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29 min ago | Roll Call

McConnell Seeks to Break Out Funding for Israel's Iron Dome From Border Bill

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is introducing standalone legislation to provide funding for Israel's Iron Dome anti-missile system.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

1 hr ago | Sunherald.com

Obama wants to get tough on companies that flee U.S. taxes

The practice, called inversion, occurs when large U.S. corporations merge with smaller foreign companies, moving their headquarters to low-tax countries such as Ireland while making only minimal changes to their operations.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Senator Michael Bennet, Democrat, Senator Bob Casey

1 hr ago | The Wichita Eagle

Obama wants to get tough on companies that flee U.S. taxes

President Barack Obama speaks about the economy at the Los Angeles Trade-Technical College in Los Angeles, Thursday, July 24, 2014.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Thomas Carper, Democrat, Senator Bob Casey

5 hrs ago | Roll Call

Coal Country Kentuckians Will Invade Washington, Mitch McConnell Says

The EPA plans four public hearings on its proposed "Clean Power Plan" for greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants, but none of them are in "coal country" - much to the chagrin of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Roll Call, Kentucky Government, Kentucky, Pennsylvania

6 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Cheers and Jeers: Thursday

In what Frank Luntz calls the worst political ad of this cycle , Republican senate candidate Terri Lynn Land of Michigan sits idly by for 12 seconds---robotically sipping from a prop coffee mug, shaking her head, making goofy faces and looking at her watch---after tasking the viewer to think about some mysterious thing her opponent said about the ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Gary Peters, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Republican, Kentucky, Kentucky Government, Gay/Lesbian

11 hrs ago | News Max

Karl Rove Hails McConnell's Campaign as Lesson to GOP

Republican strategist Karl Rove praised Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell as an example of how vulnerable GOP candidates can fight back against false advertising from Democratic opponents in midterm races.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Karl Rove, Healthcare Law, Law, Barack Obama

14 hrs ago | The Hill

Mitch McConnell's mythmaking on coal jobs

In this era of self-serving political myths, Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell, the Republican minority leader, is perpetrating one of the most outrageous.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, John Boehner, US House of Representatives, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

18 hrs ago | News Max

For GOP, Odds of Senate Takeover Are Good - Or Not That Good

The odds of winning enough races to regain control of the Senate remain in Republicans' favor, but how favorable depends on whether you listen to The New York Times or The Washington Post or neither.

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Related Topix: US News, The Washington Post Company, US Politics, US Senate, Republican

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Battle Creek Enquirer

Donna Brazile: ACA working for millions

Please keep this quiet. I'm all for a more civil society, especially in Washington, and I don't want to anger people.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, John Boehner, US House of Representatives

Lexington Herald-Leader

City, state, federal officials will fight plan to send Lexington mail to Louisville, Knoxville

Elected officials said Wednesday they will do what they can to keep regional mail-sorting operations at Lexington's Nandino Boulevard location.

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Related Topix: Lexington, KY, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Representative Andy Barr, US House of Representatives, Kentucky, Walton, KY

ThinkProgress

Senate Republicans Advance Key Part Of Obama's Budget, Two Years Later

More than two years after President Obama called on Congress to curb corporate offshoring, the Bring Jobs Home Act will finally get a debate in Congress after the Senate voted 93-7 to advance the bill on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Liberal Political News

WDRB-TV Louisville

Sen. Mitch McConnell releases new campaign ad

I love my job, but also cherish the time with my family and realize I will never get this time back with them as my sons grow up.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Louisville, KY

PolitiFact

Mitch McConnell: Says a new report shows the 'devastating tax hikes...

Will a looming tax on so-called "Cadillac" health insurance policies equate to a "devastating" tax hike on the middle class in Kentucky? Sen. Mitch McConnell's campaign saw an opportunity to attack his Democratic opponent, Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, on the second issue after a new report came out on the country's long-term ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Health Insurance, Health, Kentucky, Kentucky Government

WAVE-TV Louisville

Sunrise to Go: Wednesday, July 23

Here are 10 things Kentuckiana will be talking about today: 1: Storms : It is a warm and muggy morning, but we will have dry weather for the morning rush hour.

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Related Topix: Weather, Jeffersontown, KY, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

WNYC-AM New York

Long GOP Primary Season Gives Democrats Time To Fill Campaign Coffers

Georgia Republicans picked their Senate nominee Tuesday night. Former corporate CEO David Perdue will face Democrat Michelle Nunn in the November general election.

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The Washington Post

The Senatea s partisan fever

Washington Postreporter Paul Kane this week offers a superb look inside the Senate at the "intensely personal war" between Senate Majority Leader Harry M. Reid and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell That leadership war, Kane reports, has "almost immobilized the Senate," and is no doubt fueled in part by the approaching midterm elections in which ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Republican, Democrat

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Bradenton.com

Obamacare ruling a 'recipe for chaos'

Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., center, joined by Senate GOP leaders, talks to reporters about competing bills from the Democrats and Republicans on employee health coverage and birth control under the Affordable Care Act, a subject that the Supreme Court ruled on recently in the so-called Hobby Lobby case, Tuesday, July 15, 2014, during a news ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Republican, John Thune, Senator John Barrasso, Florida, Healthcare Law, Law

Politico

McConnell mum on Cruz immigration push

Mitch McConnell won't say whether he backs Ted Cruz's push to attack President Barack Obama's deferred action policies on immigration - but the Senate minority leader believes Cruz should get a vote on his proposal.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Barack Obama, John Cornyn

Lexington Herald-Leader

Mayor Gray hires new manager for his re-election campaign

A former campaign staffer for Gov. Steve Beshear and an alumnus of Mayor Jim Gray's 2010 campaign has taken over the helm of Gray's re-election campaign.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Steve Beshear, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, University of Kentucky

Roll Call

Elizabeth Warren's Summer of Surrogacy Helps Keep 2016 Talk Alive

If Rand Paul is taking this summer's most prominent turn in the Republican spotlight, then the same must be said for his Senate colleague Elizabeth Warren among the new generation of national Democratic players.

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Related Topix: A Fighting Chance, US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Books, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Senator Rand Paul

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