About Mitch McConnell
Mitch McConnell is the Senate Majority Leader. Elected to that position unanimously by his Republican colleagues in 2014 – he is the second Kentuckian to ever serve as Majority Leader in the U.S. Senate. Senator McConnell previously served – again by the unanimous vote of his colleagues – as the Republican Leader in the 110th – 111th – 112th and 113th Congresses and as the Majority Whip in the 108th and 109th Congresses. McConnell also served in leadership as chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee during the 1998 and 2000 election cycles. First elected to the Senate in 1984 – McConnell is Kentucky’s longest-serving senator. On November 4 – 2014 – he was elected to a record sixth term by receiving broad support across Kentucky – winning 110 of the Commonwealth’s 120 counties.