Sen. Rand Paul

Stand With Drones?

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) recently drew attention when he joined his state’s junior senator, Rand Paul (R-Ky.), in hour 11 of his 13-hour talking filibuster of John Brennan’s nomination to become director of the CIA, as Paul demanded an answer to whether the administration intended to use drones over American soil.

The Chronicles of Money, Politics, and the Special Interest Lap Dog and Pony Show

Here's a round-up of Public Campaign and Public Campaign Action Fund's work for the week of July 5-July 8, 2011.

Horse-trading in Washington: Big Money Mitch Shows Us the Way

How do you turn a $15,000 wager into a $126 million tax break? Bet on Big Money Mitch!

As heated negotiations continue in the U.S. Senate over deficit reduction, last week Roll Call reported on an effort to eliminate a huge tax break, authored by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), that many view as a "boondoggle" to a well-connected interest.