Articles Tagged 'Mitch McConell'
McConnell tries to unify GOP
Friction among Senate Republicans on the next round of coronavirus relief legislation and a suddenly shaky stock market has eroded President Trump’s leverage in the… READ MORE
McConnell seeks to protect vulnerable Republicans with COVID-19 vote
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is hoping to give vulnerable GOP colleagues political cover by voting as soon as next week on a pared-down… READ MORE
McConnell, Romney vie for influence over Trump’s trial
The fight over calling additional witnesses at President Trump’s impeachment trial has turned into a struggle for influence between Mitch McConnell and Mitt Romney.
The two Republican leaders — one the Senate majority leader, the other the GOP’s 2012 nominee for president — have two very different agendas.
McConnell has staked his reelection to a seventh term on helping Trump… READ MORE
KY: Amy McGrath fired first-day missile at her own foot, not at Mitch McConnell
Retired Marine Corps fighter pilot Amy McGrath went on national television Tuesday to announce her bid to unseat Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and promptly… READ MORE
McConnell bill to raise legal smoking age to 21 to get vote in Senate panel
A bill to increase the minimum age for buying tobacco from 18 to 21 is set for a vote in a key Senate committee Wednesday.… READ MORE
Rep. Jackson Lee plays the race card
By John R. Parkinson, ABC News
Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, an African-American congresswoman from Texas, today spoke out on the House floor to question why some lawmakers are treating President Barack Obama disrespectfully during the negotiations to increase the debt limit.
â€œWhat makes it difficult is we have leadership in the other body that is Republican that says their main… READ MORE