You've probably heard about this by now:
But while Judd was mulling the race, McConnell's staff was strategizing that the best way to hurt her candidacy would be to highlight her past struggles with depression and her religious views, according to the tapes.
In the meeting, according to the tape, McConnell is heard saying, "I assume most of you have played the game Whac-A-Mole? This is the Whac-A-Mole period of the campaign…when anybody sticks their head up, do them out." abcnews.com
The McConnell campaign immediately cried "Foul!" claiming a Watergate style break-in to bug headquarters, calling on the FBI and U.S. Attorney's office in Louisville to investigate. Here is the Mother Jones accounting of Who What When Where Why.
Leaders of a "liberal super PAC" Progress Kentucky, are claiming responsibility for the taping. According to today's news release from NPR station WFPL Louisville, the Democratic party is distancing itself from these two activists.