2014 U.S. Senate Race

10:21 am
Wed April 23, 2014

A New Low in Latest Senate Ad Featuring Republican Matt Bevin's Children?

A McConnell campaign Twitter account's response to Bevin's kids ad

Originally published on Tue April 22, 2014 7:48 pm

A new low?

The nasty Kentucky U.S. Senate Republican battle for incumbent Mitch McConnell's seat has now embroiled one of primary challenger Matt Bevin's children.

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10:31 am
Mon April 7, 2014

Republican Senate Contender Matt Bevin 'Called of God,' Says Glenn Beck

Glenn Beck

Originally published on Mon April 7, 2014 12:47 pm

Republican Matt Bevin is a Heaven-sent choice for Kentucky voters in the upcoming U.S. Senate primary election.

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11:27 am
Tue March 25, 2014

Mitch McConnell Campaign Ad Celebrates Kentucky's Basketball Dominance With Duke National Title

Senator Mitch McConnell at a Tea Party rally in Kentucky

Originally published on Tue March 25, 2014 5:48 pm

Republican Senate Leader Mitch McConnell has stepped into the middle of a nasty basketball rivalry after a new campaign ad about Kentucky's dominance featured Duke University winning the national title.

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9:20 am
Tue March 18, 2014

Senator Mitch McConnell's Campaign Bars LEO Weekly from 'Private' Press Conference

Originally published on Mon March 17, 2014 8:43 pm

The campaign to re-elect Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell barred a Kentucky reporter from covering a press conference Monday afternoon.

Louisville Metro Police were called to stop LEO Weekly's Joe Sonka from entering a hotel conference room where McConnell was holding an event with fellow Republican Sen. Kelly Ayotte and a group of veterans.

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12:25 pm
Wed February 26, 2014

UofL, UK Presidents Praise Mitch McConnell for Helping Land Obama Manufacturing Jobs Partnership

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.

Originally published on Tue February 25, 2014 8:28 pm

The presidents of Kentucky's two major universities are praising Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., for his role in helping to secure funding for an Obama administration partnership meant to spur manufacturing jobs.

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1:47 pm
Tue February 25, 2014

Kentucky Republican Party Says House Dems Ignoring Legislative Responsibilities During Clinton Visit

The Republican Party of Kentucky is accusing House Democrats of ignoring their legislative responsibilities to attend today’s  Louisville fundraiser featuring Bill Clinton.

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10:31 am
Tue February 18, 2014

Kentucky Legislative Employee Fired for Appearing in Alison Lundergan Grimes Campaign Ad

Tanesha and Corey Booker in a Grimes campaign ad

Originally published on Tue February 18, 2014 7:07 am

A Kentucky legislative employee who appeared in a video supporting Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes has been fired for violating a policy forbidding political activity.

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11:26 am
Fri February 14, 2014

Kentucky Tea Party Defends Matt Bevin Against TARP Story, But Reagan Alumnus is Skeptical

Republican Senate candidate Matt Bevin

Originally published on Thu February 13, 2014 3:29 pm

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4:31 pm
Mon February 10, 2014

Kentucky GOP Demands Alison Lundergan Grimes Return Campaign Cash from John Arnold

Alison Lundergan Grimes

Originally published on Tue February 11, 2014 11:43 am

The Republican Party of Kentucky is calling on Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes to return campaign contributions from a former state representative accused of sexual harassment.

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11:52 am
Fri February 7, 2014

Poll: Alison Lundergan Grimes Leads Mitch McConnell 46-42 Among Kentucky Voters

Alison Lundergan Grimes and Mitch McConnell

Originally published on Fri February 7, 2014 9:06 am

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's popularity is lower than President Barack Obama in Kentucky and less than one-third of registered voters across the state hold a favorable view of the Republican lawmaker.

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