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To primary or not to primary? Why Kentucky liberals split on challenging Amy McGrath

Democratic Senate candidate Amy McGrath clearly hasn’t convinced enough Kentucky progressives she’s earned a coronation in 2020 ahead of challenging Republican Mitch McConnell. “McGrath has a ton of money to get her message out, and it’s not a message resonating with people,” said Cassia Herron, chairwoman of Kentuckians for The Commonwealth, a left-leaning grassroots group. McGrath is still the front-runner with more than $10 million and backing from such party bigwigs as U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer, the New York Democrat and Senate minority leader.