Emboldened by Democrats’ decision to scrap an omnibus funding bill and extend the Bush-era tax cuts for two years, McConnell is ready to deploy his larger Republican minority next year, insisting that Democratic leaders will need to bend to his party’s will – particularly on spending issues.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has a warning for Democrats seething over his shrewd political tactics: Get used to it.
"There’s much for them to be angst-ridden about," McConnell said with a chuckle. "If they think it' bad now, wait 'til next year."
One of the first things the new Republican dominated House will do is pick ObamaCare apart.
Anti-ObamaCare measures will soon come to the Senate. How vigorously will Senate Democrats protect ObamaCare when push comes to shove - especially those up for re-election in 2012?