Ensign Resignation Gives McConnell Tough Choice

Resigning amidst a pending ethics hearing, the departure of U.S. Sen John Ensign, R-Nv., gives Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., an open seat to fill on the powerful Finance Committee. Considered one the of most powerful panels in Congress, the committee deals with taxation and other revenue measures, including broad jurisdiction over Social Security, Medicare […]