Philip Bailey, Kentucky Public Radio http://nhpr.org en Sen. McConnell Reaches Out To Tea Party Supporters http://nhpr.org/post/sen-mcconnell-reaches-out-tea-party-supporters Transcript <p>DAVID GREENE, HOST: <p>In Kentucky yesterday, there was another sign of Tea Party clout. Mitch McConnell - minority leader in the U.S. Senate, and Kentucky's most powerful politician - turned up at his first-ever Tea Party rally. [POST-BROADCAST CORRECTION: This was not McConnell's first Tea Party rally. He participated in a Tea Party event in 2010.] This year, Tea Party candidates have scored upsets in Republican primaries in Missouri, Texas and Indiana. Wed, 22 Aug 2012 09:11:00 +0000 Philip Bailey, Kentucky Public Radio 11334 at http://nhpr.org