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Mitch McConnell

Mitch McConnellAKA Addison Mitchell McConnell, Jr.

Born: 20-Feb-1942
Birthplace: Tuscumbia, AL

Gender: Male
Religion: Baptist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Senator from Kentucky

Military service: US Army Reserve (1967)

On 6 December 2012, with the intent to demonstrate that Democrats did not have support in the Senate, he brought up legislation to largely transfer authority to raise the US Debt Ceiling to the President. His bluff was called, and as McConnell had brought up the matter in bad faith, he had to resort to filibustering his own bill.

Father: Addison Mitchell McConnell, Sr.
Mother: Julia Shockley
Wife: Sherrill Redmon (div.)
Daughter: Elly
Daughter: Claire
Daughter: Porter
Wife: Elaine Chao (former Secretary of Labor, m. 6-Feb-1993)

    High School: duPont Manual High School, Louisville, KY
    University: BA, University of Louisville (1964)
    Law School: JD, University of Kentucky (1967)

    US Senator, Kentucky (1985-present)
    Meese Commission witness (19-Jun-1985)
    US Justice Department Deputy Assistant US Attorney (1974-75)
    Congressional Staff Legislative Assistant to Senator Marlow W. Cook (1968-70)
    Congressional Staff intern for Senator John S. Cooper (Mar-1967)
    4-H Club
    Alfalfa Club 2000, President (2006-07)
    Close Up Foundation Board of Advisors
    Jefferson Awards Board of Selectors
    Leadership Institute Bi-Partisan Congressional Advisory Board
    McConnell Senate Committee '14 Candidate
    National Council for a New America National Panel of Experts
    United Way president
    Draft Deferment: Vietnam
    Funeral: Jesse Helms (2008)
    Funeral: Robert Byrd (2010)
    Dubya Nickname Mitchie
    Risk Factors: Polio

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Occupy Unmasked (21-Sep-2012) · Himself

Official Website:
http://mcconnell.senate.gov/


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