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
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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7/17/14 Unanimous Consent Agreement -- Executive Calendar -- 7/15/14 Obama FERC Nominee Would "Displace a Well-Qualified Woman in Favor of a Male Nominee with less experience' 7/09/14 The Hill - McConnell Dares Obama to Visit Coal Miners 7/09/14 Energy Regulation 6/26/14 Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014-Motion to Proceed 6/25/14 Keystone Pipeline 6/19/14 Reports: White House Threatened To Veto Bill Over McConnell's Pro-Coal Amendment 6/19/14 Senate Democrats Afraid to Challenge Obama Administration's New Job-Killing Coal Regulations 6/19/14 Energy 6/17/14 Coal Regulations 6/04/14 Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014-Motion to Proceed 6/04/14 McConnell Supports Eastern Kentucky Employment Initiative Helping Coal Miners and Their Families 6/04/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Regarding Cap-and-Trade Rule 6/02/14 McConnell: EPA Overreach "A Dagger in the Heart of the American Middle Class' 5/30/14 McConnell to Introduce Legislation to Fight Back Against President Obama's Latest Attack on Kentucky Coal Jobs and the Commonwealth's Economy 5/23/14 Senators Seek Answers on EPA Regs Affecting Agriculture, Rural Communities 5/09/14 McConnell: If the President Were SeriousÂ… 5/07/14 Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2013 -- Motion to Proceed -- Continued 5/05/14 Energy 5/01/14 McConnell Stands with Kentucky Coal and Votes Against Obama's Mining Nominee 4/11/14 McConnell Supports Legislation to Defend Kentucky Coal Jobs from EPA Regulations 4/01/14 McConnell Urges Senate to Approve his Legislation to Stop the EPA's War on Coal 4/01/14 Minimum Wage Fairness Act -- Motion to Proceed 3/25/14 Home Heating Emergency Assistance Legislation Signed Into Law 3/25/14 Senator McConnell Comments on House-Passed Bill Which Would Protect Kentucky Coal Jobs 3/13/14 Senator McConnell's Op-Ed on Rising Home Heating Prices 2/20/14 Letter to Ernest Moniz, Secretary US Department of Energy - Release Cleanup Funding for Paducah 2/19/14 Letter to Ernest Moniz, Secretary of the Department of Energy - Release Cleanup Funding for Paducah 2/03/14 Agricultural Act of 2014 -- Conference Report 1/31/14 McConnell: No More Stalling of Keystone XL Pipeline Jobs 1/28/14 State of the Union 1/16/14 Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2013 -- Motion to Proceed 12/19/13 What I Heard From Kentuckians During Field Hearing In Coal Country 12/18/13 Making Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2013 12/18/13 McConnell Shines Light on Kentuckians' Coal Jobs Concerns 12/16/13 Senator McConnell Leads Kentucky Delegation in Filing Amicus Brief at U.S. Supreme Court to Support Kentucky Coal Jobs 12/06/13 Senator McConnell Holds Pro-Coal Hearing in Coal Country 11/27/13 Statement from Kentucky Delegation on Paducah DOE Site 11/27/13 Senators McConnell, Paul and Congressman Whitfield Comment on Paducah DOE Site 11/14/13 Statement From Senators McConnell and Paul and Congressman Ed Whitfield on Paducah DOE Site 11/14/13 Following Meeting with McConnell, TVA Announces It Will Keep the Paradise Fossil Plant Open 10/25/13 McConnell Calls on TVA to Keep Paradise Coal-Fired Plant Open 10/01/13 Anti-Coal Jobs FERC Nominee Withdraws After McConnell Vows to Block the Nomination 9/30/13 Senator McConnell Calls on EPA to Hold Hearing on Coal Regulations in Kentucky 9/26/13 McConnell Continues Fight for Coal Jobs Today in the Nation's Capital 9/20/13 McConnell Condemns EPA's Anti-Coal Regulatory Announcement 9/19/13 McConnell Opposes Anti-Coal FERC Nominee 9/19/13 War On Coal 9/11/13 McConnell Comments Prior to Administration's Looming Regulatory Announcement 8/16/13 Senator McConnell's eNewsletter - - Week of August 12, 2013