Politics & Government

May 5, 2010

South Carolina's DeMint backs Paul in Kentucky Senate primary

Less than two weeks ahead of the May 18 primary, South Carolina Republican Sen. Jim DeMint on Wednesday endorsed tea party favorite Rand Paul in the Kentucky Senate race — an endorsement that came just one day after the senator's colleague, Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, endorsed Paul's opponent, Secretary of State Trey Grayson.

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