Bye-Bye Mitch McConnell, Democratic Rival Ahead In Polls 1 Day After Launching Campaign

Mitch McConnell

Kentucky wants to get rid of Mitch McConnell, the least popular senator in the country, and they want it pretty badly. Photo from Think Progress.

At this point, if it weren’t for bad luck, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell wouldn’t have any luck at all. Not only is he going to face a Tea Party challenger in next year’s primary, but a new survey released Thursday morning by Public Policy Polling shows him already running a point behind the newly announced Democratic candidate, Alison Lundergan Grimes.