Mitch McConnell
U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell received a rousing welcome from the party faithful Saturday at a high-profile home-state political gathering amid renewed scrutiny of his health.
Senate Leader Mitch McConnell once vowed Donald Trump would have his day in court after the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol attack.
Donald Trump’s attorney John Lauro is calling the latest indictment of the former president “an attack on free speech and political advocacy.”
Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell has repeatedly said he is “fine” since he froze up midsentence during a press conference on Wednesday.
A freshman Republican congressman from Wisconsin yelled and cursed at high school-aged pages for the U.S.
JULY 21 - 27, 2023

U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell froze at the microphone as he arrived for a news conference, actors and writers continue their strike for a better contract as a heat wave blistered the United States, a construction crane in New York caught fire and lost its arm, and a SpaceX Falcon 9 r
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell briefly left his own press conference Wednesday after stopping his remarks midsentence and staring off into space for several seconds, appearing to be disoriented.
Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell says he won’t support a fellow GOP senator’s blockade of military nominees, backing Democrats and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin who have said that the holdup is harming national security.
Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell is back at work in the U.S. Capitol, almost six weeks after a fall at a Washington-area hotel and undergoing extended treatment for a concussion.
Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell says has been released from the rehabilitation facility where he had physical therapy for a concussion caused by a fall earlier this month.
Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell suffered a concussion after a fall at a local hotel and remains hospitalized “for a few days of observation and treatment,” a spokesman says.
Mr. Speaker. Madam Vice President.
Former Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts was sworn into the U.S. Senate on Monday, replacing Republican Sen.
Rep. James Comer has a balancing act ahead of him as the new chairman of the powerful House Oversight and Accountability Committee.
By temperament and manner, Joe Biden and Mitch McConnell are decidedly mismatched. But with the days of politically divided government under Biden underway, their long relationship will become even more important.
WASHINGTON (AP) — When Joe Biden stepped to the lectern in the shadow of the Brent Spence Bridge in northern Kentucky this month, he couldn’t stop showering praise on the state’s senior Republican senator, who had fought to repair the ramshackle span for decades.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A federal agency will provide more than $2.3 million to two Kentucky organizations to support school safety and mental health, U.S. Sen.
Democrats are again claiming the Senate majority, but much of the chamber’s focus is on the top Republican as Mitch McConnell becomes the longest serving Senate leader in history.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron said Tuesday that navigating the rift between former President Donald Trump and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell shows his ability to bring together Republican factions as he seeks to break through a crowded GOP primary for governo
President Joe Biden and top administration officials are opening a new year of divided government by fanning out across the country later this week to talk about how the economy is benefitting from his work with Democrats and Republicans.
Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell has delivered another rebuke of Donald Trump, saying anyone who thinks the Constitution can be suspended would have a “very hard time” becoming president in the United States.
Republicans are engaged in a round of finger-pointing as both parties sift through the results of Democrats’ stronger-than-expected showing in the midterm elections.
Sen. Mitch McConnell of Kentucky has been reelected as Republican leader, quashing a challenge from Sen. Rick Scott of Florida.
Florida Sen. Rick Scott is mounting a long-shot bid to unseat Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell.
Congress is returning to an extremely volatile post-election landscape. Newly elected members of Congress are arriving for Monday’s orientation week and leadership elections.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. John Thune of South Dakota won reelection to a fourth term Tuesday and will return to a Senate where he is seen as a potential future majority leader.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Romano L. Mazzoli, a Democrat who represented Louisville and its suburbs in Congress for 12 terms before retiring in 1994, died Tuesday in Louisville.
Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell says he believes his party now has a 50-50 shot of getting the chamber back less than six weeks away from the midterm elections.
Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell says he will “proudly support” legislation to overhaul rules for certifying presidential elections, bolstering a bipartisan effort to revise a 19th century law and avoid another Jan. 6 insurrection.
Sen. Kyrsten Sinema says Americans prefer politicians who work across the aisle. The Arizona Democrat gave a forceful defense of her brand of bipartisanship Monday in a speech in Kentucky.