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Mitch McConnell Ready to Fight GOP Base

Daniel Horowitz

Daniel Horowitz

From RedState, By: Daniel Horowitz (Diary) 10/28/13 –  Everything you ever thought about Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is wrong.  He really is a fighter after all.

At a recent fundraiser with 300 K street donors, as reported by Politico, Mitch McConnell was in a combative mood.  According to one attendee, he was “in fighting mode.”

No, he was not in a fighting mode against Obama and the Democrats.  As he spoke at a K street retreat, the relaxation of his comfort zone kicked in and he rallied the establishment faithful against conservatives:

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McConnell to Filibuster Reid Gun Control Bill

From RedState.com, by Ben Howe, 04/08/13 –

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Senator Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has confirmed he will filibuster new gun control legislation, spokesman Brian McGuire confirmed for me today.

While nobody knows yet what Senator Reid’s plan is for the gun bill, if he chooses to file cloture on the motion to proceed to the Reid Bill (S. 649), Senator McConnell will oppose cloture on proceeding to that bill.

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