Democrats are painting Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell as the face of opposition to voting rights legislation. And McConnell is happy to play the role, charging that the package of measures amount to a “power grab” by Washington Democrats
Nearly a year since the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the House Judiciary Committee held the first hearing on gun violence in eight years. Republican members advocated to remove disruptive gun control activists in the audience, including the parent of a slain Parkland student.
Rand Paul, a non-interventionist, is taking issue with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s warning to President Donald Trump that the U.S. would be ill-served by a hasty military withdrawal from Afghanistan and Syria
Jim Clyburn, the House’s number 3 Democrat, is proposing a “smart wall.” It’s the latest way of saying let’s create border security barriers without officially giving President Donald Trump the sort of wall he wants
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has spent three days decrying legislation pushed by House Democrats to strengthen voting rights. The bill would restore voting rights to felons in three states that impose lifetime voting bans, including Kentucky
While the spotlight has shined brightly on newly-elected progressive Democrats and their drive to shape the House of Representatives’ agenda, a small but growing group of moderate Democrats has been quietly asserting its influence.
Conservatives have long been wary of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s conservatives bona fides, but his support for President Donald Trump’s wall amid the longest government shutdown in history bolsters his credibility.
A federal judge blocked the Trump administration from processing seismic testing permits for offshore oil drilling, a setback for the administration’s efforts to assist energy companies during the shutdown.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has sought to pin the blame for the longest shutdown in US history on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. But the San Francisco Democrat is largely ignoring him and focusing her attention on Trump
Democrats who oppose any money for President Trump’s border wall have sought to make Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell the villain of the longest government shutdown in US history. But McConnell has remained unmoved, arguing that Democrats need to reach an agreement that Trump will sign
Tim Scott was praised for spurring Republicans to take action against Steve King for his comments sympathetic to white supremacists but the Senate’s only black Republican would like it if others spoke out, too.
Sen. Lindsey Graham opened his first hearing as Judiciary Committee chairman by telling Democrats he would strive to be fair and conciliatory after his outburst during the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation hearings last fall.