Mitch McConnell

SCOTUS
20 Years Of Democratic Backsliding Got Us To The Roe Reversal
Let's take a trip back to Bush v. Gore...
New Book Claims To Reveal How GOP Leaders Really Felt About Trump Following Jan 6
“The Democrats are going to take care of the son of a bitch for us.”
Where Things Stand: McConnell Warns ‘Unacceptable’ GOP Candidates Could Spoil The Fun For Everyone
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There’s still plenty of room for error, especially when your hopes might have to hinge on someone who insists you call him by his TV character name (Dr. Oz) or someone who may not know what cocaine is (Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-NC)).

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UNITED STATES - APRIL 5: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., conducts a news conference after the senate luncheons in the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday, April 5, 2022. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Where Things Stand: Probably Better To Have No Agenda Than Allow Rick Scott To Do … Whatever It Is He’s Doing
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I am of course just speculating, but that ^ might be Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-KY) current internal debate after Sen. Rick Scott’s (R-FL) flailing around on Fox News this weekend.

As head of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, Scott put out an “11-Point Plan to Rescue America” last month to attempt to give Republicans some sort of safe-space to coalesce around heading into the 2022 Midterms — as the party seemingly does not have a broader legislative agenda, beyond letting the right-wing media rile the base into a frenzy over faux culture wars.

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