A new SurveyUSA poll
shows Republican Rand Paul leading Democrat Jack Conway by six points in Kentucky's Senate race. Paul leads Conway 51-45, according to the poll.
Paul has had a tough time since winning his party's nomination on May 18 -- coming under intense scrutiny for his comments on the Civil Rights Act, the Gulf Coast oil spill and illegal immigration.
The TPM Poll Average shows Paul leading Conway 48.2% to 39.6%.
Check out TPMDC's full coverage of the race here.