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McGrath wins Kentucky Dem primary; McConnell showdown awaits

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Amy McGrath - Retired Marine fighter pilot and political candidate, Photo Date: 7/9/19

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Former Marine pilot Amy McGrath has overcome a bumpier-than-expected Kentucky primary to win the Democratic U.S. Senate nomination.

She fended off progressive Charles Booker to set up a big-spending showdown with Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in the fall.

McConnell is seeking a seventh term.

Voting ended June 23, but it took a week until McGrath could be declared the winner Tuesday due to the race’s tight margins and a deluge of mail-in ballots.

The outcome seemed a certainty early in the campaign but became tenuous as Booker’s profile surged.

The Black state lawmaker highlighted protests against the deaths of African Americans in encounters with police.

Associated Press

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