From left, Sens. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., John Thune, R-S.D., John Cornyn, R-Texas, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., conduct a news conference in the Ohio Clock Corridor after the senate luncheons in the Capitol. The impending 'fiscal cliff' was mainly discussed.
クレジット: Tom Williams
Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY), Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO), Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Sen. Jon Kyl (R-AZ), and Sen. John Thune (R-SD) hold the weekly Republican leadership news conference following their policy luncheon in the U.S. Capitol on December 4, 2012 in Washington, DC. McConnell spoke on various topics including the 'fiscal cliff' issue.
クレジット: Brendan Hoffman
Sen. Jon Kyl (R-AZ) (C) answers reporters' questions during a news conference with (L-R) Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY), Sen. John Thune (R-SD), Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) at the U.S. Capitol June 5, 2012 in Washington, DC. Despite strong support from President Barack Obama, a bill that calls for equal pay in the workplace was blocked by the Senate Republicans.
クレジット: Chip Somodevilla
The US Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R- KY) (R) and Minority Whip Jon Kyl (R-AZ) walk to the Senate chamber for a vote at the Capitol on July 31, 2011 in Washington, DC. As the United States approaches the possibility of a default, the congressional leaders and the White House try to reach agreement on measures to lift the debt ceiling to address the deficits.
クレジット: Astrid Riecken
Surrounded by reporters, Senate Budget Committee Chairman Sen. Kent Conrad (D-ND) (L) and Senate Minority Whip Sen. Jon Kyl (R-AZ) embrace and share a laugh after running into each other after leaving their respective caucus meetings in the U.S. Capitol July 25, 2011 in Washington, DC. The Senate Democrats and Republicans were separately meeting to discuss budget and debt ceiling legislation that had been proposed by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) that would include $2.7 trillion in deficit reduction over the next decade and a debt limit hike that would carry through the November 2012 elections.
クレジット: Chip Somodevilla
Senate Minority Whip Sen. Jon Kyl (R-AZ) (R) speaks as Senate Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (L) listens during a news conference July 12, 2011 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. McConnell discussed the ongoing budget and debit limit negotiations with the administration and proposed a new solution for the administration to raise the debt ceiling.
クレジット: Alex Wong
Senator Jon Kyl (R-AZ)(2nd-R), speaks about budgets talks with Democrats, while flanked by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN)(L), Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY)(2nd-L), Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX)(3rd-L), and Sen. John Thune (R-SD)(3rd-R) July 6, 2011 in Washington, DC. President Obama has invited Senate leaders to the White House on July 7, in hopes of making a final agreement on raising the national debt limit.