Paul-Booker fall matchup set in Kentucky Senate race
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky voters have set up a November matchup between Republican U.S. Sen. Rand Paul and Democrat Charles Booker.
Each won his party’s Senate nomination in Tuesday’s primary.
Paul is seeking a third Senate term.
The fall campaign will feature contrasting agendas.
Paul supports limited government while Booker backs sweeping health care and anti-poverty programs.
The Bluegrass State hasn’t elected a Democrat to the Senate since Wendell Ford in 1992.
The libertarian-leaning Paul coasted to victory over five Republican challengers in his pursuit of another term.
Booker defeated three opponents in the Democratic primary.
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