McConnell pushes for big highway bill, but has GOP presidential hopefuls to contend with

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell spent much of the weekend negotiating with Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) to craft a multi-year transportation bill to replace the temporary spending bill that expires in 10 days. The bill is expected to be released Tuesday, but the obstacles from McConnell's fellow Republicans could derail his plans.McConnell is pursuing a multi-year bill shorter than the six-year extension favored by Senate Democrats and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan...

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