Rand Paul Leading in Kentucky Poll

Rand Paul, the son of Texas Congressman Ron Paul and a leading tea party-backed Republican who is running for a U.S. Senate seat in Kentucky, is leading his Democratic rival Jack Conway by 15 points.According to the poll conducted by conducted for the Louisville Courier-Journal, Rand Paul leads Conway, 55% to 40%. Rand Paul and Conway are trying to win the seat being vacated by Republican Sen. Jim Bunning, who is not running for re-election.“The Obama agenda is unpopular in Kentucky and candidates who have publicly supported [Obama’s health-care overhaul], like Jack Conway, are seeing their numbers drop like a rock,” said Doug Heye, a Republican spokesman who feels the results are not surprising.

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