Aging bourbon at a distillery in Kentucky.

McConnell and Paul Introduce Tax Bill For Bourbon Producers

May 5, 2015

The AGED Spirits Act allows bourbon producers to write off whiskey as it ages. At the moment, the tax code is written such that distilleries can only deduct bourbon once it is bottled and sold. Read Story

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Mitch McConnell to Rest of World: ‘Proceed With Caution’ on Climate Deal

March 31, 2015

The U.S. has submitted its carbon emissions reduction plan to the United Nations, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is already warning the rest of the world that America may not follow through on it. Read Story


Paul And McConnell’s Opposition To Loretta Lynch Riles Louisville’s African American Leaders

March 26, 2015

African American leaders in Louisville are speaking out against Kentucky’s U.S. senators and their efforts to block the confirmation of Loretta Lynch as U.S. attorney general. Read Story

NRDC Targets McConnell’s Environmental Record in New Campaign

February 26, 2015

A national group has launched a campaign to highlight Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s environmental record. Read Story


Elaine Chao Leaves Bloomberg Philanthropies Amid Clean Energy Push

January 21, 2015

Elaine Chao has resigned from the board of Bloomberg Philanthropies as the foundation revs up its commitment to its clean energy initiative. Read Story


Mitch McConnell Calls On the Senate To Be More Productive

January 7, 2015

In his first floor speech as Senate Majority Leader, Republican Mitch McConnell on Wednesday laid out his plan for what he says is the end of a dysfunctional government led by Democrats. Read Story


Mitch McConnell is Officially the Senate Majority Leader

January 6, 2015

Sen. Mitch McConnell was formally sworn in Tuesday as the Senate’s majority leader, and for the first time in eight years Republicans control both houses of Congress. Read Story