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  • McConnell's plan to halt Obama (August 2014 Flashback)

    12/18/2015 6:15:39 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 12 replies
    Politico ^ | August 20, 2014
    Mitch McConnell has a game plan to confront President Barack Obama with a stark choice next year: Accept bills reining in the administrations policies or veto them and risk a government shutdown. In an extensive interview here, the typically reserved McConnell laid out his clearest thinking yet of how he would lead the Senate if Republicans gain control of the chamber. The emerging strategy: Attach riders to spending bills that would limit Obama policies on everything from the environment to health care, consider using an arcane budget tactic to circumvent Democratic filibusters and force the president to 'move to the...
  • The End of the Charade

    03/04/2015 6:53:57 AM PST · by JayAr36 · 52 replies
    3/4/2015 | Jayar36
    Well Mr. Speaker the charade is over. Obama has received just what he wanted and you and Mitch helped him. You can both now get back in line, knee pads in hand, ready to kiss the bony rear of your leader and ask, "What do you want next, Sire?" A real man once called some of our foes the, "Axis of Evil." Well I see another axis right here in what is left of America. Between you and McConnell and Obama you are destroying the America you grew up in and it apparently isn't going to stop. A more ineffective...
  • McConnell-Reid Deal Includes $3 Billion Earmark for Kentucky Project

    10/17/2013 6:16:25 AM PDT · by MulberryDraw · 43 replies
    WFPL Louisville ^ | October 16, 2013 | Phillip M. Bailey
    A proposal to end the government shutdown and avoid default orchestrated by Republican Leader Mitch McConnell and Democratic Leader Harry Reid includes a nearly $3 billion earmark for a Kentucky project.
  • McConnell-Reid Deal Includes $2 Billion Earmark for Kentucky Project (McConnell pet projects)

    10/16/2013 4:29:11 PM PDT · by barmag25 · 92 replies
    Wflp news ^ | 10/15/13 | /Phillip-m bailey
    A proposal to end the government shutdown and avoid default orchestrated by Republican Leader Mitch McConnell and Democratic Leader Harry Reid includes a $2 billion earmark for a Kentucky project. Language in a draft of the McConnell-Reid deal (see page 13, section 123) provided to WFPL News shows a provision that increases funding for the massive Olmsted Dam Lock in Louisville from $775 million to nearly $2. 9 billion.