Mitch McConnell

Julia Conley, staff writer
"What are Republicans afraid of?" asked Sen. Bernie Sanders.
Jon Queally, staff writer
Republican Senate leader Mitch McConnell arrives for the Senate impeachment trial of US President Donald Trump at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, January 21, 2020. - Sparks flew Tuesday over proposed rules for the Senate trial of President Donald Trump, as Democrats accused Republicans of attempting a "cover-up" of evidence that the US leader abused his powers. The first full day of the historic trial saw the Republican Senate leader Mitch McConnell submit a resolution on procedures that does not admit ev
"If the president is so confident in his case, if Leader McConnell is so...
Jon Queally, staff writer
 "If the public views the trial as rigged," argued Craig Holman of Public Citizen, "a 'not guilty' verdict from the Senate will not be seen by the public as grounds for exoneration." (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images)
"The public declarations by Senator McConnell that his role in the impeachment...


Arguing "a nation is both its credits and its debts - if Thomas Jefferson matters, so does Sally Hemings," writer Ta-Nehisi Coates offered searing testimony at the House hearing on possible reparations to black Americans long and still confronted by state-sanctioned violence for simply trying to be equal citizens of this country. Until we reckon with a past that's of a racist piece - slavery, Jim Crow, incarceration, poverty, violence - he says, "America will never be whole."