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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5/15/14 Cloture Motion 5/13/14 Hire More Heroes Act of 2013 -- Motion to Proceed -- Continued 2/04/14 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act 1/28/14 McConnell: What Americans Would Like to Hear Tonight in the State of the Union 1/15/14 Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2013 1/09/14 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act 1/08/14 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act -- Motion to Proceed 10/30/13 PBS "Newshour" - Transcript: Sen. Mitch McConnell: I Don't Think Anybody Can Make the Health Reform Law Work 10/20/13 CBS "Face the Nation" - Transcript: No More Shutdowns 10/13/13 McConnell: It's Time for Democrat Leaders to Take "Yes" for an Answer 10/07/13 Continuing Appropriations 9/19/13 McConnell Opposes Anti-Coal FERC Nominee 8/01/13 Letter to Kathryn Ruemmler, Counsel to the President - Obamacare Implementation 5/19/13 NBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript - IRS Targeting and Benghazi 5/10/13 McConnell Calls on Obama Administration to Conduct Government-wide Review in Wake of IRS Admission of Harassment 3/12/13 McConnell Statement on Administration's Decision to Appeal President's Unconstitutional NLRB "Recess' Appointments Ruling 3/05/13 Regular Order 7/25/12 Cybersecurity Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed 5/25/12 President Fails to Lead on Solutions to Help Fix Our Economy 5/21/12 McConnell Statement on Jaczko Resignation as Chairman of the NRC 4/24/12 Broken Promises 4/17/12 Senate Republicans Retain Miguel Estrada in Suit Over Unconstitutional Recess Appointments 12/16/11 Good Progress 11/15/11 Considering House-Passed Legislation 7/28/11 Debt Ceiling 7/25/11 President Should Reconsider Bipartisan Proposal to Prevent Default 5/19/11 Executive Session 3/01/11 Playing by the Rules 2/25/11 A Common Sense Proposal to Cut Washington Spending 2/16/11 Ensign Joins with Senators McConnell and Hutchison on Resolution of Disapproval to Repeal FCC's Internet Regulations 7/14/10 Small Business Jobs Bill 5/27/10 Unanimous Consent Request - Executive Calendar 5/05/10 Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions 7/08/09 GAO Report Validates Stimulus Concerns 4/28/09 Media Stakeout With Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell; Senator John Cornyn Folowing The Senate Policy Committee Luncheon 3/02/09 McConnell on the $410 Billion Omnibus Spending Bill 2/12/09 Stimulus Package 1/15/09 Farewell To Senator Biden 1/14/09 Tribute To David Stevens 9/11/08 Seventh Anniversary of September 11, 2001, Terrorist Attacks 6/16/08 Tribute to Tim Russert 3/15/08 35 Years Later, McCain Has the ‘Same Iron Will' 1/25/08 FISA 11/13/07 Stakeout Media Availability with Sens. McConnell (R-KY); Lott (R-MS); Cornyn (R-TX); Hutchison (R-TX) and Kyl (R-AZ) After Senate Policy Luncheon 8/03/07 Six Point Plan 6/05/07 Submitted Resolutions 2/15/07 Issue of Fairness 1/18/07 Legislative Transparency and Accountability Act of 2007--Resumed 9/06/05 Hurricane Katrina 5/15/05 FNC FOX News Sunday- Transcript