Majority Leader

McConnell Laments Democratic Stall Tactics to Federal Nominees
 

“In different times, we may have even considered [these nominees] on voice votes,” McConnell said. “But this is where we are.”

It’s Congress vs. Lobbyists at the Congressional Basketball Classic

“Most of us are a few pounds overweight, a few years past our prime, but it’s a lot of fun.”

Recap: Trump’s Day on Capitol Hill
 

With many Republicans in Congress still on the fence regarding their party’s presumptive nominee, Manhattan businessman Donald Trump visited Capitol Hill Thursday, beginning to form relationships with congressional leaders.

Senate Leaders Honor Longtime Gallery Director
 

Senate leaders used opening remarks on the floor Wednesday to honor Ed Pesce, the longtime director of the Senate Periodical Press Gallery, calling him a fixture behind the office’s signature saloon doors.

Minority Leader Harry Reid commended Pesce’s work, along with gallery staff, who act as nonpartisan liaisons coordinating communication between congressional staff and media outlets across several countries.

McConnell: Supreme Court Vacancy Will ‘Not Be Filled This Year’
 

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told reporters he and other Senate Republican leaders met with President Barack Obama for about an hour earlier in the day Tuesday, reiterating to the president that they will not hold a hearing for his Supreme Court nominee.

McConnell: No Hearing on Supreme Court Nominee
 

McConnell Sidesteps Waterboarding Question