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WashExam: Effort to unseat Mitch McConnell looks to outside groups for a Rand Paul repeat

Kentucky Tea Party conservatives are hoping to get outside help to unseat five-term Sen. Mitch McConnell now that a Republican has stepped up to challenge the Senate minority leader.

Businessman Matt Bevin is expected to announce Wednesday that he will challenge Mitchell in a Republican primary next year, a move that will unleash a torrent of expensive, negative attack ads from both sides.

McConnell, who for decades has served as the de facto head of the state GOP, will have the clear in-state advantage for campaign financing and resources needed to reach voters via media advertisements, phone-banking, sign placement and door knocks. He has already amassed a growing war chest of $12 million.

Full story: http://washingtonexaminer.com/effort-to-unseat-mitch-mcconne...

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US Senate Candidate Matt Bevin First TV Ad

This is Matt Bevin of whom is running for the US Senate in Kentucky first primary television ad: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GjgbdVOZqyw

Bevin needs Rand

Rand would have to jump ship and support this guy for him to even have a shot. I don't see that happening as Rand has been working with McConnell and establishment Republicans on various things throughout his career. Its a shame. Im sure deep down Rand would hope this guy pulls off an upset.

Depending on

if this Bevin is a libertarian, it would be nice to replace McConnel. McConnel votes and does things which are best for McConnel. Now that he needs the Tea party vote. He has moved towards Rand on issues. But, you can still see that RINO's shadow on the wall.

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