Mitch McConnell Goes for Fourth Term

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Mitch McConnell was hardly challenged in his bid for a fourth term in the U.S. Senate.

McConnell easily defeated Democratic challenger Lois Combs Weinberg in yesterday's election. McConnell is the first Kentucky Republican elected to four consecutive Senate terms.

McConnell is already the fifth-longest serving Kentucky senator. The completion of a new six-year term would make him second only to Democrat Wendell Ford in longevity.

McConnell was introduced to cheering supporters by his wife, Elaine Chao, who is labor secretary in President Bush's cabinet.

Weinberg called McConnell to congratulate him less than an hour after polls closed statewide.


WBKO 2727 Russellville Road Bowling Green, KY 42101-3976 Phone: 270-781-1313 After Hours Hotline: 270-781-6397 Fax: 270-781-1814
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 134632