Alison Lundergan Grimes http://wkms.org en Alison Lundergan Grimes Raises Stakes on Senate Debates http://wkms.org/post/alison-lundergan-grimes-raises-stakes-senate-debates <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes" data-attribution="" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wfpl/files/styles/card_280/public/201208/2011-11-3356-Alison-Grimes.jpeg" alt="" /><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Democratic Senate candidate Alison </span>Lundergan<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Grimes wants to debate Republican incumbent Mitch McConnell across Kentucky, and before an audience.</span><p>Grimes outlined her criteria for debates—and accepted McConnell's challenge for<a href="/post/mitch-mcconnell Thu, 05 Jun 2014 16:02:34 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 41078 at http://wkms.org Alison Lundergan Grimes Raises Stakes on Senate Debates Grimes Faces Political Dilemma in Response to McConnell's Debate Challenge http://wkms.org/post/grimes-faces-political-dilemma-response-mcconnells-debate-challenge <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Just two days into general election season, Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Lundergan</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Grimes is facing a political dilemma <a href="http://wkms.org/post/mitch-mcconnell-challenges-alison-lundergan-grimes-lincoln-douglass-debate-series">regarding a proposed series of </a></span><a href="http://wkms.org/post/mitch-mcconnell-challenges-alison-lundergan-grimes-lincoln-douglass-debate-series"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Lincoln-Douglas debates</span></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;with Republican incumbent Sen. Mitch McConnell.</span></p><p> Thu, 22 May 2014 17:51:05 +0000 John Null 40759 at http://wkms.org Grimes Faces Political Dilemma in Response to McConnell's Debate Challenge Mitch McConnell Challenges Alison Lundergan Grimes to 'Lincoln-Douglas' Debate Series http://wkms.org/post/mitch-mcconnell-challenges-alison-lundergan-grimes-lincoln-douglass-debate-series <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes and Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell" data-attribution="Credit Kentucky Secretary of State/U.S. Wed, 21 May 2014 15:52:12 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 40721 at http://wkms.org Mitch McConnell Challenges Alison Lundergan Grimes to 'Lincoln-Douglas' Debate Series Turnout Low In Tuesday's Primary http://wkms.org/post/turnout-low-tuesdays-primary <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Turnout&nbsp;</span>was light in Tuesday’s primary election; just 26 percent of registered Kentucky voters cast a ballot. Little over a quarter of the state’s record 3.1 million registered voters participated in the primary, which decided hundreds of races across the Commonwealth.</p><p> Wed, 21 May 2014 12:10:51 +0000 Jonathan Meador 40716 at http://wkms.org Turnout Low In Tuesday's Primary Grimes: Primary Turnout Not Likely to Exceed 30 Percent http://wkms.org/post/grimes-primary-turnout-not-likely-exceed-30-percent <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kentucky Secretary of State Alison </span>Lundergan<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Grimes says voter turnout in Tuesday’s primary elections isn’t likely to break 30 percent.</span></p><p>Grimes says the lack of a presidential race and the lack of a ballot initiative on local option sales tax will keep most voters at home on primary day.</p><p> Thu, 15 May 2014 21:45:29 +0000 Jonathan Meador 40597 at http://wkms.org Grimes: Primary Turnout Not Likely to Exceed 30 Percent On the Road: Alison Lundergan Grimes on Bus Tour to Stir Support in West Ky. http://wkms.org/post/road-alison-lundergan-grimes-bus-tour-stir-support-west-ky <p></p><p>Kentucky Secretary of State and U.S. Senate hopeful Alison Lundergan Grimes brought her ten-day, 50-county bus tour to western Kentucky Friday, where she hopes to energize the historically Democratic region into voting that way in November.</p><p> Fri, 09 May 2014 19:40:56 +0000 John Null 40457 at http://wkms.org On the Road: Alison Lundergan Grimes on Bus Tour to Stir Support in West Ky. Once Again Cockfighting Is An Issue in Kentucky Politics http://wkms.org/post/once-again-cockfighting-issue-kentucky-politics <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="" data-attribution="" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wfpl/files/styles/card_280/public/201405/-1.jpg" alt="" /><p>For the third time in as many months, leading Kentucky politicians find themselves addressing cockfighting.<p>A new federal case brings questions about the bloodsport to a top state Democratic lawmaker and puts the practice back into conversations about the U.S. Thu, 08 May 2014 13:56:26 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey & Jonathan Meador 40417 at http://wkms.org Once Again Cockfighting Is An Issue in Kentucky Politics Alison Lundergan Grimes Mum as Staffer Claims 'War on Women' in Kentucky State House http://wkms.org/post/alison-lundergan-grimes-mum-staffer-claims-war-women-kentucky-state-house A statehouse staffer says there is a clear "war on women" being waged in the Kentucky legislature after a questionable decision cleared former state Rep. John Arnold of any ethical wrongdoing.<img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes" data-attribution="Credit Creative Commons" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wfpl/files/styles/card_280/public/201307/Alison_Lundergan_Grimes_2011.jpg" alt="" /><p>The scandal is also threatening to entangle U.S. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 16:37:32 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 39810 at http://wkms.org Alison Lundergan Grimes Mum as Staffer Claims 'War on Women' in Kentucky State House Republican Senate Contender Matt Bevin 'Called of God,' Says Glenn Beck http://wkms.org/post/republican-senate-contender-matt-bevin-called-god-says-glenn-beck <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="Glenn Beck" data-attribution="" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wfpl/files/styles/card_280/public/201403/Glenn_Beck_by_Gage_Skidmore_3.jpg" alt="" /><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Republican Matt </span>Bevin<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is a Heaven-sent choice for Kentucky voters in the upcoming U.S. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 15:31:29 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 39736 at http://wkms.org Republican Senate Contender Matt Bevin 'Called of God,' Says Glenn Beck Grimes' Jobs Plan: Just How Much Can One Senator Do? http://wkms.org/post/grimes-jobs-plan-just-how-much-can-one-senator-do <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>U.S. Senate hopeful Alison Lundergan Grimes described her jobs plan for western Kentucky last night in Hopkinsville. But while she touts the length and depth of her plan, some question just how much one senator can do for the Commonwealth.</p><p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 22:01:48 +0000 Whitney Jones 39378 at http://wkms.org Grimes' Jobs Plan: Just How Much Can One Senator Do?