Mitch McConnell

D's Make Risky Bet Against McConnell

Alexander Bolton, The Hill

Democrats in DC are taking a risky bet by quadrupling their investment in Alison Lundergan Grimes, a young and largely unproven challenger, who is running against Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.).

An Empty GOP Campaign vs. A Winning Conservative Campaign: Thom Tillis in North Carolina and Mitch McConnell in Kentucky

Kentucky Republican Mitch McConnell is running a tough, professional campaign and winning by stressing conservative issues. North Carolina Republican Thom Tillis is running a "prevent defense" campaign and is running behind in a race he should be winning.

Conservatives Are the Driving Force to Save America

By Richard A. Viguerie, CHQ Chairman

The leadership that Americans need and are looking for doesn’t come from Mitch McConnell, John Boehner, Reince Priebus, or any of the Republican establishment. The leadership comes from each of us in the conservative movement, our organizations, our members. We are the driving force to Save America.

GOP Refuses to Nationalize the Election

By Richard A. Viguerie, CHQ Chairman

Starting today, each conservative must commit themselves to driving home where Democrats stand on amnesty for illegal aliens, national security, and Obama’s lies and corruption. This is the golden hour; we can change history and save our country if we act together today.

Senate Republicans Must Lead to Win Election

Ken Cuccinelli, USA Today

It's time to identify a set of conservative priorities that a Repub. Senate would tackle in '15 and send a signal to the conservative grassroots that a Repub. victory will mean a new focus in Washington on limited government and upholding the Constitution.

10 Most Vulnerable Senators

Kyle Trygstad and Alexis Levinson, Roll Call

Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., is still in a perilous political position, but Louisiana Sen. Mary L. Landrieu has leapfrogged him on the list to become the Senate’s most vulnerable incumbent. Mitch McConnell was the only Repub. to make the list.

McConnell Faces Toughest Test

Alexandra Jaffe, The Hill

Mitch McConnell can almost taste becoming Senate majority leader, but first he has to make sure he isn’t the Repub. who costs the GOP its shot at chamber control. His strengths and weaknesses were on full display in his battle against Alison Lundergan Grimes this weekend.

Senate Conservatives Fund Not Backing Down On Mississippi Fight

Ashe Schow, Washington Examiner

President of the Senate Conservatives Fund Ken Cuccinelli stated, "Other Republican senators were supporting that super PAC that did all the race-baiting attacks. This is not over for them because it suggests they don’t, aren’t just not conservative, that they are anti-conservative. And the conservative base will respond to that."

GOP Senate to House: Don't Screw This Up

Alexander Bolton, The Hill

Senate Republicans have put subtle pressure on House members to avoid a messy fight over the border bill, impeachment or a government shutdown. Democrats have recently used the latter two gleefully for fundraising.

Are You Going To Let The US Chamber Buy The GOP?

As Richard Viguerie says in TAKEOVER, if we conservatives act like just another pressure group – like the US Chamber of Commerce – we are going to lose, because we can never outbid Big Business for the services of the GOP elite.  

CONFIRMED: Senate GOP Leaders Paid for Attacks On Conservatives

Erick Erickson, Red State

The attack ads in MS run by “All Citizens for Mississippi” were funded by Senate R's, including Sens. Mitch McConnell, John Cornyn, Rob Portman, Bob Corker, and Roy Blunt. Senate Repub. leaders are willing to risk losing a majority so they can get their own re-elected. 

Why We Must (Gently) Disagree With Rich and Ramesh

Now is the time for limited government constitutional conservatives to contest every primary and every election for precinct committeeman. Now is not the time to engage in wishful thinking about a “new synthesis” that will only act to keep Big Government Republicans like Mitch McConnell, Thad Cochran and Lamar Alexander in power to continue the policies we conservatives oppose.

Obama Blames GOP For Border Breakdown

Neil Munro, Daily Caller

After mentioning John Boehner and Sen. Mitch McConnell, Obama asked “why wouldn’t you go ahead and pass a bill to give us additional resources to solve the very problem that you say is urgent?” The GOP can't pass a bill on its own; the Senate is controlled by Dems.

Conservatives Angry After Cochran Wins With Dem Help

Alex Pappas, Daily Caller

“It’s disgraceful that self-described GOP leaders like Mitch McConnell, John McCain, the Chamber of Commerce and the NRSC would champion a campaign platform of pork barrel spending and insider deal-making, while recruiting Demts to show up at the polls,” Matt Kibbe of FreedomWorks said.

Tea Party to U.S.: We’re Winning

Pema Levy, NewsWeek

“[Mitch McConnell] is changing his positions based on the arrival of the Tea Party,” Richard Viguerie says. “It’s certain the Republican Party is going to be a more conservative party in 2015 than it was at the beginning of 2010 with the arrival of the Tea Party.”

McConnell's Promise For Nov.: I'll Make Senate Work

Alexander Bolton, The Hill

Senate Repub. Leader Mitch McConnell said he would make the Senate work again if Repubs. win majority control in Nov. McConnell said he'd force Senators to put in longer hours and even work Fridays to produce consensus.

Don’t Be the GOP Establishment’s Cheap Date

Many conservatives are going to be asking “What should I do now that Republicans have nominated an establishment candidate for Senator, Congress, etc. in my state?” Our advice is, don’t be the Republican establishment’s cheap date.

A Night of No Surprises

It is no surprise that incumbents like Mitch McConnell won last night. What is a surprise is how fast and how far right the incumbents, like McConnell, had to move to keep their jobs.

McConnell's Favorability Rating Lowest Among Leadership

Mario Trujillo, The Hill

Sen. Min. Leader Mitch McConnell's net favorability rating stands at negative 17%, the lowest among all cong. leaders (Pelosi's is a negative 16%).

McConnell's Power Fails to Get NE Senate Pick Elected

Jen Kuznicki, JenKuznicki.com

TEA Party favorite Ben Sasse just won the NE Senate GOP primary in a big way, marking the backslide of establishment effectiveness. Mitch McConnell helped finance Shane Osborn's nasty, dishonest assault campaign on Sasse. Sasse's big win is a sign that MMc's power is waning.