mitch mcconnell

Mitch McConnell

Republican Mitch McConnell is Kentucky's senior U.S. senator and the latest senate majority leader. He has represented Kentucky since 1984 and is the longest-serving leader of Republicans in U.S. Senate history. He is currently being challenged by Democrat Amy McGrath.

AOC Calls Out Mitch McConnell For Senate Breaking Without Stimulus Deal

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) on Friday accused Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) of allowing the Senate to break for Thanksgiving while "there are thousands of people in Texas lined up for food lines" who could be helped by a new COVID-19 stimulus package.

Progressive Priorities at Risk as Biden Plans to Deal with McConnell

Joe Biden campaigned on an ambitious political agenda that included progressive proposals on immigration, health care, climate change and criminal justice reform. But the prospect of a split Congress, led by Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, puts those goals at risk.

Bailing Out the COVID Economy Is Job One for Joe and Mitch

Why it's time for Mitch McConnell to wave the white flag and get a COVID-19 bailout package done—or else; why China stopped the world's largest stock offering stalled ; and finally, why I'm so sad about the decline of ice cream legend Friendly's, as it files for bankruptcy a second time.