Sen. Mitch McConnell and wife, Elaine Chao, celebrated Tuesday. McConnell won a sixth term after a race that featured attack ads on both sides and huge sums of special-interest money.
Sen. Mitch McConnell and wife, Elaine Chao, celebrated Tuesday. McConnell won a sixth term after a race that featured attack ads on both sides and huge sums of special-interest money. AP
Sen. Mitch McConnell and wife, Elaine Chao, celebrated Tuesday. McConnell won a sixth term after a race that featured attack ads on both sides and huge sums of special-interest money. AP

Tom Eblen: Election showed the best and worst of Kentucky politics

November 08, 2014 06:01 PM

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Tom Eblen

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Tom Eblen is a columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader who writes about life, people and issues in Lexington and Kentucky. A Lexington native, Eblen was the Herald-Leader's managing editor from 1998 to 2008.