Senator Mitch McConnell's Public Statements


Full Name: Mitch McConnell
Current Office: U.S. Senate - Sr, Republican
First Elected: 11/06/1984
Last Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. Senate
Primary May 20, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Elaine Chao; 3 Children: Elly, Claire, Porter
Birth Date: 02/20/1942
Birth Place: Sheffield, AL
Home City: Louisville, KY
Religion: Baptist
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6/24/14 Legislative Logjam 6/19/14 Executive Session 6/19/14 Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014-Motion to Proceed 5/05/14 Senator McConnell on Supreme Court Prayer Ruling 4/10/14 Nomination of Michelle T. Friendland to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit -- Resumed 12/19/13 McConnell to Oppose Confirmation of IRS Commissioner Nominee 8/06/13 Enzi, Barrasso Defend Legislative Prayer 7/14/13 MSNBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript - Legislative Protocol, Immigration Reform, and Tax Reform 7/11/13 Recognition of the Minority Leader 6/18/13 Will He Keep His Word and Oppose the Nuclear Option? 6/18/13 Filibusters 6/12/13 Nominations 6/03/13 McConnell Statement on the Passing of Senator Frank Lautenberg 3/12/13 McConnell Statement on Administration's Decision to Appeal President's Unconstitutional NLRB "Recess' Appointments Ruling 3/06/13 Unanimous Consent Request - Executive Calendar 2/21/13 McConnell Receives 100% Rating from American Conservative Union 1/24/13 McConnell Statement on Senate Rules 12/12/12 Dem Majority Continues Heavy-Handed Approach in Running Senate 12/04/12 Even Before Rules Change, Dems Have Stymied Senate Debate Rights 12/03/12 Unlike Senate, House Majority is Allowing the Minority to Represent its Constituents 11/04/12 CBS "60 Minutes" - Transcript 5/15/12 Export-Import Bank Reauthorization Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed 3/21/12 Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act 1/31/12 STOCK Act 7/30/11 Establishing the Commission on Freedom of Information Act Processing Delays 4/27/11 Heller Will be an Advocate for Nevada in the Senate, McConnell Says 1/28/11 Denver Post - Senate Forges Gentlemen's Agreement on Filibusters 1/05/11 Opening the 112th Congress 8/10/10 The Passing of Former Senator Ted Stevens 8/01/10 Fox News "Fox News Sunday" - Transcript 7/20/10 American Jobs And Closing Tax Loopholes Act Of 2010 4/22/10 Hearing Of The Senate Committee On Rules And Administration - Examining The Filibuster: History Of The Filibuster 1789-2008 1/21/10 Senator-Elect Scott Brown 10/29/09 Fox News "On The Record With Greta Van Susteren" - Transcript 10/28/09 Schedule 10/28/09 Getting Our Work Done 8/20/09 Atkins Named To TARP Oversight Panel 7/24/09 A Rushed Bill Is Not Reform 7/09/09 Commending Norm Coleman 3/02/09 Amendment Process 1/10/09 Senator McConnell's Column On Becoming The Longest-Serving Senator In Kentucky History 1/05/09 Press Conference With Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell 12/08/08 Tribute To Senators 11/21/08 Letter To Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid 11/19/08 Tribute to Senators 11/18/08 Senator McConnell Re-elected Senate Republican Leader 10/02/08 Tribute to Senators 5/06/08 Congressional Gold Medal for Aung San Suu Kyi 4/23/08 Media Stakeout with Mitch McConnell and Richard Burr - Scheduling Senate Votes Around Democratic Presidential Candidates' Schedules 4/23/08 Dr. Michael DeBakery