Rick Scott will challenge McConnell for leadership of U.S. Senate Republicans
Senator Rick Scott on Tuesday said he will challenge Mitch McConnell for leadership of Senate Republicans in a party election, after Republicans failed to win a majority in the chamber during last week's midterm elections.
Florida's Scott takes on McConnell in bid for Senate leader
Florida Sen. Rick Scott said Tuesday that he will mount a long-shot bid to unseat Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell, opening the latest front in an intraparty battle between allies of McConnell and former President Donald Trump over the direction of the GOP following a disappointing showing in last week's midterm elections.
McConnell reelected Senate GOP leader: 'Not going anywhere'
Sen. Mitch McConnell of Kentucky has been reelected as Republican leader, quashing a challenge from Sen. Rick Scott of Florida. Scott was the Senate GOP campaign chief, and he has