Tag Archives: Mitch McConnell

Picture of the Day for April 17, 2015: Mitch McConnell and the Minimum Wage

Posted by Elaine Magliaro At a secret meeting of elite donors convened by the Koch brothers, McConnell laid out his plan for shrinking the federal government and whined about having to vote on minimum wage bills. (The Nation-August 26, 2014)

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2014 Midterm Election: The “Screw You” Strategy Was a Winner! (With a Mark Fiore Video)

By Elaine Magliaro Political cartoonist Mark Fiore thinks that humans “are a little hard to figure out sometimes, and that makes for an interesting Democracy.” Fiore was puzzled by the results of the recent midterm election. Imagine people voting against their … Continue reading

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90 Pounds of Cocaine Seized Aboard Cargo Ship in Colombia Owned by Mitch McConnell’s In-Laws

By Elaine Magliaro Lee Fang of The Nation reported in late October that a ship operated by the Foremost Maritime Corporation–a company owned by Mitch McConnell’s wife’s family–was stopped and searched before it departed from Colombia. Fang said that Colombian Coast Guard agents found 90 … Continue reading

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