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Mitch McConnell's Public Statements on Issue: Arts, Entertainment, and History

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
June 24, 2014 Congressional Ceremony Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act and Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Family
June 5, 2014 Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014-Motion to Proceed
May 22, 2014 McConnell's "Freedom to Fish" Provision Passes Senate
Feb. 4, 2014 Comprehensive Veterans Health and Benefits and Military Retirement Pay Restoration Act of 2014 -- Motion to Proceed
Jan. 17, 2014 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Dec. 5, 2013 McConnell Statement on the Passing of Nelson Mandela
Oct. 30, 2013 Winston Churchill Bust Dedication
Sept. 17, 2013 Constitution Day
Sept. 10, 2013 Gold Medal Ceremony Honoring the Victims of the 1963 Church Bombing in Birmingham
July 31, 2013 50th Anniversary of 1963 March on Washington
July 18, 2013 Celebration of the Life, Legacy and Values of Nelson Mandela
June 27, 2013 Letter to Gary Bettman, Commissioner of the National Hockey League - Obamacare
June 27, 2013 Letter to Tim Finchen, Commissioner of the Professional Golfers Association - Obamacare
June 27, 2013 Letter to Allan H. Salig, Commissioner of Major League Baseball - Obamacare
June 27, 2013 Letter to Brian France, Chairman of NASCAR - Obamacare
June 27, 2013 Letter to David J. Stern, Commissioner of the National Basketball Assocation - Obamacare
June 27, 2013 Letter to Roger Goodall, Commissioner of the National Football League - Obamacare
June 21, 2013 Senator McConnell's eNewsletter - June 17, 2013
April 16, 2013 Senate Resolution 100 -- Commending and Congratulating the University of Louisville Men's Basketball Team for Winning It's Third Division I National Collegiate Athletic Association Championship, and the University of Louisville Women's Basketball Team for Being Runner Up in the 2013 Women's Division I National Collegiate Athletic Association Basketball Tournament
Sept. 17, 2012 Senator McConnell Honors Constitution Day
Sept. 12, 2012 Honoring Our Foreign Servants
May 10, 2012 Tribute to Kentucky World War II Veterans
Dec. 7, 2011 Pearl Harbor
Sept. 11, 2011 Remembering September 11, 2001
Feb. 3, 2011 Centennial of Ronald Reagan's Birth
June 15, 2010 Tribute To Senator Dan Inouye
Jan. 18, 2010 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Nov. 9, 2009 20th Anniversary Of The Fall Of The Berlin Wall
Oct. 7, 2009 Senator McConnell Helps Dedicate Statue of Helen Keller
July 17, 2009 Walter Cronkite
June 3, 2009 Remarks By Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell At The Unveiling Of A Statue To Honor Former President Ronald Reagan
Feb. 12, 2009 Lincoln Bicentennial Celebration
Feb. 12, 2009 Remarks By Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell At A Ceremony Marking The 200th Anniversary Of The Birth Of Abraham Lincoln
Feb. 12, 2009 NAACP Centennial
Jan. 30, 2009 Spencer County FFA Dairy Judging Team
Dec. 2, 2008 Press Conference With Congressional Leadership At The Opening Ceremony Of The U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Sept. 17, 2008 Constitution Day
Sept. 11, 2008 Remembrance of September 11th 2001 Terrorist Attacks
June 12, 2008 21st Anniversary of "Tear Down This Wall"
April 24, 2008 208th Anniversary of Library of Congress
April 15, 2008 Jackie Robinson
Feb. 12, 2008 The Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Celebration
Dec. 27, 2007 Benazir Bhutto
Dec. 3, 2007 Unfinished Business
Oct. 17, 2007 Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell's Remarks Honoring the Dalai Lama
Oct. 17, 2007 Remarks by Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) at a Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony Honoring the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso
Sept. 21, 2007 National POW/MIA Day
Sept. 18, 2007 Today in History
July 24, 2007 Supporting America's Glorious Fabric
June 6, 2007 McConnell Honors Sacrifices of D-Day Heroes
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