ICYMI: Lexington Herald-Leader endorses McGrath

The eyes of America are on Kentucky’s race for the U.S. Senate because many rightly feel that next to the presidential election, it’s the most important contest in the country, with the future health of our democracy riding on the right choice.

That choice is Amy McGrath, a Democrat challenging longtime incumbent and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. During his 36 years in office, McConnell has made it perfectly clear that his only passion is the pursuit of power, his own and that of the Republican Party. For that reason alone, we would endorse his opponent. Luckily for voters, McGrath, a former fighter pilot and public servant, would make an excellent senator who would actually put the needs and interests of Kentuckians above her own.

We endorsed Charles Booker over Amy McGrath in the Democratic primary because of his dynamic leadership on issues such as police brutality, climate change, health care, education and the role of government.

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