Republicans rush to shut borders to Syrian refugees

...Paris terror attacks."Pause" was the word used by both new House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, urging at least a temporary halt in the resettlement of Syrians and disputing Obama administration claims...
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Polarized politics dictated Keystone call

...vulnerable GOP senators from states including Illinois and Wisconsin will face similar considerations when Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell brings up legislation aimed at blocking the power plant plan, as he's promised to do. Democrats insist most such...
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Carlton Smith hires Mitch Jackson

The Carlton Smith Company recently hired Mitch Jackson, formerly a commercial banker with Wells Fargo, as...commercial real estate in Southeast Alaska," Smith said. "With Mitch on board, we can better provide our corporate and other business...
Speaker Boehner's last deal: 2-year budget

...they feared they might not be able to pass as a stand-alone measure."Fiscal negotiations are ongoing," Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said as he opened the Senate on Monday afternoon. "As the details come in and especially if an agreement...
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Blue Jays beat Rangers to win wild Game 5

...Andrus to start it off.Kevin Pillar followed with a grounder to first, but Martin was safe at second on an errant throw by Mitch Moreland.After Dalton Pompey pinch ran for Martin, Ryan Goins followed with a sacrifice bunt. Adrian Beltre fielded the...
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Warning signs for both parties in state and local elections

...outsider, one who was self-funded and shunned by Kentucky's political establishment after he challenged Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in the 2014 GOP Senate primary. It's an approach that fits with the outsider appeal of Trump and Carson, who are...
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Mitch Seavey is first Iditarod musher to reach Ruby

ANCHORAGE - The two-time Iditarod champion Mitch Seavey was the first musher to reach the checkpoint in Ruby, and an up-and-coming musher has been disqualified.Seavey covered...
Mitch Carlson

Mitch Carlson, Beloved Brother, Uncle, Cousin and Friend, has passed.Mitch passed away suddenly and unexpectedly, Monday April...lit up the room and was always available for hugs! Mitch loved riding his Honda Valkyrie Tour motorcycle around...
McConnell moves ahead with bipartisan stopgap spending bill

...would keep agencies operating without a contentious fight over money for Planned Parenthood.The action of Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., followed a decisive Senate vote blocking a bill that would have stripped Planned Parenthood of its taxpayer...
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After Boehner: Can House GOP be led?

...on Capitol Hill and off suggested that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., would be their next target, and the...less-proven leaders may test McConnell's promise once more."Mitch McConnell is infinitely worse as a leader than Boehner. He...
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