McConnell was born in Sheffield, Alabama, and grew up in nearby Athens, Alabama, where his grandfather, Robert Hayes McConnell Sr. and his great uncle Addison Mitchell McConnell, owned McConnell Funeral Home. He is of Scots-Irish and English descent. One of his ancestors fought on the American side in the American Revolutionary War.
Feb 2, 2023, 12:03 PM EST Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) may have just delivered some harsh payback to fellow Republican Sens. Rick Scott (Fla.) and Mike Lee (Utah). He reportedly pulled the two lawmakers off the powerful Commerce Committee after they tried to unseat him as the Republican leader recently. A coincidence?
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has pulled Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.), who tried to oust him as the Senate’s top Republican in a bruising leadership race, off the powerful Commerce...
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell removed Sens. Mike Lee and Rick Scott from the Senate Commerce Committee on Wednesday. Getty Images “It was McConnell’s decision to remove someone who has...
Senator Addison Mitchell McConnell Jr is an American politician. He has been serving as a U.S. Senator from Kentucky under the Republicans since 1985. He is also the incumbent Senate Minority Leader. He has also served as the Minority Leader from 2007 to 2015 and Majority leader from 2015 to 2021. Senator Mitch McConnell was born in Tuscumbia, Alabama, on February 20, 1942.
Mitch McConnell is a longtime Republican U.S. Senator from Kentucky. He was named Senate majority leader in 2014.
CNN —. House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy took to Fox News primetime last week and dinged his counterpart across the Capitol: Senate GOP Leader Mitch McConnell.
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Feb. 24, 2022. Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell won't get his old job as Senate majority leader back in January after voters decided to let Democrats keep control of Congress' upper chamber. It was unclear what the outcome of the Nov. 8 election would mean for control of the Senate for several days as the vote tallies of close races across the country were counted.
Mitch McConnell, in full Addison Mitchell McConnell, Jr., (born February 20, 1942, Tuscumbia, Alabama, U.S.), American politician who began his first term representing Kentucky in the U.S. Senate in 1985. A Republican, he served as majority whip (2003–07), minority leader (2007–15; 2021– ), and majority leader (2015–21).