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News on Mitch McConnell continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

2 hrs ago | Breitbart.com

GAFFE: McConnell Challenger Says Iron Dome Stopped Gaza Terror Tunnels

Buried in a puffy profile of Allison Grimes, the Kentucky Democrat the media hopes will unseat Mitch McConnell, is the news that Grimes has absolutely no idea what Israel's Iron Dome does.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News

6 hrs ago | Cato Institute

Dangerously Demagoguing Entitlements

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee is financing an Iowa ad saying that GOP nominee Joni Ernst has "proposed privatizing Social Security [and] gambling our savings in the stock market."

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat, Medicare, Health, Opinion

6 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

Harry Reid And Mitch McConnell Finally Found Something They Can Agree On

Sen. Harry Reid and Sen. Mitch McConnell have set aside their feud in order to team up against the United Nations.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Republican, Democrat

7 hrs ago | Boston.com

For Democrats, Impeachment Talk by GOP Is a Bonanza

They are using it to raise money, and claim to have collected $1 million on Monday alone.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, US Senate, Democrat, Steve Israel

9 hrs ago | The Washington Post

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A lame fundraising stunt . The speaker of the House: "This whole talk about impeachment is coming from the president's own staff, and coming from Democrats on Capitol Hill.

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Related Topix: US News, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, Prison, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul

13 hrs ago | CNN

First on CNN: New Grimes TV ad hits McConnell on women's issues

The female Democratic candidate who hopes to topple Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell is out with a new television ad hitting him where Democrats think he is highly vulnerable - with women voters.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, TV Advertising

Tue Jul 29, 2014

National Journal

Mitch McConnell's Musical Attack on EPA

This week's public hearings on the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan have the usual roster of speakers: environmentalists, industry bigwigs, and politicians looking to make stump speeches for or against the rule.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Environment, Science, Life, Veteran Affairs

Lexington Herald-Leader

Bluegrass Poll: Opposition to same-sex marriage in Kentucky down 5 points since February

Half of Kentucky voters oppose gays and lesbians being allowed to marry in Kentucky, but opposition has softened since February when a federal judge began striking down the state's same-sex marriage ban, according to a new Bluegrass Poll.

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Related Topix: Wedding, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kentucky, Kentucky Government, Gay/Lesbian, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

CBS News

Bob McDonald confirmed as new VA secretary

Robert McDonald speaks next to Vice President Joe Biden and President Obama during his nomination to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs on June 30, 2014 in Washington, D.C. The Senate on Tuesday voted 97-0 to confirm Bob McDonald, the former chief executive of Procter & Gamble and a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, to serve ... (more)

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Procter and Gamble, Household Products, United States Military Academy, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Harry Reid, Democrat

News Observer

Boehner urges US solidarity with Israel

"At times like this, people try to isolate Israel - but we are here to stand with Israel," Boehner said in remarks at the National Press Club.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US Senate

Fox News

Where the GOP stands in the fight for the Senate

This is a RUSH transcript from "The O'Reilly Factor," July 28, 2014. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Mark Udall, Senator Kay Hagan, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Representative Cory Gardner

The Star Press

Obama team: Delay in climate rules will hurt economy

The Obama administration released a report early Tuesday saying that a delay in addressing climate change will hurt not only the environment, but the American economy overall.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News

WBKO-TV Bowling Green

Rep. Richards Talks Forty Years of Fancy Farm

It's the one day in Kentucky politics that's known for its heckling, BBQ, yelling and old school stump speeches.

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Related Topix: Fancy Farm, KY, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bowling Green, KY

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Whitfield says ethics complaint is an attempt to derail anti-soring bill

U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield, R-Hopkinsville, said Monday that an ethics investigation underway in Washington was prompted by efforts to derail his legislation to fight soring of Tennessee walking horses.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ed Whitfield, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Hopkinsville, KY, Marsha Blackburn, Humane Society of the United States, Charitable Organizations, US Senate

Daily Kos

Here's what Mitch McConnell wants to repeal from his home state

Via Joe Sonka , take a look at what Kentucky's uninsurance rates looked like before Obamacare-all the red areas are 17 percent or higher: Now take a look after Obamacare-not a single red county, and even some that were once over 17 percent are now less than five percent: That's not good news, that's great news.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News

WKYT

Bluegrass Poll: Senate race swings toward McConnell

The pendulum in the race for Kentucky's senate seat is swinging ever-so-slightly toward Sen. Mitch McConnell over his Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes, according to the latest Bluegrass Poll.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kentucky, Louisville, KY

CBS Local

Several Dem Lawmakers Baffled By White House's Tactics In Handling Border Request Money

President Barack Obama pauses while making a statement to the press after a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House on July 25, 2014 in Washington.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, John Boehner, US House of Representatives, Chris Van Hollen

Daily Kos

KY-Sen: Bill Clinton Helps Grimes

Received this e-mail today from former President Bill Clinton in support of Alison Lundergan Grimes' U.S. Senate campaign: The best part about no longer running for office is that I can say exactly what I think.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News

CBS Local

Poll: Republicans Favored To Capture Senate In Midterm Elections

Republicans are predicted to take the Senate in November, with a 51-49 seat edge that could be increased or decreased by two points if the election were held today.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics

Politico

GOP's black market: Anti-incumbent campaigns

The highest-profile Republican insurgents of 2014 have had a few things in common: They've all run against longtime incumbents whom they accused of going native in D.C. They've all relied on super PACs to buoy their campaigns.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Pat Toomey, US Senate, Pennsylvania, Thad Cochran, Republican, Pat Roberts

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