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Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate
Last we checked in on the latest polling in Kentucky's U.S. Senate election, just one point separated Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell from Democratic challenger and Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, proving that Kentucky is in serious danger of going blue this fall.

Since then, we've seen yet another poll confirming that proposition, and it comes from none other than Rasmussen, which finds them knotted up at 42 points apiece.

I suspect this is the only context in which anyone would ever want to have it said about them that they were knotted up with Mitch, but I digress, because with that Rasmussen poll, we have a trend that's worth noting: there are now ten polls showing McConnell in a dead heat with Grimes. It's not that people in Kentucky don't know Mitch well enough to make up their minds—it's that they do know him, and they really don't want to support him.

Just like the Super Bowl, Kentucky is an upset in the making. And just like the Super Bowl (at least from my perspective in the Pacific Northwest), how sweet an upset that would be.

Originally posted to Daily Kos on Wed Feb 05, 2014 at 10:30 AM PST.

Also republished by My Old Kentucky Kos.

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