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My Turn: Sen. Begich serves with distinction counts of making false statements. Calls for his resignation were swift, including then-Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, Sen. John McCain, and then-Gov. Sarah Palin. Begich went on to defeat Stevens. (Editor's note: Before...
My Turn: The 'do nothing' style of Parnell's leadership

...during the past four years is promote Obamacare as an imminent policy failure. Remember how Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) plotted his party's strategy just before the 2010 midterm election. "The single most important thing...
Third-party candidates in Senate races worry GOP

...third-party candidates this year include:KENTUCKYDemocrat Alison Lundergan Grimes will need help to beat GOP Senate leader Mitch McConnell in this Republican-leaning state, and she hopes a tiny slice might come from Harrodsburg police officer David Patterson...
Outside Editorial: Revive the Free Flow of Information Act

...Angeles Times - have called for a floor vote on the bill. The letter was sent to Sens. Harry Reid, D-Nev., and Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., a few days after the Supreme Court refused to hear the appeal of James Risen, a New York Times reporter...
Miller says Murkowski will lose seniority if she wins write-in

Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said Sen. Lisa...It's not something that Mitch McConnell can do on his own, its up to...was actually told by Senator Mitch McConnell today that if the senator runs...
Health law's troubles give GOP a much-needed boost

...promises to the American people, he'll do more than just issue a halfhearted apology on TV," Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said in a statement.Republicans once pinned their health care criticisms largely on computer glitches...
Obama, lawmakers to hold meeting on shutdown

...start to serious talks between the two parties."Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., Senate Minority Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., were also to attend the White House meeting...
GOP can count ways to Senate majority

...While more attention has focused on Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes, who is challenging Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., in the marquee race of the cycle, Republicans say Nunn is the real deal.She stands as a moderate Democrat...
Senate Democrats placate dispirited core with change

...R-Tenn., who faces a Republican challenger in his re-election bid next year.The Senate Republican leader, Sen. Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, said the solution to the rules change is an election."It's at the ballot box. We look forward...
Government shutdown - a way out for the GOP

...includes about 30 hard-liners who have threatened to bolt if he deviates from their wish list.Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., hasn't been able to negotiate freely, either, but for a more personal reason: He's facing a challenge...
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