Kentucky Senate President David Williams declared himself "a Tea Partier" on Wednesday and called for repeal of a constitutional amendment that took the power to appoint U.S. senators away from state legislatures and gave it to voters.
Williams' comments came during a presentation to the University of Kentucky Law School Federalist Society. They drew strong reaction from Williams' rival in next spring's Republican primary election for governor and from Mitch McConnell and Jim Bunning, Kentucky's two U.S. senators.
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Friday, November 12, 2010
Calling himself 'a Tea Partier,' David Williams pushes repeal of 17th Amendment
Calling himself 'a Tea Partier,' David Williams pushes repeal of 17th Amendment; Kentucky.com