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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6/13/14 McConnell Commemorates 150th Anniversary of Arlington National Cemetery 4/05/14 McConnell Presents Purple Heart to Sergeant Jesse T. Wethington During Ceremony in Louisville 2/02/14 Issue Position: War on Terror 1/08/14 McConnell Urges Senate to Restore Benefits for Military Retirees; Senate Democrats Object 10/09/13 Continuing Appropriations 4/30/13 Sens. Paul McConnell, and Alexander Respond to Army Corps Restrictions on Tailwaters Access 4/24/13 Sens. Casey & McConnell Join Sen. Toomey's Call to Leave No Service Member Behind 4/16/13 Secretary of Defense Responds to McConnell: Pentagon to Cancel Distinguished Warfare Medal 3/21/13 McConnell Urges Secretary of Defense to Reconsider Placement of New Distinguished Warfare Medal 6/27/12 Honoring the Montford Point Marines 5/24/12 Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act 4/26/12 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2011 4/25/12 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2011--Motion to Proceed 3/05/12 2012 AIPAC Conference Remarks of Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell 12/21/11 A Holiday Message from Senator McConnell to Our Troops 11/08/11 Tackling the Jobs Crisis 10/20/11 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2012--Continued 10/01/11 Congressional Medal of Honor Convention 9/15/11 A Tribute to Sergeant Dakota Meyer 9/11/11 Remembering September 11, 2001 7/21/11 Letter to the Honorable Leon Panetta 7/12/11 Letter to Defense Secretary Leon Panetta 4/06/11 On the CR, Democrats Offer No Vision or Alternatives 4/04/11 Guantanamo Military Commissions for 9/11 Plotters "a Welcome Development' 3/28/11 Military Action in Libya 2/02/11 Afghanistan Visit 2/01/11 Visiting the Kentucky-Based Servicemembers in Afghanistan 12/21/10 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010 12/16/10 Thanking our Servicemembers 12/07/10 Reid, McConnell, Baucus, Grassley Introduce Legislation to Ensure Seniors, Military Families Continue Access to High-Quality Doctors 8/31/10 McConnell Statement on Iraq 7/20/10 Fiscal Responsibility 5/16/10 NBC "Meet The Press" - Transcript 3/05/10 Military Commissions at Guantanamo, Not Civilian Trials and "Gitmo North' 2/03/10 After The Christmas Day Bomber 1/24/10 CNN "State Of The Union With John King" - Transcript 12/24/09 Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act Of 2009 12/01/09 Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act Of 2009 - Resumed 11/18/09 Guantanamo 11/05/09 Commerce, Justice, Science, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010 - Resumed 10/14/09 Military Commissions Amendment 6/10/09 Family Smoking Prevention And Tobacco Control Act 5/21/09 Press Conference With Senator Mitch McConnell 5/21/09 Press Conference With Senator Mitch McConnell 5/20/09 Press Conference With Senate Republicans - Senate Vote On Funds For Guantanamo Closure 5/20/09 Senate Passes McConnell Amendment to Require Threat Assessments on Detainees 5/19/09 Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2009 5/15/09 The Administration Returns to Military Commissions 4/30/09 Hearing Of The Senate Appropriations Committee - The President's FY 2009 War Supplemental Request 4/20/09 Tribute To Seargeant First Class Larry Hawks