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Obama budget seeks boost for military, domestic programs

Jan 30, 2015

Obama budget seeks boost for military, domestic programs

forward, and that's what his budget reflects."The proposals got an early brush-off from Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's office
Republicans takes charge in Congress, run into veto threat

Jan 07, 2015

Republicans takes charge in Congress, run into veto threat

sides have identified areas where compromise is possible, including trade."I'm really optimistic about what we can accomplish," said Sen. Mitch
Boehner survives conservative challenge, re-elected U.S. House speaker

Jan 07, 2015

Boehner survives conservative challenge, re-elected U.S. House speaker

from Obama, threatening operations of one of the most important federal agencies in the post-Sept. 11, 2011 era.Republican Senator Mitch McConnell, who
Exclusive: U.S. Senate Republican leader McConnell opposes Obama on Cuba

Dec 23, 2014

Exclusive: U.S. Senate Republican leader McConnell opposes Obama on Cuba

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Monday he opposed President Barack Obama's move to normalize relations with
U.S. spending bill likely to pass Senate, may take a few days

Dec 13, 2014

U.S. spending bill likely to pass Senate, may take a few days

are very, very tired of it.Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell is also anxious to avoid another unpopular government shutdown as the Republicans
Ex-British Guantanamo inmate says CIA "torture" report won't help

Dec 10, 2014

Ex-British Guantanamo inmate says CIA "torture" report won't help

Republican leader Mitch McConnell and Senator Saxby Chambliss, the ranking member of the intelligence panel, said in a joint statement they believed the
PREVIEW - Prospects rise for a 2015 U.N. climate deal, but likely to be weak

Nov 24, 2014

PREVIEW - Prospects rise for a 2015 U.N. climate deal, but likely to be weak

. [ID:nL3N0T21YK)And Obama's goal faces a hostile Congress. Mitch McConnell, the incoming U.S. Senate majority leader, denounced the U.S.-China deal, as
Obama spurns Republicans: Provides legal status to five million illegal immigrants in US

Nov 21, 2014

Obama spurns Republicans: Provides legal status to five million illegal immigrants in US

."The president will come to regret the chapter history writes if he does move forward," declared Sen. Mitch McConnell, the Republican who is soon to become
China, US agree limits on emissions, but experts see little new

Nov 13, 2014

China, US agree limits on emissions, but experts see little new

Mitch McConnell branded the new U.S. emission cuts as part of Obama's "ideological war on coal", and said his priority in the new Congress was