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Bill Straub: Will McConnell maintain majority leader status, even if he defeats his Democrat opponent?

To the vast relief of a grateful but beleaguered nation, Senate Republican Leader Mitch “Root-‘n-Branch” McConnell, has made it clear that, should the good folks of Kentucky choose to return him to the upper chamber for the seventh time this November, he would be more than willing to continue to serve as capo di tutti capi of the GOP caucus, whether it maintains its majority for another two...

Tom Block: Thank you, Sen. Paul, for leading the charge on an issue of major importance

I for one am very proud of Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul and the strong stance he has taken on the policy of drone targeting of American citizens, especially on American soil. Diminishing our rights under the constitution is a very slippery slope, and this to me seems like a pretty clear case of executive branch overreach.   The reason drone strikes in overseas locations has fairly broad support is...