Fighter pilot McGrath wins Kentucky house primary

According to CNN, A political newcomer knocked off Lexington Mayor Jim Gray — a prized Democratic recruit and major figure in Kentucky politics — in a primary for a US House seat Tuesday.

Amy McGrath, a retired Marine fighter pilot, won the Lexington-area 6th District contest and is now poised to take on Republican Rep. Andy Barr in a red-leaning district that Democrats hope will shift in their favor in November’s midterm elections.
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