GOP Challenger

Local/Regional News
11:16 am
Wed July 24, 2013

Newcomer Bevin, McConnell Engage In War Of Words

Tea Partier Matt Bevin officially announced his entry into the 2014 U-S Senate race at a rally Wednesday in Frankfort. He will challenge Mitch McConnell in the GOP primary

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Political newcomer Matt Bevin has declared the time has come for Kentucky voters to oust Senate GOP Leader Mitch McConnell, and offered up himself for a replacement.

Bevin criticized McConnell at a news conference in Frankfort on Wednesday for being a part of "the politics of failure" for nearly three decades while describing himself as a man of the people, having grown up in a farmhouse with wood stoves, a garden for vegetables, and land that provided assorted animals for meat, milk and eggs.

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