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Former Marine fighter pilot, American politician

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Amy McGrath: Former Marine fighter pilot, American politician
Amy Melinda McGrath is an American politician and former Marine fighter pilot. During her 20 years of service in the Marine Corps, McGrath flew 89 combat missions against al-Qaeda and the Taliban. McGrath was the first woman to fly a combat mission for the Marine Corps, as well as the first to pilot the F/A-18 on a combat mission. Toward the end of her service, McGrath worked domestically as a political adviser, a liaison officer, and an instructor at the United States Naval Academy.

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McGrath Defeats Booker In Kentucky [Video]

McGrath Defeats Booker In Kentucky

Amy McGrath won the Democratic primary to face GOP Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in Kentucky. McGrath is a former fighter pilot and 2018 House candidate backed by the US Senate Democrats'..

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Reduced voting sites, heated races in NY and KY [Video]

Reduced voting sites, heated races in NY and KY

New York, Kentucky were among the six states holding primaries Tuesday, with heated, key races and fewer polling sites due to social distancing restrictions. Lisa Bernhard has more.

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Kentucky US Senate primary: Amy McGrath squeaks out win over Charles Booker

Former fighter pilot Amy McGrath has won the Democratic primary for U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell's Senate seat in a slim victory over state Rep. Charles Booker.
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New York Primary, Kentucky Senate Showdown: What to Watch For Today

There are competitive House races in New York and Charles Booker faces Amy McGrath in the Senate primary in Kentucky. Results may be delayed because of the many voters casting absentee ballots.
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Kentucky and New York Hold Primaries Today: What to Watch For

There are competitive House races in New York and Charles Booker faces Amy McGrath in the Senate primary in Kentucky. Results may be delayed because of the many voters casting absentee ballots.
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Booker and McGrath Intensify Advertising Blitz in Kentucky

As the Democratic primary between Amy McGrath and Charles Booker gets tighter, Mr. Booker has closed the gap in ad spending as both make a final push before Tuesday’s voting.
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How the Shooting of Breonna Taylor Changed the Kentucky Senate Race

With a war chest of $40 million, Amy McGrath was considered a safe bet in the Democratic primary. But the recent movement for racial justice has elevated the candidacy of her African-American rival,..
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Democrat challenging Mitch McConnell raises $10.7 million in third quarter

Amy McGrath, who narrowly lost a congressional race in 2018, is challenging Mitch McConnell in the 2020 Senate race
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Amy McGrath calls out Sen. Mitch McConnell for posting a photo of her name on a tombstone

There's a new zinger in the ongoing saga between Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his rival, Amy McGrath.
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New Democratic challenger joins primary race against Mitch McConnell

Former congressional candidate Amy McGrath joined the race earlier this month
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Amy McGrath reverses course on Kavanaugh confirmation comment

The candidate said she would have voted to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court and then just hours later changed her mind
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3 ways for Elizabeth Warren or another Democratic president to 'deal with' Mitch McConnell

It's not too late for Democrats to ratchet up pressure on Mitch McConnell. They can make up for lost time and opportunities by helping Amy McGrath.
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Amy McGrath: 'If President Trump has good ideas, I'll be for them'

Democrat Amy McGrath explains how she plains to put a wedge between Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and President Donald Trump.
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McConnell challenger Amy McGrath raises $2.5 million in 24 hours

The haul breaks multiple records including the most money ever raised in a single day by a Senate campaign
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Amy McGrath, Running to Unseat Mitch McConnell, Raises $2.5 Million in 24 Hours

The fund-raising haul was the most ever in the first 24 hours of a Senate campaign. Mr. McConnell is a formidable fund-raiser as well, who spent more than $30 million in his 2014 re-election campaign.
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Amy McGrath's Senate campaign says it set money record in first 24 hours after announcement

The chance to replace Sen. Mitch McConnell in Washington, D.C. has big money flowing into candidate Amy McGrath's campaign.
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Donald Trump tweets Democrats 'coming after' Mitch McConnell as Amy McGrath enters race

Trump's remarks come after a day full of them from all sides over Amy McGrath's entry into the race against Mitch McConnell for his Senate seat.
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Ex-combat pilot Amy McGrath challenges Republican McConnell for Senate

Amy McGrath, a former U.S. Marine combat pilot whose compelling biography drew national attention during an unsuccessful Democratic congressional campaign last year, said on Tuesday she would challenge..
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5 things to know about Amy McGrath vs. Mitch McConnell in the 2020 Kentucky Senate race

Amy McGrath made the announcement Tuesday that she plans to take on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in the 2020 U.S. Senate race.
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Amy McGrath to run for Mitch McConnell's Senate seat

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McConnell gets challenger in retired fighter pilot Amy McGrath

"Everything that's wrong in Washington had to start some place," McGrath says of McConnell
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Amy McGrath says she will take on Mitch McConnell in 2020 US Senate race

Amy McGrath made the announcement Tuesday that she plans to take on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in the 2020 U.S. Senate race.
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