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Mitch McConnell secures grant for U of L apprenticeship program

Courier Journal



Published 2:58 PM EST Feb 19, 2020






Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's office has secured a $4 million grant for a University of Louisville apprenticeship program.The program, Modern Apprenticeship Pathways to Success, will use the funding to set up apprenticeships with Kentucky manufacturing, healthcare and technology companies, according to McConnell's office. ...

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Mitch McConnell challenger Amy McGrath looks past primary in new ad

Senate candidate Amy McGrath is coming out against "Medicare for All" and free college tuition in a new TV pitch that strikes a moderate tone in a conservative state in her potential battle with Republican Sen.The new spot runs counter to several previous interviews with McGrath in which she spoke favorably about a single-payer system. ...

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Mitch McConnell feels confident on witness vote

But on Thursday, McConnell told Republican senators that he believes he now has the votes to win the witness vote, two GOP sources told ABC News.Background: Mitch McConnell doesn't have votes to block John Bolton testimony, reports say






























One possible Republican defector, Sen. ...

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McConnell called 'Midnight Mitch' over trial rules

Louisville Courier Journal



Published 10:25 AM EST Jan 21, 2020






Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell just earned his first new nickname of 2020: Midnight Mitch.Votes on calling witnesses or documents will not be allowed until after the trial's question phase. ...

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Senate impeachment trial: Mitch McConnell takes oath

Louisville Courier Journal



Published 6:18 AM EST Jan 17, 2020









































Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his 99 fellow senators took oaths Thursday afternoon to "do impartial justice" as the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump formally began.Earlier: Mitch McConnell on possible impeachment trial: 'I'm not an impartial juror'



“The OMB, the White House, the administration — I'm saying this — broke the law," said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. ...

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Mitch McConnell is no longer least popular senator, new poll says

Susan Collins has surpassed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell as the most unpopular U.The poll comes as McConnell sees 17 challengers in the 2020 Senate race, including front-runner Democrat Amy McGrath. ...

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Mitch McConnell sees 17 challengers in 2020 Senate race

Grimes received national media spotlight, raised large amounts of money and was confident after early polling showed McConnell's huge unpopularity.Nine other Democrats signed up to be the party's standard bearer in the fall with state Rep. ...

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Mitch McConnell and Chuck Schumer comment on impeachment deadlock and on killing of Qassem Soleimani

In his speech, Schumer said that it was important for the president to consult with Congress before making critical foreign policy decisions.He argued that senators have a right to think politically during an impeachment trial, despite swearing an oath of impartiality. ...

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Murkowski 'disturbed' by Mitch McConnell approach

Louisville Courier Journal



Published 10:25 AM EST Dec 26, 2019

























A Republican senator said she was uncomfortable with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's approach to U.”



Background: McConnell says he'll be in 'total coordination' with White House for impeachment trial



The U. ...

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Mitch McConnell is 'destroying Senate norms,' former senator says

Louisville Courier Journal



Published 12:48 PM EST Dec 24, 2019

























A former United States senator did not mince words when speaking about Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's management of the upper chamber of Congress.When discussing Congressional partisan divides over President Donald Trump's impeachment proceedings on "Meet The Press," former Democratic Sen. ...

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Mitch McConnell is WholeFoods Magazine's Person of the Year

Louisville Courier Journal



Published 4:52 PM EST Nov 28, 2019





































WholeFoods Magazine has named Sen.In a post announcing the award last week, the magazine wrote, "From cannabis to climate change, Mitch McConnell's name is linked to some of the most pressing topics of discussion in the industry this year. ...

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Protesters call for Mitch McConnell to support President Trump removal

Louisville Courier Journal



Published 8:37 PM EST Nov 22, 2019






Local politicians and young activists united Friday evening to call on U.Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul to support the impeachment and removal of President Donald Trump — but the Kentucky's senators are unlikely to acquiesce to their demands. ...

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KSR host Matt Jones will not run for Senate against Mitch McConnell

Louisville Courier Journal



Published 3:06 PM EST Nov 15, 2019






Kentucky Sports Radio host Matt Jones announced on his show Friday morning that he will not run in the U.Not because I’m certain, but because it’s time," Jones said, adding: "Even though I was never a candidate, I’m not going to be a candidate. ...

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'Moscow Mitch' to impeach Trump or lose, new D.C. billboard threatens

The billboard, which includes McConnell's face, first appeared Wednesday.area that will target McConnell, Mack said. ...

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Trump says Mitch McConnell will win big

Related: Democrat Andy Beshear declares victory in governor's race.In a tweet Tuesday night, Trump wrote that Bevin "picked up at least 15 points in last days, but perhaps not enough (Fake News will blame Trump! ...

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Pallbearer snubs Mitch McConnell handshake

Louisville Courier Journal



Published 4:13 PM EDT Oct 25, 2019

























































Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell received a bit of online attention Thursday during a memorial service for Rep.Elijah Cummings when a pallbearer appeared to refuse to shake the Kentucky Republican's hand. ...

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Mitch McConnell, Rand Paul at odds

Rand Paul and Mitch McConnell might as well be from different planets.The day before President Donald Trump lifted sanctions on Turkey on Wednesday, Paul was blocking an attempt on the Senate floor to oppose the decision. ...

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Mitch McConnell rebukes Trump administration's Syria withdrawal

Mitch McConnell has published a stern rebuke of the Trump administration's decision to pull military forces out of Syria, saying the decision "will leave the American people and homeland less safe, embolden our enemies and weaken important alliances.forces from Syria "a grave strategic mistake. ...

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Mitch McConnell campaign ad says Trump impeachment will fail

They finally convinced her to impeach the president," McConnell says directly to the camera in a 17-second video.The ad features the same video, but McConnell's team has paired the video with different captions that all are mostly focused on the topic of impeachment. ...

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Mitch McConnell election security funding not enough, report shows

Louisville Courier Journal



Published 3:48 PM EDT Sep 26, 2019






Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's support for improving election security falls short of the needed resources, according to experts.153 billion over the next five years will bring all states to a reasonable baseline on election security. ...

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