Senator Mitch McConnell's Public Statements

Biographical

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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5/23/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, EPA Administrator - Regarding EPA Agriculture Regulations 5/22/14 McConnell Comments on DEA Hemp Permit Approval 5/21/14 Senator McConnell Meets with DEA Administrator; Discusses Hemp Seed Seizure 5/01/14 Hoeven Cosponsors Legislation Providing Strategic U.S. Response to Russian Aggression in Europe 4/16/14 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration - Kentucky's Bourbon and Livestock Producers 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 2/04/14 McConnell Hemp Provision Passed by Senate; Measure Now Goes to President for Signature 1/27/14 McConnell Secures Industrial Hemp Opportunities for Kentucky 1/06/14 USDA Adopts McConnell View that Tobacco Growers Should Receive Full Amount of Final Buyout Payment 12/23/13 Letter to Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez - Stop OSHA's Illegal Regulatory Actions 9/05/13 USDA Reverses Crop Insurance Policy for Tobacco Farmers 3/27/13 McConnell on Passage of Kentucky Hemp Legislation 3/22/13 McConnell Introduces Amendment to Protect Kentucky Agriculture 2/14/13 Senators Seek to Lift Restrictions on Industrial Hemp 1/31/13 Industrialized Hemp Will Help Spur Economic Growth and Create Jobs in Kentucky 8/03/12 Republican Ag Senators Call for Ag Hearings on LIBOR 7/27/12 Sen. McConnell Talks to Agriculture Secretary About Drought Impact on Kentucky Farmers 6/21/12 Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2012 6/12/12 Executive Session 4/26/12 Administration Withdraws Extreme Farm Labor Proposal 10/20/11 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2012--Continued 10/20/11 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2012--Continued 4/13/11 Letter To Deborah Stabenow, Chairwoman 4/13/11 Letter to The Honorable Deborah Stabenow, United States Senator for Michigan, Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, Chairwoman 7/27/09 Letter to Dr. Joseph Glauber, Chief Economist, United States Department of Agriculture 6/03/09 Tobacco Regulation 4/30/09 Hearing Of The Senate Appropriations Committee - The President's FY 2009 War Supplemental Request 10/02/08 Tribute to Senators 9/29/08 Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 9/29/08 Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 7/18/08 Letter to The Honorable Susan Schwab, United States Trade Representative 5/15/08 Senate Passes Farm Bill; Helps Kentucky Farmers 5/08/08 Senator McConnell's Amendment to Promote Kentucky's Horse Industry Included in Farm Bill Agreement 3/31/08 Solving Problems or Political Positioning 3/12/08 To Extend Agricultural Programs 1/28/08 Secretary Ed Schafer 12/14/07 Senate Clears Farm Bill 12/14/07 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007 12/14/07 Senator McConnell's Child Nutrition Legislation Included in Farm Bill 12/13/07 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007 -- Continued 12/12/07 Senator McConnell's Amendment to Promote Kentucky's Horse Industry Included in Farm Bill 12/12/07 Political Exercises 12/11/07 Moving Forward 12/05/07 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007 12/03/07 Press Conference with Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Senate Minority Leader 11/16/07 McConnell: Democrats' Tactics on Farm Bill Will Fail Again 11/16/07 Making Emergency Supplemental Appropriations - Motion to Proceed 11/15/07 McConnell: Congress Must Send Clean Troop Funding Bill to the President 11/14/07 The Farm Bill 11/14/07 McConnell Calls for Fair and Open Amendment Process for Farm Bill