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Yesterday was a very busy day for me so I’m playing catch up today. Received this e-mail yesterday from former Air Force Pilot and U.S. Senate candidate, Amy McGrath (D. KY) on behalf of her new organization, Democratic Majority Action PAC: RoJo The Traitor Since I told you about my...

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  • May 7, 2021

This is great: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's Democratic challenger Amy McGrath thanked her opponent for his “endorsement” while sharing an out of context clip of him speaking during their Monday night debate. On Tuesday, McGrath tweeted “thank you for your endorsement” alongside a video of McConnell saying that “she's...

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  • October 14, 2020

This needs attention: Kentucky Democratic Senate candidate Amy McGrath on Thursday called on state Attorney General Daniel Cameron (R) to release the grand jury report in the killing of Breonna Taylor. “Breonna's family and Kentucky deserve to know what happened the night she was killed. The fact that the grand...

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  • September 26, 2020

From Newsweek: Kentucky Democrat Amy McGrath has set a new campaign record for fundraising in August, adding to her impressive war chest heading into the final weeks of her Senate campaign against Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. The McGrath campaign told Newsweek that the team raised $8.7 million in August—the most money she...

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  • September 10, 2020

Sorry I missed this: x Today marks 100 days since the KY AG took on the Breonna Taylor case and still no final report. Release the findings or hand it over to an independent counsel who can ensure a fair and timely process.— Amy McGrath (@AmyMcGrathKY) August 21, 2020 Amy...

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  • August 24, 2020

Ok: Republican Mitch McConnell laid down a challenge Wednesday to his Democratic opponent in Kentucky — a socially distanced debate with no notes on statewide television. McConnell, the Senate majority leader who is seeking a seventh term in the November election, issued the debate challenge in a letter to Democrat...

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  • August 19, 2020

Big news today out of Kentucky: x My statement on the Kentucky Senate race: pic.twitter.com/EJ0cDXcTgZ— Charles Booker (@Booker4KY) August 7, 2020 State Rep. Charles Booker announced Friday that he is endorsing U.S. Senate candidate Amy McGrath, who defeated him in a tight primary election in June, in her attempt to...

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  • August 8, 2020

Those brave few who read my diaries know that I am usually filled with cynicism, anger, and depression when it comes to politics in my home state of Kentucky.  And I was at the lowest point I could be a couple of days ago with the release of a Morning...

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  • August 7, 2020

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...

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  • August 6, 2020

From MSNBC: U.S. Senate candidate Amy McGrath, who is trying to unseat Sen. Mitch McConnell, tells Kasie Hunt, “We need to get our government back. If getting rid of the filibuster is going to do that, to pass legislation that most Americans want and not have it held up and...

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  • July 20, 2020

U.S. Senate candidate, Amy McGrath (D. KY), is working to unite her party after her close primary win against progressive challenger, Charles Booker (D. NJ). McGrath stopped in Louisville to address police brutality and seeking justice for Breonna Taylor after being killed by three police officers: “I think the investigation...

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  • July 13, 2020

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...

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  • July 10, 2020

Received this e-mail today from Amy McGrath’s (D. KY) U.S. Senate campaign: x American servicemembers are being targeted with Russian bounties. As a Marine, I'm disgusted that nothing's been done about it. Mitch, you get regular security briefings. What did you know and when did you know it? Man up...

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  • July 2, 2020

Received this e-mail today from VoteVets in support of Amy McGrath’s (D. KY) U.S. Senate campaign: It’s official. VoteVets-endorsed Marine veteran Amy McGrath is going to face Mitch McConnell this November for Kentucky’s Senate seat. We don’t have to tell someone like you how high the stakes just got. VoteVets can get involved in...

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  • July 1, 2020

Received this e-mail today from Social Security Works PAC in support of Amy McGrath’s (D. KY) U.S. Senate campaign: The results of Kentucky’s primary are finally in, and now we know who will beat Mitch McConnell this November: Former fighter pilot Amy McGrath. McConnell has been perhaps the most destructive force in American...

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  • July 1, 2020

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...

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  • June 30, 2020

Something is definitely going on in Kentucky’s Democratic primary for U.S. Senate.  The latest sign is a poll that shows progressive Charles Booker surging past Amy McGrath. A new poll shows Charles Booker surging past Amy McGrath in Kentucky’s Democratic U.S. Senate primary, with Election Day rapidly approaching on Tuesday....

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  • June 18, 2020

Received this e-mail yesterday from the Giffords PAC in support of Amy McGrath’s (D. KY) U.S. Senate campaign: We are proud to endorse Lt. Colonel Amy McGrath who is running for US Senate in Kentucky against Mitch McConnell. Amy McGrath is a veteran and public servant who has spent her...

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  • June 18, 2020

Some very good news today out of Kentucky: Amy McGrath, who is running for the Democratic Party's nomination to face Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), outraised the Republican in the lead-up to the primaries in the Bluegrass State's Senate race. McGrath's campaign reported in a filing with the Federal Election...

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  • June 13, 2020

Here’s some very encouraging news out of Kentucky: x #Kentucky Senate Poll: McGrath (D) 41%McConnell (R-Inc) 40% RMGhttps://t.co/KHJBoQkTyH— Political Polls (@PpollingNumbers) June 9, 2020 Democratic senatorial candidate Amy McGrath appears to have a very narrow lead over Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in Kentucky's race, according to a recent poll....

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  • June 9, 2020

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D. OH) in support of Amy McGrath’s (D. KY) U.S. Senate campaign: Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is a roadblock to progress in the Senate, refusing to do anything more to help workers and communities during this current crisis. My friend Amy...

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  • May 28, 2020

Received this e-mail from former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D. AZ) group, Giffords PAC, in support of Amy McGrath’s (D. KY) U.S. Senate campaign: We are proud to endorse Lt. Colonel Amy McGrath who is running for US Senate in Kentucky against Mitch McConnell. Amy McGrath is a veteran and public servant who has spent her...

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  • May 21, 2020

Received this e-mail today from VoteVets in support of Amy McGrath’s (D. KY) U.S. Senate campaign: Poll after poll is showing Amy McGrath in a statistical tie with Mitch McConnell. That’s great news because it means everything this team is doing to get Amy elected and send Mitch packing is...

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  • May 18, 2020

Boo fucking hoo: Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine (R) asked that Amy McGrath, the Kentucky Democrat challenging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) for his seat this year, refrain from using his image in her advertising after she cited him in a video blitzing McConnell. “Ohioans are focused exclusively on getting through COVID-19 and getting our...

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  • May 17, 2020

Received this e-mail today from VoteVets in support of Amy McGrath’s (D. KY) U.S. Senate campaign: We wanted to make sure you didn’t miss VoteVets-endorsed badass veteran Amy McGrath’s appearance on Burn the Boats, a political podcast hosted by Ken Harbaugh, where she talks about how her service in the Marine...

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  • May 7, 2020

Received this e-mail from U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D. NY) in support of Amy McGrath’s (D. KY) U.S. Senate campaign: I won’t mince words: This is some callous, blatantly partisan BS. First, Mitch McConnell said we should allow cities and states suffering from the coronavirus pandemic to go bankrupt—rather than...

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  • May 5, 2020

Received this e-mail from U.S. Senator Bob Casey, Jr. (D. PA) in support of Amy McGrath’s (D. KY) U.S. Senate campaign: Amy McGrath (D. KY) Who was to blame for President Trump's slow, chaotic response to the COVID-19 crisis? According to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Democrats were to blame...

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  • April 30, 2020

The odds are very high that Amy McGrath will win the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate to take on Moscow Mitch this year in Kentucky.  In fact, you can tell that she is going to be the nominee because she outraised Moscow Mitch in fundraising.  The Democratic Establishment and some...

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  • April 29, 2020

Received this e-mail from Amy McGrath’s (D. KY) U.S. Senate campaign: Defending our democracy starts with making sure every eligible American has a chance to make his or her voice heard. But that goal is under serious threat from the COVID-19 crisis, which is already forcing election delays as we...

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  • April 16, 2020

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Jon Tester (D. MT) in support of Amy McGrath’s (D. KY) U.S. Senate campaign: This is huge — Democratic challenger Amy McGrath outraised Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell by more than $5 million in the Kentucky Senate race. Now’s our chance to take...

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  • April 10, 2020

Received this e-mail from Amy McGrath’s (D. KY) U.S. Senate campaign: As I write this, millions of Americans have lost not only their jobs, but their health insurance—in the middle of a deadly viral pandemic. And they join millions more who weren’t covered to start. The obvious step for our...

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  • April 8, 2020

Holy shit: x New KY-Sen fundraising: Mitch McConnell: $7.5M raised, $14.9M COH Amy McGrath: $12.8M raised, $14.7M COH— James Arkin (@JamesArkin) April 7, 2020 Democrat Amy McGrath raised substantially more campaign cash than Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in the first three months of 2020, showing her staying power against...

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  • April 7, 2020

Here is the TV ad that Moscow Mitch is running here in Kentucky: x x YouTube Video Yeah, Moscow Mitch “led” on biggest economic rescue in history.  He also has some swamp land on the Moon to sell you too.  And some hot tips on ENRON stock.  Do I need...

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  • April 7, 2020

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D. CT) in support of Amy McGrath’s (D. KY) U.S. Senate campaign: I’ll be blunt: The events of the past few months make it very clear that it’s never been more important for Democrats to take back the Senate. Election experts...

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  • March 31, 2020

Received this e-mail today from Amy McGrath’s (D. KY) U.S. Senate campaign: Friend, Beating Mitch McConnell won’t be easy, but our game plan isn’t rocket science: Reach Kentuckians with a powerful, hopeful message that, together, we can throw out a corrupt system and get our government to work for us;...

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  • March 9, 2020

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Jon Tester (D. MT) in support of Amy McGrath’s (D. KY) U.S. Senate campaign: Amy McGrath (D. KY) Did you see the latest poll? Democratic challenger, Amy McGrath is TIED with Republican Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell. You know what this means? Kentucky...

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  • February 26, 2020

Received this e-mail today from VoteVets in support of Amy McGrath’s (D. KY) U.S. Senate campaign: BREAKING NEWS out of Kentucky: Two new polls — out yesterday! — has VoteVets endorsed candidate Amy McGrath (D) TIED with Mitch McConnell (R) for this critical Kentucky Senate seat. We’ve already made a massive...

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  • February 25, 2020

Here’s some good news today out of Kentucky courtesy of Amy McGrath’s (D. KY) U.S. Senate campaign: x Two January polls for Dem Amy McGrath show her in close race with Mitch McConnell in #KYSEN. It's still going to be very tough to beat the incumbent with Trump leading the...

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  • February 24, 2020

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D. OH) in support Amy McGrath’s (D. KY) U.S. Senate campaign: Amy McGrath (D. KY) Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has chosen special interests over the interests of Americans. McConnell would rather fill his war chest with money from Wall Street,...

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  • January 15, 2020

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D. NY) in support of Amy McGrath’s (D. KY) U.S. Senate campaign: Amy McGrath (D. KY) Amy McGrath has dedicated her life to public service: A retired marine fighter pilot, Amy was the first woman to fly an F/A-18 fighter jet...

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  • December 16, 2019

A commenter on my latest diary got me thinking that I need to stress the progressive alternatives to the Democratic Establishment candidate Amy McGrath for next year’s Kentucky U.S. Senate race against Moscow Mitch.  If you have not figured it out by now, I am no fan of Amy McGrath. ...

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  • December 7, 2019

Received this e-mail from U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D. WI) in support of Amy McGrath’s (D. KY) U.S. Senate campaign: Amy McGrath (D. KY) Mitch McConnell has blocked every progressive bill that comes his way and turned the Senate into a legislative graveyard. In fact, a recent report from Vox put it...

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  • December 5, 2019

After yesterday’s big win in Kentucky, progressive groups like VoteVets and fellow Democratic U.S. Senate candidates are focused on helping Amy McGrath (D. KY) unseat Moscow Mitch. The first one is from VoteVets: There’s a lot to be excited about last night’s election results. But here’s something we place near...

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  • November 7, 2019
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