• Amy McGrath Wins Kentucky Senate Primary Race To Face Mitch McConnell

    8 days ago - By The Huffington Post

    Progressive favorite Charles Booker's late surge was not enough to stop the Democratic establishment's choice.
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  • Mitch McConnell Will Face the Fighter Pilot

    Mitch McConnell Will Face the Fighter Pilot

    8 days ago - By Newser

    Mitch McConnell will have to defend his Senate seat in Kentucky against a former fighter pilot. Amy McGrath, a retired Marine, has won the close Democratic primary against state Rep. Charles Booker, a progressive African-American lawmaker, reports NBC News and Politico. McGrath was long the favorite to be the nominee,...
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  • Amy McGrath defeats Charles Booker in closely-watched Kentucky Senate primary

    Amy McGrath defeats Charles Booker in closely-watched Kentucky Senate primary

    8 days ago - By ABC News

    Amy McGrath, a former Marine fighter pilot, fended off a challenge from an upstart progressive, Charles Booker, ABC News projects.
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  • Amy McGrath captures Democratic nomination in Kentucky in long-shot bid against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell

    8 days ago - By The Washington Post

    The retired Marine Corps fighter pilot held off a late challenge from Charles Booker, a state legislator who tapped into the energy of the movement for racial justice. McConnell is seeking a seventh term.
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  • McGrath wins Kentucky Senate primary

    McGrath wins Kentucky Senate primary

    8 days ago - By Politico

    Amy McGrath has fended off Charles Booker to clinch the Democratic nomination for Senate in Kentucky, setting up an expensive showdown with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in November.
    Booker, who was down in the polls and way behind in fundraising in the months leading up to last week's primary, surged in the final weeks, fueled by national and local progressive endorsements and the protests against racial injustice in his hometown of Louisville.
    But McGrath, a former Marine fighter pilot making her second run for federal office, prevailed - mostly on the strength of the absentee...
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  • Amy McGrath Is Projected To Edge Charles Booker In Kentucky Senate Democratic Primary

    Amy McGrath Is Projected To Edge Charles Booker In Kentucky Senate Democratic Primary

    8 days ago - By NPR

    Retired Marine fighter pilot Amy McGrath has beaten state Rep. Charles Booker, The Associated Press projects. McGrath will now face Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.
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  • Amy McGrath Defeats Charles Booker and Will Face McConnell in Kentucky

    8 days ago - By NY Times

    Ms. McGrath, who raised over $40 million, won the Democratic primary by narrowly holding off a candidate who had harnessed energy from the protests over racial injustice.
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  • McGrath wins Kentucky Dem primary; McConnell showdown awaits

    8 days ago - By My Sanantonio

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Former Marine pilot Amy McGrath overcame a bumpier-than-expected Kentucky primary to win the Democratic U.S. Senate nomination Tuesday, fending off progressive Charles Booker to set up a bruising, big-spending showdown with Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.
    Voting ended June 23, but it took a week until McGrath could be declared the winner due to the race's tight margins and a deluge of mail-in ballots. The outcome seemed a certainty early in the campaign but became tenuous as Booker's profile surged as the Black state lawmaker highlighted protests...
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  • Amy McGrath beats Charles Booker in tight Kentucky Democratic Senate primary, NBC News projects

    8 days ago - By CNBC

    Booker made the race against McGrath close amid a reckoning over systemic racism.
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  • Charles Booker, Amy McGrath neck-and-neck in Kentucky Senate Democratic primary race

    8 days ago - By NBC News

    The eventual winner of the race will go up against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in November.
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