Democrat Amy McGrath Enters 2020 With $9 Million War Chest in Senate Race Against Mitch McConnell

Democrat Amy McGrath, who is running to unseat Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in Kentucky, finished 2019 with a $6 million fundraising haul to add to her impressive war chest heading into 2020. The former Marine Corps veteran has raised nearly $17 million since launching her campaign in July and is entering this election year with $9.1 million in cash on hand. McGrath’s campaign manager, Mark Nickolas, told Newsweek her fundraising is “unlike anything I’ve ever seen.” “I think Senator McConnell finally has an opponent who will outraise him,” Nickolas added. McConnell has not yet announced his fundraising totals for the final three months of 2019 and doesn’t have to until the end of January. But at the previous fundraising deadline, in September, he also had about $9 million on hand. But the Republican senator has been campaigning for far longer than McGrath. McConnell has been fundraising since 2015 […]

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