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April 12, 2013
Liberal PAC behind McConnell bugging?
Progress Kentucky, the liberal PAC behind the racist ad directed against Mitch McConnell's Chinese-American wife, may have been behind the bugging of a strategy meeting at his campaign headquarters. WFPL: A secret recording of a campaign strategy session between U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell and his advisors was taped by leaders of the Progress Kentucky super PAC, says a longtime local Democratic operative. Mother Jones Magazine released the tape this week. The meeting itself took place on Feb. 2. Jacob Conway, who is on the executive committee of the Jefferson County Democratic Party, says that day, Shawn Reilly and Curtis Morrison, who founded and volunteered for Progress Kentucky, respectively, bragged to him about how they recorded the meeting. On the tape, McConnell and his advisors are heard laughing and joking about opposition research they had on actress Ashley Judd, who had been considering running against McConnell next year. Many Democratic groups blasted...(Read Full Post)