Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., has been able leverage changes to Senate rules and a united Senate GOP conference to steer the president’s agenda — chiefly the confirmation of a record number of judicial nominees.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., has been able leverage changes to Senate rules and a united Senate GOP conference to steer the president’s agenda — chiefly the confirmation of a record number of judicial nominees.