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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
Primary May 20, 2014
General Nov. 4, 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
April 1, 2014 Minimum Wage Fairness Act -- Motion to Proceed
April 1, 2014 Senator McConnell Pushes for Legislation to Incentivize Job Creation and the Hiring of Kentucky Veterans
March 31, 2014 Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014
March 31, 2014 Senate Republicans Urge Democrats Not to Block Job Creation Amendments
March 27, 2014 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014 -- Motion to Proceed
March 25, 2014 McConnell Statement on Religious Liberty Cases Before Supreme Court
March 25, 2014 Home Heating Emergency Assistance Legislation Signed Into Law
March 25, 2014 McConnell, Paul, Alexander, Rogers and Whitfield Praise Decision to Restore Lake Cumberland Water Levels to 723 Feet
March 25, 2014 Ukraine
March 25, 2014 Senator McConnell Comments on House-Passed Bill Which Would Protect Kentucky Coal Jobs
March 24, 2014 McConnell Urges Senate to Pass Bipartisan Legislation to Assist Kentuckians with Disabilities
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Negotiations with Iran
March 18, 2014 McConnell Statement on the Trial Anniversary of Abortionist Kermit Gosnell
March 13, 2014 Senator McConnell's Op-Ed on Rising Home Heating Prices
March 13, 2014 U.S. Tragedies
March 13, 2014 Senator McConnell's Op-ed on Passing The Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act
March 13, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Director of Office of Management and Budget - Immediately Rescind Rule Giving Unions a Carveout from Obamacare
March 13, 2014 Senator McConnell Applauds Passage of Bipartisan Bill to Assist Kentucky Families with Child Care
March 13, 2014 McConnell Lauds Speaker Boehner's Invitation to Pope Francis to Address a Joint Meeting of Congress
March 13, 2014 Anti-Free Speech
March 12, 2014 Energy
March 12, 2014 Senator McConnell Shares Feedback from Kentucky Heroin Listening Session with Nation's Top Law Enforcement and Public Health Leaders
March 11, 2014 Battling Disabling Disorders
March 10, 2014 Obama Administration Backs Away From Controversial Changes to Seniors' Prescription Plans
March 5, 2014 McConnell Statement on Latest Administration Effort to Manipulate Obamacare Coverage Requirements
March 5, 2014 Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014 - Motion to Proceed
Feb. 27, 2014 Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014 - Motion to Proceed
Feb. 26, 2014 Iran
Feb. 26, 2014 Change in Policy
Feb. 25, 2014 Comprehensive Veterans Health and Benefits and Military Retirement Pay Restoration Act
Feb. 25, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - FCC's Multi-Market Study of Critical Information Needs
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. 25, 2014 Senator McConnell Praises UofL and UK for DOD Manufacturing Partnerships
Feb. 21, 2014 New Obamacare Cuts to Seniors' Health Care Plans
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Ernest Moniz, Secretary US Department of Energy - Release Cleanup Funding for Paducah
Feb. 19, 2014 Letter to Ernest Moniz, Secretary of the Department of Energy - Release Cleanup Funding for Paducah
Feb. 13, 2014 Statement from Senator McConnell on Adair County Pipeline Explosion
Feb. 12, 2014 McConnell Votes to Restore Full Cost-of-Living Adjustment for Military Retirees
Feb. 12, 2014 Health Care
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner Food and Drug Administration - FDA Accountability on its Approval of Powerful Pure Hydrocodone Product
Feb. 11, 2014 Republican Senators Introduce Bill to Halt Proposed IRS Free Speech Restrictions
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Approve the Keystone XL Pipeline
Feb. 10, 2014 McConnell: Let's Exempt All Americans from Obamacare
Feb. 6, 2014 McConnell: Proposed IRS Rule Designed to Stifle Administration Critics
Feb. 5, 2014 Letter to John Koskinen, Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service - Withdraw IRS Political Speech Rule
Feb. 4, 2014 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act
Feb. 4, 2014 McConnell Hemp Provision Passed by Senate; Measure Now Goes to President for Signature
Feb. 4, 2014 Comprehensive Veterans Health and Benefits and Military Retirement Pay Restoration Act of 2014 -- Motion to Proceed
Feb. 3, 2014 Agricultural Act of 2014 -- Conference Report
Feb. 3, 2014 Letter to John Hudson, Division Commanding General US Army Corps of Engineers, and Daniel Ashe, Director US Fish and Wildlife Service - Restore Lake Cumberland Water Levels
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