Louisville, Kentucky (CNN) - It was billed as the day's marquee primary battle, but in the end it was an easy night for Mitch McConnell.
The five-term senator from Kentucky - who's the top Republican in the chamber - defeated tea party-backed challenger Matt Bevin in Tuesday's primary.
"Mitch McConnell wins primary in Kentucky. CNN predicts he'll face Grimes."
Yeah. It happened last night, CNN. As of this morning, it's a given. He WILL face Grimes.