Tea Party group endorses McConnell


Web Editor - Mason Stevenson

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell gained a new ally Tuesday, for his upcoming re-election campaign in Kentucky.

The founder of theteaparty.net endorsed McConnell, praising him for supporting spending cuts and defending gun-ownership.

McConnell searched for Tea Party support in hopes of preventing a GOP primary challenge.

Democrats continue looking for a challenger to McConnell.