US Senate Democrats hand Mitch McConnell a rare defeat with climate, drug bill

US Senate Democrats hand Mitch McConnell a rare defeat with climate, drug bill

US Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks at the US Capitol in Washington, on July 27.ELIZABETH FRANTZ/Reuters US Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell, whose legislative skills have torpedoed many Democratic priorities, suffered a rare defeat himself this week, when Democrats thwarted his plan to block their new $430 billion drugs and energy bill. McConnell, who … Read more