The Biggest Winner: Senator Mitch McConnell

by The Weekly Standard

The Weekly Standard— Republicans lost the House but held the Senate in the midterm election. That puts Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell in the catbird seat.

Raw Story—As Congress picks leaders, Mitch McConnell keeps top Senate post. Mitch McConnell and Chuck Schumer were re-elected on Wednesday to the top jobs in the U.S. Senate, as expected, with lawmakers still fresh from last week’s elections and choosing their party chieftains ahead of the start of a new Congress in January. The only real question marks about who will lead on Capitol Hill in 2019-2020 were in the House of Representatives, where the front-runners from both parties faced challenges. The most watched leadership race …

Breitbart—Mitch McConnell: President Trump ‘Extremely Helpful’ in Republicans Holding Senate. In a press conference Wednesday morning, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) praised President Donald Trump for helping Republicans keep the Senate.—Trump is right: Mitch McConnell is one of the greatest Senate leaders of all time. Liberals don’t have to like McConnell, but they should recognize his skill.