Endorsement http://wkms.org en McConnell Gains Support of Another Tea Party Leader http://wkms.org/post/mcconnell-gains-support-another-tea-party-leader <p></p><p>Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has gained another tea party endorsement with Sen. Marco Rubio declaring his support earlier this week.</p><p>Rubio stated his support for McConnell’s re-election on FOX News Sunday. McConnell and his GOP primary challenger Matt Bevin have been competing for tea party endorsements. Tue, 22 Oct 2013 12:20:12 +0000 Whitney Jones & The Associated Press 35921 at http://wkms.org McConnell Gains Support of Another Tea Party Leader Rand Paul Influence Helps Secure GOP Primary WIn http://wkms.org/post/rand-paul-influence-helps-secure-gop-primary-win <p>Many political pundits are ready to crown U.S. Senator Rand Paul as a Kentucky kingmaker following the Congressional primary victory of Thomas Massie.<br /><br /> Paul endorsed tea party candidate Massie, who won the Fourth Congressional GOP primary yesterday. The endorsement was Paul&rsquo;s first in his home state since becoming Kentucky&rsquo;s junior senator in 2010.<br /><br /> And while Massie&rsquo;s campaign benefited from a Super PAC that spent more than a half million dollars in the primary race, former GOP consultant Les Fugate says Paul deserves some credit too.<br /> Wed, 23 May 2012 19:47:44 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 18096 at http://wkms.org Rand Paul Influence Helps Secure GOP Primary WIn