In the latest report from Drama Central (aka D.C.), three establishment Republicans are facing Tea Party-backed challengers in this year’s congressional primaries. One of those Republicans is Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, so it’s no surprise that he’s taking the issue personally and vowing to crush the (internal) opposition:
“I think we are going to crush them everywhere,” McConnell said. “I don’t think they are going to have a single nominee anywhere in the country.”
This right flank rebellion is occurring just as the GOP is attempting to take a majority in the Senate. While the seats in Kansas and Mississippi are unlikely to fall into Democratic hands even after a vicious primary, McConnell is facing a close race against Democrat Alison Lundergran Grimes.
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