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April 27, 2018
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., gives a thumbs-up while walking out of the Senate floor after passing a "nuclear option" rule change at the U.S. Capitol on April 6, 2017. MUST CREDIT: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg
McConnell cements legacy for Trump with conservative courts
April 27, 2018 - 9:24am
April 25, 2018
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican from Kentucky, speaks during a news conference after a weekly caucus meeting at the U.S. Capitol Washington, D.C., on Jan. 30, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer
Senate confirms 15th circuit court judge in 15 months of Trump's presidency
April 25, 2018 - 11:09am
April 17, 2018
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) adjusts his eyeglasses during a news conference following the weekly Republican luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. (Erin Schaff/The New York Times)
Senate leader appears to kill special counsel protection bill's chances
April 17, 2018 - 5:08pm
April 7, 2018
House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) speaks during a ceremony where leaders of the House and Senate presented a Congressional Gold Medal in honor of the members of the Office of Strategic Services, on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 21, 2018. From left: Ryan, Sen. Angus King (I-Maine), House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.). (Tom Brenner/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Congress is back at work, without much legislating on the agenda
April 7, 2018 - 3:27pm
February 8, 2018
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. (right) talks to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., while walking towards the Senate Chamber at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Feb. 7, 2018. Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer.
Budget deal hits turbulence in House from Pelosi, conservatives
February 8, 2018 - 9:50am
January 19, 2018
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) leaves the Senate floor at the Capitol in Washington, Jan. 19, 2018. The Senate is heading toward a showdown vote on Friday on legislation to keep the government open past midnight as Democrats appear ready to block it, gambling that President Donald Trump will offer concessions in the face of a crisis. (Erin Schaff/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
McConnell announces vote in last-ditch effort to avert government shutdown
January 19, 2018 - 8:39pm
With a government shutdown looming, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan prepares for his press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on Thursday. Washington Post photo by Melina Mara
House passes stopgap spending bill, but a government shutdown still looms
January 19, 2018 - 6:54am
December 1, 2017
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) speaks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Dec. 1, 2017. Republican leaders said on Friday that they have enough votes to pass the Republican tax bill along party lines after last-minute changes brought wavering senators on board. (Justin Gilliland/copyright 2017 The New York Times)
McConnell says Senate has the votes to pass GOP tax bill
December 1, 2017 - 5:23pm
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) exits the Senate floor during debate over tax legislation on Capitol Hill in Washington, Nov. 30, 2017. Republicans moved closer to a Senate victory on their tax plan on Thursday, securing a critical swing vote as key details remained in flux just hours ahead of a floor vote. (Zach Gibson/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
McConnell says Senate has the votes to pass GOP tax bill
December 1, 2017 - 12:45pm
November 28, 2017
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) speaks, as Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) looks on, about the proposed Republican tax plan on Capitol Hill in Washington, Nov. 13, 2017. (Tom Brenner/The New York Times Copyright 2017)
Democrats pull out of meeting with Trump after tweet on deal
November 28, 2017 - 11:35am
November 14, 2017
FILE PHOTO — Roy Moore, Republican nominee for Alabama’s open Senate seat, in Homewood, Ala., on Aug. 10, 2017. Kevin D. Liles/Copyright 2017/The New York Times.
Senate Republicans repudiate Roy Moore's candidacy, urge him to leave the race
November 14, 2017 - 7:48am
October 25, 2017
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) speaks following a weekly Republican policy luncheon which President Donald Trump also attended, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Oct. 24, 2017. The Republicans have promised the most sweeping revision of the tax code in decades, a challenging task that has already met Democratic opposition. (Al Drago/The New York Times)
McConnell allies declare open warfare on Bannon
October 25, 2017 - 8:10pm
September 5, 2017
Congress returns to a brutal Sept. schedule: Harvey relief, debt ceiling and much more
September 5, 2017 - 7:15am
August 10, 2017
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) departs the Senate floor as he heads to his office on Capitol Hill in Washington, Aug. 3, 2017. President Donald Trump lashed out on Aug. 9 at McConnell, who recently suggested that the president harbored “excessive expectations” about the pace of congressional progress. Al Drago/The New York Times
Trump steps up attacks on McConnell for failure on health-care reform
August 10, 2017 - 12:40pm
July 28, 2017
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) walks out after speaking to reporters at a news conference on health care at the Capitol in Washington, July 27, 2017. McCain is among four Republican senators who declared Thursday that they would not vote for a slimmed-down partial repeal of the Affordable Care Act without guarantees that the House will negotiate a comprehensive measure. At left: Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Ron Johnson (R-Wis.). Gabriella Demczuk / The New York Times
Health care vote lays bare the divide between McCain and McConnell
July 28, 2017 - 3:56pm