Mitch McConnell
Jul 2017

“We should repeal it and replace, and we shouldn’t leave town until this is complete.”

Whoflubdits.

Never an attractive option

Hello, AHCA?

Rand Paul doesn’t think health care bill will pass

Taylor Millard Jul 16, 2017 6:31 PM

Not enough votes.

And both are serious

Cornyn: “Making good progress”?

Up next: Graham-Cassidy?

Recess delayed, or recess denied?

Time to cancel August recess — for good?

Ed Morrissey Jul 06, 2017 6:01 PM

Anachronism.

McConnell: We’re not splitting repeal and replace

Ed Morrissey Jul 01, 2017 11:31 AM

“It’s not easy making America great again, is it?”

Jun 2017

Repeal and replace getting split?

Zonks.

McConnell may not get his wish on health care vote

Taylor Millard Jun 25, 2017 7:31 PM

Senate leadership wants a vote this week, others say, “Negative, Ghost Rider.”

FIrst look at the Senate health bill

John Sexton Jun 21, 2017 9:21 PM

“the Senate bill would go farther than the House version in its approach to cutting Medicaid spending.”

Congress may skip August recess

Taylor Millard Jun 19, 2017 8:41 AM

Too much play and not enough work?

Senate inching closer to ObamaCare-repeal compromise?

Ed Morrissey Jun 09, 2017 12:01 PM

“Inching” being the operative word.

May 2017

“That will not happen.”

Trump: Hey, who’s up for a shutdown in September?

Ed Morrissey May 02, 2017 11:21 AM

Also: Get rid of the filibuster.

Apr 2017

“McConnell doesn’t start many fights; he finishes them.”

Another Reid Option?

Should it be?

Ayotte: Senate Dems forcing McConnell to go nuclear.

Nuclear Tester?

Oh what a difference a few years make

Sunday morning talking heads

Allahpundit Apr 02, 2017 8:01 AM

Nuclear.

Mar 2017

“…we can’t let him win something as important as a Supreme Court seat on a bluff.”

McConnell: Gorsuch will be confirmed next Friday

John Sexton Mar 28, 2017 5:21 PM

“…they will not be successful in keeping this good man from joining the Supreme Court very soon.”

Self-fulfilling prophecies.

“Stay in this effort.”

FP: Trump administration may cut UN funding by 50%

Ed Morrissey Mar 14, 2017 5:41 PM

Leverage.

How about Mexico? “Uh … no.”

“Writing checks to individuals to purchase insurance is, in principle, Obamacare.”

Feb 2017

None of you are exactly winning the Miss Congeniality award

Good for the goose but the gander is a hypocrite

“I think we’re doing the kind of things that most Republicans believe can make the country better.”

“McConnell doesn’t do anything without a plan.”

“Our members are not obsessed with the daily tweets, but are looking at the results.”

Liberal Yale law prof: You’d better give them to him, then.