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Kentucky Senate 2014

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...

Sam Stein

Some Clarity On What Mitch McConnell Wants For Kentucky's Obamacare Exchange

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 10.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON –- Since the first and only debate in the Kentucky Senate race, there’s been some speculation on what exactly Senate Minority Leader Mi...

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...

Mitch McConnell and Alison Lundergan Grimes Face Off In Only Debate

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 12.13.2014 | Politics

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — In a debate at close quarters, Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes vowed Monday night to be independent of President...

Amanda Terkel

Mitch McConnell Pulls Out The 'I'm Not A Scientist' Dodge On Climate Change

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) declined to elaborate on his skepticism about man-made climate change Thursday, pulling o...

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...

Jason Linkins

Alison Lundergan Grimes' Parents Looking At Some Christmas Ornaments Is Somehow News

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.08.2014 | Politics

It's been awhile since I've come face to face with one of those "how on Earth did this become a news story" stories, but Monday morning, The Hill spew...

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...

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...

So What if the Republicans Win the Senate?

Gene Marks | Posted 06.08.2014 | Small Business
Gene Marks

The Democrats control the Senate and we get political infighting. The Republicans control the Senate and we'll likely get the same. Whatever happens, smart business owners will be paying close attention. Man, where's Ross Perot when you really need him?

Paul Blumenthal

Dark Money Group's #McConnelling Violates Campaign Laws: Watchdogs

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Campaign finance watchdogs are calling foul on a "dark money" nonprofit's use of b-roll footage posted by the campaign of Sen. Mitch McC...

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...

Mitch McConnell Is Washington's 'Guardian of Gridlock,' James Carville Says

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is a "guardian of gridlock" and "the main cause of dysfunction in Washington," Democratic...

Latest Poll Finds Tight Senate Race For Mitch McConnell

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 11.12.2013 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes (D) are running neck and neck in the 2014 Senat...

Read How This Democrat Is Going To Beat Mitch McConnell

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics

Alison Lundergan Grimes (D) thinks she can beat Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) in next year's Senate race. The Kentucky secretary o...

Grimes Goes Harsh Against McConnell

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 10.28.2013 | Politics

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes (D) released a new web ad Monday in her race for U.S. Senate that compares the job of her opponent...

Jason Linkins

New Video Of Alison Lundergan Grimes Raises Fancy-Pants Charge

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.13.2014 | Politics

In previous dispatches on the Kentucky Senate race, I've noted that the many achievements of GOP Sen. Mitch McConnell's supporters include things like...

Harry Reid Hits McConnell Where It Really Hurts

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 09.13.2013 | Politics

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) will host a fundraiser for Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes to aid her bid to knock off ...

Jason Linkins

Matt Bevin Attacks McConnell On Obamacare, Aligns Himself With Senate Hostage Takers

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.15.2013 | Politics

In recent days, when life whipped the Senate minority leader with its cat-of-nine-tails, somewhere between three and four of those tails left marks th...