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Senate Conservative Fund endorses Republican Matt Bevin for US Senate in Kentucky
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Friday, October 18, 2013 1:07 PM EDT
A conservative group has endorsed Republican challenger Matt Bevin in Kentucky's U.S. Senate race.
The group, founded by former Sen. Jim DeMint, was sharply critical of the budget deal. Executive director Matt Hoskins called Bevin "a true conservative" who will fight to stop overspending, bailouts and rising debt.
The group has already spent some $340,000 to run a TV ad in Kentucky criticizing McConnell.
McConnell spokeswoman Allison Moore discounted the endorsement, saying the group has made a practice of recruiting and promoting unelectable candidates for Senate.