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Mitch McConnell Says 'All Of Us' Should Cool It In Wake Of Trump's Racist Tweets
The Senate majority leader stopped short of calling the president's attacks on Democratic congresswomen racist.
Amy McGrath To Challenge Sen. Mitch McConnell
Amy McGrath is running as a Democrat to oust Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in the 2020 election.
Amy McGrath Backtracks After Saying She Would Have Voted To Confirm Brett Kavanaugh
The Democrat challenging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell walked back comments she made earlier in the day about the Supreme Court justice.
Mitch McConnell Deflects Attention From Slave-Owning Ancestors By Pointing To Obama's
The Senate majority leader responded to a question about ancestors who owned slaves by saying, "I find myself in the same position as President Obama."
Amy McGrath Jumps Into Senate Race To Replace Mitch McConnell
The retired Marine lieutenant colonel and combat pilot previously challenged GOP Rep. Andy Barr in Kentucky's 6th District.
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Blame Mitch McConnell If Saudi Arabia Escapes Accountability For Khashoggi And Yemen
Akbar Shahid Ahmed
House Democrats are beginning a process to mandate the first formal pressure on Saudi Arabia through a must-pass bill. Sen. McConnell will decide if it survives.
Chuck Schumer Urges McConnell To Pass Equal Pay In Honor Of U.S. Women’s Soccer Team
The Senate minority leader also invited the "extraordinary" World Cup champions to visit the U.S. Capitol.
Rep. Ilhan Omar Says 'Sorry Not Sorry' Pelosi's 'Salty' About Fight Over Democrats' Direction
Hits keep on coming in battle between House Speaker and gutsy squad of freshmen congresswomen.
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Nancy Pelosi Slams Young House Progressives As Tiny Squad With No Support
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez snaps back that shifting "public sentiment" is "how we achieve meaningful change."
Joe Biden Would Consider Nominating Merrick Garland To The Supreme Court. Again.
The judge whose nomination was blocked by Mitch McConnell in 2016 is more than a decade older than Trump's two Supreme Court justices.
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Mitch McConnell Weighs In On Nike Controversy: 'I'll Make The First Order'
The Senate majority leader is calling on Nike to reverse its decision to pull its Independence-Day themed shoes featuring the "Betsy Ross flag."
What The Hell Is Nancy Pelosi Doing?
House Democrats have lost their moral compass.
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Mitch McConnell's Stolen Supreme Court Seat Keeps Paying Dividends For GOP
Conservative justices ruled 5-4 that extreme partisan gerrymandering is fine. Guess which party benefits the most?
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Nancy Pelosi Gives In To Mitch McConnell As House Passes Senate Version Of Border Aid Bill
The House speaker didn't have much of a choice after Senate Democrats overwhelmingly supported the Senate legislation.
How Do You Deal With McConnell? Democratic Presidential Candidates Struggle To Say.
Much of the Democratic Party’s agenda hinges on the Senate Republican leader, even if Democrats manage to win back the White House in 2020.
Adam Scott To Mitch McConnell: Don't Use My Image, Unless It's For 'Humiliating Defeat'
The "Parks and Recreation" star called out the Senate majority leader for using a GIF to react to an article about Trump's Supreme Court plans.
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Mitch McConnell Will Be The Boogeyman Of The 2020 Elections
Republicans and Democrats alike are trying to turn the senator from Kentucky into American politics’ ultimate antagonist.
Ta-Nehisi Coates Calls Out Mitch McConnell At House Hearing On Slavery Reparations
Coates' 2014 Atlantic essay "The Case for Reparations" is largely credited with bringing discussion of reparations back into the national spotlight.
Ta-Nehisi Coates Rebuts McConnell’s Rejection Of Reparations
Ta-Nehisi Coates testified before Congress in support of reparations for slavery.
Reparations Hearing Tests Whether Congress Can Confront History
Republicans say it's time to move on from the "original sin" of slavery, even though its ill effects have lingered.
Senate Leaders Agree On Funding Deal For Refugee Housing And Care
By Andrew Taylor, AP
Sen. Mitch McConnell and other lawmakers agreed on a $4.6 billion deal to house and care for immigrant refugees crossing the Mexico border.
Mitch McConnell Says Obama's Election Means We Don't Need Reparations
“I don’t think reparations for something that happened 150 years ago for whom none of us currently living are responsible is a good idea,” McConnell said.
Chuck Schumer: It's Possible To Shame Mitch McConnell Into Action
This tactic hasn’t worked well for Democrats in the past, though.
Fed-Up Jon Stewart Unloads On Mitch McConnell In Searing ‘Late Show’ Smackdown
Former "Daily Show" host hits the Senate majority leader with a savage false apology.
Mitch McConnell Says He's Not Sure Why Jon Stewart Is 'Bent Out Of Shape' Over 9/11 Bill
The comedian blasted the Senate majority leader a day earlier for not doing enough to help 9/11 responders and their families.
Jon Stewart Shreds 'White Whale' Mitch McConnell Over 9/11 Bill Response
“I want to make it clear that this has never been dealt with compassionately by Senator McConnell," Stewart said on "Fox News Sunday."
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