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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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 5/22/14 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 4/01/14 Senator McConnell Pushes for Legislation to Incentivize Job Creation and the Hiring of Kentucky Veterans 2/27/14 Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014 - Motion to Proceed 2/12/14 McConnell Votes to Restore Full Cost-of-Living Adjustment for Military Retirees 11/08/13 McConnell Honors Our Nation's Veterans 10/03/13 Unanimous Consent Request -- H.J. Res. 72 8/16/13 Senator McConnell's eNewsletter - - Week of August 12, 2013 8/14/13 McConnell Calls on President to Do More to Help with VA Backlog of Disability Claims 6/07/13 Senator McConnell's eNewsletter - June 7th, 2013 4/29/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reduce V-A Claims Backlog 3/13/13 McConnell Supports Purple Heart/Bronze Star Legislation on Behalf of Kentucky Veterans 9/11/12 Veterans Jobs Corps Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed 6/28/12 VA Secretary Confirms Brownsboro Road as the Site for the New Robley Rex VA Medical Center 6/06/12 Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act--Motion to Proceed--Resumed 5/10/12 Tribute to Kentucky World War II Veterans 4/26/12 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2011 4/25/12 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2011--Motion to Proceed 12/21/11 A Holiday Message from Senator McConnell to Our Troops 11/18/11 McConnell Requests Timeline for New VA Medical Center 11/16/11 McConnell Says Bipartisan Signing Ceremony Will Show America Cooperation on Jobs Is Possible 11/10/11 McConnell Comments on Robley Rex Veterans Affairs Medical Center Announcement 11/10/11 Veterans Day 2011 9/11/11 Remembering September 11, 2001 5/13/11 Senator McConnell's eNewsletter - - May 13, 2011 12/21/10 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010 11/10/10 Honoring Our Veterans 8/12/10 Remembering Senator Theodore "Ted" Fulton Stevens 5/28/10 McConnell/Guthrie Clear First Hurdle in Obtaining Land for New Veterans Nursing Home in Kentucky 11/10/09 Veterans Day 6/18/09 Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions 5/22/09 Memorial Day 2009 11/01/08 Great News for Kentucky's Veterans: McConnell Officially Secures $75 Million for New Louisville VA Hospital 10/03/08 Senate Passes McConnell's Resolution Commending Honor Flight 9/24/08 Traumatic Brain Injury 7/30/08 Tribute to Kentucky's Korean War Veterans 6/30/08 Funding the Troops in Combat, and When They Return 5/22/08 Memorial Day 2008 4/23/08 Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2007 - Motion to Proceed - Resumed 4/22/08 Veterans' Benefits Enhancement Act 12/14/07 Senate Confirms New Secretary of Veterans Affairs 12/03/07 Unfinished Business 11/15/07 Veterans Spending 11/15/07 Funding Our Troops and Veterans Are Achievable Goals 11/07/07 Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008--Conference Report