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Mitch McConnell's Public Statements

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
May 30, 2014 McConnell on the Resignation of Eric Shinseki from the VA
May 22, 2014 Veterans Health Care
May 21, 2014 McConnell on VA Scandal: "It's Time for Serious Action and Accountability.'
March 10, 2014 Obama Administration Backs Away From Controversial Changes to Seniors' Prescription Plans
Feb. 25, 2014 Comprehensive Veterans Health and Benefits and Military Retirement Pay Restoration Act
Feb. 25, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary Department of Health and Human Services - Obama Administration's Changes To Medicare Advantage, Prescription Drug Program Harmful To America's Seniors
Feb. 21, 2014 New Obamacare Cuts to Seniors' Health Care Plans
Feb. 12, 2014 McConnell Votes to Restore Full Cost-of-Living Adjustment for Military Retirees
Jan. 29, 2014 Improving the Provision of Medical Services and Benefits to Veterans -- Motion to Procee
Jan. 28, 2014 State of the Union
Jan. 26, 2014 FOX "Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace" - Transcript: Working with President Obama on Minimum Wages and Debt Limits
Jan. 26, 2014 FOX "Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace" - Transcript: Upcoming Senate Elections
Jan. 15, 2014 Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2013
Jan. 14, 2014 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act
Jan. 14, 2014 Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2013 -- Motion to Proceed
Jan. 13, 2014 Unemployment Insurance
Jan. 11, 2014 NPR - The War Over Poverty: A Deep Divide On How To Help
Jan. 9, 2014 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act
Jan. 8, 2014 McConnell Urges Senate to Restore Benefits for Military Retirees; Senate Democrats Object
Jan. 8, 2014 Unemployment Compensation
Jan. 7, 2014 Unemployment Compensation
Jan. 7, 2014 Cleveland.com - Senate Agrees to Proceed with Unemployment-Benefits Extension, with Both Ohio Senators Voting Yes
Dec. 12, 2013 Newsletter - Obamacare's Strain On Medicaid
Sept. 24, 2013 prayer
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Kathryn Ruemmler, Counsel to the President - Obamacare Implementation
April 10, 2013 Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act of 2013
April 9, 2013 White House Budget--Bold Reform or Status Quo?
Jan. 6, 2013 NBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript
Nov. 28, 2012 Protecting, Strengthening Entitlements Is Crucial to Fixing Fiscal Cliff
July 8, 2012 CNN "State of the Union with Candy Crowley" - Transcript
May 25, 2012 McConnell Blasts $20-Million Taxpayer-Funded Campaign to Promote Obamacare
May 24, 2012 Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act
May 22, 2012 Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act--Motion to Proceed--Resumed
March 14, 2012 Corker Joins Colleagues in Urging Fairness for Nonprofit Groups Seeking Tax-Exempt Status from IRS
Dec. 30, 2011 McConnell Names Kyl, Crapo, Barrasso to Keystone/Payroll Negotiations
Dec. 14, 2011 Unanimous Consent Requests
Dec. 9, 2011 The Middle-Class Relief and Job Creation Act
May 13, 2011 A Call to Action
May 10, 2011 Solving Challenges
March 15, 2011 Congratulating Senator Coats
March 6, 2011 CBS "Face the Nation" - Transcript
Dec. 3, 2010 McConnell Statement on the Deficit Commission Report
July 18, 2010 CNN "State of the Union with Candy Crowley" - Transcript
July 6, 2010 McConnell On Berwick Recess Appointment
June 24, 2010 Extending Benefits Without Extending the Debt
June 17, 2010 American Jobs And Closing Tax Loopholes Act Of 2010 - Continued
Dec. 10, 2009 Servicemembers Home Ownership Tax Act
Dec. 7, 2009 Expanding Medicare "a Plan for Financial Ruin'
Dec. 4, 2009 A Vote Against Medicare Advantage
Dec. 3, 2009 A Vote Against Medicare
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