Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Mitch McConnell”

The Senate Votes on Antiwar Yemen Resolution Tomorrow

Voting to end U.S. involvement in the war is only the first step in bringing peace to Yemen, but it is essential and long overdue.

Posted March 12th, 2019

The Craven GOP and the War on Yemen

Congressional Republicans have once again outdone themselves in their craven and cynical efforts to stymie a resolution calling for an end to U.S. involvement in the war on Yemen.

Posted February 26th, 2019

The Senate Rejects Rubio’s Attack on Free Speech Again

Rubio’s bill is such a clear violation of the First Amendment that it makes it extremely easy for even the most hawkish Democratic senators to vote against it.

Posted January 15th, 2019

The War on Yemen and ‘International Order’

The continued arming of a government that is responsible for killing thousands of civilians and is guilty of numerous war crimes represents a breach of past U.S. commitments.

Posted September 21st, 2016

The GOP’s Florida Senate Woes

Republican leaders have managed to create a worst-case scenario for their side of the Florida Senate race.

Posted June 6th, 2016

McConnell and the Iran Hawks’ Loathing of Diplomacy

McConnell confirms that there could never be any deal that would satisfy him and other Iran hawks.

Posted July 2nd, 2015

Why Are Republican Senate Candidates Struggling?

Ross Douthat suggests an explanation for why Republican Senate candidates appear to …

Posted April 23rd, 2014

So Much for the Paul-DeMint Caucus

After Ted Cruz won the Republican Senate nomination, Jim Antle profiled a …

Posted December 6th, 2012

Replacing the Congressional GOP’s Leadership

Dan McCarthy makes many good points in his post on the possibilities …

Posted October 31st, 2012