07/10/2011 10:55 am ET Updated Sep 09, 2011

Mitch McConnell, Rand Paul Forge Tentative Relationship

It was the last few grueling weeks of Kentucky's tough U.S. Senate race and Republican candidate Rand Paul, a doctor from Bowling Green who'd been catapulted into the national spotlight by the tea party movement, prepared to emerge from the campaign bus with Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.

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