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Panic Time? McConnell trails Democratic challenger in early polls

The latest Kentucky poll found that Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, Kentucky Republican, is trailing his Democratic challenger, Kentucky Secretary of State Allison Lundergan Grimes, by 4 percentage points.

Forty-six percent of those polled said they would vote for Ms. Grimes, who has campaigned primarily on bringing jobs to Kentucky and raising the minimum wage, while just 42 percent said they would vote for Mr. McConnell, the Courier-Journal reported...

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Sen. Mitch McConnell: Americans Believe in ‘Bigfoot’ More Than Obamacare

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell mocked the rollout of Obamacare on Tuesday, highlighting shocking cases of the misidentification of applicants by the system and polling that more Americans believe in the fictional “Bigfoot” than the bumbled rollout of the health care website. “Unsurprisingly, just 12 percent of Americans think the rollout has gone well,” he said on the Senate floor. “That’s less than the 14 percent of Americans who believe in Bigfoot.” While much of Washington's...

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Hot Mic! Rand Paul and Mitch McConnell Overheard Talking About Democrats

Let's begin with some fresh and relevant polling data. CBS News' brand new national survey has four major take-aways: (1) Obamacare remains unpopular.(2) Government shutdown is even more unpopular, with 72 percent of the country opposed. (3) Americans narrowly blame Republicans more than President Obama (44R/35O/17both), though the split is far less lopsided than it was in 1995 (2-to-1 blaming the GOP). (4) The public overwhelmingly supports a compromise solution to resolve the impasse:

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Report: McConnell, Cornyn Pressure Republicans To Vote Against Ted Cruz

Right now in the Senate, Mitch McConnell and John Cornyn are actively whipping Senators to shut down debate on the House continuing resolution so that Harry Reid can gut it with just 51 votes,” a senior congressional staffer with intimate knowledge of the situation said in an email to Breitbart News. “Unbelievably, they actually are leading the fight to fully fund Obamacare.”

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