Mitch McConnell Defeats Challenger In Senate Race

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) joins hands with his wife U. S. Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao after learning he has defeated Democratic challenger former Kentucky Democratic Party treasurer Bruce Lunsford during an election night rally on November 4, 2008 at the Galt House Hotel, in Louisville, Kentucky. McConnell has been the Senate Minority Leader since 2006.
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