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Early Lead Vanishes for Kentucky Senate Incumbent

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Early Lead Vanishes for Kentucky Senate Incumbent

Early Lead Vanishes for Kentucky Senate Incumbent

Early Lead Vanishes for Kentucky Senate Incumbent

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Sen. Jim Bunning, a Kentucky Republican and Hall of Fame baseball star, was expected to cruise to a second term this year. But a series of missteps has given his Democratic rival, a little-known Democrat named Dan Mongiardo, an opening. NPR's Adam Hochberg reports.