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Why Do Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul Hate Their Constituents?

In case you needed another reason to vote this November (there are plenty already), Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) says congressional Republicans will shut the government down if the president doesn’t do what they tell him to. Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Rand Paul on Obamacare: If We Win I’ll Vote to Repeal “the Whole Thing”

What will happen if Republicans take control of the Senate following the November elections? Well, for starters, they’ll probably vote to repeal Obamacare before they do anything else according to Rand Paul. “If we won, I think you would see … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Weak-Kneed

Today has been a diligent reminder that Republicans are deathly afraid of evil-doers and they’re also not big fans of due process. “If they bring him to the U.S., they will Mirandize this guy, and it will be the biggest … Continue reading
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“The Takers” Unwittingly Appear in McConnell Campaign Ad

Remember the Ohio coal miners who lost a day’s pay and were forced by Murray Energy to appear in a campaign ad for Mitt Romney? We covered that here extensively both before and after the 2012 election cycle when the … Continue reading
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Rand Paul on Obamacare Idiocy: Me Too

Senator Mitch McConnell has found himself in the hot seat for suggesting that Kentucky’s healthcare exchange, known as Kynect, is somehow not directly tied to Obamacare and that they could repeal Obamacare without ending the exchange. Fellow Kentucky Senator Rand … Continue reading
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Reruns

Artist – Rob Rogers In other news, Marco Rubio has no idea what he’s talking about. Meanwhile, Mitch McConnell and Lindsey Graham are shamelessly pushing a 20 week abortion ban, but that may not be enough to convince Charleston Republicans … Continue reading
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Coming Soon

Artist – Joel Pett In other news, Mitch McConnell is doing some of that outreach again. Meanwhile, the Associated Press reports that major companies, including Koch Industries, are quietly benefiting from Obamacare while they lobby against it. The Winter Soldier … Continue reading
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McConnell: We’ll Raise the Debt Ceiling if You Approve an Oil Pipeline

Congressional Republicans have more or less already given up the game by declaring that the nation will not default under any circumstances, but their rhetoric is still worth highlighting for its shear ridiculousness and because this an election year. “I … Continue reading
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Polar Vortex Myth

Artist — Bill Day In related news, Sen. Ted Cruz today once again blamed the government shutdown on President Obama and the Democrats because they refused to defund “Obamacare” and hand over the nuclear launch codes. And Sen. Minority Leader Mitch … Continue reading
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Poll: Kentucky Republicans Love ‘Free Stuff’

The expansion of Medicaid has the overwhelming support of Kentucky voters, but even a strong majority of self-identified Republicans approve. The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky poll, reported by NPR-affiliated WFPL, found that 60 percent of self-identified Republicans said they … Continue reading
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Crocodile McConnell Cries Crocodile Tears

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s number one priority in 2010 was ensuring that President Obama is a one-term president — how did that work out? — but he’s very sad that the Senate’s only focus is “the next election.” “What … Continue reading
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Boehner: House Committed to Doing Nothing

The Senate may be on the verge of passing an extension of unemployment insurance, which expired at the end of the year, but Speaker of the House John Boehner says the House will only pass an extension if it also … Continue reading
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McConnell: Can’t Imagine a Clean Debt Ceiling

Echoing Paul Ryan, Mitch McConnell said today that he expects another round of hostage taking shortly after the new year. The Kentucky Republican said “I doubt” many GOP members in the House or Senate would agree to lifting the country’s … Continue reading
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Harry Reid Trolls Mitch McConnell

By now you’ve probably heard that the Senate has “gone nuclear,” paving the way to confirm a host of judicial nominees in waiting. What you may have missed is Majority Leader Harry Reid trolling Minority Leader Mitch McConnell with the … Continue reading
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McConnell: My State is Full of Freeloaders That Love Free Stuff

You may have heard that Obamacare has been a big success in the state of Kentucky, and while that’s undoubtedly good news, Kentucky senator and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R) is not impressed. During his weekly press briefing, McConnell … Continue reading
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Destroy Everything

Artist – Bob Englehart In other news, Gun Owners of America has endorsed Senator Minority Leader Follower Mitch McConnell’s primary opponent, Matt Bevin. Bevin’s campaign says he will be a real leader, not a follower. Bevin was also endorsed by … Continue reading
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“McConnell-Reid Sellout Bargain”

FreedomWorks prefers that we default on our debt and keep the government shut down rather than sign off on the “McConnell-Reid Sellout Bargain.” I think it’s safe to say that if Mitch McConnell is reelected again, he will remain in … Continue reading
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RINO

Artist – David Horsey In other news, Tea Party Nation announced today that it has un-endorsed Senator Minority Leader Follower Mitch McConnell. See above cartoon. Continue reading
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Manifest Density

So, this week, Kentucky Senators Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul were caught in an open mic moment talking about their government shutdown as a matter of public relations strategy and how they can still win over the hearts and minds of … Continue reading
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GOP’s Worst Nightmare

I want you to take a good look at that face, Republicans. This is the face that you have been harassing and obstructing for over five years. The face that has taken on terrorists and dictators and pirates– global crisis … Continue reading
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