McConnell re-elected U.S. Senate GOP leader, fending off bid by Florida’s Rick Scott

By: - November 17, 2022 3:09 pm

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) speaks at a press conference following Senate Republicans’ vote on their leadership for the next Congress on Nov. 16, 2022. (Photo by Jennifer Shutt / States Newsroom)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.

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