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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Gives Mitch McConnell A Semantics Lesson After His McCarthyism Gripe

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) claims he was a victim of “McCarthyism” after critics dubbed him “Moscow Mitch” for blocking a bill to protect U.S. elections from Russian meddling. McConnell wrote on Twitter on Monday:  Modern-day McCarthyism is poison for American democracy. It is shameful to imply that policy disagreements make the other side […]

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Chuck Schumer Urges McConnell To Pass Equal Pay In Honor Of U.S. Women’s Soccer Team

Lauding the “extraordinary” U.S. women’s national soccer team for its “excellence” and “heart,” Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) extended an invitation on Monday to the World Cup champions to visit the U.S. Senate — saying “it would be my honor to host America’s winning team.”  His invitation followed a similar gesture by House Speaker […]

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Adam Scott To Mitch McConnell: Don’t Use My Image, Unless It’s For ‘Humiliating Defeat’

Actor Adam Scott isn’t mincing words: He doesn’t want Mitch McConnell to tweet out GIFs featuring his face under any circumstance except one.The “Parks and Recreation” star was livid on Wednesday after he discovered the Senate majority leader’s Twitter account had used Scott’s image in this tweet Monday.   This would be a complete reversal from […]

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Fed-Up Jon Stewart Unloads On Mitch McConnell In Searing ‘Late Show’ Smackdown

Former “Daily Show” host Jon Stewart is firing back at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), who this weekend shrugged off the former “Daily Show” host’s impassioned call for Congress to reauthorize the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF). “I don’t know why he’s all bent out of shape,” McConnell said on Fox News on Sunday. […]

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Jon Stewart Shreds ‘White Whale’ Mitch McConnell Over 9/11 Bill Response

Jon Stewart skewered Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-Ky.) response to efforts to safeguard funding for 9/11 first responders, accusing him of acting without compassion for the victims. In a “Fox News Sunday” interview, the comedian addressed his now-viral speech before House lawmakers during which he shamed congressional leaders for dragging their feet when it […]

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Harvard Constitutional Law Professor Unloads On ‘Flagrant Dickhead’ Mitch McConnell

Laurence Tribe accused McConnell of hypocrisy in a concise yet blistering tweet that has gone viral. McConnell infamously did not allow Merrick Garland, who was former President Barack Obama‘s Supreme Court nominee, a hearing in 2016 because he said it was too close to the presidential election. “Hypocrisy is McTurtle’s middle name,” wrote Tribe. “And […]