July 1, 2011 - 10:45am
You know that moment when Wile E. Coyote is over the cliff but he hasn't started falling yet? That's where Mitch McConnell is now with the debt ceiling issue -- and only the President of the United States can save him.
Mitch McConnell has been promoting a new big lie of late... that the debt ceiling be considered a viable leverage point for Draconian Republican demands.Called out for couching his position several weeks ago, the senior senator from Kentucky has gone from running to legs a blurred, fiery, circle of...
June 22, 2011 - 8:00am
Mitch McConnell often beats Democrats by bringing guns to knife fights. But this summer he has dynamite. It may not work out.
After a romping victory in 2010 on the promise of jobs, jobs, and more jobs, the right wing of the Republican Party stuffed themselves on hubris and got stupid. Seven months after the election, Republicans have yet to create a job. But that doesn't mean they've done nothing.
June 20, 2011 - 8:00am
Local news for June 20, 2011
"As Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell heads to Bowling Green Friday to gather support to move two terrorism suspects out of the country, more Kentucky politicians are joining McConnell to ask that the two Iraqi nationals be tried somewhere else.
June 19, 2011 - 6:28pm
Rand Paul and Eric Holder think it's safe to try terrorists here. Mitch McConnell and Steve Beshear disagree.
One of Kentucky’s Republican Senators wants the trial of two suspected terrorists held at the military detention center in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The other Senator would prefer the trial be held in Bowling Green, Kentucky, where the Iraqi nationals were captured last month.
June 15, 2011 - 3:04pm
President Obama makes jokes about the state of the economy. Senator McConnell doesn't see any humor in massive unemployment.
Amid the onslaught of bad news last week, President Obama’s message was that we’d hit some “bumps in the road” and that people need to be patient in the face of what called economic “headwinds.” He even joked about the wildly mistaken predictions he and...