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Mitch McConnell's Campaign Manager Resigns After Iowa Bribery Scandal Deepens

Kentucky Republican Senator Mitch McConnell responds to a question from reporters following a candidates forum at the Kentuck
Kentucky Republican Senator Mitch McConnell responds to a question from reporters following a candidates forum at the Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance headquarters, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

Jesse Benton, the campaign manager for U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, will resign his post as a bribery scandal from the 2012 presidential campaign threatens to envelop Benton and become a major distraction for McConnell's campaign.

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