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Hear McConnell's reaction to RNC censure

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) reacts to the Republican National Convention's censure of Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) and Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY). CNN's Scott Jennings explains what McConnell's stance could mean for the 2022 midterm elections.

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McConnell calls Biden's speech 'incoherent'

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell blasted President Joe Biden's speech pushing for the Senate to change its filibuster rules to pass voting and elections legislation, saying it was a "rant," "incoherent," "incorrect," "beneath his office," and "unbecoming of a President of the United States."

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Cillizza: It's McConnell vs Trump and McConnell is losing

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is in a power struggle with former President Donald Trump over the control of the Republican Party... and McConnell is losing. In the latest episode of The Point, CNN's Chris Cillizza unpacks why Trump's endorsements are a must among GOP candidates -- and his ongoing feud with McConnell could be a threat to the Senator's quest to stay in leadership.

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Trump tears into McConnell over debt ceiling deal with Democrats

Former President Donald Trump on Saturday eviscerated Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell for compromising with Senate Democrats on a temporary debt ceiling deal, his latest broadside against the top Republican in Washington as Trump continues to hint at a 2024 presidential run.

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Should Schumer be blamed for the Manchin problem?

Progressives have been lambasting the Senate's top Democrat, Chuck Schumer, all over my social media feeds this week for failing to stand up to the Senate minority leader, Mitch McConnell. Those criticisms peaked this week as McConnell seemed to be calling the shots on the debt-limit impasse. Even though Schumer maneuvered to get what he wanted -- the Senate extended the debt ceiling (till December) -- there was no letup from the left.

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McConnell's shift on debt ceiling fight puts GOP in a bind

The debt ceiling deal proposed by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is putting his GOP conference in a bind, with some Republicans accusing the formidable Senate tactician of folding in his standoff with Democrats and others refusing to go along with his strategy.

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Opinion: Mitch McConnell blinked

Mitch McConnell blinked. As business leaders and officials warned of the grave harm a US default on debt could trigger, the Senate minority leader finally offered to provide Republican votes for a short-term suspension of the debt ceiling.

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