July 29, 2012 - 8:01pm
Mitch McConnell got some tough-love from Occupy Louisville, when the group protested his vote for the National Defense Authorization Act. Many believe the law effectively repeals the 4th, 5th, 6th, 8th, and 14th amendments to the U.S. Constitution.
Occupy Louisville protested Senator Mitch McConnell's support of the National Defense Authorization Act [NDAA] today outside the Gene Snyder Federal Courthouse on West Broadway with a demonstration they called "Occupy Mitch McConnell". Senator McConnell earned Occupy's...
January 26, 2012 - 6:31pm
“What he fails to mention,” said McConnell, “is that we’ve been working off the President’s blueprint for three years. And what’s it gotten us: millions still looking for work, trillions in debt, and the first credit downgrade in U.S. history.”
On Tuesday, before President Obama gave his third State of the Union address, Kentucky’s senior senator, Republican Leader Mitch McConnell accurately predicted that the president would present a “blueprint for the economy.” “What he fails to mention,” said...
January 6, 2012 - 2:02pm
In which I speculate that Mitch McConnell is plotting a coup d'etat, and that President Obama has already begun defending against it.
Call me a paranoid nut case, but I think President Obama's decision to make some recess appointments while the Senate wasn't, technically, in recess, was a defensive move against no less than a coup d'etat that Mitch McConnell has been plotting for a long time.
December 23, 2011 - 12:51pm
Mitch McConnell didn't like the Tea Party from the get-go, but he was a shrewd enough political player to carry their water when he had to. Those days are over. He has survived their onslaught, and from here on out expect him to call the shots.
Mitch McConnell didn't like the Tea Party from the get go. He is a strategist -- a chess player. You could tell from the start that the Senate minority leader saw no upside whatsoever in having the party of Lincoln, Eisenhower, and Reagan represented by idiots like Christine O'Donnell,...
December 13, 2011 - 11:58pm
Yarmuth’s vote in opposition to extending the payroll tax cuts represents a 180-degree turnaround from his recently stated position in favor of the idea. On November 30, 2011, he spoke out strongly in favor of the tax cuts on the floor of the House.
In a breathtaking display of partisanship, Louisville’s Democratic congressman, John Yarmuth (Ky. 3rd), voted at 6:51 p.m.