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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7/10/14 McConnell-Supported Job Training Legislation Approved by Congress; Now Goes to President for Signature 7/09/14 Senator McConnell Calls for Improvements to Sportsmen's Bill 7/09/14 Energy Regulation 7/08/14 Health Care 7/01/14 Inspector General Questions Obamacare Safeguards 6/30/14 McConnell on Supreme Court Hobby Lobby Ruling 6/27/14 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D Policy 6/26/14 Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014-Motion to Proceed 6/26/14 Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony Honoring His Excellency Shimon Peres 6/26/14 Supreme Court Decision 6/26/14 McConnell on Supreme Court Ruling Overturning the President's Unconstitutional "Recess" Appointments 6/25/14 McConnell Supports Job Training Legislation; Applauds Senate Passage 6/25/14 Keystone Pipeline 6/25/14 Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014-Motion to Proceed 6/24/14 McConnell Cosponsors Bill Halting EPA's Power-Grab on Waterways 6/24/14 Legislative Logjam 6/24/14 Congressional Ceremony Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act and Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Family 6/23/14 McConnell Introduces "The Emergency Interstate Bridge Safety Act' 6/23/14 Sen. Paul Introduces Amendment to Prioritize Transportation Funding 6/23/14 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions 6/19/14 Reports: White House Threatened To Veto Bill Over McConnell's Pro-Coal Amendment 6/19/14 Senator McConnell Comments on White House Heroin and Prescription Drugs Summit 6/19/14 Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014-Motion to Proceed 6/19/14 Senate Democrats Afraid to Challenge Obama Administration's New Job-Killing Coal Regulations 6/19/14 Energy 6/19/14 Executive Session 6/18/14 McConnell Introduces Legislation to Assist Working Parents 6/18/14 McConnell Comments on Senate Democrat Vote to Weaken First Amendment Free Speech Protections 6/18/14 McConnell Comments on Keystone Political Show Vote 6/18/14 The Economy 6/17/14 Coal Regulations 6/17/14 Iraq 6/17/14 The IRS 6/13/14 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States - Taliban Negotiations Concerns 6/13/14 Senator McConnell Statement on Situation in Iraq 6/13/14 McConnell Commemorates 150th Anniversary of Arlington National Cemetery 6/12/14 Recognition of the Minority Leader 6/11/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Palestinian Unity Government 6/11/14 Bank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act-Motion to Proceed 6/10/14 Executive Session 6/10/14 McConnell's "Freedom to Fish" Signed Into Law 6/05/14 McConnell Hemp Amendment Approved by Senate Appropriations Committee; Prevents Federal Agencies from Blocking Hemp Seeds 6/05/14 Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014-Motion to Proceed 6/04/14 McConnell Supports Eastern Kentucky Employment Initiative Helping Coal Miners and Their Families 6/04/14 Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014-Motion to Proceed 6/04/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Regarding Cap-and-Trade Rule 6/03/14 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Free Speech Protections 6/03/14 Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014-Motion to Proceed 6/02/14 McConnell: EPA Overreach "A Dagger in the Heart of the American Middle Class' 5/30/14 McConnell on the Resignation of Eric Shinseki from the VA