You don’t hear Democrats buzzing about beating Sen. Mitch McConnell of Kentucky these days. There’s a pretty good reason for that.
BREAKING new CNN/ORC polll #'s in Kentucky among likely voters: McConnell 50%, Grimes 46%. MOE: +/- 4%
— David Chalian (@DavidChalian) September 3, 2014
McConnell doesn’t have a great lead, or an insurmountable lead — just a steady one:
If you’re the DSCC or a Democrat-leaning SuperPAC, what’s the higher priority? Knocking off McConnell? Or saving vulnerable incumbents like Hagan, Udall, Landrieu, Pryor, etc.?