'Embedded' Special Profiles Mitch McConnell Monday At 9pm On 88.1 WVPE

Oct 25, 2019

Embedded: Gaining and Holding Power: A Profile of Mitch McConnell.

Monday, October 28, 2019 at 9 PM

In this Oct. 22, 2019, photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., speaks to members of the media following a Senate policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington. House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy and McConnell face different challenges when it comes to President Donald Trump’s possible impeachment.
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In the latest Special Report from NPR's Embedded team, we hear a profile of one of the most powerful people in the country: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. How did he get where he is today? This hour-long special takes listeners on a journey, tracing McConnell’s career: from some of his earliest election races, to the huge - but largely unknown - influence he’s had in blocking campaign finance reform, to his relationship with a most unlikely ally, President Donald Trump.