Bluegrass Committee http://wfpl.org en McConnell's PAC Helps Republicans in Effort to Take State House http://wfpl.org/post/mcconnells-pac-helps-republicans-effort-take-state-house <p>Kentucky Republicans hoping to win the state House in elections this fall are getting a helping hand from the party&rsquo;s leader.</p><p>U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell has used his leadership PAC to dole out at least $54,000 dollars to Republican lawmakers in the last three months.</p><p>McConnell typically uses the Bluegrass Committee PAC to help U.S. Senate candidates in his bid to become majority leader. But his focus is now on making sure Kentucky&rsquo;s two legislative chambers are controlled by Republicans. Currently, the Senate is GOP controlled, but not the House.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 16 Jul 2012 18:22:44 +0000 Kenny Colston 1020 at http://wfpl.org