Tag archive for ‘Mitch McConnell’
By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

Mitch McConnell predicts GOP incumbents will ‘crush’ Tea Party opponents

The estabishment Republicans are doubling down on their efforts to defeat the Tea Party candidates in 2014 as Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell offers an intense prediction in a new interview according the NY Times. Photo/Congressional More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, February 13th, 2014

Ted Cruz loses battle over debt ceiling conditions, 12 Republicans join Dems to increase borrowing

Congress passes an increase to the country’s debt limit through March 2015, which will allow federal borrowing without any conditions after a dramatic shift in voting Wednesday. Republican Ted Cruz pressed More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, December 20th, 2013

Biggest Political Hypocrites of 2013: Marco Rubio on Obamacare, Mitch McConnell on shutdown

Many critics would target the President of democrats over different sound bites or comments during 2013, but two major hypocritical moves by two high profile republicans were extremely significant. Photo/Congressional More...

By Robert On Tuesday, November 12th, 2013
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MoveOn.org poll shows Mitch McConnell in dead heat with Democratic challenger, Alison Lundergan Grimes

New polling out today from Lake Research Partners shows that Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) faces a disapproving Kentucky electorate which places his 2014 bid for reelection in serious More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, October 28th, 2013

Dispatch Radio: Global Dispatch News, Duellyn Pandis on flu shots, travel health and Mike Smith with Movie News

OCTOBER 19 Duellyn Pandis, RN, BSN, President & CEO, Passport Health of Tampa Bay to discuss flu shots and travel health Passport Health Mike Smith, MediaMikes.com, to talk movies Carrie Movie Review Escape More...

By Robert On Monday, October 21st, 2013

Mitch McConnell calls on the President to delay Obamacare

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has called on President Obama today to delay the implementation of Obamacare, particularly in light of it’s shaky start. “Another campaign-style event won’t More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, October 17th, 2013

Mitch McConnell gets ‘Kentucky Kickback’ with dam deal, $2 billion earmark

The bill that ended the government shutdown and prevented the trip over the fiscal cliff Wednesday night also included a $2 billion spending earmark for a dam in Kentucky. Critics are targeting Senate leader Mitch More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

Senate reaches short term deal to end shutdown, raise debt ceiling until 2014

Back the House goes the debate on raising the debt ceiling and ending the partial government shutdown. The Senate has struck a deal to fund the government to January 15 and raise the debt ceiling to extend spending More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, October 10th, 2013

Mitch McConnell denies telling Senate Republicans that partnership with Freedomworks, Senate Conservative Fund was traitorous

Radio talk show host Glenn Beck stated on his show Tuesday that Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell addressed Senate Republicans warning them against partnering with Freedomworks and the Senate Conservative Fund. Beck More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

Rand Paul, Mitch McConnell talk Obamacare negotiations with Democrats on ‘hot mic’ VIDEO

A local Kentucky TV news station caught Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Sen. Rand Paul Wednesday morning discussing some congressional Republican messaging strategy regarding the showdown with Democrats More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

Leaked emails reveal John Boehner betraying GOP on Obamacare and immigration

Leaked emails show that before the House speaker, John Boehner,demanded an end to health-care subsidies for congressional staffers, he worked behind the scenes to procure them. Behind-the-scenes, Boehner and his More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, August 17th, 2013

Dr Susan MacManus talks politics and election 2014, Dr Chan explains UN ties to Haiti cholera epidemic and Tampa Comic Con detailed

AUGUST 17   Our guests include: Susan MacManus, Ph.D., Distinguished University Professor, Department of Government and International Affairs, University of South Florida to discuss topics related to US politics Rosalyn More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 2nd, 2013

Senate moves forward to arm Syrian rebels in ‘classified vote’

Obama administration continues plans to provide weapons directly to the Syrian rebels. The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence gave approval to the plan which was, unusually, allowed to classify their votes, More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

Senate moves immigration reform bill forward, debate to begin, John McCain didn’t vote

The Senate overcame a critical hurdle on Tuesday toward advancing the first immigration reform in a generation that would affect the nation’s “11 million” illegal immigrants, all U.S. employers More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

Republicans battling President Obama over judicial nominations, Obama says ‘Don’t play games’

Tuesday President Obama announced that he is nominating three candidates for the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit: Patricia Millet, Nina Pillard and Robert Wilkins. Obama went More...

By Robert On Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

Industrial hemp bill passes Kentucky House and Senate, Rand Paul pledges assistance from Capitol Hill

In a follow-up to a story last month, the Kentucky state Legislature passed Kentucky Senate Bill 50, which would set up a framework to regulate industrial hemp in Kentucky, according to Bloomberg News report today. Public More...

By Robert On Monday, February 4th, 2013

Kentucky: Mitch McConnell joins Rand Paul on allowing the production of industrial hemp

Kentucky Senator and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has joined the junior Senator in the state on sharing the viewpoint that industrial hemp is a positive thing for Kentucky’s economy. Photo/Congressional More...

By Robert On Monday, January 21st, 2013

Senator Mitch McConnell tells Senate Democrats it’s time to pass a budget

Photo/Congressional Pictoral Directory: 110th Congress U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell is calling on Sen. Harry Reid and Senate Democrats to “lead and pass a budget” for the first time More...

By Robert On Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul, two different views on the ‘fiscal cliff vote’ from Kentucky

Photo/Congressional Pictoral Directory: 110th Congress The Bluegrass State of Kentucky saw their two Senators leave the fiscal cliff vote with different points of view on the subject, and hence, different votes More...

By Robert On Friday, September 14th, 2012

Jesse Benton to head Mitch McConnell’s 2014 campaign

The man who ran Rep. Ron Paul’s 2012 Presidential campaign and Rand Paul’s 2010 senatorial campaign will be heading off to run the 2014 reelection campaign for none other than Senate Minority Leader More...



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