Joe Sonka is the news editor of LEO Weekly, Louisville's alt-weekly since 1990. He was the founder of Barefoot and Progressive, a Kentucky political blog. You can read his work at fatlip.leoweekly.com and leoweekly.com.
McConnell raises funds for the Brent Spence Bridge by lowering construction worker wages.
McConnell finds himself in another tight re-election race with his career on the line, and another crisis in Iraq.
McConnell fights for “the little guy” at a secret billionaire summit.
Kentucky’s US Senate race takes off-the-record to the public.
There are some political races in America that are classic examples of a healthy democracy in action. Kentucky’s US Senate race is not one of them.