Mitch McConnell

Addison Mitchell McConnell III is an American politician and retired attorney serving as Senate minority leader since 2021 and as the senior United States senator from Kentucky. Currently in his seventh term, McConnell has held the seat since 1985. A member of the Republican Party, he previously served as Senate majority leader from 2015 to 2021, and as minority leader from 2007 to 2015. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Mitch McConnell has 4,126 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1985 Senate Committee. The year with the most videos was 2017 with 263 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2020 with an average of 6,029 views per program. Most appearances with John Thune (257), John A. Barrasso M.D. (236), Roy Blunt (198). Most common tags: Washington Politics, Republican Party, Senate.

Appearances by Title:January 3, 1985 - Present U.S. Senator, R-KY View Map


Minority Leader (Jan 20, 2021 - Present) Majority Leader (Jan 03, 2015 - Jan 20, 2021) Minority Leader (Jan 03, 2007 - Jan 03, 2015) Videos: 4,123

Recent Appearances

  • Senate Session, Part 1

    Senate Session, Part 1

    Senators gave floor speeches. No votes were taken.

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate confirmed Roger Zakheim to be a member of the U.S. Institute of Peace board of directors. . Senators Tim Scott…

  • Senate Session, Part 1

    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate continued work on President Biden’s executive and judicial nominations. Several senators came to the floor to…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate continued work on President Biden’s executive and judicial nominations. Several senators came to the floor to…

  • Senate Session, Part 1

    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate convened for a period of morning business. No votes were taken.

  • Senate Republican Agenda

    Senate Republican Agenda

    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell s(R-KY_) said it was “reasonable” for House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) to ask for…

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Past Elections

Ideology data is based on DW-NOMINATE statistics developed by Keith Poole and Howard Rosenthal. More information can be found at Voteview .

Historic election results compiled from data found on FEC.gov
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