Monday, May 19, 2014

Senate race roundup for Monday, May 19

Stories making headlines on the eve of the primary:
  • Bruce Schreiner and Adam Beam of The Associated Press write about Mitch McConnell's strategy to focus on President Obama and his likely general-election foe, Alison Lundergan Grimes, rather than his Republican primary challenger Matt Bevin.
  • In a look at races on Louisville ballots, Phillip Bailey of WFPL-FM recalls "there was talk of a possible upset" when Louisville businessman Bevin entered the race, but "the Mitch McConnell wrecking machine" accentuated his flaws.
  • Lisa Autry of WKYU-FM in Bowling Green reports that Grimes and McConnell "are already campaigning with an eye toward November. One is urging voters to change the Senate. The other is urging voters to change the senator."

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