Tim Kaine, chairman of the Democratic National Committee issued the following statement about the Kentucky Senate race:
(read the full statement after the jump)
“I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate both Daniel Mongiardo and Jack Conway on a hard-fought primary campaign in Kentucky, and to extend my congratulations to Jack Conway on his victory.
“Jack Conway will be a strong Democratic candidate who represents the best of Kentucky leadership and values. While the Republican nominee will focus on extreme ideas like abolishing the Department Education and disbanding the Federal Reserve, Jack Conway will work to create good jobs for Kentuckians, improve educational opportunities for young people, fight the special interests in Washington and help families and small businesses prosper. He is a dedicated public servant who will fight for the needs of Kentucky’s working families, and I look forward to working with him to achieve a Democratic victory over Republican Rand Paul this fall.”