Daily Archives: Dec. 13, 2012

McConnell tops list of most unpopular

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is the most unpopular senator in the country, according to a new survey by Public Policy Polling. Only 37 percent of Kentucky voters approve of McConnell, while 55 percent disapprove. The most unpopular senator previously was Ben Nelson, D-Neb. Democrats in Kentucky want actress Ashley Judd to run against McConnell in 2014.

Democrats citing Kobach to raise money

The Kansas Democratic Party is soliciting contributions for a “Kris Kobach Defense Fund,” e-mailing potential donors that “by creating a legal defense fund we can continue fighting Kris Kobach’s dangerous anti-voter agenda.” Party spokesman Dakota Loomis told Huffington Post: “Given Kobach’s repeated behavior, we expect to go to court in 2013 and 2014.” Kobach, Kansas secretary of state since 2011, pushed for the law requiring photo ID to vote that went into effect this year, and the requirement, as of January, that Kansans show proof of citizenship to register to vote.