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McConnell suspends in-person lunches for GOP senators

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is suspending in-person lunches for GOP senators, according to his press secretary Doug Andres, ahead of the Senate's return next week. Democrats suspended their in-person lun...

Deroy Murdock: Mitch McConnell collapses beneath Democrat debt-limit lies

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Yet again, as Democrats are dazed, divided, and desperate, the Senate Republican leader rides to their rescue.  DEROY MURDOCK: BIDEN'S $ 3.5T SPENDING SPREE SHOWS A 7-YEAR-OLD'S TAKE ON MATH McConnell, Kentucky’s s...

McConnell, Braun call for investigation into charitable bail organizations receiving taxpayer dollars

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Sen. Mike Braun of Indiana and Republican Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky authored a letter to the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) Tuesday asking the nonpartisan, fact-finding body to dig into nonprofi...

McConnell, Republicans say Biden administration embrace of 1619 Project needs to stop: ‘Divisive nonsense’

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McConnell penned a letter to Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona with more than 30 of his GOP colleagues blasting new proposed priorities for American history and civics teaching as "divisive nonsense." "Americans ...

Trump calls McConnell ‘disaster,’ says GOP needs new leadership

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During an appearance on Fox News’ "Sunday Morning Futures" from his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Fla., Trump told host Maria Bartiromo that McConnell made a mistake by allowing President Biden's bipartisan infras...

McConnell: Biden flip on anti-abortion Hyde Amendment sign of administration ‘spiraling way, way to the left’

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First passed in 1977, the Hyde Amendment to Medicaid prohibits federal tax dollars from being used to fund abortions, except in cases where the woman's life is in danger – exceptions for cases of rape or incest were ...

McConnell slams Biden, calls Atlanta speech ‘deliberately divisive’

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McConnell torched the president from the Senate floor, tearing into Biden over his widely panned speech, calling it a "deliberately divisive" and one that was "designed to pull our country further apart." The Kentuck...

McConnell chokes up in emotional tribute to retiring Tennessee senator

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell choked up on the Senate floor Wednesday as he remembered his decades long friendship with the retiring Tennessee Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander, a rare moment of raw emotion f...

Hannity shames Mitch McConnell for ‘completely caving’ to Dems’ threats: ‘Where is your backbone?’

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"Mitch McConnell, where is your backbone?" he asked. "Where are your principles?" McConnell and 10 other "weak" Republicans, as Hannity described, gave the Democrats a very "generous gift" with the extension after no...

McConnell says he will oppose Jackson’s nomination to the Supreme Court

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"After studying the nominee’s record and watching her performance this week, I cannot and will not support Judge Jackson for a lifetime appointment to the Supreme Court," McConnell said from the Senate floor. KETANJI...

McConnell dodges questions about Liz Cheney

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McConnell was asked to comment on whether he planned to support Cheney in a bid to keep her leadership position. Rather than responding to the question, McConnell noted that "100% of [his] focus is on stopping" the B...

Mitch McConnell says he’d welcome Manchin to the GOP if he was so ‘inclined’

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On Monday, McConnell appeared on "The Guy Benson Show" podcast to discuss Manchin’s recent announcement that he would vote "no" on President Biden’s Build Back Better plan in the Senate, effectively ending its chance...

Media give McConnell grudging credit for … doing the right thing?

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He’s viewed as dour, inflexible and so fiercely partisan that he would do absolutely anything to give the GOP the slightest edge. When Democrats think of the Senate Republican leader, they conjure up images of him vo...

Sen. Graham says he won’t support McConnell as Senate leader unless he has ‘working relationship’ with Trump

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MCCONNELL TO SEEK ANOTHER TERM AS SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER LINDSEY GRAHAM: Elections are about the future. If you want to be a Republican leader in the House or the Senate, you have to have a working relationship wit...

Pelosi and McConnell need to make a stimulus deal to protect renters

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David Dworkin is a former US Treasury official in the Obama and Trump administrations, and the CEO of the National Housing Conference. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his own. .leftside-floating...

McConnell tells Biden that debt ceiling will not be raised by Republicans in December

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"Last night, Republicans filled the leadership vacuum that has troubled the Senate since January," McConnell said in a letter to Biden, referencing a vote by the Senate Thursday night, supported by 11 Republicans, to...

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