Mitch McConnell's file:
McConnell

Republican from Kentucky

Mitch McConnell is a U.S. Senator from Kentucky and the Republican leader in the U.S. Senate.

Recent statements involving Mitch McConnell

Says of Mitch McConnell, "What can happen in 30 years? A senator can become a multi-millionaire in public office."

Says he "voted for even stronger protections (in the Violence Against Women Act) than Obama's agenda will allow."

Says a new report shows the "devastating tax hikes (in the health care law) will have on middle-class Kentuckians."

"More women are graduating from college now than men."

Says Alison Lundergan Grimes "supports Obamacare, which cuts $700 billion from seniors’ Medicare."

Recent stories featuring Mitch McConnell

Obama's vacation observation, Mitch McConnell's millions: PolitiFact Oregon Roundup:

The president takes a swipe at Congress for being on "vacation" all month (never mind his own two-week golfing get-away), while Scott Walker boasts of investing millions in worker-training programs -- all in today's PolitiFact Oregon Roundup.

Fact-checking women's issues in the Kentucky Senate race:

The Violence Against Women Act is at the center of the Kentucky Senate race between Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes. We took a look at two dueling ads in the race on the issue.

Fact-checking primary contests in Kentucky, Oregon and Idaho:

Voters go to the polls today to select between candidates who are seeking their party nominations. Our fact-checks looked at gun rights, the Wall Street bailout, unemployment and cockfighting.

Fact-checking the Kentucky Senate race:

Next year, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell will have a challenger in the Republican primary. The political ads have already started.

Texas Truthiness in 2010:

Not everyone's pants were on fire this year — some worthy statements sent the Truth-O-Meter needle pointing to True.

Statements by U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, Gov. Rick Perry and Democratic gubernatorial nominee Bill White were among our most-read fact-checks that found the speaker correct.

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