Mitch McConnell’s Democratic rival, Amy McGrath, has raised almost 11 million dollars in the past 3 months.

By |2019-10-10T12:47:28-08:00October 11th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |13 Comments

That is a lot of damn money for a Senate race.

Courtesy of The Hill:

Amy McGrath, the Democrat who nearly flipped a conservative House district in Kentucky in 2018, raised nearly $11 million in the past three months for her bid to unseat Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), her campaign said.

McGrath pulled in $10.7 million in the third fundraising quarter, the first since announcing her Senate campaign in July. That haul is made up of more than 299,000 contributions, her campaign said. The average donation size was $36.

It’s a staggering haul for any Senate candidate, and especially a nonincumbent, exceeding the quarterly hauls of several presidential candidates. By comparison, Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) raised $6 million for his White House bid, while Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) raised $4.8 million.

It’s only slightly less than the $11.6 million raised by Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), one of the most well-known Democrats in the presidential field, in the past three months.

That financial haul is likely to put her in a strong position to take on McConnell next year. The top Senate Republican has yet to disclose his third-quarter fundraising figures, but McGrath’s total eclipses what he raised in the first six months of the year. He pulled in $1.8 million in the first quarter and another $2.5 million in the second.

I am lazer focused on Trump being impeached, but if I could ask for two gifts from Santa in 2020, it would be that Mitch McConnell also lose his Senate seat as well. 

Does that sound greedy?

Well too damn bad.

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  1. Anonymous October 11, 2019 at 7:07 am

    Moscow Mitch has to go and take his friend Leningrad Lindsey with him, they can get a dacha together in russia.

  2. Anonymous October 11, 2019 at 9:19 am

    The Commission on Presidential Debates announced Friday the University of Notre Dame in Indiana, the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, and Belmont University in Nashville will host the 2020 presidential debates ahead of next November’s general election.

    • Anonymous October 11, 2019 at 6:45 pm

      We don’t want trump in MI and his sidekick pence can stay home also.

  3. Anonymous October 11, 2019 at 9:31 am

    They DNCC needs to throw it’s full support behind her, no matter what.

    • nanna October 11, 2019 at 9:08 pm

      Kentuckians will tell you what wonderful people they are and get huffy when you point out that Kentuckians are always electing the worst people to high office.

      Next time I’ll ask if it’s a case of “love the sinner, hate the sin” because that would be admitting that voting for McConnell is a sin.

  4. Deb October 11, 2019 at 12:02 pm

    “I am lazer focused on Trump being impeached, but if I could ask for two gifts from Santa in 2020, it would be that Mitch McConnell also lose his Senate seat as well.

    Does that sound greedy?”

    Go big or go home.

    • nanna October 11, 2019 at 8:59 pm

      I’d be wanting Mitch McConnell dead. Only death will stop him perpetrating evil on the United States.

  5. AK Lynne October 11, 2019 at 5:48 pm

    Thanks for the reminder to send another donation her way.

  6. 1968 October 12, 2019 at 1:05 am

    388 days until Mitch is voted out. What a fucking prick.

  7. Anonymous October 12, 2019 at 2:57 am

    You know you raised your kids right when, although in college, they make a contribution to her campaign.
    I’m so proud of them.

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