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A national Tea Party group launched a radio ad on Tuesday ridiculing Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of “political cronyism,” funding Obamacare, and recommending a liberal judge that has left Kentucky “stuck with gay marriage.” (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Tea Party Ad Rips McConnell For ‘Political Cronyism,’ Gay Marriage Progress

A national tea party group launched a radio ad on Tuesday ridiculing Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of “political cronyism,” funding Obamacare, and recommending a liberal judge that has left Kentucky “stuck with gay marriage.”

03/05/2014

Mitch McConnell speaks during the Congressional dedication of the bust of Winston Churchill on Oct. 30, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Kris Connor/Getty Images)

McConnell: ‘The Farm Bill Has Become A Food Stamp Bill’

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell appeared before Kentucky’s most influential agricultural group on Saturday to explain his vote against a proposed new farm bill, saying the legislation had been overtaken by a too-generous food stamp program that overshadows actual farm policy.

12/09/2013

It's almost quaint to recall that soon after Mitt Romney lost to President Barack Obama, the Republican National Committee recommended only one policy change: endorsing an immigration overhaul, in hopes of attracting Hispanic voters. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

One Year After Romney Loss, The GOP Struggles To Find Party Leader

A year after losing a presidential race many Republicans thought was winnable, the party arguably is in worse shape than before. The GOP is struggling to control tensions between its tea party and establishment wings and watching approval ratings sink to record lows.

10/28/2013

Republicans call the Supreme Court's latest ruling on campaign donations a victory for free speech. Democrats say it's more like a win for the super-rich. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Senate Takes The Lead In Shutdown, Debt Limit Talks

Senators put faith in party leaders Sunday to devise a plan that would reopen the government and steer clear of a potential default this week, saying it’s unthinkable that political obstinacy would prevent the United States from paying its bills.

10/13/2013

Actress Ashley Judd is considering running as a Democrat against Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Report: Ashley Judd Considers Run Against GOP Sen. Mitch McConnell

Actress and outspoken Democrat Ashley Judd is considering a Senate campaign against Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in her home state of Kentucky.

12/04/2012

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney addresses a luncheon hosted by Newspaper Association of America and American Society of News Editors during the MediaXchange conference on April 4, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (Photo Credit: Alex Wong / Getty Images)

Top Republicans In Congress Finally Embrace Romney

The two top Republicans in Congress explicitly endorsed Mitt Romney on Tuesday to be their party’s presidential nominee, as party leaders continued consolidating around their all-but-inevitable candidate in hopes of quickly focusing attention on ousting President Barack Obama in this fall’s election.

04/17/2012