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19 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Mitch McConnell's Tea Party Problem.

You've got to wonder how many Kentucky Republicans are like Barbara Knott. She just quit the Daviess County GOP executive committee because she's not for Sen. Mitch McConnell.

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

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Cincinnati.com

Five things to watch for at this year's Fancy Farm

Five things to watch for at this year's Fancy Farm Five things to watch for at this year's Fancy Farm Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/1mR775U U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., talks with Mark Wilson, event political speaker chairperson, with his wife Elain Chao, former U.S. Secretary of Labor, at the annual Fancy Farm Picnic ... (more)

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Related Topix: Fancy Farm, KY, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Kentucky

USA Today

Fact check: Parsing Sen. McConnell's job description

A laid off coal miner in an Alison Lundergan Grimes TV ad poses a question to Sen. Mitch McConnell: "Why'd you say it's not your job to bring jobs to Kentucky?" Fact check: Parsing Sen. McConnell's job description A laid off coal miner in an Alison Lundergan Grimes TV ad poses a question to Sen. Mitch McConnell: "Why'd you say it's not your job to ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kentucky, Healthcare Law, Law, Letcher County, KY, Eastern, KY

ABC News

Bill Clinton to Join Kentucky Democrat at Rally

U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes' campaign says former President Bill Clinton is scheduled to join her at a campaign rally in eastern Kentucky next month.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, Bill Clinton, History in the News

News Max

Lawmakers Complain Obama Too Aloof With Congress

President Barack Obama's request for billions of dollars to deal with migrant children streaming across the border set off Democrats and Republicans.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, John Boehner, US House of Representatives, Chris Van Hollen

Daily Kos

Could The Republicans Shut Down The Gov Before The Elections? Maybe.

Sahil Kapur over at Talking Points Memo makes the case for a possible funding fight just before the elections.

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

National Journal

Rand Paul speaks at the CPAC on February 10, 2011 in Washington, DC.

If he runs for president, Sen. Rand Paul will not be your typical Republican candidate.

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Related Topix: Drugs, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Marijuana, Drug Enforcement Administration, US House of Representatives, Dana Rohrabacher

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Breitbart.com

McConnell Submits Bill to Keep Harry Reid from Exploiting Israel's Iron Dome in Border Crisis Package

With the immigration issue raging on Capitol Hill, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell made a little-noticed move that could help Republicans stop Democratic Leader Harry Reid from jamming the GOP on immigration with the politics of the Israel-Hamas conflict.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Strategic Defense Initiative, Barack Obama, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Kay Granger

Cincinnati.com

Paul, McConnell show united front in Covington

Paul, McConnell show united front in Covington Paul, a tea party favorite, has often been portrayed as having a strained relationship with McConnell, an establishment figure Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/1rGjNEh Senator Rand Paul talks with his director of veteran's affairs, Lloyd Rogers, before a Fourth Congressional GOP ... (more)

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Related Topix: Covington, KY, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama

The China Post

Senator urges Myanmar to reform constitution to allow Suu Kyi run

The top-ranking Republican senator issued a strong call for Myanmar to amend its constitution to allow opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to run for president and for the military to submit to civilian rule.

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Related Topix: Aung San Suu Kyi, World News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News

Harlan Daily Enterprise

News in brief2:44 pm

Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes on Thursday night portrayed Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell as being out of touch with the struggles of Kentuckians, and said his partisanship has hurt the state.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kentucky, Louisville, KY, Senator Rand Paul, Barack Obama, Democrat

Independent

RONNIEa SELLIS: Fancy Farm only days away

We're just days away from the annual Fancy Farm Picnic and political free-for-all which used to be the "official" beginning of fall campaigns in Kentucky.

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Related Topix: Fancy Farm, KY, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Agriculture, Science

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

GOP Wants to Fund Israeli 'Iron Dome', Smokers Live Longer Than...

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WAVE-TV Louisville

Grimes, Democrats blast McConnell at annual dinner

U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes hammered Sen. Mitch McConnell over jobs and partisan politics Thursday during a fundraiser in Louisville.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kentucky, US Governors, Steve Beshear, Barack Obama

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Daily Caller

Watch Out Senators, There's A Boyle That Needs Lancing

Today Breitbart News reporter Matthew Boyle took the ME-ification of journalism to new depths.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, Tom Coburn, US Politics, US News, Conservative Political News

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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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

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

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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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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