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Republicans: Airstrikes Good but Ground Troops Need if to Succeed

Republicans praised airstrikes led by the United States on Syria on Tuesday, but said  bolder efforts — even some ground troops — will be needed ultimately to defeat Islamic State and Khorasan Group militants. 1,040 more words


Defensive Tactics

Kentucky Senate

“Skeet Shooting”

Democratic nominee Alison Lundergan Grimes just launched a new television ad to strike back against Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s hard-hitting campaign against her. 518 more words


McConnell's "War On Coal" Ad

Yesterday we described how Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has turned President Obama’s “War on Coal” into a campaign issue that has put distance between himself and his Democratic opponent, Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes. 6 more words

US Senate Elections

McConnell Pulls Away

The Democratic Party’s hopes of hanging on to its majority in the U.S. Senate depend on successfully defending a number of vulnerable incumbents and picking off at least one or two seats currently held by the GOP.   311 more words

US Senate Elections

Mitch McConnell Lays Out Plan to Roll Back Obama's Agenda

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky told a private gathering sponsored by Americans for Prosperity, that a Republican-controlled Congress would use the power of the purse to overturn President Barack Obama’s policies. 305 more words

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Exclusive–Mitch McConnell: Harry Reid Must Allow Votes on House's Anti-Executive Amnesty Bills


by Matthew Boyle 13 Aug 2014

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is calling on Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to allow the U.S. Senate to vote on the two House-passed border crisis bills that would block President Barack Obama from continuing or expanding his executive amnesty via the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. 657 more words