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McConnell will step down as the Senate Republican leader in November after a record run in the job - Sentinel Colorado

Feb 28, 2024 View Original Article
  • Bias Rating

    54% Very Conservative

  • Reliability

    40% ReliableFair

  • Policy Leaning

    94% Extremely Conservative

  • Politician Portrayal

    -12% Negative

Bias Score Analysis

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Overall Sentiment

41% Positive

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

70% : "As I have been thinking about when I would deliver some news to the Senate, I always imagined a moment when I had total clarity and peace about the sunset of my work," McConnell said.
66% : "It has been my life.
55% : Other members of the Republican Senate leadership have endorsed Trump.
51% : "McConnell endorsed Reagan's view of America's role in the world and the senator has persisted in face of opposition, including from Trump, that Congress should include a foreign assistance package that includes $60 billion for Ukraine.
45% : Rather than fade from prominence after the Capitol riot, Trump continued to assert his control over the party, and finds himself on a clear glidepath to the Republican nomination.
39% : "The senator had been under increasing pressure from the restive, and at times hostile wing of his party that has aligned firmly with Trump.
33% : "Trump has pulled the party hard to the ideological right, questioning longtime military alliances such as NATO, international trade agreements and pushing for a severe crackdown on immigration, all the while clinging to the falsehood that the election was stolen from him in 2020.
31% : Their relationship has essentially been over since Trump refused to accept the results of the Electoral College.
30% : But there was also friction from the start, with Trump frequently sniping at the senator.
29% : McConnell assigned blame and responsibility to Trump and said that he should be held to account through the criminal justice system for his actions.
20% : McConnell's critics insist he could have done more, including voting to convict Trump during his second impeachment trial.
19% : McConnell did not, arguing that since Trump was no longer in office, he could not be subject to impeachment.
17% : McConnell and Trump had worked together during Trump's time in the White House, remaking the Supreme Court and the federal judiciary in a far more conservative image, and on tax legislation.

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. Bias scores are on a scale of -100% to 100% with higher negative scores being more liberal and higher positive scores being more conservative, and 0% being neutral. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization.

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