Topic: Alison Lundergan Grimes
Mitch McConnell's campaign manager was caught saying he's 'holding his nose' for now in order to help Rand Paul's presidential bid later. We doubt that's enough to wound a tough campaigner with a massive war chest.
Mitch McConnell is striking early at tea party rival Matt Bevin, who scored points of his own at Kentucky's storied Fancy Farms political picnic this weekend. Facing a two-front race, the senator is out to avoid being squeezed by both sides.
Mitch McConnell of Kentucky – the top Republican in the Senate – faces a tea party challenge in the primary; then, if he survives, a promising young female Democrat in the general. This weekend, the Fancy Farm Picnic will test everyone.