In Senate Race in Kentucky, the Son Also Rises; 'Tea Party' Buoys Rand Paul's Bid
Byline: David Eldridge, THE WASHINGTON TIMES
Just days before the party primaries in Kentucky, outsider Senate candidate Rand Paul holds a double-digit lead over Secretary of State Trey Grayson, the establishment Republican anointed by the GOP's Washington leadership - including Senate minority leader and fellow Kentuckian Mitch McConnell.
The race is the latest test of the strength of the anti-Washington sentiment fueling insurgent campaigns like Mr. Paul's across the country - and would be a bitter rebuke for Mr. McConnell from the state party he helped build.
Mr. McConnell and Texas Sen. John Cornyn, head of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, strongly backed Mr. Grayson in the race to replace retiring Republican Sen. Jim Bunning. But …
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Publication information: Article title: In Senate Race in Kentucky, the Son Also Rises; 'Tea Party' Buoys Rand Paul's Bid. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: May 14, 2010. Page number: A03. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 2010 Gale Group.
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