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McConnell hires campaign staffer, donates to House candidates in ramp up to 2020 re-election bid

05/11/2018 03:00 PM

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, is getting ready to defend his seat in the upper chamber once again — hiring staff and cracking into his political goodwill war chest well ahead of the 2020 re-election campaign. Shane Noem is the first hire on his campaign team in Kentucky, in what is the earliest McConnell has started his campaign efforts ahead of a re-election contest. Noem is a McConnell senior political staffer, working with the team in 2014, and... Read more 


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