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McConnell, Grimes Win Primaries

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes are headed for November's general election. The Asso...

McConnell, Grimes Win Senate Primaries

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes have won their respective primaries in Kentucky's Senat...

Alison Lundergan Grimes Wins Primary In Kentucky Senate Race

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is officially the Democratic nominee in Kentucky's Senate race, the Associated Press reports. G...

GOP Senate Candidate Fights Losing Battle

AP | By ADAM BEAM | Posted 07.16.2014 | Politics

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — GOP Senate candidate Matt Bevin rolled his "New Generation of Leadership Bus Tour" up to Kentucky's state Capitol Friday to ra...

Outside Group Hits Grimes On Obama, Coal

AP | Posted 07.12.2014 | Politics

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A new ad from an independent political group is giving voters a peek of the unrelenting barrage of negative ads linking likely...

Mitch McConnell Confronts 'Not My Job' Comment In New Ad

AP | By ADAM BEAM and PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 07.05.2014 | Politics

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell faces a primary challenger in just a few weeks. To watch the television ad his campai...

Samantha Lachman

Grimes Hits McConnell For Saying It's 'Not My Job' To Create Local Jobs

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.25.2014 | Politics

A small item in a local newspaper is at the center of the most recent dust-up between Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and his likely ge...

Grimes Tops McConnell In Latest Fundraising Quarter

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.16.2014 | Politics

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes (D) raised more than Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) in the first three months of 2...

Mitch McConnell Puts Muscle Behind The Exact Type Of Bill He Claims To Stay Out Of

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.12.2014 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) seems to have mixed feelings when it comes to how he approaches state-based legislation. In an inte...

Why Are So Many Conservative Politicians Brandishing Guns?

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 05.11.2014 | Politics
Ian Reifowitz

Yes, we know it's all a show, that it's all about appealing to (appeasing) the NRA crowd, and demonstrating that a buttoned-down insider like Mitch McConnell is really one of the guys. Fine. But I have to say, there's something about it that just feels sinister.

Alison Lundergan Grimes: Mitch McConnell Is Like A Twice-Heated Biscuit

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.26.2014 | Politics

Alison Lundergan Grimes, who's hoping to unseat Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R) in Kentucky, compared her rival to a twice-heated biscuit. ...

Howard Fineman

Alison Lundergan Grimes Looks Like The Real Thing

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 02.25.2014 | Politics

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- A jam-packed and almost giddy Democratic crowd at a fundraising event here is the latest sign that the Senate race in Kentucky is f...

Mitch McConnell Gets 'Worst Birthday' Present From Alison Lundergan Grimes

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.20.2014 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R) celebrates his 72nd birthday on Thursday. His Democratic rival, Alison Lundergan Grimes, didn't let the ...

Amanda Terkel

Legislative Employee Fired For Appearing In Alison Lundergan Grimes Campaign Ad

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Charles Booker, a 29-year-old employee of the Kentucky Legislative Research Commission, was fired Monday after appearing in an ad suppor...

Bill Clinton To Campaign With Alison Lundergan Grimes In Kentucky Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 02.07.2014 | Politics

Former President Bill Clinton will be traveling to Louisville, Ky. later this month to campaign for Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grime...

Alison Lundergan Grimes Holds Edge In Kentucky Senate Poll

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 02.07.2014 | Politics

Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes has a slim advantage in the race against Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, according to one of the first nonpar...

Jason Cherkis

Consultant's Conspiracy Theories Went Too Far For Tea Party

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 01.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The United Kentucky Tea Party has parted ways with controversial activist Greg Fettig. The Louisville-based Courier-Journal first report...

Alison Lundergan Grimes Hits Mitch McConnell On Kentucky Jobs In New Ad

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Kentucky Secretary of State and U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes (D) released a new web ad Thursday featuring the story of an Eastern Ken...

Lundergan Grimes Accuses McConnell Of Laughing 'In The Faces' Of The Unemployed

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) chuckled at the end of a radio interview recently when a host told him he hoped the lawmaker would vote...

McConnell Campaign Trades Barbs With Primary Challenger

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

U.S. Senate candidate Matt Bevin on Thursday criticized his rival, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), in a policy-oriented speech titled ...

McConnell Launches Christmas-Themed Attack On Opponent

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 12.23.2013 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is putting his own spin on "'Twas the Night Before Christmas," using the classic holiday poem to attack...

Mitch McConnell And Alison Lundergan Grimes In Virtual Tie In Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 12.18.2013 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes (D) are in a virtual tie in the 2014 Senate rac...

What Alison Lundergan Grimes Must Do To Beat Mitch McConnell

The Daily Beast | Posted 11.30.2013 | Politics

Things got heated in the gathering area behind the workshop of Guthrie Farms outside Lexington, Kentucky. ...

Grimes Calls Out McConnell On Fair Pay Claims

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.27.2013 | Politics

Kentucky Secretary of State and Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes' campaign criticized Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (...

Laura Bassett

Senate Republicans Tweet Sexualized Attack Against Female Candidate

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 11.21.2013 | Politics

The National Republican Senatorial Committee and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's (R-Ky.) political director tweeted out an article on Tuesday...