At the University of Texas at Austin, there are calls to take down a statue of the Confederate president on campus.
This week’s installment of Senate Tracker focuses on Kentucky, where Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes is trying to unseat longtime Senator Mitch McConnell.
Democrats see the 35-year-old secretary of state of Kentucky as their greatest hope in years to grab the seat, but McConnell is pitting himself as the change candidate, arguing that she would continue the policies of President Obama.
Kevin Willis of WKU Public Radio in Bowling Green, Kentucky, joins Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson to discuss the race.
Correction: At the beginning of this interview, Allison Lundergan Grimes was incorrectly referred to as the Kentucky attorney general. She is the Kentucky state secretary of state. We apologize for the error.
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