Amy McGrath

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Hours Later, Candidate Flips on Confirming Kavanaugh

Amy McGrath now says she would have voted against nominee

(Newser) - Hours after saying in an interview that she probably would have voted to confirm Brett Kavanaugh for a spot on the Supreme Court, Amy McGrath had a change of heart. She tweeted later Wednesday that she would have opposed the newest justice, Roll Call reports. She had told the Louisville ... More »

Amy McGrath's First 24 Hours Were Extremely Lucrative

When it comes to Democratic Senate candidates, the most lucrative ever

(Newser) - On Tuesday, Democrat Amy McGrath announced she was going toe-to-toe with Mitch McConnell. On Wednesday, her campaign announced it pulled in $2.5 million in the first 24 hours—a record for a Democratic Senate campaign by a long shot. The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee says the previous record-holder was... More »

New McConnell Foe Recalls Letter She Wrote Him at 13

Democrat and former fighter pilot Amy McGrath is running for his seat in Kentucky

(Newser) - Mitch McConnell may have a much tougher fight on his hands for re-election in 2020. Democrat and former Marine fighter pilot Amy McGrath said Tuesday she will challenge the Republican Senate leader, reports the Louisville Courier Journal . Make no mistake: McConnell, first elected to his Kentucky Senate seat in 1984,... More »

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