In 2018, the DCCC put its hopes in a conservative Democrat, Amy McGrath, who lost to incumbent Andy Barr, after announcing she was looking forward to working with Trump. This year's Democratic candidate is high school chemistry teacher Chris Preece who is more likely to talk about working with Bernie than with Trump.
“Sen. McConnell built a Senate that is so dysfunctional and so partisan that even in the middle of a national crisis he can’t get it done,” she said. “For that reason alone he should be voted out of office.”
And the fundraising is promising.
"Fortunately for Amy, saving our democracy has always been women's work," Bee said.
Nothing seems to be going right for Team Dirtbag this week.
Team Mitch outdoes themselves this weekend at Fancy Farm.
Talk about having your finger on the political pulse!
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell jabbed at political rivals on stage at the Fancy Farm Picnic in rural Graves County, Kentucky, on August 3 before a crowd divided by party line - with Republican supporters on one side and jeering Democrats on the other, the latter chanting "Moscow Mitch." (WKMS)
To help Amy McGrath parry the inevitable attack ads from Moscow Mitch (it's what he does) Samantha Bee makes one about...Samantha Bee? (open thread)
The hate for Turtle Man is strong and visceral among Democrats.
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