McConnell had strong words for Harry Reid and his skewed priorities.
The Senate on Wednesday voted not to move forward with a student loan reform bill from Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), a proposal that would have allowed an estimated 25 million people to refinance their student loans.
Mitch McConnell comfortably defeated Matt Bevin this week in the Senate GOP nomination primary in Kentucky. The Associated Press put it in an odd way, however, when they wrote about the role of money.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell touched briefly on the policies that conservative reformers could push, but focused more on the process through which reformers could hope to work.
The task of "conservative reform" has seemed Sisyphean since the Bush years. A new crop is trying to make inroads with actual Republican politicians.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has been announced as the winner of the GOP nomination for Senate in Kentucky, beating tea party-aligned businessman Matt Bevin. Bevin and others had accused McConnell of being insufficiently conservative.
The latest Obama decision to push back an actual decision on approval of the Keystone XL pipeline has put Democrats running in swing states in a tough position: go along with the leader of their party or break with Obama in order to try to win more moderate voters, with whom the Keystone XL pipeline is relatively popular.
Abortion “doctor” Kermit Gosnell was found guilty of delivering three children only to cut through their necks and snip their spinal cords. The gruesome stories of his Pennsylvania practice, where babies whined and even pulled-away from his touch before being murdered, reportedly drew tears in the courtroom. Gosnell was convicted on three charges of first-degree murder in 2013.
Despite his outwardly even-keeled demeanor, Sen. Minority Leader has had a target on his back for both Republicans and Democrats in the last few years.
This comparison is heinous for so many reasons.