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Mitch and Rick: The GOP’s ‘Odd Couple’

Political Theater, Episode 266

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., right, have different approaches to political strategy.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., right, have different approaches to political strategy. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell prefers to work behind the scenes. Rick Scott, chairman of Senate Republicans’ campaign arm, is an outspoken and outgoing salesman for the GOP. Like with Neil Simon’s “Odd Couple” — Felix the neat freak and Oscar the slob — we ask: Can these two men live together without driving each other crazy? Roll Call Editor at Large John Bennett joins Political Theater to discuss this key duo vying for power and influence in Republican politics.

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