Watch Kentucky. Even the safest of Republicans isn’t all that safe
— The Globe and Mail (includes correction)
Before long, the candidates fighting for a Senate seat in Kentucky will have raised enough money to donate a dollar to every Canadian alive.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Alison Lundergan Grimes, Kentucky’s 35-year-old Secretary of State, are waging the most closely watched political contest in the country. The money – $34-million (U.S.) and counting – reflects the stakes.