Articles in Category: 'Mitch McConnell'

By: Kevin Derby | Posted: October 25, 2014 3:55 AM
 

Potential Republican presidential candidate U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., hit the Sunshine State for the second time in recent weeks on Thursday. Ryan, the chairman of the U.S. House Budget Committee and running mate of former Gov. Mitt Romney, R-Mass., in the 2012 presidential election, appeared at a fundraiser in Longboat Key with three Republican congressmen from the Sunshine State: Vern Buchanan, David Jolly and Jeff Miller. 

 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: July 8, 2013 3:55 AM


Have you noticed that no matter how bad Congress's approval rating gets -- the missed deadlines, the missed opportunities, the eternal gridlock -- it rarely gets bad for individual members.

 
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By: George Will | Posted: May 9, 2013 3:55 AM

WASHINGTON -- Thirty-one months ago Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell affronted the media and other custodians of propriety by saying something common-sensical.

 
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By: L. Brent Bozell | Posted: May 1, 2013 3:55 AM
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The Washington Post reported something surprising on April 29 -- a hidden-camera expose by pro-life advocates. On the front page of the Metro section, the Post reported how a veteran D.C. abortion doctor named Cesare Santangelo told a 24-week pregnant woman that in the unlikely event that an abortion resulted in a live birth, "we would not help it."

 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: April 13, 2013 3:55 AM

WASHINGTON -- The recent kerfuffle over a secret recording of Sen. Mitch McConnell's campaign strategy meeting, which focused on opposition research about a likely opponent, actress Ashley Judd, has divided observers into two groups.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: January 10, 2013 3:55 AM
Barack Obama, we have been told by his admirers on the left and right, is an instinctive centrist, a moderate always ready to negotiate compromises, a politician deeply interested in the nuances of public policy.
 
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By: Mona Charen | Posted: December 4, 2012 3:55 AM
The incomparable Walter Russell Mead, writing in the American Interest, offered a glimpse into the coming dystopia:
 
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By: George Will | Posted: October 11, 2012 3:55 AM
"The president shall have power to fill up all vacancies that may happen during the recess of the Senate."
 
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By: Elizabeth Letchworth | Posted: December 6, 2010 4:05 AM

The Senate met in an unusual Saturday session to vote on two tax proposals doomed to fail from the start.

 
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By: Elizabeth Letchworth | Posted: December 11, 2010 4:05 AM

Members of Congress started out this week conducting symbolic political votes in order to pay back their Democratic base for their support in the past election. The Senate voted and failed to advance the following bills:

 
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