Anti-Establishment Candidates Take Power in GOP Senate Primaries

By: Saturday June 12, 2010 10:30 am

This is not a great time to be a Republican establishment candidate for Senate–even if you’re already a Senator. Voters are dissing old-school officeholders in favor of insurgents whose allegiances rhyme with “me.”


Anti-Washington Establishment Triple Play

By: Wednesday May 19, 2010 7:42 am

Tuesday was a bad day for Washington establishment candidates and a bad day for conservative Democrats. All three establishment favorites performed poorly in the May 18 elections — and President Obama also fared badly as an endorser.

MSNBC Calls KY Senate Republican Primary for Rand Paul

By: Tuesday May 18, 2010 5:00 pm

Rand Paul wins the Kentucky Republican Senate primary.

KY Sen: Rand Paul Surges; Dead Heat Dems Trade Ethics Charges

By: Saturday May 15, 2010 7:50 am

Rand Paul has surged from a long-shot insurgent candidate to dominate the polls just days before the May 18 primary. According to a SurveyUSA poll, Paul has a 16-point lead over Trey Grayson (Paul 49 – Grayson 33). Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is strongly backing Grayson, but being the party establishment’s favorite is not the charm in this election cycle.

KY Sen: Bunning’s Revenge

By: Thursday April 15, 2010 6:40 pm

Not yet in the showers, Jim Bunning throws Mitch McConnell a little chin music.

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