March 4, 2024

Mitch McConnell

Top U.S. Senate Republican Mitch McConnell said [last] Wednesday he will step down this year from his leadership role… McConnell, who has represented Kentucky in the Senate since 1985 and has been his party's leader since 2007, gleefully embraced the nickname ‘Grim Reaper’ for his willingness to use the levers of power to stonewall Democratic goals, whether as majority leader or, as is currently the case, minority leader… His tenure of nearly 17 years as a Senate party leader is the longest on record.” Reuters

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From the Right

The right generally praises McConnell, arguing that he effectively advanced conservative priorities.

From the Left

The left criticizes McConnell, arguing that he relentlessly pursued partisan goals to the detriment of the country.

The left criticizes McConnell, arguing that he relentlessly pursued partisan goals to the detriment of the country.

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