McConnell to step down as Senate Republican leader

Updated February 29 2024 - 7:25am, first published 7:21am
Mitch McConnell says he'll step down as US Senate Republican leader in November. (AP PHOTO)
Mitch McConnell says he'll step down as US Senate Republican leader in November. (AP PHOTO)

US Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell's says he will step down from his leadership role, leaving a power vacuum atop the party he has piloted for nearly 17 years, more than any other party leader in the chamber's history.

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