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Alison Lundergan Grimes

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 11.13.2014 | 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 11.04.2014 | 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 11.04.2014 | 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 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.

My Final Midterm Election Picks

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.03.2014 | 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 10.31.2014 | 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 10.28.2014 | 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 10.28.2014 | Politics

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

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...

Kentucky Newspapers Endorse Alison Lundergan Grimes

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.27.2014 | Politics

Two major Kentucky newspapers have endorsed Alison Lundergan Grimes for Senate over incumbent Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R). The Cour...

A GOP Wave? Thank the Democrats' Cave!

Rick Horowitz | Posted 10.25.2014 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Election Night forecast: It won't be pretty. Here's part of why...

Jason Linkins

Joni Ernst And The Shifting Politics Of Avoidance

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.23.2014 | Politics

Joni Ernst, an Iowa state senator and the GOP candidate for Iowa's open U.S. Senate seat, stirred a lot of emotions Thursday, after she bailed on a nu...

Grimes Ad Misses The Mark On McConnell

FactCheck.org | Robert Farley | Posted 10.23.2014 | Politics

The Following post first appeared on FactCheck.org. Thought you’d seen it all this political season? An ad from Democrat Alison Lundergan Gri...