Articles in Category: 'Mitch McConnell'

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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By: Elizabeth Letchworth | Posted: December 20, 2010 4:05 AM

While most Americans spent this weekend doing some last-minute Christmas shopping, the Senate spent Saturday and Sunday debating and voting on amendments to the START treaty, the DREAM Act and the repeal of the Defense Department's “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy.

 
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By: George Will | Posted: March 3, 2012 3:55 AM
"The beginning of wisdom is the fear of the Lord. The next and most urgent counsel is to take stock of reality."

-- William F. Buckley
 
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By: Elizabeth Letchworth | Posted: July 18, 2011 3:55 AM

The debt-limit negotiations led by our president hit more roadblocks this week as the “big eight” lawmakers made trips to the White House almost daily to meet with the president and his team on the looming debt-limit crisis.

 
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By: Elizabeth Letchworth | Posted: October 7, 2011 3:55 AM

Over the past couple of weeks, the president has been criss-crossing the country politicking about his $447 billion stimulus/jobs bill and calling out the congressional GOP membership for not conducting a vote on it.

 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: July 9, 2011 3:55 AM

Washington -- A debt crisis is a terrible thing to waste in a presidential election season, and Democrats and Republicans alike are responding on cue.

 
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By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: August 2, 2011 3:55 AM

Mocked by The Wall Street Journal and Sen. John McCain as the little people of the "Lord of the Rings" books, the Tea Party "Hobbits" are indeed returning to Middle Earth -- to nail the coonskin to the wall.

 
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