McConnell challenger McGrath endorses Biden

Amy McGrath, a 2020 Democratic challenger for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellSenate advances public lands bill in late-night vote GOP senator to try to reverse requirement that Pentagon remove Confederate names from bases No, ‘blue states’ do not bail out ‘red states’ MORE’s (R-Ky.) seat, on Friday endorsed former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenHillicon Valley: Biden calls on Facebook to change political speech rules | Dems demand hearings after Georgia election chaos | Microsoft stops selling facial recognition tech to police Trump finalizing executive order calling on police to use ‘force with compassion’ The Hill’s Campaign Report: Biden campaign goes on offensive against Facebook MORE’s presidential bid. 

“Honor and integrity are at the heart of everything Marines do. It’s why I believe so strongly that Joe Biden is the president who can return honor and integrity to the Oval Office,” McGrath said in a statement released by Biden’s campaign. 

“Joe is the Democrat who can bring our country together, restore our reputation abroad, and bring real change to a nation torn apart by partisanship. We need that now more than ever,” she continued. 

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McGrath, a Marine veteran who came close to flipping a Republican-held House seat in 2018, officially filed to run for Senate late last year.

She raised nearly $11 million in the third quarter last year, but will likely face an uphill challenge in her bid to capture the seat, which the Cook Political Report rates as “likely Republican.” 

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McGrath’s endorsement comes days before the Democratic primary’s first nominating contest in Iowa on Monday.

Kentucky’s Democratic primary is set to take place on May 19. 

A new NBC News-Wall Street Journal poll released on Friday showed Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersThe Hill’s 12:30 Report: Milley apologizes for church photo-op Harris grapples with defund the police movement amid veep talk Biden courts younger voters — who have been a weakness MORE (I-Vt.) leading the crowded Democratic primary pack at 27 percent support, and Biden close behind at 26 percent. 

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