“I don’t intend to run to the right of Mitch McConnell, I don’t intend to run to the left of Mitch McConnell, I intend to run straight over the top of Mitch McConnell”
Read more: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/wp/2013/08/05/does-mitch-mcconnells-primary-challenger-have-a-chance-watch-and-decide-video/
U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes lets us know what rhymes with Mitch at the 3:18 mark.
Mitch McConnell voted in favor of big oil companies on 100 percent of oil-related bills from 2005–2007, according to Oil Change International. Business Insider reports Mitch has received over a million dollars from oil companies over the course of his Senate career.
Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/senators-who-voted-against-ending-big-oil-tax-breaks-received-millions-from-big-oil-2012-3#ixzz2a5Sj7NUn
The minus sign is not a typo. “On average, Mr. McConnell has a net job approval rating of minus 7 percent.”
Read more at http://fivethirtyeight.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/07/01/re-election-is-likely-for-mcconnell-but-not-guaranteed/?_r=0
Senator Mitch McConnell was one of the Senators who voted in support of the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP), which provided troubled banks with a bailout from the federal government. Among those banks who received TARP funds were:
Citigroup – $25,000,000,000
JPMorgan – $25,000,000,000
Capital One Financial – $3,555,199,000
These three banks are also three of Senator McConnell’s largest campaign contributors.
Read more: http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php?type=C&cid=n00003389&newMem=N&cycle=2014