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Alison Lundergan Grimes

Alison Lundergan Grimes To Seek Re-Election As Secretary Of State

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.26.2015 | Politics

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes said Monday that she will run for re-election as secretary of state this year, rather than seek a ...

Alison Lundergan Grimes Reveals Potential Next Move

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 01.20.2015 | Politics

Democrats may not have to say goodbye to 2014 sweetheart Alison Lundergan Grimes just yet. The Democratic secretary of state for Kentucky, who lost...

Ashley Judd: I Might Run For Office 'Some Day'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.14.2015 | Politics

The political world may not have seen the last of Ashley Judd. In 2013, the actress hinted she was considering a Senate run against now-Senate Majo...

Amber Ferguson

Here Are 10 Of The Best Political Quotes Of 2014

HuffingtonPost.com | Amber Ferguson | Posted 12.30.2014 | Politics

Whether it was dropping f-bombs on HuffPost Live or confusing texting with sexting, politicians said some pretty memorable things in 2014. Hopefull...

Grimes: Rand Paul Can't Run For Senate And President In 2016

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 12.18.2014 | Politics

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes said she'd challenge Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) if he attempted to run for both Senate and president i...

How Democrats Fell Into The Ultimate Death Spiral

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 11.20.2014 | Politics

The 2014 midterm election was such a drubbing for Democrats, so embarrassing in its lopsidedness, that there doesn't appear to be much more to say abo...

Democratic National Committee Needs a Shake-up -- Who Does the Shaking?

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 01.13.2015 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

The issue isn't what Wasserman Schultz said with regard to a 'top to bottom assessment' but rather who will do the assessment. If it is the same people who planned the mid-terms' non-message we are in for the same problems next time around.

Eliot Nelson

In Bed At A Reasonable Hour: Mitch McConnell's Election Night Extravaganza

HuffingtonPost.com | Eliot Nelson | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- When the crowd at Mitch McConnell's election party first learned their candidate had won a sixth term in the Senate, the reaction w...

Alison Lundergan Grimes Loses Election

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes lost her midterm election race to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) in one of the nation's highest-profi...

Grimes Defeated

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes lost to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) in one of the nation's highest-profile Senate contests on Tues...

Mitch McConnell Wins Re-Election

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) won his re-election race against Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes in one of the nation's highest-profil...

Kentucky Senate Race Won By McConnell

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) was victorious over Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes (D) in one of the nation's high...

Mitch McConnell Wins Midterm Race

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) was projected to defeat Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes in one of the nation's highest-profile Senate ...

Kentucky Senate Midterm Election Results Are In

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) was projected to defeat Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes in one of the nation's highest-profile Senate ...

McConnell Wins Kentucky Senate Election

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) defeated Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes (D) in one of the nation's highest-profile...

GOP Voter Intimidation Efforts Are in Full Swing

Erik Ose | Posted 01.04.2015 | Politics
Erik Ose

Why do the Republicans feel a need to engage in such shady voter intimidation schemes year after year? Why are they so afraid of letting people go to the polls and choosing whichever candidates they prefer, free from interference with their right to vote?

Website Battle: Mitch McConnell vs. Alison Lundergan Grimes

Erika Dickstein | Posted 01.04.2015 | Technology
Erika Dickstein

I don't care what you are running for; it's always a bad idea to take that level of control away from the site visitor (even if, unlike the senator, you don't sound like you are talking with a mouth full of split-pea soup.) It makes for a jarring user experience and a bad first impression.

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

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 01.03.2015 | 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.

My Final Midterm Election Picks

Chris Weigant | Posted 01.03.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

We've got six states in the Too Close To Call category, but fear not! After providing a rundown of the races, I am adding a section below where I make my own picks for each of them (since it is Election Eve, after all, and thus time to put up or shut up).

Zach Carter

Eight Things You Probably Didn't Know About Mitch McConnell And Kentucky

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

A year ago, before Sen. Mitch McConnell knew the name of his Democratic opponent in this year's race, The Huffington Post traveled across Kentucky att...

Zach Carter

How Obamacare Could Save Alison Lundergan Grimes

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 11.06.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Most polls show Alison Lundergan Grimes trailing Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in Kentucky's closely watched Senate race. But a...

It's Up to Us on November 4th: The 2014 Elections and Beyond

Pearl Korn | Posted 12.31.2014 | Politics
Pearl Korn

While the pundits and pollsters are predicting a Republican takeover of the Senate, it would be wise to take their prognostications with a grain of salt and not let them become a self-fulfilling prophesy. After all, even those so-called "experts" are not infallible.

Paul Blumenthal

Mitch McConnell Paid For Koch Group Meeting Shortly Before Blitz Of Pro-GOP Senate Ads

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In June, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) took a break from the campaign trail to address a conference held in Dana Point,...

Gay Man's Guide to the 2014 Elections

Chris Cormier | Posted 12.28.2014 | Gay Voices
Chris Cormier

Attention gay men: You need to vote on November 4. Here are a few campaign highlights as a Gay Man's Guide to the 2014 Elections, because pundits don't know how to explain how important this election is in "gay man's terms." Meet your ballot box divas.

Democrats Unveil New Ad In Heated Kentucky Senate Race

AP | By PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 12.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Democrats' campaign committee on Tuesday released an ad that criticizes Republican Leader Mitch McConnell as spending t...