“Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) concerned colleagues and the press corps on Wednesday. After beginning remarks at the afternoon press conference, Mr. McConnell appeared to freeze up for almost 20 seconds, prompting his colleagues to ask after and assist him… An aide told reporters afterward, ‘He felt lightheaded and stepped away for a moment. He came back to handle Q and A, which as everyone observed was sharp.'”

Analyst Comment: Entrenched political elite are aging out. Who is positioned as their successors?