KY, SC & ME-Sen: GOPers Who Denounced Obama's “Executive Overreach” Are Now Praising Trump

Ok, so we know about Trump’s “executive order” on the coronavirus stimulus relief package: President Donald Trump signed a series of executive orders Saturday in an effort to bypass congressional negotiations and extend financial relief to tens of millions of Americans during the coronavirus pandemic. One order would extend enhanced unemployment benefits at a reduced rate of $400 per…

KY-Sen: Quinnipiac Poll Shows A Tight Race Between Amy McGrath (D) & Moscow Mitch

Some encouraging news today out of Kentucky courtesy of Quinnipiac University’s latest poll: Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell holds a slight lead over Democratic challenger Amy McGrath, 49 – 44 percent, with 5 percent undecided. Republicans go for McConnell 92 – 6 percent, while Democrats go to McGrath 86 – 11 percent. Independents are…

KY-Sen: Slate, “Do Not Call John Lewis a 'Hero' if You Stood in His Way”

Joe Anderson at Slate Magazine has a great piece where he trashes Republicans like Kevin McCarthy, Brian Kemp and the Cato Institute for praising Rep. John Lewis (D. GA) as a hero while constantly blocking his legacy on voting rights. But Anderson really singles out the biggest obstructionist to Lewis’ legacy while praising him as…

KY-Sen: Hell Has Frozen Over, Ann Coulter Ditches Moscow Mitch & Praises Amy McGrath (D)

Hell has officially frozen over: x The lovely Amy McGrath is a Marine Corps veteran.  The average donation to her campaign is $36. Mitch McConnell is a broken-down old man owed by cheap labor lobbyists.#DefeatMcConnell— Ann Coulter (@AnnCoulter) July 10, 2020 On Friday afternoon, conservative commentator Ann Coulter made news by doing something extremely uncharacteristic…

KY-Sen: Amy McGrath (D) Declared The Winner In The Kentucky Primary

BREAKING: Amy McGrath, a former Marine fighter pilot who built a formidable campaign war chest, emerged Tuesday as the Democratic nominee to take on Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, fending off a challenge from the left that highlighted the party’s ideological divisions. One week after the primary was conducted, The Associated Press declared Ms. McGrath the…

Thoughts on Kentucky Democratic Primary 2020.

Suprisingly, the 2020 Kentucky Democratic Primary for U.S. Senate was probably the major driver for the higher than expected voter turnout (initial estimate of 32% voter participation statewide).  Yes, I know that is still a terrible number for any democracy, but the usual voter turnout in Kentucky is around 20% during the primaries.  Therefore, a…