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McConnell blocks bill to reopen most of government

McConnell blocks bill to reopen most of government

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) blocked legislation on Thursday that would have reopened most of the federal government impacted by the partial shutdown. Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) tried to ...

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Trump promises to pay federal workers after shutdown

Trump promises to pay federal workers after shutdown

President Trump has promised Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine (Va.) that he will sign a bill providing backpay to federal workers once the government shutdown, which has stretched 20 days, finally ...

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Trump praises McConnell for Kavanaugh confirmation, blasts Democrats at Kentucky rally

Trump praises McConnell for Kavanaugh confirmation, blasts Democrats at Kentucky rally

President Donald Trump gave unusually strong praise for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for his role in Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court at a rally in Richmond, ...

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Mitch McConnell : ‘We are not going to leave any judges behind’

Mitch McConnell : ‘We are not going to leave any judges behind’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., insists he’ll move to confirm all President Trump’s judicial nominees by the end of the year to eliminate a backlog caused by Democratic delay ...

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Trump aide: Some immigrants ‘too afraid’ to sign up for DACA

Trump aide: Some immigrants ‘too afraid’ to sign up for DACA

Some immigrants may have been “too afraid” or “too lazy” to sign up for the Obama-era program that offers protection from deportation, White House chief of staff John Kelly said ...

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McConnell to bring up bill on immigration, border security next month

McConnell to bring up bill on immigration, border security next month

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said on Sunday that he will bring up immigration legislation next month if negotiators can’t work out a larger deal by Feb. 8. “Should these issues not be resolved ...

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McConnell and Trump put on show of unity as Bannon urges Republican ‘war’

McConnell and Trump put on show of unity as Bannon urges Republican ‘war’

Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell appeared side-by-side in the Rose Garden after lunch at the White House on Monday in a show of solidarity after the president’s former chief strategist called ...

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What’s next for health care in the Senate

What’s next for health care in the Senate

At a press conference Tuesday afternoon, Senate Republicans confirmed that they do not have enough votes to pass their latest bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act(ACA). While Senate ...

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McConnell hints healthcare vote could fall short: ‘I’m a guy with a Rubik’s cube’

McConnell, healthcare, vote, Rubik's cube

Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday hinted that the Republican effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) could fall short as conservatives and moderates in his conference remain ...

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McConnell: Senate to delay Lynch vote until human trafficking bill resolved

McConnell, Senate, delay, Lynch, vote, bill,

Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell warned on Sunday that he will not hold a confirmation vote for Loretta Lynch as attorney general until the Senate completes work on a bill ...

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