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Kentucky Senate Race 2014

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...

Mitch McConnell vs. Alison Lundergan-Grimes Nonpartisan Candidate Guide For Kentucky Senate Race 2014

Campus Election Engagement Project | Posted 10.29.2014 | Politics
Campus Election Engagement Project

Are you looking for a nonpartisan voter guide to the Mitch McConnell vs. Alison Lundergan-Grimes Senate race? One that will give you an unbiased, n...

Jason Linkins

Ebola Panic 2014: Entering The Land Of Unforced CDC Errors

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.19.2014 | Politics

So, that happened: Another week of Ebola panic ends with the virus failing to jump outside the community of medical responders, but the opportunity fo...

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...

Amanda Terkel

Mitch McConnell: I Didn't Earn My Millions, I Inherited Them!

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.14.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) doesn't deny that he's rich. But what stuck in his craw Monday night was his Democratic o...

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...

Bill Clinton Rallies Voters For Alison Lundergan Grimes

AP | ADAM BEAM | Posted 10.06.2014 | Politics

HAZARD, Ky. (AP) — U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes turned to Bill Clinton on Wednesday to help insulate her from an unpopular Democrat...

Howard Fineman

Mitch McConnell Is The Least Of It For Alison Lundergan Grimes

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 08.02.2014 | Politics

PADUCAH, Ky. -- Two key features of Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes’ drive to oust GOP Senate leader Mitch McConnell were on display here Friday wi...

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...

Kentucky Primary Pits Mitch McConnell Against Tea Party Rival

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

A slew of primary elections are taking place Tuesday, including a GOP brawl in the Bluegrass State. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) ...

Mitch McConnell: 'Every Crazy Liberal' Has Heard Of Me

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 04.26.2014 | Politics

As he battles through a tight 2014 reelection campaign, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) believes himself to be a popular target. The...

McConnell On Tea Party Challengers: 'We Are Going To Crush Them Everywhere'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 03.10.2014 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) says he isn't worried about tea party-backed candidates challenging GOP incumbents in this year's midte...

Why Mitch McConnell's Tea Party Rival Has Fizzled

The Washington Post | Posted 02.22.2014 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's Republican primary challenger dealt with fallout from the revelation the he once backed a government program ...

Gay Marriage Issue Flares In Hotly-Contested Senate Race

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 02.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican Senate candidate in Kentucky said that same-sex marriage could lead to a parent claiming marriage to his or her child...

Mitch McConnell Defends Allowing Debt Ceiling Vote

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 02.15.2014 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) fired back against backlash from the tea party on Friday, defending his decision to allow a vote on rai...

Mitch McConnell Facing Foes From Both The Left And Right

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 02.15.2014 | Politics

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Democrats dream of driving U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell into retirement this year, ridding President Barack Obama of one of hi...

Poll Spells Trouble For McConnell In Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Stephen Calabria | Posted 02.14.2014 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) leads his Democratic challenger, Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes (D), by a single p...

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. ...

Tea Partier Officially Files Paperwork For Senate Run

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 11.15.2013 | Politics

Nearly four months after announcing his intentions to run for U.S. Senate, Kentucky tea party Republican Matt Bevin made the paperwork official on Fri...

Palin Hints She'll 'Shake Things Up' In McConnell Race

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 10.20.2013 | Politics

Hours after Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) played an integral role in brokering a deal to reopen the federal government, former Alaska Gov. and tea part...

Alison Lundergan Grimes Beats Mitch McConnell In First Quarter Fundraising

The Huffington Post | Jared Gilmour | Posted 10.15.2013 | Politics

Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes outraised Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) in the first quarter, raking in over $2.5 million for her ca...

Mitch McConnell Nets Massive Fundraising Haul

AP | ROGER ALFORD | Posted 10.11.2013 | Politics

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky banked nearly $2.3 million since July, pushing his over...

McConnell Challenger Backs Restoring Felons' Gun, Voting Rights

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 09.30.2013 | Politics

Conservative Kentucky Senate candidate Matt Bevin (R), who is challenging Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) in his 2014 reelection bid, s...