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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8/07/14 President Signs McConnell-Supported Veterans Bill Into Law 8/02/14 Team Mitch at Fancy Farm: "Sound Familiar" 8/01/14 Senator McConnell Applauds Senate Passage of Bill to Help Protect America's Veterans 7/29/14 Making Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for the Fiscal Year Ending September 30, 2014 -- Motion to Proceed 7/16/14 Protect Women's Health From Corporate Interference Act of 2014--Motion to Proceed 7/15/14 Fischer, McConnell, Ayotte: We Can Protect Religious Liberty and Preserve Women's Access to Contraception 7/15/14 Protect Women's Health From Corporate Interference Act of 2014--Motion to Proceed 7/10/14 Terrorism Insurance Program Authorization Act -- Motion to Proceed -- 6/27/14 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D Policy 6/12/14 Recognition of the Minority Leader 6/11/14 Bank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act-Motion to Proceed 6/10/14 Executive Session 5/30/14 McConnell on the Resignation of Eric Shinseki from the VA 5/23/14 McConnell Sponsors Sunscreen Innovation Act 5/22/14 Veterans Health Care 5/21/14 McConnell on VA Scandal: "It's Time for Serious Action and Accountability.' 5/15/14 Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Act of 2013 - Motion to Proceed 3/24/14 McConnell Urges Senate to Pass Bipartisan Legislation to Assist Kentuckians with Disabilities 3/12/14 Senator McConnell Shares Feedback from Kentucky Heroin Listening Session with Nation's Top Law Enforcement and Public Health Leaders 3/11/14 Battling Disabling Disorders 2/12/14 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner Food and Drug Administration - FDA Accountability on its Approval of Powerful Pure Hydrocodone Product 11/12/13 Drug Quality and Security Act-- Motion to Proceed 9/10/13 McConnell Comments on FDA Label Changes for Extended-Release and Long-Acting Opiate Painkillers 8/14/13 McConnell Calls on President to Do More to Help with VA Backlog of Disability Claims 8/12/13 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 7/10/13 McConnell Meets with Kentucky Delegates of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Children's Congress 6/27/13 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of US Department of Health and Human Services - Fundraising Efforts 4/16/13 McConnell Applauds FDA Decision on Generic OxyContin 3/22/13 McConnell Statement on the Three-Year Anniversary of Obamacare 3/20/13 Department of Defense, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013 3/13/13 Department of Defense, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013 3/11/13 Tax Reform 7/01/12 Fox News "Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace" - Transcript 6/28/12 VA Secretary Confirms Brownsboro Road as the Site for the New Robley Rex VA Medical Center 5/23/12 Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act 3/23/12 Obamacare 2 Years Later: Higher Costs, Broken Promises 3/22/12 Health Care 3/21/12 Health Care 3/01/12 Religious Freedom 2/07/12 HHS Mandate 2/01/12 Health Care 1/06/12 Senator Hutchison and 35 Senate Colleagues Challenge Obama Health Care Law 11/18/11 McConnell Requests Timeline for New VA Medical Center 11/18/11 Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Challenge to Obama's Health Care Law 11/14/11 McConnell on Supreme Court Decision to Hear Challenge to Obama Health Care Law 8/12/11 McConnell Welcomes 11th Circuit Ruling on Unconstitutional Washington Health Mandate 7/22/11 McConnell Comments on HHS Decision to Reject Much of Kentucky's MLR Waiver Request 4/05/11 McConnell Praises Johanns for his Leadership on Repeal of Health Law Tax Provision 3/29/11 Republican Senators Reintroduce PATIENTS Act 3/23/11 Senator McConnell's Column on the One-Year Anniversary of the Health Care Spending Law