Senate GOP Leader McConnell Criticized As Not Conservative EnoughSenate Republican leader Mitch McConnell is not far enough to the right for some conservatives.
McConnell Aide: 'Holding My Nose For 2 Years Because What We're Doing Here Is Going To Be A Big Benefit To Rand In '16'Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell's re-election campaign manager said in a taped telephone conversation earlier this year he was "sorta holding my nose" while doing the job, a less-than-flattering remark about a powerful GOP establishment figure struggling to shore up support among Tea Party voters back home in Kentucky.
Report: Democratic National Committee Tops List Of 'Deceased' DonorsA new analysis of Federal Election Commission filings finds that 32 “deceased” people donated more than $586,000 to congressional and presidential candidates since Jan. 1, 2009.
GOP Challengers Go After McConnell As He Focuses Criticism Against Obama Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell largely ignored his challengers at Kentucky's premier political showdown Saturday, aiming his criticism instead at President Barack Obama while touting his GOP leadership role.
McConnell: Obama's Economic Speeches 'A Colossal Waste Of Time And Energy'Seeking to focus public attention on the problem he was sent to the White House to solve, President Barack Obama is making a renewed push for policies to expand the middle class, helping people he says are still treading water years after the financial meltdown.
Tea Party Challenger To Take On Top GOP Sen. McConnell A tea party challenger signaled on Monday that he intends to take on Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell in next year's GOP primary in Kentucky.
McConnell, Paul Forge AllianceTo cover his political flank, Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell has forged an alliance with Tea Party darling Rand Paul, picked up support from other national Tea Party leaders and brought in a campaign manager from the upper echelons of the tea party movement.
GOP To Sports Leagues: Don't Play With 'Obamacare'The Senate's Republican leader is telling major league sports: Don't play with "Obamacare."
GOP Leader Warns Of Attacks On Free Speech The Senate Republican leader, who last year accused the Obama administration of Nixon-style dirty tricks, said Friday the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups is part of a broader government assault on free speech.
McConnell: White House 'Institutionalized Practice Of Pitting Bureaucrats' Against People They're ServingThe Senate Republican leader, who last year accused the Obama administration of Nixon-style dirty tricks, says the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups is part of a broader government assault on free speech.
Rand Paul: 'Here A Scandal. There A Scandal. Everywhere A Scandal.'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.
McConnell: NSA Programs Are Legal, Snowden Should Be Fully ProsecutedThe 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.
McConnell Aides Discuss Ashley Judd On Recording Being Investigated By FBIThe 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.
McConnell Cozying Up To Tea Party To Head Off Primary ChallengeU.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell is gearing up for a tough re-election fight next year in Kentucky.
Sen. McConnell Raises Possibility Of Filibuster Against Chuck Hagel The Senate Republican leader is raising the possibility of a filibuster of President Barack Obama's nomination of Chuck Hagel to be defense secretary.