'Cards were stacked against Bevin' in primary election

05/16/2014 8:46 AM

05/16/2014 9:02 AM

At the mention of Mitch McConnell's name, Republican Mack Yoakum contorted his face as though he had taken a drink of sour milk, punctuating the sentiment with a thumbs down.

Standing across the counter of Knox Pawn Shop from Yoakum, Louisville businessman Matt Bevin, who is challenging McConnell in Tuesday's Republican primary, made his pitch, telling Yoakum that he is a Christian, an Army veteran and a father of nine.

"I've never run for political office," Bevin said. "I never wanted to be a politician."

Read more at the Herald-Leader: http://www.kentucky.com/2014/05/15/3244661/cards-were-stacked-against-bevin.html?sp=/99/322/

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