Mitch McConnell, Rand Paul forge alliance that crosses establishment, tea party lines

  • by: ROGER ALFORD , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 7, 2013 - 2:50 PM

FRANKFORT, Ky. — To cover his political flank, Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell has forged an alliance with tea party darling Rand Paul, picked up support from other national tea party leaders and brought in a campaign manager from the upper echelons of the tea party movement.

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