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#McConnelling: Mitch In My Pants

March 15, 2014
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#McConnelling: Mitch In My Pants

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’S campaign released an ad with no words. Only Mitch McConnell’s smiling face, with the first 20 seconds or so, just creepy as hell, Jon Stewart started: McConnelling. Since the Internet is a force to be reckoned with, it responded with some hilarious videos inserting Mitch’s face in various videos because…

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Mitch McConnell on Tea Party challengers: ‘We are going to crush them everywhere’

March 9, 2014
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Mitch McConnell on Tea Party challengers: ‘We are going to crush them everywhere’

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) isn’t enjoying that wave of Tea Party tantrums that swept into power in 2010, except when it benefited his party initially. Other establishment Republicans are fighting back against the Tea Party, the faction of the GOP they created.  McConnell told the New York Times in an interview,”I don’t think…

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Mitch McConnell had to explain his vote against the farm bill to Kentucky’s most influential farm group

December 8, 2013
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Mitch McConnell had to explain his vote against the farm bill to Kentucky’s most influential farm group

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell had to answer to Kentucky’s most influential farm group to explain his vote against the Senate’s version of a new farm bill. McConnell told the Kentucky Farm Bureau’s annual meeting Saturday that the legislation to shape farm policy had basically become a food stamp bill. Strangely he left out the…

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Mitch McConnell concerned about Conservatives ‘Giving Conservatism a bad name’

November 30, 2013
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Mitch McConnell concerned about Conservatives ‘Giving Conservatism a bad name’

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) went after the Senate Conservatives Fund (SCF), and as you know, McConnell will cut a bitch. He accused the group and other Republicans, of giving “conservatism a bad name.” In an interview with the Washington Examiner, McConnell said, “The Senate Conservatives Fund is giving conservatism a bad name. They’re participating in…

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Then and Now: Mitch McConnell vs. Mitch McConnell on changing filibuster rules

November 21, 2013
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Then and Now: Mitch McConnell vs. Mitch McConnell on changing filibuster rules

Mitch McConnell helped lead the Senate Republican effort to change the filibuster rules in 2005, but to hear others say it, it was only Harry Reid who was against the nuclear option. Mitch McConnell and Harry Reid previously made a ‘gentleman’s agreement’ to end the unprecedented amount of obstructing votes by Republicans. That lasted a…

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Try not to laugh: Mitch McConnell says Republicans have been ‘very, very fair’ to President Obama

November 21, 2013
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Try not to laugh: Mitch McConnell says Republicans have been ‘very, very fair’ to President Obama

In response to Sen. Harry Reid’s move to change the Senate rules via a ‘Nuclear option’ Mitch McConnell took to the floor saying Republicans have been “very, very fair” to President Obama. Daily Kos reports, “He likened the whole proposition of changing the Senate rules with 51 votes (something he once supported) to Obamacare: Democrats…

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Watch: Mitch McConnell, Rand Paul secretly discuss their strategy with the shutdown, but the mic was on

October 3, 2013
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Watch: Mitch McConnell, Rand Paul secretly discuss their strategy with the shutdown, but the mic was on

Thanks to a mic which was still on, we can see how the government shutdown is about the messaging for congressional lawmakers, and in this instance, it’s Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul. After finishing an  interview with CNN, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul ran into Senator Mitch McConnell, who was waiting for an interview of his…

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Mitch McConnell breaks up with Ted Cruz, won’t support government shutdown to defund Obamacare

September 23, 2013
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Mitch McConnell breaks up with Ted Cruz, won’t support government shutdown to defund Obamacare

The head obstructionist is obstructing the obstructor. Confused? You’ll be more confused in a minute. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) broke with Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) on Monday, and revealed that he won’t filibuster legislation to fund the government in order to defund Obamacare. When Ted Cruz said to not filibuster is a vote…

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Mitch McConnell’s challenger joins the list of Republicans that don’t realize Obama won the election

August 14, 2013
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Mitch McConnell’s challenger joins the list of Republicans that don’t realize Obama won the election

With the long list of reasons a government shutdown would be unwise economically, a good portion of Republicans are pushing for it, even Mitch McConnell’s challenger Kentucky Republican Senate candidate Matt Bevin. In an ad Bevin says, “Stop talking about yanking it out root and branch, and start voting in the U.S. Senate to kill…

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Sen Mitch ‘Stinky’ McConnell’s Campaign Manager, “I could see hurt in his eyes” over holding nose remark

August 12, 2013
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Sen Mitch ‘Stinky’ McConnell’s Campaign Manager, “I could see hurt in his eyes” over holding nose remark

After a recording of a phone conversation was obtained with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-KY) campaign manager Jesse Benton calling McConnell a stinky old man (I may have accidentally on purpose added a couple of words), team Mitch has been backpedaling the entire incident, trying to make it magically disappear.          …

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Caught On Tape: Mitch McConnell’s campaign manager thinks he stinks, “I’ve been holding my nose for 2 years”

August 8, 2013
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Caught On Tape: Mitch McConnell’s campaign manager thinks he stinks, “I’ve been holding my nose for 2 years”

Economic Policy Journal obtained a recording of a phone conversation with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-KY) campaign manager Jesse Benton saying,”Between you and me, I’m sorta holding my nose for two years..cause what we’re doing here is gonna be a big benefit to Rand in ’16.” Benton is staying in his position apparently only to help…

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Officials: A guy donated $100,000 to Sen. Mitch McConnell two months after he died

August 5, 2013
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Officials: A guy donated $100,000 to Sen. Mitch McConnell two months after he died

A Kentucky Super PAC supporting Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s re-election reported Wednesday that it had received a $100,000 contribution from Houston home builder and GOP mega-donor Bob Perry on June 3. The problem is that Perry had been dead for nearly two months.           Officials with the super PAC, Kentuckians for…

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