Tag Archives: Amy McGrath

New Quinnipiac Poll: McConnell +5 Over McGrath, Gideon +4 Over Collins, Graham Is Tied With Harrison

Politico reports: Sara Gideon narrowly leads Republican Sen. Susan Collins in Maine, according to a new survey from Quinnipiac University. Meanwhile, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell holds a narrow edge over Democrat Amy McGrath in Kentucky and Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) is tied with Democrat Jaime Harrison, according to the surveys. Gideon leads Collins, 47 percent to 43 percent, with …

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McConnell +17 Over McGrath In New US Senate Poll

The Lexington Courier-Journal reports: A new survey by independent polling firm Morning Consult shows Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell with a commanding lead in his bid for a seventh term in Kentucky, leading 53% to 36% over his Democratic challenger Amy McGrath. About 700 likely voters in Kentucky were surveyed online from July 24 to Aug. 2 by Morning Consult, …

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Coulter: Defeat “Broken Down Old Man” McConnell

Mediaite reports: Ann Coulter, who wrote the book In Trump We Trust, has been far more critical of the president recently, calling him a “moron” and a “blithering idiot” just two months ago. Now Coulter is calling for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to lose in November to Democratic opponent Amy McGrath, who recently won the nomination in a close …

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Amy McGrath Projected To Win KY Dem Senate Primary

NBC News reports: Retired Marine Lt. Col. Amy McGrath has won the state’s U.S. Senate Democratic primary, NBC News projects, narrowly edging Kentucky state Rep. Charles Booker in a tougher-than-expected race for the right to face Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in November. McGrath, who was backed by several establishment Democrats including Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., had initially …

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McConnell Challenger Amy McGrath Endorses Biden

The Louisville Courier-Journal reports: Amy McGrath, a former Marine combat aviator who has raised more than $16 million in her effort to challenge Sen. Mitch McConnell in November’s election, said Friday that she was endorsing Joe Biden for president. McGrath said Biden was “respected and beloved by Democrats and Republicans alike” and had the ability to bring the country back …

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McConnell’s Challenger Reports $6M Q4 Fundraising

Newsweek reports: Democrat Amy McGrath, who is running to unseat Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in Kentucky, finished 2019 with a $6 million fundraising haul to add to her impressive war chest heading into 2020. The former Marine Corps veteran has raised nearly $17 million since launching her campaign in July and is entering this election year with $9.1 million …

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Dem McConnell Challenger Backs Impeachment Inquiry

The Lexington Herald-Leader reports: Former Marine Corps pilot Amy McGrath, a Democratic candidate and potential opponent for U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in 2020, endorsed the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump on Friday. The House opened the impeachment inquiry against Trump Tuesday, days after finding out Trump asked the president of Ukraine to investigate a political rival, former …

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McConnell Tweets Tombstone With Opponent’s Name

The Week reports: This tweet was questionable to begin with. The timing made it even worse. Over the weekend, a mass shooting in El Paso, Texas left 22 people dead, and another in Dayton, Ohio killed nine people. But that didn’t stop Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-Ky.) campaign Twitter account from sharing a photo of his political opponents’ names …

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McConnell Challenger Raises Record $2.5M On First Day

NBC News reports: Kentucky Democratic Senate candidate Amy McGrath raised more than $2.5 million in the first 24 hours of her campaign against Mitch McConnell — over $1 million of it coming in just the first five and a half hours after she announced, according to her campaign. McGrath campaign manager Mark Nickolas said it’s the most ever raised in …

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Former USMC Fighter Pilot To Challenge McConnell

The Lexington Herald-Leader reports: Former Marine Corps fighter pilot Amy McGrath announced Tuesday that she wants to challenge U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in November 2020, ending months of speculation about whether she’d try to take out one of the most powerful political figures in the country. In a three-minute video on social media and on the MSNBC show …

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Schumer Invites USMC Pilot To Challenge McConnell

Politico reports: Chuck Schumer is actively recruiting a high-profile fighter pilot to take on Mitch McConnell in 2020 — a calculated act of aggression against a leading Republican foe. Schumer met with Amy McGrath, a Marine veteran-turned 2018 congressional candidate, at Democratic Party headquarters last month to pitch her on running against McConnell. McGrath listened and didn’t rule it out. …

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KENTUCKY: Dem US House Candidate Pulls Ads From Sinclair Station Over Mandated Pro-Trump Propaganda

Posted this afternoon to the Facebook page for Democratic US House candidate Amy McGrath, who is challenging GOP Kentucky incumbent Rep. Andy Barr: Today, I have instructed my campaign team to cease and pull all campaign advertising on WDKY-TV (Channel 56), the Sinclair-owned television station in our congressional district, as soon as possible. Sinclair’s corporate-mandated “must-read” right-wing script on its …

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