ICYMI: From the Huffington Post: Mitch McConnell Is Having A Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week

By IGOR BOBIC

WASHINGTON ― Obamacare repeal is in shambles. Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker ― a key GOP leader ― is calling it quits. And on Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) got even more bad news: An anti-gay, Islamophobic former judge easily won the Senate GOP nomination in Alabama.

McConnell bet large against Roy Moore, a controversial conservative who trounced establishment favorite Sen. Luther Strange (R-Ala.) by repeatedly bashing McConnell’s leadership. Strange lost badly ― an outcome that that could threaten the GOP agenda and further erode party unity.

The majority leader was forced to praise Moore on Tuesday, crediting him for having run “a spirited campaign centered around a dissatisfaction with the progress made in Washington.”

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