Tag: Mitch McConnell

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky) discusses the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act (HISA). Kentucky Republican Congressman Andy Barr (left) and Breeders' Cup President Drew Fleming were key supporters of the bill. (Image: Keeneland)

Congress Passes Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act

The Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act, a bill once thought dead, passed in the US Senate late Monday night, taking up a small part of a $1.4 trillion government funding bill that included $900 billion for COVID-19 relief. President Donald Trump is expected to sign the bill, which the House […]

Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death at 87 last week made her the fourth-oldest Supreme Court Justice in American history. It also ignited what promises to be a brutal fight to replace her on the bench less than two months from the presidential election. (Image: US Supreme Court)

Supreme Court Betting: Amy Coney Barrett Heavy Favorite to Succeed RBG

It’s highly unlikely that Amy Coney Barrett will ever earn an affectionate three-letter-moniker like the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s “RBG,” but it’s very likely that the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals Justice will replace Ginsberg on the US Supreme Court. Even as the country mourns Ginsburg and her civil rights […]