Affordable Care Act Touted by Kentucky Governor Ahead of Grimes and McConnell Faceoff

In a letter dated October 28 and sent to all Kynect enrollees in Kentucky, Democratic Governor Steve Beshear got a message to voters in the Bluegrass State that could help Alison Lundergan Grimes in her race against Republican incumbent Mitch…

Alison Lundergan Grimes Sues Mitch McConnell Over Alleged Voter Suppression

With Election Day at a distance that can be realistically talked about in terms of hours away, incumbent Senator from Kentucky Mitch McConnell and challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes are pulling out all the stops to get the edge they each…

Obamacare: Mitch McConnell Wants It Gone

Republican Senator Mitch McConnell is in the midst of a fiercely competitive re-election campaign in his home state of Kentucky against Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes. However, the 72-year-old Minority Leader of the Senate is already talking about the future of…

Alison Lundergan Grimes “Won’t Be Bullied” By Mitch McConnell

Alison Lundergan Grimes spoke at a news conference recently while on the campaign trail in Kentucky, and is getting positive feedback from political correspondents for her willingness to relax a bit rather than sticking to the topics she’s already covered.…

Elizabeth Warren Student Loan Bill Up for Senate Vote Wednesday

Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) has been working on behalf of Americans with student loan debt since she took office in 2012. The first bill the freshman senator ever filed, back in May 2013, was designed to offer new, shockingly-low student loan…

Alison Lundergan Grimes: Obama’s Candidate?

Kentucky Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes will be watched like a hawk for the next few months, and you can bet she knows it. Grimes, who currently serves as Kentucky’s Secretary of State, easily won the Democratic primary on Tuesday and…

Alison Lundergan Grimes Releases Her First General Election TV Ad

Allison Lundergan Grimes locked-in the Democratic nomination for Kentucky’s senate seat on Tuesday. Now the candidate is starting her media blitz in earnest. Grimes’ campaign this week released the candidate’s first general election TV ad. Titled “A Moment” the ad…

Mitch McConnell Whips Tea Party Darling

Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader and senior U.S. Senator from Kentucky, has successfully fended off a primary challenge from Tea Party hopeful Matt Bevin. This could be a significant harbinger of things to come for the Tea Party faction of…

Mitch McConnell Duke Faux Pas Leads to NCAA Probe

When Josh Wolford told us yesterday about Mitch McConnell’s embarrassing campaign ad faux pas, the one with a shot of Duke basketball players where he obviously meant to show UK players, the joke train was working up a head of…

Mitch McConnell Ad Hits YouTube with Duke Championship Footage

A new ad for Senator Mitch McConnell’s reelection campaign hit YouTube today, and it features one of the most egregious errors that a politician can make in the state of Kentucky: glorifying Duke basketball. For about a second, the new…