Top Republicans Ask 'Hillbilly Elegy' Author JD Vance To Run For Senate Seat

Politics | Jack Crowe
SUN VALLEY, ID - JULY 13: Venture capitalist and author JD Vance (2nd from R) shakes hands with Tim Cook (R), chief executive officer of Apple, on the third day of the annual Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference, July 13, 2017 in Sun Valley, Idaho. Every July, some of the world's most wealthy and powerful businesspeople from the media, finance, technology and political spheres converge at the Sun Valley Resort for the exclusive weeklong conference. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

McConnell has spoken with Vance

GOP Puts Chopping The Welfare State On The 2018 Agenda

Politics | Robert Donachie
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to the media with U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell at his side in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, U.S., October 16, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

‘The speaker believes he has the consensus to do welfare reform’

McConnell Applauds Trump's Comments On Bannon

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke

‘I would like to associate¬†myself¬†with what the president had to say about Steve Bannon yesterday’

Congressional Leaders, White House Huddle On Budget

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke

‘We had a positive and productive meeting’

Mitch McConnell Warms Up To Trump's Twitter Habit

Politics | Henry Rodgers

‘Haven’t been a fan until this week’

Watch McConnell Explain Why Dems Wouldn't Help Push Tax Reform

Politics | Robert Donachie
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to the media with U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell at his side in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, U.S., October 16, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

‘Whatever hope I had for that faded’

Planned Parenthood's Future Hinges On This Republican-Backed Law

Politics | Rachel Stoltzfoos
A baby pacifier hangs from an umbrella as part of the props used by union workers in a non-profit sector march in Brussels December 2, 2005. (Photo: REUTERS/Francois Lenoir)

‘Very gray and musty area’

Congress Dodges Gov't Shutdown, Passes Two-Week Spending Bill

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke

More spending fights to come

GOP Tax Reform Is Now One Step Away From Being Law

Politics | Robert Donachie
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (L) talks as Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R) stands behind him as Republican party leaders speak about their tax plan in the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., September 27, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

We may just have a final tax bill by Christmas

This Move Could Get Conservatives On Board With ACA Stabilization Bill

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
House Freedom Caucus chairman Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill, December 4, 2017 in Washington, D.C. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

‘Republicans want to fund the military, Democrats know that’

Lawmakers Still Haven't Agreed On Length Of Must-Pass CR

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R), R-KY, stands next to House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA, during a signing ceremony for the Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Act on February 13, 2015 in the Rayburn Room of the US Capitol in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/MANDEL NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

‘What we anticipate is a two-week CR’

McConnell: We Would Have No Option But To Swear In Roy Moore

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) leaves the Senate floor during debate over the Republican tax reform plan in Washington, U.S., December 1, 2017. REUTERS/James Lawler Duggan

‘I’ve already predicted what immediately will unfold’

McConnell Changes His Stance On Roy Moore

Politics | Henry Rodgers

‘Let the people’

Former Staffer Of Harry Reid: End The Senate Filibuster

Politics | Kerry Picket
'Let each side pass the policies they want & let the public decide'

Senate Passes Massive Tax Reform Legislation

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke and Kerry Picket
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 24: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) smiles after addressing reporters following a lunch with Senate Republicans and President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill, October 24, 2017 in Washington, DC. Trump joined the senators to talk about upcoming legislation, including the proposed GOP tax cuts and reform. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

On To Conference

McConnell: 'We Have The Votes' To Pass Tax Reform

Politics | Robert Donachie
(L-R) Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Sen. Orrin Hatch introduce the Republican tax reform plan at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., November 9, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein

Is he right?