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4 Sep 2019, 5:49 pm by SCarr
However, it's not expected that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will allow any cannabis-related floor votes in the Senate chamber until after the 2020 election. [read post]
9 Aug 2019, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
Mitch McConnell’s campaign Twitter account, Team Mitch, has been locked out. [read post]
2 Aug 2019, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
National/Federal Ex-McConnell Staffers Lobbied on Russian-Backed Kentucky Project Politico – Natasha Bertrand and Theodoric Meyer | Published: 7/31/2019 Two former top staffers to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have lobbied Congress and the Treasury Department on the development of a new Kentucky aluminum mill backed by the Russian aluminum giant Rusal, according to a new lobbying disclosure. [read post]
29 Jul 2019, 6:00 am by Quinta Jurecic
After the death of Justice Antonin Scalia in 2016, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blocked President Obama’s nomination of Judge Merrick Garland, holding open the seat that would eventually be filled by Neil Gorsuch. [read post]
27 Jul 2019, 4:39 pm by David Super
       As to the first group, I am uncomfortable with the indulgence of constructing abstract moral duties for ourselves on uncertain foundations at a time when an overwhelming, concrete moral duty – ensuring that President Trump is not re-elected – is upon us. [read post]
26 Jul 2019, 6:06 am by Joe Patrice
So obviously Mitch McConnell has smothered all legislation aimed at impeding the Russians. [read post]
18 Jul 2019, 9:05 pm by Alana Bevan
” WHAT WE’RE READING THIS WEEK A new policy brief by Jonathan Pollack and Jeffrey Bader of the Brookings Institution investigated the potential risks of economic disengagement with China. [read post]
16 Jul 2019, 8:05 pm by Sandy Levinson
 (It is certainly possible, for example, that the truly despicable Mitch McConnell will win re-election next year.) [read post]
20 Jun 2019, 4:21 am by SHG
But this can’t be the discussion without it devolving into a frenzy of cries of “racist” if you’re white or “coon” if you’re black. [read post]
14 Jun 2019, 10:10 am by Scott R. Anderson
Over the past several weeks, a new front has opened up in the legal fight over U.S. support for the Saudi-led military intervention in Yemen: the president’s authority to pursue arms sales. [read post]
14 Jun 2019, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
Chao Created Special Path for McConnell’s Favored Projects Politico – Tucker Doherty and Tanya Snider | Published: 6/10/2019 The Transportation Department under Secretary Elaine Chao designated a special liaison to help with grant applications and other priorities from her husband Mitch McConnell’s home state of Kentucky, paving the way for grants totaling at least $78 million for favored projects as McConnell prepared to campaign for… [read post]
10 Jun 2019, 7:30 am by Sandy Levinson
 As many have noted, our own era is not an age where the proclivity to compromise is applauded, and it remains to be seen if a Democratic Congress can figure out a way to "check and balance" a President who has exhibited exemplary skills in bringing his political party to heel and making such figures as Lindsay Graham or Mitch McConnell "useful idiots" for his aggrandizing views of presidential power. [read post]
7 Jun 2019, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
And McConnell’s re-election campaigns have received more than $1 million in contributions from Chao’s extended family. [read post]
24 May 2019, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
A Conservative Activist’s Behind-the-Scenes Campaign to Remake the Nation’s Courts Anchorage Daily News – Robert O’Harrow Jr. and Shawn Boburg (Washington Post) | Published: 5/21/2019 At a time when President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell are reshaping federal courts by installing conservative judges and Supreme Court justices, few people outside government have more influence over judicial appointments now than Leonard Leo. [read post]
20 May 2019, 11:00 am by Carrie Cordero, Joshua A. Geltzer
Having acting cabinet members for long periods is generally bad governance, given that such unilateral appointments by the president skirt the constitutional requirement that the president submit such important officials to the Senate for its consideration and—if they’re deemed to be qualified—consent. [read post]
14 May 2019, 7:29 am by Andrew Hamm
The following is a series of questions prompted by the forthcoming publication of Michael Bobelian’s “Battle for the Marble Palace: Abe Fortas, Earl Warren, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, and the Forging of the Modern Supreme Court” (Schaffner Press, 2019). [read post]