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10.20.21

Democrats’ Third Attempt At A Partisan Election Power Grab Is More Of The Same

LEADER McCONNELL: 'Senator Schumer Wants To Stage Another Political Stunt Around The Umpteenth Iteration Of The Same Partisan Power Grab That The Senate Has Already Considered And Rejected Repeatedly. It Is The Same Rotten Core As Speaker Pelosi's H.R. 1 With Slightly Amended Window Dressing' SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Another week, another effort by Washington Democrats to create fake drama over a proposed election takeover that will go nowhere. Senator Schumer wants to … Continue Reading


07.19.21

Dems Take ‘Big Lies And Fake Outrage’ On The Road To Georgia

Senate Democrats Will Hold A Hearing In Georgia This Week To Continue Their 'Shameless Effort To Manufacture An Air Of Crisis To Help Democrats Ram Their Election Takeover Bills Through,' Which Dem Leaders Have Admitted Is Mainly About Ensuring Democrats Win Elections SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "This spring, the state of Georgia passed a mainstream election law that expanded early voting and made drop boxes permanent for the first time. The left responded with a total melt… Continue Reading


06.22.21

Any Way You Slice It, ‘It Still Retains S.1’s Rotten Core’

LEADER McCONNELL: 'Whichever Label Democrats Slap On Their Bill, The Substance Remains The Same. It's Always Been A Plan To Rewrite The Ground Rules Of American Politics … Today, The Senate's Going To Fulfill Our Founding Purpose, Stop This Partisan Power Grab, And Reject S.1' SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Later today, the Senate will vote on whether to advance Democrats' transparently partisan plan to tilt every election in America permanently in their favor. By n… Continue Reading


06.21.21

Democrats’ Partisan Election Takeover: ‘The Same Awful Guts Are All In There’

Bloated With All The Same Awful Policies That Resulted In Bipartisan Opposition In The House, 'Nobody Is Fooled' By A New Bill Number Or Text Based On Sen. Klobuchar's Rejected Substitute Amendment: 'We're Talking About Fundamentally The Same Bill' SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "We're talking about fundamentally the same bill. And one thing's for certain: 'major overhaul' doesn't even begin to describe it. The same awful guts are all in there: There's the plan to forcibly rew… Continue Reading


06.17.21

Dems Remain Divided On S.1, While Republicans Are Uniformly Opposed

Democrat Leaders Are Still Struggling To Get All Their Members To Support Their Nakedly Partisan Election Takeover, With Significant Numbers Of Dems Expressing Concerns Both Privately And Publicly, As Republicans Have Maintained Strong, United Opposition SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "[Democrats'] marquee bill, S.1, is such a brazen political power-grab that the question isn't even whether it could earn bipartisan support. The question is how wide the bipartisan opposition… Continue Reading


06.08.21

Dems Prepare A Month Of Designed-To-Fail Senate Kabuki

Taking His Cues From Radical Leftists, Sen. Schumer Has Announced He'll Force Votes On Far-Left Partisan Bills He Knows Will Fail In Order To Falsely Claim That The Senate Is Broken SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Already, on multiple occasions this year, we've demonstrated that even a narrowly divided chamber is capable of taking productive, bipartisan steps on serious issues…. So the question at the outset of this work period is how Democrats will use their razor-t… Continue Reading


05.18.21

Markup Recap: Democrats Vote To Retain All The Most Egregious, Partisan Provisions Of Their Power Grab Over American Elections

During Last Week's Markup Of S.1, Democrats' Partisan Proposal To Rewrite Election Laws In All 50 States, Democrats On The Senate Rules Committee Voted To Spend Public Money On Their Own Campaigns, Mutate The FEC Into A Partisan Cudgel, Police Core Political Speech While Supercharging Political Intimidation And Cancel Culture, And Eviscerate State Voter ID Laws SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "A one-party takeover of our political system. That's what Senate Democrats brought t… Continue Reading


05.11.21

All Of The Worst Provisions Remain In Democrats’ Partisan Election Takeover

As Democrats Prepare To Mark Up S.1, The Democrat Politician Protection Act, It Still Would Funnel Public Money To Politicians' Campaigns, Turn The FEC Into A Partisan Weapon, Unconstitutionally Regulate Core Political Speech And Encourage Political Intimidation, And Consolidate Control Over Elections In Washington While Undermining Voter ID Requirements And Imposing Ballot Harvesting On States "The Senate is headed for a showdown over Democrats' sweeping voting rights and election overhaul … Continue Reading


03.24.21

The Democrat Politician Protection Act’s Assault On America’s State-Run Elections

Democrats' Partisan Bill 'Usurps States' Authority Over Elections' Forcing One-Size-Fits-All Dicta From Washington On Everything From Mandating Use Of Technology That Doesn't Yet Exist To Gutting Voter ID Laws To Compelling States To Allow Ballot Harvesting To A New Unaccountable Redistricting Process SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "In this country, states and localities run elections. Those of us in the federal government do not get a stranglehold over the ways in which vote… Continue Reading


03.16.21

Democrat Politician Protection Act: Dems Use The Law To Fund Their Campaigns And Intimidate Their Opponents

The Democrat Politician Protection Act Passed In The House Allows Democrats To Use Public Money To Pay For Their Political Campaigns, Transforms The FEC Into A Partisan Weapon With Dramatically Expanded Powers To Police Americans' Political Speech, And Forces Private Donor Disclosures That Would Invite Public Political Attacks And Intimidation SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "[Democrats are] recycl[ing] failed legislation that would have Washington Democrats grab unprecedent… Continue Reading


11.16.20

Win Or Lose, Democrats’ Answer Is Always A Washington Election Takeover

After Speaker Pelosi's Electoral Humiliation, Democrats Are Once Again Pushing Her Far-Left Plan To Federalize Our Elections SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "By every indication, the 2020 election appears to have been free from meaningful foreign interference. There is no suggestion that our foreign adversaries were allowed to undermine the integrity of this process…. The Trump Administration and the Senate spent four years supporting the state and local election authoriti… Continue Reading


09.18.20

Dems’ Partisan Approach To Election Security Undermines Our Bipartisan Progress

Thanks To Important Work By The Senate, The Trump Administration, The Intelligence Community, And Local Officials, Our Elections Are Safer Than They Were In 2016, When The Obama Administration Fell Down On The Job, But Prominent Democrats Refuse To Acknowledge That, Choosing Instead To Sow Division And Fear For Partisan Purposes "Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Thursday accused Senate Democrats of furthering election interference goals of foreign adversaries by downplaying … Continue Reading


05.14.20

House Democrats’ Expensive, Unserious Wish List

House Democrats Unveiled A $3 Trillion Spending Spree Stuffed With A 'Wish List Filled Up With All The Party's Favored Policies,' 'Not Something Designed To Deal With Reality' SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "[W]hat you've seen in the House … is not something designed to deal with reality, but designed to deal with aspirations. This is not a time for aspirational legislation, this is a time for practical response to the coronavirus pandemic. And so, we're going to insis… Continue Reading


02.11.20

Democrats Continue To Mislead On Election Security

Democrats Continue To Demand Partisan Legislation That Ignores The Successful 2018 And 2019 Elections And The Over $800 Million For Election Security Congress Has Appropriated In The Last 2 Years Two Months Ago, Congress Approved Another $425 Million For Election Security, For A Total Of Over $800 Million Since 2018 2018: "Congress provided $380 million in election security funding as part of its massive spending bill, a move that reflects the growing consensus in Washington that more nee… Continue Reading


09.20.19

Setting The Record Straight On Election Security

Another $250 Million In Election Security Funding-Totaling $630 Million Over The Last Two Years-Is Just The Latest Example Of Significant Actions Taken Since 2016, Once Again Disproving The Partisan Myths SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "I'm proud the Financial Services & General Government bill will include a bipartisan amendment providing another $250 million for the administration and security of their elections, to help states improve their defenses and shore up their … Continue Reading


08.01.19

Senate Accomplishments In The 116th Congress

Accomplishments Of The 116th Senate Include: TRANSFORMING THE COURTS: Confirmed 13 of President Trump's circuit court nominees and 46 of his district court nominees for a total of 43 and 99 since 2017, respectively. BUDGET AGREEMENT: Passed a bipartisan deal setting government funding levels for the next two years that secures funding increases to support our troops, rebuild and modernize our military, and support the VA Mission Act to provide timely access and care for our nation's v… Continue Reading


03.08.19

Dems Protect The Worst Of The Democrat Politician Protection Act

Democrats Voted Along Partisan Lines To Retain The Most Outrageous Provisions Of The Democrat Politician Protection Act SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "This bill is a target-rich environment … I would give you some of the highlights that I think are particularly offensive to average voters. Number one, using government money to subsidize campaigns. In effect, money collected from all of us … and given, in effect, to candidates, to finance campaigns, that we may … Continue Reading


03.06.19

McConnell Prescient On Democrat Politician Protection Act

The ACLU Agrees That Democrats' Bill Would Chill Protected Speech, A Key Dem Committee Chair Agrees It Will Federalize Control Of Elections, And Reporting Agrees That Handing Taxpayer Money To Political Campaigns Would Produce A 'Candidate Bonanza' "The American Civil Liberties Union, on behalf of its 3 million members, supporters and activists, opposes H.R. 1, the For the People Act of 2019 as it was reported out of the House Administration Committee." (Ronald Newman and Kate Ruane, ACLU, … Continue Reading


01.30.19

The ‘Democrat Politician Protection Act’

House Democrats' First Major Initiative Is A Power Grab Designed To Tilt Elections In Their Favor And Consolidate Authority In Washington SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "This week, Democrats in the House of Representatives are beginning the committee process for a bill they're saying is their party's signature priority for this Congress. They are so focused on this legislation that they've given it the ceremonial designation of H.R. 1. But I think it's more accurately describ… Continue Reading

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