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politics lead

May 20th, 2014
05:07 PM ET

Sen. McConnell faces primary hurdle

Louisville, Kentucky (CNN) – On the eve of primary day here, McConnell appears confident he has crushed his challenger from the right, Matt Bevin. But it remains to be seen how much of a toll the manpower and money he has spent against Bevin will take - whether it will weaken him in what is expected to be the toughest campaign against a Democratic challenger in the three decades he has been in office.

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money lead

May 20th, 2014
04:48 PM ET

General Motors recalls yet another 2.4 million cars

New York (CNNMoney) – General Motors' recall headache continues to grow.

The automaker recalled another 2.4 million U.S. cars and trucks Tuesday, including 1.3 million popular late-model crossover vehicles, and 1.1 million older cars.

The crossover SUVs being recalled - Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse, GMC Acadia and Saturn Outlook - have a problem that can cause the front seat belt to separate from the car during a crash. GM said it is a serious enough problem that it is ordering dealers not to sell new or used models of the vehicles until repairs are made. The model years involved are 2009 to 2014.

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