Sen. Mitch McConnell
U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell took political potshots Saturday at President Barack Obama, saying his expertise at “the blame game” allowed him to win re-election to a second term even though he did a “very poor job” in the first.
The Senate Republican leader says the National Security Agency programs are legal and subject to rigorous oversight as he questioned the motivation of the private contractor who leaked information about the surveillance operations.
The FBI has been asked to look into whether Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell’s campaign headquarters was bugged after a recording of a private campaign meeting surfaced in a liberal-leaning magazine.
U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell is gearing up for a tough re-election fight next year in Kentucky.
The Senate Republican leader is raising the possibility of a filibuster of President Barack Obama’s nomination of Chuck Hagel to be defense secretary.
Renewing a 3-year-old fight over bank oversight, Senate Republicans said Friday they will oppose President Barack Obama’s nominee to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau unless the office created after the 2008 Wall Street financial meltdown is significantly changed.
The United States should keep a residual force of about 10,000 in Afghanistan after combat forces leave at the end of 2014, the Senate Republican leader said Monday after a series of meeting with military leaders in the country.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says she would use the 14th Amendment to automatically raise the debt ceiling if she were president.
Former Republican Sen. Chuck Hagel is President Barack Obama’s pick to be the next defense secretary.
Republicans in Congress who took the politically risky step of voting to raise taxes now find themselves trying to fend off potential primary challenges next year from angry conservatives.