in the battleground state of Ohio, five weeks before election day on November 6.  (Photo by J.D. Pooley/Getty Images)

Exit Poll: Party Leaders A Drag On Both Sides

More than a third of those who voted for a Republican House candidate were dissatisfied or angry with GOP leaders in Congress; a quarter of Democratic voters upset with President Obama.


Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks as his wife Elaine Chao looks on during an election rally at Bluegrass Airport on Nov. 3, 2014 in Lexington, Ky. (credit: Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

McConnell Victory Speech: We Begin New ‘Race To Turn This Country Around’

Republicans are off to a good start on election night with a victory by GOP Senate leader Mitch McConnell.


Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks as his wife Elaine Chao looks on during an election rally at Bluegrass Airport on Nov. 3, 2014 in Lexington, Ky. (credit: Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

McConnell: ‘This Is A Chance To Begin To Save This Country’

Public campaigning gives way to the privacy of the voting booth today with control of the Senate, the makeup of the House and three dozen governorships at stake.


Sen. Mitch McConnell waves to the crowd on Aug. 29, 2012 during the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Mitch McConnell’s Pitch: Make Me Majority Leader

With public polls showing Sen. Mitch McConnell leading his Democratic challenger Allison Lundergan Grimes, the Republican leader focused on another prize in his final pitch to voters Monday: becoming Senate majority leader.


Former President Bill Clinton campaigns with U.S. Senate Democratic candidate and Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes on Oct. 21, 2014 in Owensboro, Ky. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Bill Clinton: I Know Many Kentucky Voters Are Angry At Obama

Bill Clinton said he knows many Kentucky voters are angry at President Barack Obama, but he urged them Tuesday not to take it out on Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes in her bid to unseat a 30-year Senate incumbent.


Minority Leader U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell (R) and  Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes (D) prepare with host Bill Goodman before their debate on "Kentucky Tonight" at the KET Network Center on Oct. 13, 2014 in Lexington, Ky. (credit: (credit: Pablo Alcala-Pool/Getty Images)

Poll: McConnell Only Holds One-Point Lead Over Grimes In Senate Race

A new poll shows that Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell only has a one-point lead over Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes for his Kentucky Senate seat.