Government Shutdown Starts On Trump's Inaugural AnniversaryAmericans awoke Saturday to learn that bickering politicians in Washington had failed to keep their government in business.
McConnell: Tax Bill Won't Add To Nation's Debt WoesFresh off his biggest legislative victory of the year, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is disputing projections that the Senate's tax bill would add to the nation's debt woes.
Despite Tensions, Trump & McConnell Make Show Of UnityDonald Trump and Mitch McConnell have reaffirmed their alliance of necessity in a raucous Rose Garden news conference that also underscored their sharp differences. The garrulous president claimed they were longtime friends, now closer than ever; the reserved Senate Republican leader allowed that they share goals and speak often.
Trump Slams McConnell Over Collapse Of Obamacare RepealPresident Donald Trump scolded his own party's Senate leader on Wednesday for the crash of the Republican drive to repeal and rewrite the Obama health care law, using Twitter to demand of Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, "Why not done?"
GOP's Obamacare Repeal Fails AgainLate Tuesday night, the Senate failed to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. And on Wednesday, Senate leaders squared off again.
Faltering Health Bill Impacting McConnell's Image As Strategy GeniusWhen the banner Republican effort to scuttle and rewrite President Barack Obama's health care law crumbled this week, the falling debris popped a hefty dent into Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's image as a dauntless legislative tactician three chess moves ahead of everyone else.
McConnell Looks To Salvage Health Care BillSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is exploring options for salvaging the battered Republican health care bill.
St. Paul Native Arrested After Protesting Keystone PipelineA 22-year-old St. Paul native was arrested Tuesday after protesting the Keystone XL pipeline in the U.S. Senate Chamber.
McFadden To Deliver GOP's Weekly AddressMinnesota Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden will deliver the GOP's weekly rebuttal to President Obama. The party's radio address is generally delivered by sitting lawmakers or governors, although some candidates have given it before. The choice of McFadden — even before Tuesday's election to settle the GOP nominee to challenge Democratic Sen. Al Franken — underlines his support in the national establishment.
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Opinion: History On The Senate FloorLast week, Senator Mitch McConnell, the Republican Minority Leader in the Senate, did the stupidest thing any Senate Leader has done in the history of the Senate: He filibustered a bill he supported within a minute of introducing the legislation.
Opinion: GOP A Party Without A PlanWith one month to go before we reach the fiscal cliff, Republicans are going to have to figure out how to do something serious for a change instead of grandstanding and avoiding specifics.