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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8/02/14 Team Mitch at Fancy Farm: "Sound Familiar" 8/01/14 Senate Passes McConnell-Sponsored Funding for Israel's Iron Dome Missile Defense System 8/01/14 Making Continuing Appropriations for the National Nuclear Security Administration for Fiscal Year 2014 8/01/14 McConnell-Cosponsored Resolution to Help Kentucky Families Adopting from the Democratic Republic of the Congo Passes U.S. Senate 7/31/14 McConnell Wants President to Address Israel/Gaza, ISIL at White House Meeting 7/31/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Designate Pro-Russian Separatist Groups as Foreign Terrorist Organizations Under U.S. Law 7/29/14 Making Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for the Fiscal Year Ending September 30, 2014 -- Motion to Proceed 7/24/14 Nomination of Pamela Harris to Be United States Circuit Judge for the Fourth Curcuit 7/17/14 Senator McConnell Meets with Ambassador of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Regarding Adoption Issues 7/16/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Adoption Crisis in the DRC 7/15/14 Senator Mitch McConnell Introduces Resolution to Help Kentucky Families Adopting from the Democratic Republic of the Congo 6/26/14 Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony Honoring His Excellency Shimon Peres 6/17/14 Iraq 6/13/14 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States - Taliban Negotiations Concerns 6/13/14 Senator McConnell Statement on Situation in Iraq 6/11/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Palestinian Unity Government 5/08/14 Hire More Heroes Act of 2013 -- Motion to Proceed -- Continued 5/02/14 McConnell Statement on Benghazi Select Committee 5/01/14 Hoeven Cosponsors Legislation Providing Strategic U.S. Response to Russian Aggression in Europe 4/30/14 Rubio, Senate Republicans Introduce Strategic U.S. Response To Deter Russian Aggression In Europe 4/17/14 McConnell on the Situation in Ukraine 4/04/14 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Fight to Protect U.S. Producers Against Ridiculous EU Trade Demands on Names of Meat Products 3/13/14 McConnell Lauds Speaker Boehner's Invitation to Pope Francis to Address a Joint Meeting of Congress 3/05/14 Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014 - Motion to Proceed 1/16/14 McConnell-Sponsored Bill to Aid Families Adopting Children Internationally Signed Into Law 1/11/14 Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon 12/10/13 Workforce Investment Act of 2013 - Motion to Proceed 12/05/13 McConnell Statement on the Passing of Nelson Mandela 10/15/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - United Nations Arms Trade Treaty 8/05/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iranian Nuclear Program 5/21/13 Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013 - Continued 5/19/13 NBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript - IRS Targeting and Benghazi 5/08/13 Welcoming the President of South Korea 4/16/13 Honoring British Prime Minister Baroness Margaret Thatcher 4/11/13 Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act of 2013 4/09/13 White House Budget--Bold Reform or Status Quo? 4/08/13 McConnell: Thatcher "an iconic symbol of the transformative power of conservative ideas' 3/19/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Collins, King Among 77 Senators Calling on President to Continue Support of Israel 3/13/13 McConnell Statement on Pope Francis I 9/19/12 Family and Business Tax Cut Certainty Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed 9/14/12 Letter to Baroness Catherine Ashton, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice President of the European Commission, European Union 9/11/12 Congressional 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony 8/02/12 Executive Session 8/02/12 Senate Passes McConnell-Sponsored Legislation to Renew Sanctions on Burma for Another Year 8/01/12 Veterans Jobs Corps Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed--Continued 7/26/12 Cybersecurity Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed--Continued 6/29/12 McConnell Applauds Confirmation of Derek Mitchell as Ambassador to Burma 6/12/12 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions 5/17/12 McConnell, McCain Statement on New U.S. Ambassador to Burma, Sec. Clinton's Sanctions Announcement 5/17/12 Statement by Senators McCain and McConnell on Burma Sanctions