McConnell, Emblematic of Republicans’ Past, Is The Least Popular Politician In America
Tristan Justice, The Federalist
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's low ratings signal a challenge for him in the GOP
leader’s effort to maintain control of the Republican conference beyond next year’s midterms. With one seat needing to flip in a hostile year for Democrats, Republicans hold the advantage to reclaim a Senate majority. The season’s primary battles, however, showcase McConnell’s simmering unpopularity in a changing Republican Party outside the Beltway.