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1 min ago | 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

4 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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

Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning.

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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

MassLive.com

Mark Shields: GOP should do hard time for hypocrisy on campaign-finance laws

To be fair, most Republicans have never hidden their distaste for campaign-finance laws that place limits on how much someone can give to a political candidate or campaign, or how much the candidate or the campaign can spend.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, Opinion

Lucianne.com

Next 25 Articles

It increasingly looks as if the Republicans will regain control of Congress this fall, with the GOP narrowly winning back a majority in the Senate and the House GOP either retaining or slightly building on its majority.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Ohio, WebMD, Widevine Technologies

Brad DeLong's Semi-Daily Journal

The Grifters Grift Themselves: Live from La Farine : April 15, 2014

Highlights, and Just the Highlights: for those who only want to read the things that I have written that I believe are especially memorable... Economics 24-1: The Financial Crisis and the Little Depression of 2007-2012 : Fall 2011 U.C. Berkeley Freshman Seminar: What Is Happening Across the Wide Missouri? : From DeKalb County Illinois south to St.

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Related Topix: UC Berkeley, Missouri, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Chris Chocola, US Senate, Tea Party

Daily Kos

Discuss

Writing in the Louisville Courier-Journal on Sunday, James R. Carroll compiled something of an anthology of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's campaign gaffes ranging from his web ad featuring the Duke basketball team to calling Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, his Democratic general election opponent, an "empty dress" to ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kentucky, Kentucky Government, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Liberal Political News

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Roll Call

'Nuclear' Nominations Aftermath Slows Senate to Crawl

Just how many of President Barack Obama's nominees will get confirmed this year? If last week is any indication, the answer may depend on whether Democrats once again employ the "nuclear" option to effectively change the Senate's rules.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Melvin Watt, US House of Representatives, Republican

The Miami Herald

Goodbye, tea party

Say what you will about Sens. Rand Paul, R-Ky., and Ted Cruz, R-Texas, but they know a train wreck when they see it.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Senator Ted Cruz, Immigration Reform, John Boehner, US House of Representatives, Cory Booker

WDRB-TV Louisville

Ky. House votes to overhaul ethics code in wake of sexual harassment scandal

The House action comes as the political drumbeat surrounding the sexual harassment case of former Rep. John Arnold grows louder.

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

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