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Kentucky Democrats To Pick Challenger To Mitch McConnell

In Kentucky, the race among Democrats vying to take on Sen. Mitch McConnell has gotten competitive shortly before the state’s primary elections on Tuesday.

Retired Marine fighter pilot Amy McGrath has raised tens of millions of dollars and was coasting to a likely win. But in the wake of protests over police violence in Louisville, Black state Rep. Charles Booker has seized the moment.

Ryland Barton from Kentucky Public Radio has more.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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