Sen. Mitch McConnell files for seventh term in Kentucky

Sen. Mitch McConnell files for seventh term in KentuckyTouting his leadership role as an asset for Middle America, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell filed for reelection Friday as the Kentucky Republican seeks a seventh term next year. McConnell, the longest-serving U.S. senator in Kentucky history, has tied himself closely to President Donald Trump as he prepares to defend himself against a host of Democrats wanting to unseat him. “What I do is look out for Middle America and, in particular, my favorite state in Middle America — Kentucky,” McConnell told reporters at the state Capitol.



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