Careful….that’s a hot mic! (VIDEO)

On Wednesday Republican Senators Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul were caught by WPSD Local 6 (Paducah, KY) discussing talking points on a hot mic.

Watch for yourselves.

Here’s a transcript of the conversation between Sens. Paul and McConnell: “I just did CNN and I just go over and over again ‘We’re willing to compromise. [...]

VIDEO: Alison Grimes Fires a Brilliant Warning Shot at Mitch McConnell

This is an absolutely brilliant ad.

It certainly looks like Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell will have his hands full as he seeks reelection in 2014.

Sen. Mitch McConnell’s campaign brings the bizarre (VIDEO)

This has to be one of the most bizarre ads I’ve ever seen generated by a mainstream political campaign, courtesy of Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell’s reelection campaign.

What’s ironic about the McConnell campaign’s attack on Alison Lundergan Grimes is it comes a day after McConnell’s campaign issued a statement saying McConnell looked forward to [...]

McConnell Brags About Filibuster ‘Reform’ Bill

From DonkeyHotey at Flikr

As reported by my colleague, Nathaniel Downes here at Addicting Info, the Senate passed a filibuster reform bill last Thursday receiving mixed reviews by both conservatives and progressives alike. According to The Heritage Foundation:

Reid envisions a Senate that procedurally mirrors the House of Representatives, not the Senatorial saucer where [...]

2016 GOP Election Strategy: Why Appeal When We Can Steal?

In the wake of our President’s re-election, one would think the GOP would engage in deep reflection as to the reason (s) they lost this previous campaign, making every attempt to implement policy changes reflective of the current electoral map. But, oh no! Far from it! Lest you have forgotten: The first thing the GOP [...]

Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell filibusters his own legislation

These stories just write themselves… Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) introduced legislation to raise the debt ceiling on Thursday, apparently with the intent of showing that even Democrats would not support such a bill.

However, McConnell’s plan backfired after Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) called for a vote on the legislation, which would [...]

Fools, Dolts and Morons

Economist Bruce Krasting has his dander up this morning… And he’s got me rethinking my position on term limits to boot.

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Senate Republicans, two Democrats vote to kill Obama’s jobs bill

By a vote of 50-48, President Barack Obama’s $447 billion jobs bill has failed to garner the 60 votes necessary to break a Republican filibuster of the bill. Despite President Obama’s tour around the country to promote his jobs bill, all forty-six Senate Republicans joined with two Democrats (Ben Nelson of Nebraska and Jon Tester [...]

Moment of Candor

Most Politicians do not do it very often and republicans even less so, but Senator McConnell recently had a rare moment of candor. H/T Think Progress:

The time has come for a balanced budget amendment that forces Washington to balance its books. If these debt negotiations have convinced us of anything, it’s that we [...]

Mitch McConnell – public enemy #1

H/T Crooks and Liars: What do Anwar al-Awlaki and Mitch McConnell have in common? They both want President Obama’s utter failure. What is the difference? Senator McConnell has the power to actually harm us!

PS: Please stop with the “we all want the same things” Most of us want a good job, health, [...]

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