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Mitch McConnell's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Mitch McConnell
Office: U.S. Senate (KY) - Sr, Republican Minority Leader
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
Date Title
Aug. 7, 2014 President Signs McConnell-Supported Veterans Bill Into Law
Aug. 2, 2014 Team Mitch at Fancy Farm: "Sound Familiar"
Aug. 1, 2014 Senator McConnell Applauds Senate Passage of Bill to Help Protect America's Veterans
July 29, 2014 Making Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for the Fiscal Year Ending September 30, 2014 -- Motion to Proceed
July 16, 2014 Protect Women's Health From Corporate Interference Act of 2014--Motion to Proceed
July 15, 2014 Fischer, McConnell, Ayotte: We Can Protect Religious Liberty and Preserve Women's Access to Contraception
July 15, 2014 Protect Women's Health From Corporate Interference Act of 2014--Motion to Proceed
July 10, 2014 Terrorism Insurance Program Authorization Act -- Motion to Proceed --
June 27, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D Policy
June 12, 2014 Recognition of the Minority Leader
June 11, 2014 Bank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act-Motion to Proceed
June 10, 2014 Executive Session
May 30, 2014 McConnell on the Resignation of Eric Shinseki from the VA
May 23, 2014 McConnell Sponsors Sunscreen Innovation Act
May 22, 2014 Veterans Health Care
May 21, 2014 McConnell on VA Scandal: "It's Time for Serious Action and Accountability.'
May 15, 2014 Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Act of 2013 - Motion to Proceed
March 24, 2014 McConnell Urges Senate to Pass Bipartisan Legislation to Assist Kentuckians with Disabilities
March 12, 2014 Senator McConnell Shares Feedback from Kentucky Heroin Listening Session with Nation's Top Law Enforcement and Public Health Leaders
March 11, 2014 Battling Disabling Disorders
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner Food and Drug Administration - FDA Accountability on its Approval of Powerful Pure Hydrocodone Product
Nov. 12, 2013 Drug Quality and Security Act-- Motion to Proceed
Sept. 10, 2013 McConnell Comments on FDA Label Changes for Extended-Release and Long-Acting Opiate Painkillers
Aug. 14, 2013 McConnell Calls on President to Do More to Help with VA Backlog of Disability Claims
Aug. 12, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - McConnell Calls on Administration Not to Open Health Exchanges if Security of Personal Data Can't Be Verified
July 10, 2013 McConnell Meets with Kentucky Delegates of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Children's Congress
June 27, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of US Department of Health and Human Services - Fundraising Efforts
April 16, 2013 McConnell Applauds FDA Decision on Generic OxyContin
March 22, 2013 McConnell Statement on the Three-Year Anniversary of Obamacare
March 20, 2013 Department of Defense, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013
March 13, 2013 Department of Defense, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013
March 11, 2013 Tax Reform
July 1, 2012 Fox News "Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace" - Transcript
June 28, 2012 VA Secretary Confirms Brownsboro Road as the Site for the New Robley Rex VA Medical Center
May 23, 2012 Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act
March 23, 2012 Obamacare 2 Years Later: Higher Costs, Broken Promises
March 22, 2012 Health Care
March 21, 2012 Health Care
March 1, 2012 Religious Freedom
Feb. 7, 2012 HHS Mandate
Feb. 1, 2012 Health Care
Jan. 6, 2012 Senator Hutchison and 35 Senate Colleagues Challenge Obama Health Care Law
Nov. 18, 2011 McConnell Requests Timeline for New VA Medical Center
Nov. 18, 2011 Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Challenge to Obama's Health Care Law
Nov. 14, 2011 McConnell on Supreme Court Decision to Hear Challenge to Obama Health Care Law
Aug. 12, 2011 McConnell Welcomes 11th Circuit Ruling on Unconstitutional Washington Health Mandate
July 22, 2011 McConnell Comments on HHS Decision to Reject Much of Kentucky's MLR Waiver Request
April 5, 2011 McConnell Praises Johanns for his Leadership on Repeal of Health Law Tax Provision
March 29, 2011 Republican Senators Reintroduce PATIENTS Act
March 23, 2011 Senator McConnell's Column on the One-Year Anniversary of the Health Care Spending Law
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