national debt en McConnell Calls for Movement on Big Issues <p>U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell is calling on his colleagues to take action on a "multitude of crisis-level issues" facing the United States. McConnell said in a floor speech Thursday that constituents sent their federal lawmakers to Washington to make a difference. But with an election approaching, he said little is being done to confront major challenges facing the country. Fri, 21 Sep 2012 13:32:07 +0000 Associated Press 19543 at