This week in Kentucky politics, retired Marine fighter pilot Amy McGrath announced she will challenge Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in next year’s race for U.S. Senate. But the launch had a rocky start. And Gov. Matt Bevin might be a little closer to calling a special legislative session on pensions this summer. WFPL’s Jean West talked to Ryland Barton for this week’s edition of Kentucky Politics Distilled.

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Ryland Barton is the Capitol bureau chief for Kentucky Public Radio.