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Republicans have also discussed using the fight over the homeland security agency as a vehicle for challenging Obama's landmark
Mitch McConnell has done his share of bipartisan deals in the Senate, but almost always on his own terms and almost always after he helped create the crisis that he then takes credit for ending. Now he must keep the peace among potential Republican presidential candidates in the Senate, pacify the tea party wing while showing that the GOP is “ready to govern,” deal with the hapless Republican leadership in the House, and even reach out to President Barack Obama, who has reason to be wary. McConnell has the skill to bridge divides within the GOP in the Senate, and maybe in Congress as a whole. That will be his first challenge. Whether he can speak to the whole country and try to bring Americans together -- and whether he wants to -- will become clear in the months ahead.
Notable moments just weeks before Election Day included Grimes' painful refusal to say whether she voted for Obama in 2008
Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes lost to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) in one of the nation's highest-profile
Despite his high unpopularity due to several partisan fights, including the push to repeal the Affordable Care Act and the
Below, a liveblog of more election news: The AP projected McConnell defeated Grimes shortly after the polls closed. Senate
Grimes, elected secretary of state in 2011, made the case that Kentucky needed fresh ideas and a senator who would focus
Despite his high unpopularity due to several partisan fights, including the push to repeal the Affordable Care Act and the
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) defeated Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes (D) in one of
When Obama joked last year about the criticism he receives for not reaching out to Republican leaders - "Really? Why don't