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Election 2014: The Seinfeld Election About Absolutely Nothing Ends Its Run

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

Say a fond farewell to the 2014 Seinfeld campaign. Unfortunately, it probably won't be the last corrupt big money-dominated campaign about absolutely nothing.

Elizabeth Warren Stumps For Alison Lundergan Grimes In Kentucky

AP | By ADAM BEAM | Posted 10.29.2014 | Politics

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren brought her brand of populist politics back to Kentucky on Tuesday to campaign for Democrat Alison...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Mitch McConnell Wants Kentucky To Believe Its Obamacare Exchange Is Just A Website

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.14.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has struggled throughout his re-election campaign to explain what repealing Obamacare wou...

Amanda Terkel

Mitch McConnell: I Didn't Earn My Millions, I Inherited Them!

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.14.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) doesn't deny that he's rich. But what stuck in his craw Monday night was his Democratic o...

Sabrina Siddiqui

McConnell Gets 'Needlessly Angry' After Surprising Radio Host With Interview

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) made a surprise appearance Wednesday on "Kentucky Sports Radio," one of the state's most ...

Howard Fineman

Mitch vs. Alison Isn't Over Yet

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 10.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Coal miners used to take canaries with them underground, where a dying bird would signal the presence of poison gases. In Kentucky’...

Alison Lundergan Grimes Edges Ahead In New Poll

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy & Mark Blumenthal | Posted 10.06.2014 | Politics

A SurveyUSA Bluegrass Poll, released Monday, gives Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes the advantage over Republican Mitch McConnell in the Kentucky Sena...

Amanda Terkel

Bill Clinton Appears In His First Senate Ad This Cycle

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes (D), who is fighting to unseat Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), is ou...

Dave Jamieson

Alison Lundergan Grimes: Both McConnell And His Wife Have Failed Coal Miners

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 09.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The campaign of Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes has ripped her opponent, Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), for siding wi...

Alison Lundergan Grimes Goes Skeet-Shooting To Prove She's 'Not Barack Obama'

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 09.15.2014 | Politics

U.S. Senate candidate and Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes (D) goes skeet-shooting in her campaign's latest television ad in an att...

Mitch McConnell Will Debate Alison Lundergan Grimes In October

The Huffington Post | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 08.19.2014 | Politics

Kentucky voters have seen Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and his Democratic challenger, Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan G...

Howard Fineman

Mitch McConnell Is The Least Of It For Alison Lundergan Grimes

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 08.02.2014 | Politics

PADUCAH, Ky. -- Two key features of Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes’ drive to oust GOP Senate leader Mitch McConnell were on display here Friday wi...

Howard Fineman

The Wrestling Match Called Congress Moves To A Picnic Shed In Kentucky

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 08.01.2014 | Politics

PADUCAH, Ky. –- On paper, the U.S. Senate race here shouldn’t be a race at all. The incumbent is Sen. Mitch McConnell, 72, a five-term powerhou...

Kentucky Senate Race Is Still Up For Grabs, Poll Finds

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 07.29.2014 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is nearly deadlocked with Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes, according to a new Bluegrass P...

Paul Blumenthal

Alison Lundergan Grimes Sets Kentucky Fundraising Record

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.15.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, the Democratic challenger to Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), raised more than $4 mill...

Grimes Hits McConnell With Misleading Attack Ad

AP | ADAM BEAM and CALVIN WOODWARD | Posted 07.08.2014 | Politics

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — In a new ad from Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes, retired coal miner Don Disney looks straight into the c...

Grimes Tepidly Endorses Ruling Striking Down Gay Marriage Ban

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 07.02.2014 | Politics

Kentucky Secretary of State and Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes appears to be playing it safe on marriage equality in the wake of ...

Mitch McConnell Will Push For 20-Week Abortion Ban If GOP Gains Senate Control

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics

With the midterm elections months away, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is already plotting his agenda in case the Republicans win back...

Majority Of Kentucky Voters Side With Grimes On Taxes In New Poll

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 06.26.2014 | Politics

A new poll on Kentuckians' attitudes towards taxation may bear some worrying trends for Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) in the country'...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Mitch McConnell Says Obamacare Repeal Won't Affect Kentuckians Who Signed Up For Obamacare

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 05.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Repealing Obamacare has been the focus of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's reelection campaign, though he has been coy about wha...

Ryan Grim

Alison Lundergan Grimes Still Avoids A Straight Answer On Obamacare

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Kentucky Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes has declined to say how she would have voted on the Affordable Care Act had...

Mitch McConnell May Find More To Be Desired In Tuesday Night's Primary Returns

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics

Though Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell easily defeated his Republican primary challenger, his campaign may be concerned by the election returns...

Amanda Terkel

Tea Party Groups Promise To Support Mitch McConnell After Matt Bevin's Loss

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Tea party groups that worked to oust Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) united around him Tuesday night as he easily beat pr...

Tea Party Favorite Fails To Unseat Mitch McConnell

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

Matt Bevin, the businessman backed by tea party groups in Kentucky's Senate race, has lost his challenge to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. ...

McConnell Defeats Bevin To Win Primary

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell fended off tea party challenger Matt Bevin to win Tuesday's primary for the Kentucky GOP Senate nomination, the...