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Kentucky Senate

Rand Paul Reveals When He'll Decide On A 2016 Run

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 12.03.2014 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said Tuesday he will make up his mind on a 2016 White House presidential run in "the March/April time frame." The Kentucky c...

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...

McConnell Mailers Imply Kentucky Voters Are Involved In 'Election Violation'

Talking Points Memo | Posted 10.31.2014 | Politics

In a move that Democrats are lambasting as a voter suppression tactic, Sen. Mitch McConnell's campaign and its GOP allies are distributing a mailer to...

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...

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...

Mitch McConnell Under Fire, But...

FactCheck.org | Robert Farley | Posted 10.08.2014 | Politics

The following post first appeared on FactCheck.org. In an interesting twist, Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell is under fire from his Democratic op...

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...

This Guy Is Running For The Senate Just To Make The World More Anti-Semitic, Racist

The Huffington Post | Sara Bondioli | Posted 09.19.2014 | Politics

Racist and anti-Semitic signs and statements from a write-in candidate have drawn new attention to Kentucky's U.S. Senate race this week. Robert Ra...

Obama Takes Center Stage In Kentucky's Senate Race

AP | By ADAM BEAM | Posted 11.16.2014 | Politics

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — President Barack Obama is playing a starring role in Kentucky's fierce Senate race, with new ads putting him at the center of ...

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...

Latest Polls Agree On Tough Kentucky Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 09.04.2014 | Politics

In an election year hinging on a handful of remarkably close Senate races, recent surveys are reaching something of a consensus on Kentucky. Three pol...

Ashley Alman

McConnell Widens Lead Over Grimes In New Poll

HuffingtonPost.com | Ashley Alman | Posted 09.02.2014 | Politics

A Saturday Bluegrass Poll gives Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) the edge in one of the tightest Senate races in the nation, with just over two months lef...

Samantha Lachman

Mitch McConnell Reveals Why He Thinks His Re-Election Fight Is So Competitive

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 08.28.2014 | Politics

In a local radio interview Wednesday, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) gave a frank response when asked why he thinks his re-election ra...

Women's Equality Day: So Much Achieved, So Far to Go

Alison Lundergan Grimes | Posted 10.26.2014 | Politics
Alison Lundergan Grimes

Today on Women's Equality Day, we commemorate the passage of women's right to vote -- celebrating how far we have come, but also recognizing the work that remains. Sometimes it seems like women are the only people coming together across party lines to get things done.

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...

McConnell Claim Under Scrutiny In Grimes' Latest Effort

FactCheck.org | Robert Farley | Posted 07.25.2014 | Politics

The following post first appeared on FactCheck.org. A laid off coal miner in an Alison Lundergan Grimes TV ad poses a question to Sen. Mitch Mc...