Mitch McConnell
Jun 2017

Repeal and replace getting split?


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


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


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.

Senate gets up awfully early on DeVos, but …

Ed Morrissey Feb 03, 2017 9:21 AM

And then … wait.

High-wire act ahead?

Jan 2017

Sunday morning talking heads

Allahpundit Jan 29, 2017 8:01 AM


Tax reform through reconciliation too?

House GOP to McConnell: Kill the filibuster

Ed Morrissey Jan 26, 2017 12:41 PM


Double hmmm.

The consequences of the Pompeo betrayal?

“If Hillary Clinton had been elected, they’d be revisiting Obamacare.”

McConnell to Democrats: Grow up

Ed Morrissey Jan 09, 2017 12:01 PM

“Well, I could have made that same argument eight years ago!”

Blanche DuBois and the kindness of strangers.

“…I think we’re going to just be plowing ahead”