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57 min ago | The Hill

McConnell challenger tries to put MIT flap behind him

Matt Bevin, who is running against Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell in the Kentucky GOP primary, has come out with a new ad defending his claimed affiliation with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Small Business, Personal Finance

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Weekly Standard

Mitch McConnell, Judicial Activist

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Related Topix: US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Russell Feingold, Democrat, John McCain

World Magazine

Rebels from the right

A small group of tea party upstarts is taking on establishment-and very well-funded-Senate Republicans in primaries this summer WASHINGTON-Mitch McConnell did not mince words last month with his prediction about the upcoming elections.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator Ted Cruz

Washington Post

The Fix: Not speaking with your friends and family? Good, they can set up a super PAC for you.

We often refer to super PACs as "outside groups" because of their external influence on campaigns and laws barring them from coordinating with candidates they try to get elected.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Thad Cochran, Republican, Mississippi Government, Mississippi, Nebraska

WEHT

Senator McConnell Criticizes Court Case

US Senator Mitch McConnell is criticizing how lawmakers handled a highly-publicized sexual harassment case.

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

TheBlaze.com

The 'Incredible' Thing That Happened During a Beck...

Republicans Shane Osborn and Ben Sasse are both running for the U.S. Senate in Nebraska, and held no punches during a "Nebraska power hour" on Glenn Beck's radio program Thursday.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mike Johanns, Karl Rove, Senator Mike Lee

Daily Kos

Win the Senate? Not as easy as Republicans think

Mitch McConnell won't be Senate Majority Leader after November. And thanks to Alison Lundergan Grimes, he won't even be in the Senate.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Mark Pryor, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, Senator Kay Hagan, North Carolina Government, North Carolina

Switched

Rand Paul Won't Publicly Say Why He Supports Mitch McConnell

Though Sen. Rand Paul has endorsed his fellow senator from the Bluegrass State, he didn't seem comfortable enough at a community forum to explain why.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, 2012 Presidential Election, Wedding

The Washington Post

What would a Mitch McConnell-led Senate look like?

It's no secret that Senate Majority Leader Harry M. Reid and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell don't like one another.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Patty Murray, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Sports

National Review Online

Stephen Moore: Who Shrank the Deficit?

The new April budget update from the Congressional Budget Office tells us that, in 2009, Barack Obama and the Democrats rang up an elephantine $1.3 trillion deficit, which amounted to 9.8 percent of GDP.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Tea Party, US Senate, Republican

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Evansville Courier & Press

EDITORIAL: McConnell misses badly in attack on ACA

Kentucky's senior Sen. Mitch McConnell has won a coveted "Four Pinocchios" from The Washington Post for a statement in a recent opinion piece in this newspaper blasting the Affordable Care Act.

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

RedState

The Challengers Under Attack

The truth may hurt, but is not mean, as my friend Andrew Breitbart would say. The truth is the major challengers to incumbent Republican Senators - Matt Bevin in Kentucky, Milton Wolf in Kansas, and Chris McDaniel in Mississippi - are behind.

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

BusinessWeek

For Some in GOP, a Quiet Shift From Obamacare Repeal

For most of the past four years, the Republican Party's stance on the Affordable Care Act fit comfortably under an unmistakable slogan: Repeal Obamacare.

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

Washington Post

Dems Hagan, Nunn, Grimes among big winners in Senate campaign fundraising

Donors gave big money to a trio of Democratic women running in battleground U.S. Senate races between January and March, a much-needed jolt of energy for Senate Democrats looking at an increasingly difficult path to holding their fragile majority in the midterm elections.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Republican, Senator Mark Begich

WHAS11

Grime$ beating McConnell at own game?

Is Alison Lundergan Grimes beating Mitch McConnell at his own game? For the second time in three fundraising periods, the Democratic challenger and likely nominee for McConnell's U.S. Senate seat again outperformed the Republican incumbent, himself a prolific fundraiser.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Kentucky, Kentucky Government, Debbie Stabenow, Democrat

The Hill

McConnell, Priebus differ on cash limits

Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell and Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus are taking different stances on whether the Supreme Court should go further to strike down limits on campaign donations.

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

Daily Kos

Elections Morning Digest: Fourth straight poll shows Pryor up as Cotton seeks debates

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Pryor, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Shelley Moore Capito

Tue Apr 15, 2014

WHAS11

Gov. Beshear calling on ethics commission to reopen Arnold case

LOUISVILLE, Ky. Governor Steve Beshear is one more name added to the growing list of elected leaders calling for the Legislative Ethics Commission to reconsider its decision not to reprimand former State Representative John Arnold.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Steve Beshear, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Louisville, KY

The Madison Courier

'We'll Get It Fixed'

WANTS ANSWERS: Sherrell Nunnelley, a doctor of occupational medicine at Carroll County Memorial Hospital, asks Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell what - if anything - Congress can do about the Affordable Care Act.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Carroll County, KY, Nursing

Breitbart.com

IRS Backs Down on Rules Used to Target Tea Party

As the IRS targeting scandal grew, in an effort to help the taxing agency put an end to political activism, government operatives decided it was necessary to put more limits on what tax-exempt organizations were allowed to do.

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

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