Amy McGrath Announces Bid for Mitch McConnell’s Senate Seat

She is a decided underdog in a state that has not elected a Democrat to the Senate since 1992.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Amy McGrath, a Marine combat aviator who narrowly lost a House race to an incumbent Republican in Kentucky, has set her sights on an even more formidable target: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. McGrath, whose campaign announcement video in her House race showcased the viral power of social media to raise money and national profile, said she will be trying to defeat one of the most entrenched officials in Washington in McConnell.…

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