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Mitch McConnell

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Congressional Record entries

Entry Title Date
Bring Jobs Home Act—Motion To Proceed July 22, 2014
Mitch McConnell, R-KY
"Mr. President, later today the President will sign a bipartisan workforce training bill into law. It is commonsense legislation that will help my constituents gain new skills to become more competitive. I was proud to support it. I am glad to see that the President is going to sign it."
Tribute To Captain Steven J. Rairdon July 22, 2014
Mitch McConnell, R-KY
"Mr. President, I would like to take a minute to recognize CPT Steve Rairdon of Leslie County, KY. Captain Rairdon is a member of the 173rd Airborne Brigade and participated in commemorating the 70th anniversary of the D-day invasion in Normandy, France, last month."
Remembering Charley Greene Dixon, Jr. July 21, 2014
Mitch McConnell, R-KY
"Mr. President, I am saddened to report to my Senate colleagues the passing of a fellow Kentuckian, Mr. Charley Greene Dixon, Jr., who lost his battle with cancer on June 23 of this year. Charley was a consummate public servant who spent his life working to better his community. Knox County, and the entirety of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is poorer for his loss."
Tribute To Jim Sharpe July 21, 2014
Mitch McConnell, R-KY
"Mr. President, I rise to honor the long and distinguished career of Jim Sharpe. Now retired, Mr. Sharpe opened his first business in Somerset, KY, in 1947. Since that time he has opened several more, pioneered the houseboat business, and has become an irreplaceable fixture in his community."
Unanimous Consent Agreement—Executive Calendar July 17, 2014
Mitch McConnell, R-KY
"Mr. President, yesterday the American people actually scored a victory in the ongoing battle against government overreach. They literally rose, spoke out, and they forced the Obama administration to withdraw the latest gem from the ``department of terrible ideas'' over at the Environmental Protection Agency."

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