From the Lexington Herald-Leader: He’s not running. Kentucky Sports Radio Host Matt Jones bows out of U.S. Senate bid.


Kentucky Sports Radio host Matt Jones announced Friday that he will not run for U.S. Senate in 2020, ending months of speculation over whether he would launch an outsider campaign with the goal of taking down U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

Jones, who had for months publicly waffled on whether to run, had laid out a political path of appealing to conservative University of Kentucky fans who listen to the show he built and see him as a friendly figure.

The path will remain unexplored.

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