Mitch McConnell

The 2014 Midterms Matter More Than You Think
Winning the Senate would finally put Republicans on the spot
July 17, 2014

Winning the Senate would finally put Republicans on the spot.

Paul Ryan Is Still Selling His Rejected Agenda, Now With Populist Rhetoric
July 16, 2014

Ryan has realized that his old ideas needed new packaging.

Will Voters Make Mitch McConnell Pay for His About-Face on Medicare?
July 15, 2014

Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes has the Senate minority leader changing his tune. 

Republicans Have a Choice: Their Donors, Their Right-Wingers, or a Government Shutdown
June 27, 2014

There's almost no chance anyone will shut down government over the Export-Import bank, but if it happens, it will be John Boehner who does it.

Mitch McConnell Plays Politics With the Economy by Accusing Obama of Playing Politics With the Economy
June 18, 2014

Republicans still don't even have a legitimate plan to create jobs.

The GOP's Latest, Embarrassing Retreat from the Obamacare Wars
June 17, 2014

The Republicans who'd planned to base their campaigns on opposing Obamacare suddenly have a problem. 

Why Eric Cantor Lost
A stunning consequence of his brash brand of politics
June 11, 2014

By drawing the right's energy and investment into the GOP, Eric Cantor created impossible expectations, and failed to meet them.

The Politics of Climate Change Regulations Aren't Anything Like Obamacare
June 02, 2014

Anyone who buys into the assumption that the new EPA climate plan will "rival the battle over health care" is making a big, obvious error, and another smaller one.

McConnell's Obamacare Policy—Repeal It, Then Immediately Reinstate the Whole Damn Thing
May 30, 2014

As a general matter McConnell's Obamacare policy amounts to arguing that the law should be repealed, and then reinstated in full at the state level. But that's a total fantasy.

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