Sam Youngman

February 10, 2014

Political Paddock: The price of Mitch McConnell's unpopularity

It's tough to be Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell these days. One day he's praised for helping "save" more than 2,000 jobs in the Lexington area. A week later, he's down by 4 points in a poll looking at his re-election prospects.

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About Sam Youngman

Sam Youngman


An Owensboro native and Western Kentucky University graduate, Sam Youngman covered national politics and presidents before coming home to work for the Herald-Leader and cover Kentucky political developments.