Mitch McConnell announces 2020 re-election bid

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Washington Examiner—Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., formally announced his bid for 2020 re-election in Kentucky this weekend.

Rep. Chris Collins Ends Bid for Re-Election. New York Republican Rep. Chris Collins announced on Saturday that he would end his bid for re-election after initially vowing to remain on the ballot for his race this fall despite facing insider trading charges, NBC News reported. There is no federal or state law that bars someone from appearing on a ballot because they have been indicted on criminal charges. Candidates in most states can even seek election if they are convicted, creating little incentive to quit, especially if the seat is,...