Mitch McConnell

The Post-Filibuster Age

It’s coming—but maybe not as soon as we expect.

Our Best Stuff From the Week Before Super Tuesday

Mitch McConnell announces he’ll step down as Senate minority leader.

Haley Continues Her Cross-Country Stump Ahead of Super Tuesday

Plus: With McConnell retiring, who might lead Senate Republicans next?

McConnell Retires From Leadership

After almost 17 years, the Senate Republican leader announces plans to step down.

The Scapegoats

A crisis of leadership in a weak, divided party.

‘Changing Politics’ Threaten Senate Immigration Deal

A bipartisan border security package in the upper chamber teeters on the brink.

Et Tu, Mitch?

McConnell surrenders to Trump. Or does he?

Video: Election Night 2023

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Congress Heads Toward a September Scramble

The gap between the House and Senate spending plans grows as the end of the fiscal year approaches.

Democrats Are Making a Risky Bet With Biden

It’s no wonder the president has vouched for Mitch McConnell’s fitness after the latter’s latest health episode.

McConnell at the Crossroads

There’s never a good time to have a leadership change, but some times are worse than others.

When the House Returns, It’ll Be Crunch Time

Plus: Succession questions loom after another Mitch McConnell medical scare.

Mitch McConnell’s Future as Leader Uncertain Following Second Freeze-Up 

Plus: A prominent New Hampshire donor says he’s warming to Ron DeSantis.

Après Mitch, Le Déluge

One cheer for gerontocracy.

Stirewaltisms: Lessons in Power at a Time of Transition

The similarities and differences between Nancy Pelosi and Mitch McConnell.

Mitch McConnell Comes Out on Top

The Senate minority leader predicted he would retain leadership of Senate Republicans despite a challenge from Rick Scott. He was right.