Addison Mitchell McConnell III is a former attorney and politician from the United States who has been Kentucky’s senior senator since 2021 and the Senate minority leader since 2021.
McConnell has held the Kentucky seat since 1985 and is presently serving his eighth term. He formerly held the positions of minority leader from 2007 to 2015 and Senate majority leader from 2015 to 2021.
McConnell was first elected to the Senate in 1984 and has become the second Kentuckian to hold the position of party leader in the Senate.
He served as the National Republican Senatorial Committee’s chairman for the electoral cycles of 1998 and 2000. In the 108th Congress, he was chosen as Majority Whip, and in 2004, he was again chosen for the position.
Mitch McConnell Children: Elly McConnell, Porter McConnell, Claire McConnell
Eleanor McConnell is the firstborn daughter of Mitch McConnell and Sherrill Lynn Redmon. She was born in 1972. Claire McConnell is an American teacher and the wife of Meditation Dance Instructor Richard Jerram.
Porter McConnell was born in 1979 in Kentucky. She is currently the campaign director for Taking on Wall Street – a nonprofit organization whose purpose is to create a financial system that benefits working people of all races.