Senator Mitch McConnell's Public Statements

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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
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 20, 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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6/19/14 Senator McConnell Comments on White House Heroin and Prescription Drugs Summit 5/14/14 Hearing of the Senate International Narcotics Control Caucus - Heroin and Prescription Drug Abuse 3/12/14 Senator McConnell Shares Feedback from Kentucky Heroin Listening Session with Nation's Top Law Enforcement and Public Health Leaders 2/12/14 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner Food and Drug Administration - FDA Accountability on its Approval of Powerful Pure Hydrocodone Product 9/10/13 McConnell Comments on FDA Label Changes for Extended-Release and Long-Acting Opiate Painkillers 4/16/13 McConnell Applauds FDA Decision on Generic OxyContin 4/03/13 McConnell Contacts FDA Regarding Prescription Drug Abuse and Efforts to Ensure Safety of Generic Pain Pills 3/27/13 McConnell on Passage of Kentucky Hemp Legislation 12/19/12 McConnell Discusses Crushable Pain Pill Abuse with Top HHS Official 10/05/12 Hardin County Included in HIDTA 9/07/12 Hardin County Included in Program to Combat Drug Trafficking and Production 8/29/12 McConnell: Drug Czar Includes Hardin County, Kentucky, in Federal Program to Combat Drug Trafficking and Production in the Region 8/02/12 McConnell and Drug Czar Meet to Discuss Continued Efforts to Combat Kentucky's Drug Problem 4/27/12 Senator McConnell's eNewsletter - - April 27, 2012 10/20/11 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2012--Continued 10/20/11 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2012--Continued 7/20/11 Senator McConnell Honored by National Association of Drug Court Professionals 3/10/11 McConnell Statement on House Prescription Drug Abuse Briefing 12/14/09 Climate Change 6/11/09 Health Care 6/09/09 Health Care 6/03/09 Tobacco Regulation 6/14/07 Ruth Bell Graham 5/09/07 Prescription Drug User Fee Amendments of 2007 4/19/07 The Medicare Drug Benefit is Working for Kentucky's Seniors 4/18/07 Prescription Drugs 5/09/06 Senator McConnell Reminds Seniors Of Deadline To Enroll In Medicare Prescription Drug Plan 11/18/05 Senator McConnell's Column On The New Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit 6/14/04 The Wall Street Journal - Noninterference in Burma is Not an Option 11/25/03 Senator Mitch McConnell Applauds Passage Of The Bipartisan Medicare Act 11/24/03 Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003-Conference Report 11/23/03 Happy 90th Birthday, Dad 11/17/03 Real Medicare Reform is Possible Without Obstructionism 7/24/03 Bipartisan Prescription Drug Importation Letter to Medicare Conference Committee Chairmen 7/16/03 Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act of 2003 7/07/03 Patients First Act of 2003 - Motion to Proceed (3) 7/07/03 Patients First Act of 2003 - Motion to Proceed (2) 6/27/03 Senate GOP Press Conference Re: Passage of Medicare Bill 6/26/03 Prescription Drug and Medicare Improvement Act of 2003 - Resumed 6/25/03 Prescription Drug and Medicare Improvement Act of 2003 - Continued 6/16/03 Prescription Drugs as Part of Medicare 6/16/03 Additional Statements Tribute to Steve Reed 6/15/03 CNN Capital Gang - Interview