Matthew Bevins http://wkms.org en Pros and Cons for Potential 2014 Mitch McConnell Challengers Judd, Grimes and Bevin http://wkms.org/post/pros-and-cons-potential-2014-mitch-mcconnell-challengers-judd-grimes-and-bevin <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Kentuckians&nbsp;have 590 days-plus before the 2014 general election, but already the political chatter is centered on potential challengers to U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell—chiefly actress&nbsp;<font color="#0c4ca2">Ashley Judd</font><font color="#0c4ca2">&nbsp;</font>and her potential candidacy's supposed strengths and weaknesses.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">But Judd isn't the only possible candidate.</p><p> Wed, 20 Mar 2013 17:53:13 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 29536 at http://wkms.org Pros and Cons for Potential 2014 Mitch McConnell Challengers Judd, Grimes and Bevin Matthew Bevin Confirms Tea Party Meetings, Interest in Challenging Mitch McConnell http://wkms.org/post/matthew-bevin-confirms-tea-party-meetings-interest-challenging-mitch-mcconnell <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wfpl/files/styles/card_280/public/201302/MattBelvin.jpg" alt="" /><p>Louisville businessman Matthew <a href="http://insiderlouisville.com/news/2013/02/18/will-louisville-businessman-matthew-bevin-challenge/?utm_source=feedburner&#38;utm_medium=feed&#38;utm_campaign=Feed%3A+InsiderLouisville+%28Insider+Louisville%29">Bevin is interested in taking on Republican Mitch </a><a href="http://insiderlouisville.com/news/2013/02/18/will-louisville-businessman-matthew-bevin-challenge/?utm_source=feedburner&#38;utm_medium=feed&#38;utm_campaign=Feed%3A+InsiderLouisville+%28Insider+Louisville%29">McConnell</a> in a primary election, but no final decision has been made.<p>Bevin is owner of the Connecticut-based Bevin Brothers Manufacturing, a bell-making company that has been in his family over 150 years. He is also an adviser to Waycross Partners, an investment firm in downtown Louisville.<p>In a statement sent to WFPL, Bevin spokeswoman Amy Lowe says the investor has met with "various individuals and groups" including Tea Party groups in Kentucky, who have voiced "frustration with their current representation."<p>From Bevin's spokeswoman:<blockquote><p>These meetings, together with the recent reaction to the possibility of a primary race, have served to reaffirm the general sense of political disenchantment among many voters in Kentucky that has been widely reflected in recent articles and polls. Wed, 20 Feb 2013 17:23:31 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey (KPR) 28297 at http://wkms.org